PS6P01 Key Issues in Prenatal Psychology Counseling & Psychotherapy II

Developing Professional Skills to Honor Humans Seeking Support when Challenged in Life!

At a Glance...

The Module aims to familiarize students with the professional knowledge that is necessary when working with people. It teaches knowledge, skills and competencies concerning working with clients and introduces various models used in the past or being used now.

In the 2nd Course of the Module, the emphasis is on Prenatal Psychology and the Student gets familiarized with health support models used introduced by Prenatal Psychology Pioneers in the Modern era. 

Recommended Background

You need to successfully complete part I of the module (PS6P01 Key Issues in Prenatal Psychology Counseling & Psychotherapy I). The course will be conducted at the level expected of Undergraduate Students or Professionals and Executives who can critically think and reflect. Therefore, for all participants, reading and writing comfortably in English at the Undergraduate College Level is desirable as well as a reflective Mind to delve into concepts. 

Suggested Readings

Although the lectures are designed to be self-contained, students wanting to expand their knowledge even further will be guided to do so through extensive bibliography. Students are advised to read the required readings either before or soon after each unit, but in advance of the next unit. Recommended and supplemental readings can be read any time throughout the course in the self-study context and this is what will take your understanding to new heights.

Course Format

There will be video lectures (60-75 minutes each) each week. The lectures can be divided into about 4-6 segments, separated by interactive quiz questions for you to to help you process and understand the material. In addition, there will be a problem set and a programming assignment each week and there will be a final exam. You are encouraged to maintain a personal journal of thoughts, observations and experiences during the course. For the community work, there will be action learning activities which will involve you talking to others in your environment. A brief essay is to be written based on your experience.


The Module consists of 2 courses, both of which complete a good understanding of very significant issues concerning Prenatal Counselling & Psychotherapy. The 1st part has examined most themes from course 1. Part II completes course 1 and studies course 2 as shown below:  


Group Counseling Dynamics

Concepts of Counseling Techniques

Ethics & the Counselor


The Client-Centred Approach of the Early Prenatal Psychology Pioneers

The Mutual Analysis in the Work of Ferenczi

The Whole-Self Model

Other Models within the Realm of Prenatal Psychology

Conditions Necessary for Effective Counselling within Prenatal Psychology

Prenatal Counseling within Social, Work & Educational Contexts

Prenatal & Perinatal counseling with Pregnant Couples


What is the miraculous thing about this course?

You will know what it is to escort a human being along his soul journey in full respect of who he is and his potential. 

Will I be able to apply the learning?

Yes, each unit will include reflective exercises and action learning assignments to help you understand and experiment with the ideas studies at work or at home in your life. You will reflect on what the role of a health practitioner is, esp. in the field of Prenatal Psychology and this will affect other aspects of your personal and working life inspiring you to adopt attitudes and behaviors towards co-operation and co-creation in full respect of who each of the team is extending a helpful hand when needed and a clearer mind at times of confusion.

Do I have to do community work right from the beginning of my studies?

Yes, community work is an integral part of this educational program. You are expected to offer 4 hours of community work a week, which will be documented. 

Do I have to do any personal work right from the beginning?

Yes, since this educational program goes very deep, it is important for you to have your support system and personal work is an integral part of it. You can choose to work individually or in a group in your area and it is advisable that you opt for prenatal psychology to be the Psychology Thought you work with, if this is possible where you live. A session of 2 hours a week is expected.

What resources will I need for this course?

All you need is an Internet connection and the time to read and discuss the exciting materials available online. 

in a Nutshell

16 weeks of study 
6-7,5 hours of work / week
1st Year, 2nd semester
3 credits
English/ Greek
Educational Team

Part of the 
Professional Higher Education Certificate (PHEC)



1/10/2015 - 31/12/2020

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