of the Unconscious
A course on the levels of the mind
below and beyond the conscious state
College accreditation: International Association for Distance Learning.
Course approved for
professional development purposes by ACCPH (see
links in left-hand column).
recommended period of study: approx.
months or less. Continuous enrolment. No time limit.
Introductory Price until 31 July 2018 - then £245.00
Method of study:
Textbook study. Written assignments based on
the set textbook. Assignment questions are issued by email and
students return their written work by email. Grades and feedback are issued by
Course description and
What do we mean when we refer to “the
unconscious” or “the subconscious”?
This course sets out to explore how
psychotherapists of various disciplines (such as
psychoanalytic, cognitive-behavioural and
transpersonal) use and define the terminology of
the regions of the mind outside our conscious
This course will be of interest to
trainee and practising counsellors,
psychotherapists and hypnotherapists and anyone
who has a serious interest in psychology.
We will check periodically to see if a new
edition of the core textbook is available and if
so the course will be revised.
additional reading list is provided and also
links are given to a number of authoritative
websites including links to free downloadable
PDFs. Additional optional readings include
articles on altered states, shamanic
consciousness, the hypnotic state and
Topics cover: What is the unconscious? A
historical perspective. Freud, Adler and Jung.
Sullivan, Perls and Boss. Modern psychoanalytic
views. Cognitive-behavioural therapy and
science. The transpersonal unconscious. Looking
towards the future.
Criteria: Open entry.
This course will be of interest
to counsellors, hypnotherapists, psychotherapists,
students of psychology and anyone interested in
the consciousness and the mind.
Successful graduates will receive the Diploma
in Psychology of the Unconscious.
The college is accredited by the International Association for
The course is approved by ACCPH (see
societies page for explanation).
Please see our FAQs page for general information.
We reserve the right to change the syllabus and other details of any course at
To apply for this course
now, go to our Application page