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Make sense of the mind!

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Psychology, Mental Health & Counselling


80 hours including live workshops
Self-paced and delivered 100% online

Make sense of the mind!

Psychology, Mental Health & Counselling


80 hours including live workshops
Self-paced and delivered 100% online

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Learn from Industry Experts

Gain a variety of real-world insights from Australia’s leading counsellors and psychologists.

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Connect Passion With Purpose

Unlock your future with dedicated face-to-face support from qualified industry mentors and tangible pathways to accredited study.

Love what you learn
Empower Yourself & Others

Develop invaluable skills in counselling that improve how you relate to others and also how you relate to yourself.

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Learn from Industry Experts

Gain a variety of real-world insights from Australia’s leading counsellors and psychologists.

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Connect Passion with Purpose

Unlock your future with dedicated face-to-face support from qualified industry mentors and tangible pathways to accredited study.

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Empower Yourself & Others

Develop invaluable skills in counselling that improve how you relate to others and also how you relate to yourself.

What you'll learn

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The Origins of Psychology

Understanding Mind & Behaviour

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Strategies for Self-Care

Focusing on Preventative Mental Health

2

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Exploring Different Perspectives

7

Therapeutic Alliance

Understanding the Therapist-Client Relationship
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Understanding Emotions

Functions, Processing & Expression

8

The Counselling Skillset

How to Communicate Effectively
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4

Mindset & The Self

The Role of Identity in Mental Health

9

Empowering Clients 

Different Approaches to Therapy
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Building Healthy Relationships

Communication & Conflict Strategies

10

Counselling in Action 

Putting Your Skills Into Practice
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1.

The Origins of Psychology

 

Understanding Mind & Behaviour

2.

Mental Health & Wellbeing

 

Exploring Different Perspectives

3.

Understanding Emotions

 

Functions, Processing & Expression

4.

Mindset & The Self

 

The Role of Identity in Mental Health

5.

Building Healthy Relationships

 

Communication & Conflict Strategies

6.

Strategies for Self-Care

 

Focusing on Preventative Mental Health

7.

Therapeutic Alliance

PRO

 

Understanding the Therapist-Client Relationship

8.

The Counselling Skillset

PRO

 

How to Communicate Effectively

9.

Empowering Clients

PRO

 

Different Approaches to Therapy

10.

Counselling in Action

PRO

 

Putting Your Skills Into Practice

Professional recognition

Once you complete your short course, you'll receive a verified Digital Badge and Certificate of Completion. Add them to your resume, LinkedIn and personal website to celebrate your achievement and stand out to potential employers and clients.

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Certificate of Completion

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Digital Badge

Learn from industry professionals

Develop new skills at your own pace with guidance from Australia’s leading industry professionals. Our dedicated industry mentors give you individual feedback and help you get ready for your future in the field.

Real-world stories and insights

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Tracey Saggers MENTOR

Dr Kaine Grigg 

Dr Philip Armstrong 

Ulleo Industry Mentor, Mental Health Counsellor & Managing Director of Mining Wellbeing 

Clinical Psychologist & Founder of MyLocalMind Inc. 

Counsellor & Managing Director of Optimise Potential 

BEd, Master of Counselling 

BAppSc(Psych)(Hons), DClinPsych 

BCouns, DipAppSc(Couns), DipPsych, PhD 

Tracey is your industry mentor! With an interest in understanding human behaviour and underlying motivations, compassionate approaches, trauma, healing, and the human condition more generally, Tracey was drawn to the field of mental health counselling. She has worked in individual and group settings in areas of generalised counselling, stress management, relationship counselling, family and domestic violence, and substance use issues. As a qualified counsellor, her passion is in holistic and recovery-oriented approaches. As your course mentor, Tracey will be there to answer any questions you have and provide detailed feedback on your work. Tracey will also host frequent live events so you can gain her insights in real-time and discover the opportunities available within the industry. 

