Psychology, Mental Health & Counselling

Empower yourself and others with a deeper understanding of the human mind, body and behaviour.
from AUD $1495
80 hours - 100% online
Learn from Industry Experts
Gain a variety of real-world insights from Australia’s leading counsellors and psychologists.
Connect Passion with Purpose
Unlock your future with dedicated face-to-face support from qualified industry mentors and tangible pathways to accredited study.
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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Course Outline

1

The Origins of Psychology

Understanding Mind & Behaviour
Included with Essentials

Start your learning journey with a foundational and contemporary understanding of psychology and how it relates to mental health.

  • Defining Psychology
  • Schools of Thought
  • The Brain & Nervous System
  • Interpreting the World
  • Interpreting the Self
Featuring
Dr Kaine Grigg
Clinical Psychologist & Founder of MyLocalMind Inc.
2

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Exploring Different Perspectives
Included with Essentials

Get to know the ins and outs of mental health and how we define the concept individually, socially, culturally and medically.

  • Defining Mental Health
  • The Mental Health Conversation
  • The Medical Perspective
Featuring
Dr Kaine Grigg
Clinical Psychologist & Founder of MyLocalMind Inc.
3

Understanding Emotions

Functions, Processing & Expression
Included with Essentials

Learn about the range of human emotions and their functions, alongside strategies for developing greater self-awareness and regulating and expressing emotions in healthy ways.

  • Why Do We Experience Emotions?
  • Processing & Expressing Emotions
Featuring
Dr Kaine Grigg
Clinical Psychologist & Founder of MyLocalMind Inc.
4

Mindset & The Self

The Role of Identity in Mental Health
Included with Essentials

Before all else, mental health relies on a deep understanding of oneself. In this lesson, develop skills in positive self-talk and self-image, and discover the importance of a growth mindset.

  • Understanding Identity
  • Building Self-Awareness
Featuring
Gulseli Kalkan
Counsellor & Founder of Counselling With Seli
Dr Kaine Grigg
Clinical Psychologist & Founder of MyLocalMind Inc.
5

Building Healthy Relationships

Communication & Conflict Strategies
Included with Essentials

Learn the art of building healthy relationships with others, including helpful strategies for effective communication and conflict resolution.

  • What Does a Healthy Relationship Look Like?
  • Creating a Communication Channel
Featuring
Gulseli Kalkan
Counsellor & Founder of Counselling With Seli
Dr Kaine Grigg
Clinical Psychologist & Founder of MyLocalMind Inc.
6

Strategies for Self-Care

Focusing on Preventative Mental Health
Included with Essentials

Self-care isn’t just bubble baths and face masks. Get back to basics with nutrition, exercise, stress management, mindfulness and other simple but game-changing strategies. The Importance of Healthy Habits Making Sense of Mindfulness Building Resilience A Holistic Approach

Featuring
Gulseli Kalkan
Counsellor & Founder of Counselling With Seli
Dr Kaine Grigg
Clinical Psychologist & Founder of MyLocalMind Inc.
7

Therapeutic Alliance

Pro
Understanding the Therapist-Patient Relationship
Included with Professional

Discover the therapist-patient relationship dynamic, including ethics, scope of practice, and the overarching goals of therapy.

  • The Role of a Therapeutic Relationship
  • Ethics in Counselling
  • Scope of Practice


Featuring
Dr Philip Armstrong
Counsellor & Managing Director of Optimise Potential
8

The Counselling Skillset

Pro
How to Communicate Effectively
Included with Professional

Learn specific skills and strategies for communicating with and empowering clients to get the most out of therapy and achieve their unique goals.

  • Counselling Micro-Skills
  • Reflective Practice
Featuring
Dr Philip Armstrong
Counsellor & Managing Director of Optimise Potential
9

Empowering Clients

Pro
Different Approaches to Therapy
Included with Professional

Explore the huge range of therapeutic modalities available, how they are employed, and how they can best meet the needs of an individual.

  • The Purpose of Therapy
  • Therapeutic Modalities


Featuring
Dr Philip Armstrong
Counsellor & Managing Director of Optimise Potential
10

Counselling in Action

Pro
Stories From the Field
Included with Professional

Uncover the challenges and opportunities within the industry through real-world stories from a diverse set of psychologists and counsellors.

Digital Badge & Certificate

Celebrate and share your achievement with your network and prospective employers.

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Certificate of Completion
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Digital Badge

Real-world stories and insights

"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.

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

Course Options

We offer 2 tailored course options to choose from.

Upfront
Pay Later
Weekly
On a personal journey?
Psychology & Mental Health Essentials
6
Lessons
$1495
Learn more about what it means to be human and uncover the important mental health strategies that allow you to 'be your own therapist'.
Digital badge and certificate
Access to Ulleo Live! discussions and Q&As
Dedicated support from course mentors
Engaging and inspiring videos and activities
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Looking to upskill?
The Counselling Toolkit
10
Lessons
$1945
Open the door to the mental health industry by exploring the role of counselling and its variety of approaches and techniques.
Digital badge and certificate
Access to Ulleo Live! discussions and Q&As
Dedicated support from course mentors
Engaging and inspiring videos and activities
Pathways to accredited study
Digital badge and certificate
Access to four additional lessons that provide real-world skills and strategies in counselling
Access to Ulleo Live! discussions and Q&As
Dedicated support from course mentors
Engaging and inspiring videos and activities

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Course benefits

As a Ulleo learner, get the most out of your experience with exclusive access to mental health products and services.

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