Depression Management Course

Original price was: £265.00.Current price is: £190.00.

Course Overview

SFTR Registered Open College Diploma Course

  •  SFTR Accredited Open College Diploma Course
  • Upon completion of this course you will be entitled to the use of these Designatory letters after your name: Dip.dep.m which will be printed upon your final Diploma Certificate under your name.

Additionally you will receive these 2 Certificates within your course package:

  • A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the Open College. Allowing you the use of MOC after your name.
  • A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the SFTR. Allowing you the use of MSFTR after your name.

This diploma course is currently available for the temporary reduced low fee of only £190.00

Course Description

This course provides an effective and practical way of improving how you or your clients feel. It is ideal for professional health care workers and anyone, including non health care professionals experiencing states of depression and low moods. This pack shows the depressed person how to better face common everyday challenges using mindfulness techniques during times of depression, encouraging you to make positive change and avoid relapse in a clear achievable way.

Rebalance your relationships, become more assertive in yourself, build a stronger tolerance to life’s everyday stresses, improve your confidence, reduce negative and destructive undermining thinking, This course will help you to improve yourself and others thinking, either face to face or within a group setting.

The main aim of the course is to guide therapists or individual sufferers of depression to break habitual negative thought patterns using cognitive therapy-meditation with mindfulness techniques.

This course is ideal for all health care professionals and complete beginners or students wanting to learn more about managing depression through an eight session programme designed to reduce low mood and prevent relapse from depression. Using a cognitive therapy approach and guided deep meditation practice, this technique has proved to be effective in controlled clinical settings. This course is suitable for all health care professionals running one to one and group therapy sessions.

The course provides an invaluable resource for nurses; counsellors; mental care health workers; carers; social workers; psychotherapists; drug workers; psychologists; GPs; doctors; psychiatrists; Samaritans; telephone advisers; refuge staff; medical centre staff; helping agencies; hospital staff; many other therapists – mainstream and complementary; colleges; institutes etc.

Course Provider:

Open College UK Ltd


This course is set in the English language and is entirely coursework based. All notes and reading materials, including text book/s are supplied by us direct in one complete package. There are no other required text or materials, books to purchase. We supply everything for you within your course package for the low fee shown. There are no hidden or additional fees to pay.

Method of Learning:

This is a home study, distance learning course. All of your course study materials are posted to you in one complete study package. All of your coursework is to be completed within the outlined period. This course is structured in an EASY LEARNING and user friendly way.


Upon completion of this home learning programme, students should be able to understand the basics of many key areas within this subject. Participants of the course will have acquired an overall basic understanding of the subject matter and will have achieved a sound basis to summarize important topics and be reasonably competent to make further progress and educational development in this field with a range of theoretical skills and insights to assist with any short or long term goals.

Grading Assessment:

This course is assessed upon the successful completion and submission of coursework with a Pass, Merit or Distinction. Distinction is 90%. All content is course work based, home study through the post or online, depending on the subject being studied. NO attendance or visits to any exam centre is required on this subject.

Entry Requirements:
There are NO entry requirements. No background training or qualifications are required. Anyone can enrol at any time, beginners, intermediates and experienced all year round. You are expected to be able to read and write or type/word process your coursework and be able to understand the English language.

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