Kaine has a wealth of experience and knowledge across a variety of settings, including working with children, adolescents, and adults; individuals impacted by substance abuse and trauma; and those with offence histories. Kaine's clinical experience includes working in alcohol and drug withdrawal units, community health services, forensic mental health hospitals, prisons and juvenile detention facilities, inpatient settings and in-court treatment and assessment clinics. As the founder of MyLocalMind Inc., Kaine leads a grassroots organisation that aims to change the way mental health is viewed and treated within the community and empower individuals to remain healthy with evidence-based services, activities, events, and online forums. 

As the CEO of the Australian Counselling Association, Philip has established a solid reputation as an innovator and leader within the mental health industry. As someone who thrives on challenge and positive change, Philip has worked tirelessly in areas such as curriculum development, research, publishing, and advocacy, to bolster the legitimacy of the counselling profession in Australia and globally. Key examples of Philip's important work are the establishment of an industry-wide accreditation system and deployment of over 70 higher education courses, and the development of an innovative RISE Up model for Clinical Supervision. 

Real-world stories and insights

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CASEYMALADY

Tracey Saggers MENTOR

Ulleo Industry Mentor, Mental Health Counsellor & Managing Director of Mining Wellbeing 

BEd, Master of Counselling 

Kaine has a wealth of experience and knowledge across a variety of settings, including working with children, adolescents, and adults; individuals impacted by substance abuse and trauma; and those with offence histories. Kaine's clinical experience includes working in alcohol and drug withdrawal units, community health services, forensic mental health hospitals, prisons and juvenile detention facilities, inpatient settings and in-court treatment and assessment clinics. As the founder of MyLocalMind Inc., Kaine leads a grassroots organisation that aims to change the way mental health is viewed and treated within the community and empower individuals to remain healthy with evidence-based services, activities, events, and online forums. 

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CASEYMALADY

Dr Kaine Grigg 

Clinical Psychologist & Founder of MyLocalMind Inc. 

BAppSc(Psych)(Hons), DClinPsych 

Tracey is your industry mentor! With an interest in understanding human behaviour and underlying motivations, compassionate approaches, trauma, healing, and the human condition more generally, Tracey was drawn to the field of mental health counselling. She has worked in individual and group settings in areas of generalised counselling, stress management, relationship counselling, family and domestic violence, and substance use issues. As a qualified counsellor, her passion is in holistic and recovery-oriented approaches. As your course mentor, Tracey will be there to answer any questions you have and provide detailed feedback on your work. Tracey will also host frequent live events so you can gain her insights in real-time and discover the opportunities available within the industry. 

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Dr Philip Armstrong 

Counsellor & Managing Director of Optimise Potential 

BCouns, DipAppSc(Couns), DipPsych, PhD 

As the CEO of the Australian Counselling Association, Philip has established a solid reputation as an innovator and leader within the mental health industry. As someone who thrives on challenge and positive change, Philip has worked tirelessly in areas such as curriculum development, research, publishing, and advocacy, to bolster the legitimacy of the counselling profession in Australia and globally. Key examples of Philip's important work are the establishment of an industry-wide accreditation system and deployment of over 70 higher education courses, and the development of an innovative RISE Up model for Clinical Supervision. 

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Dr Kaine Grigg - Clinical Psychologist & Founder of MyLocalMind Inc.

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"There is no greater privilege than to be witness to an individual’s internal experiences”

Ulleo's short courses are co-created with industry leaders, so you can gain skills for now and into the future.

Course options

We offer two tailored course options so that you can match your studies to your unique goals.

On a personal journey?

Psychology & Mental Health Essentials

6 Lessons

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Only $1,495 when you pay upfront! 

Learn about what it means to be human and uncover important mental strategies for ''becoming your own therapist'. 

Want to empower others?

Advanced Psychology & Mental Health: The Counselling Toolkit

10 Lessons

10

Lessons

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Only $1,945 when you pay upfront! 

