Compulsive Behavioural Disorders

Level: Professional Development – QLS Level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge in Compulsive Behavioural Disorders to expand an existing practice, as a foundation qualification towards further studies, or for personal interest
  • Be awarded the BSY Professional Certificate of Merit
  • Receive the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 3*
  • Be eligible to become a member of AHCP (Association of Complementary Practitioners)

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

This course is formulated to look beyond the orthodox approach and appreciate that individuals who are suffering from established patterns of compulsive eating, dieting, working, cleaning, gambling, spending, exercising etc. are involved in addictive behaviours, which, as well as being progressive diseases, include among their many harmful effects the disruption and prevention of honest intimacy and contact within a family unit.


  • Lesson One
    • The Problem
      • Obsessional Thought Patterns
      • The Triad
  • Lesson Two
    • Confusion in Diagnosis
      • Morbid Preoccupation
      • Psychotic Delusions
      • Phobias
      • Depression
      • Anorexia
      • Appetitive Compulsions
  • Lesson Three
    • Behavioural Problem or Disease?
      • The Obsessional Personality
      • Behaviour Therapy v Insight Therapy
      • Abnormalities
      • Eating Disorders
  • Lesson Four
    • Treatment Options
      • Behaviour Therapy
      • Cognitive Therapy
      • Drug Therapy
  • Lesson Five
    • Training the Mind
      • Worries
      • Controlling the Habit
  • Lesson Six
    • Recovery
      • A Holistic Approach
      • Triggers
      • The Programme
      • Interventions

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*Registration fee included.