Learn the essentials of psychology and mental health, plus, access four additional lessons that explore the knowledge and skills required to be an effective counsellor. 

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Ulleo Events

During your studies, you’ll have access to regular live workshops and events featuring your mentor, peers, and a variety of industry guest speakers. These sessions are the perfect opportunity to ask questions in real time. Examples of topics include:

  • Neuropsychology and motivational strategies
  • Alcohol and other drugs telephone counselling
  • Enhancing therapy work for men
  • Honouring the client's journey
  • Group therapy strategies and micro-skills

Each session is recorded and uploaded to the learning platform for later viewing. Enjoy over 95 hours of content during your course!

Access exclusive student benefits!

As a Ulleo student, get the most out of your experience with exclusive discounts to a range of products and services.

Free ‘What to Say? What to Do?’ workshop

Clinical Supervision with Dallas Bentley

$10 off Hnry

Plant trees while you learn

Empower yourself with support skills for those bereaved by suicide in this 3-hour workshop delivered by StandBy.

Enhance your professional skills with a discount for a student supervision session with registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist, Dallas Bentley.

Take care of your financial admin with Hnry, a user-friendly accounting and tax automation software for sole traders and freelancers.

For every lesson you complete, we’ll plant a tree. Together, we become part of the solution for future generations.

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Free ‘What to Say? What to Do?’ workshop

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Clinical Supervision with Dallas Bentley

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$10 off Hnry

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Plant trees while you learn

What people are saying about Ulleo

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Ulleo has made learning so easy and I have learnt so much. I was able to work at my own pace and it was great to have mentors that work in the industry and have up to date information. Thinking of signing up for my next course already. Vivienne Huxtable - Student
Great group of professionals and really clear outline for the course. The pace you learn at is your own which sits well with work commitments. Susan Bowman - Student
When I first found Ulleo, I was a little sceptical because it kind of seemed too good to be true. But here we are, it is true. I've found it to be easy to navigate and use, I personally haven't needed much help throughout my course but from what I have seen through the Ulleo lives, the mentors are really nice and helpful. Ace Johnson - Student

Have questions for us?

Browse our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), visit our Help Centre or contact us directly at support@ulleo.com.

Which course option is right for me?

With two course options on offer, you'll be able to align your study experience to your specific goals.

Ulleo’s Psychology & Mental Health Essentials course is a fantastic option for those looking to dive into the topics of psychology and mental health, and build on their own personal well-being journey.

For those looking to kickstart their career or upskill in their current role, Ulleo’s The Counselling Toolkit course option provides real-world skills and strategies in counselling. Students who complete this option will also be able to access pathways to accredited study.

Counselling skills can open the door to many potential career paths:

  • Mental health counselling
  • Relationship counselling
  • Substance abuse counselling
  • School counselling
  • Youth work
  • Family support work
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Coaching

Counselling is also an invaluable upskill for many other careers such as nursing and other healthcare roles, human resources, teaching, and management.

For further questions regarding Ulleo’s course options or pathways, please email support@ulleo.com.

Who is my course mentor?

During your studies with Ulleo, you will have access to a highly experienced, informative, and supportive mentor: Tracey Saggers, Mental Health Counsellor & Managing Director of Mining Wellbeing

With an interest in young people, mental health, and the human condition more generally, Tracey was drawn to complete studies in mental health counselling. Her passion is in holistic and recovery-oriented approaches to building healthy communities, both on an individual and at a macro level.

Throughout the course, Tracey will be there to answer any questions you have and provide detailed feedback on your work. She will also host frequent live workshops and events.

What is the duration of each course?

Delivered fully online, you will be able to complete your course as fast or as slowly as you like!

With 6 jam-packed lessons featuring reading materials, knowledge checks and over 30 engaging videos, Ulleo’s Psychology & Mental Health Essentials course option spans roughly 60 hours of learning.

With 4 additional lessons and over 40 engaging videos, Ulleo’s The Counselling Toolkit course takes learners roughly 80 hours to complete.

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