Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology (Achology Certified)
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Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology (Achology Certified)

Gain an in-depth understanding of Modern Applied Psychology and the correlation between human reasoning and performance.
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  • 221 downloadable resources
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What you'll learn
  • Learn how to contemplate and apply critical principles from the most relevant and applicable schools of psychological thinking.
  • Understand how to accurately interpret your history and resultingly make more sound and smarter decisions for your future.
  • Enlarge your capability to self-reflect critically and accurately.
  • Manage your thoughts and regulate your emotional responses.
  • Make congruent decisions that are in alignment with your primary values, your future based goals and life priorities.
  • Understand how the unconscious mind is developed and how it, therefore, motivates and drives most human behaviours.
  • Understand how the schools of psychological thought complement each other by exploring the interconnected aspects of our human experience.
  • Use psychology principles and philosophical ideologies to increase the quality of your social, intimate and professional relationships.
  • You will learn how to enrich your world-views, understand your core values, enhance your self-beliefs and appreciate emotional triggers.
  • Understand the principal motives and reasonings that underpin most patterns of repeated behaviour (both productive and adverse forms).
  • Learn how to think critically and decipher life events accurately & helpfully.
  • Support other people through growing in all the areas, as mentioned above.
Requirements
  • Students of Modern Applied Psychology should be prepared for some introspection throughout their studies. Students are frequently asked to draw from their backgrounds to amplify their learning experience.
  • It's important to note that a number of psychology specialisms have legally protected titles. For example, to practise under a protected title like forensic psychologist, you must register with the UK regulatory body, the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Many reflection-worthy ideas are offered throughout the course, and students are encouraged to take notes (though these are only for self-reflection and not asked for submission).
  • You can complete this Modern Applied Psychology course in your own terms and at your preferred pace. Achievement is usually achievable within 3 - 6 months. The curriculum is comparable to that which what you might find in a reputable attendance based diploma course.
  • This training course, which was first published in September 2019, attracts on over a decade of the instructors' first-hand experience and combines psychology-based intellectual understanding with other relevant and applicable philosophical life principles.
  • A variety of downloadable course materials are also available to help make this Modern Applied Psychology diploma course even more enlightening, engaging and enjoyable for you.
  • Students who benefit most from this Modern Applied Psychology course are those who consider upon and employ the lessons personally.
Description

Psychology is the investigation of human behaviour, motivation, and our common rational processes. It also relates to the application of knowledge, which can be used to make sense of our life events, solve problems, manage our relationships and allow people to become more effective in all aspects of daily life.

Modern Applied Psychology lies at the junction of implemented, educational, and philosophical concepts. Studying psychology enables people to appreciate better how the body and mind work unitedly. This understanding can aid with decision-making and evading stressful situations. It can also support with time management, establishing and achieving goals, and living life more efficiently.

Approved by the Academy of Modern Applied Psychology, this high-octane training will equip you with all the essential teachings and insights required to drive your vocation as a Modern Applied Psychologist in whatever appropriate context. If you want to enhance the space you currently fill by uniting in an understanding of human behaviour, this training will more than accommodate you.

Everyone applies psychology daily, whether they are communicating with friends, disputing with a spouse, or disciplining their offspring. Most people don't understand the psychology behind their choices. Recognizing how our mind operates benefits us in all aspects of everyday life by allowing us to build healthy relationships and make the most appropriate well-considered decisions.

This training program merges a unique blend of training methods and is designed to ensure you become self-sufficient in effectively applying the principles and philosophies herein. These insights can be used to equip yourself and others to perceive and make positive modifications in automatic mental processes and their consequential behaviours.

Modern Applied Psychologists move on to work many distinctive careers. Some can include teaching, coaching and therapy, social establishments, government, and business, although there are countless more vocations beyond the examples listed here. Even if you don't intend to work with people, psychology is still instrumental in helping you understand why people think and act the way they do.


Qu) What will I be able to do upon completion of this course?

As you apply what you study in the modules, you will discover how to:

  • Apply critical principles from all schools of psychological thought.

  • Learn from your past to make healthier and smarter decisions.

  • Enhance your capacity to self-reflect critically and accurately.

  • Manage your thoughts and regulate your emotional responses.

  • Make congruent decisions in alignment with your goals & priorities.

  • Understand how the unconscious mind motivates human behaviour.

  • Link together ideas from different schools of psychological thought.

  • Use psychology principles to enhance the quality of your relations.

  • Think like a philosopher & decipher life events accurately & helpfully.

  • Respond appropriately to the world experiences you face every day.

  • Support others through growing in all of those mentioned above.

  • And much, much more.


Our curriculum is designed to help you lay a solid foundation, upon which you can mount your ongoing studies of Modern Applied Psychology. You will first be taught the philosophical origins upon which the psychologies have derived.

All schools of conventional psychology will be broadly explored throughout this training, other than neuroscience, eugenics and biology of the brain. These are not applicable to applied psychology.

Students of Modern Applied Psychology should be prepared for some introspection throughout their studies. Students are frequently asked to draw from their backgrounds to amplify their learning experience. Learners should feel comfortable with this kind of self-analysis.

Psychology discusses a wide variation of interchangeable people skills, ideologies, philosophies and enables the aptitude to work with a broad diversity of people (and experiences) in expressing compassion and empathy. Studying psychology (or any of the social sciences) is a popular subject for good reason: it's a fascinating field of study, and also provides unlimited insights into the way we think, behave and live.

Enrolling in this program entitles you to join our exclusive Achology online Facebook community, in which you can ask course-related questions, discuss what you're studying with others and profit from the wisdom of over 32,500 other like-minded learners. Work with our superb online community to further your understanding of Modern Applied Psychology and the correlation between human reasoning and performance.

On closing the final lecture, you can obtain your Achology certified Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology and also apply to join the Academy of Modern Applied Psychology as a professional member.


Achology holds a globally valued presence as an esteemed training institution and pioneers the way in an exciting new approach to teaching modern applied psychology that supports a new innovative way for psychological based training to be delivered and received.

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Who this course is for:
  • One reason why Modern Applied Psychology is such a popular field of study is that the course material gives great insights into interpreting human behaviour and recognising why people behave the way they do.
  • Another draw to Modern Applied Psychology is the true helping nature of the field of study. Understanding the human mind can equip applied psychologists to improve their relationships in all aspects of life.
  • Typical students for this Achology Modern Applied Psychology training are those who aspire to operate more successfully in different 'people' environments (Management, leadership, education, public service).
  • A percentage of Modern Applied Psychology students complete further training and become Achologists. Others use their psychology training in a number of relevant careers including art therapy, counselling, social work, occupational therapy and life coaching.
  • Psychology is becoming more commonly popular in business; in recruitment, detecting and nurturing talent as well as gaining a competitive edge by bringing out the best in either individuals or organisations of people.
  • Those who make exceptional Modern Applied Psychologists are usually those who are genuinely enthusiastic about serving people and motivated by making a concrete difference in society.
  • Communicating efficiently with other people is a crucial skill in almost every workplace. This understanding is reinforced and refined in Modern Applied Psychology students, often without even realizing it.
  • Those who study Modern Applied Psychology are commonly instructors, therapeutic professionals, civil servants, personal trainers, parents, clinicians, Achologists, social workers, management teams, practised helpers, HR experts, public talkers, and those who aspire to become more prolific versions of themselves.
Course content
Expand all 180 lectures 50:51:05
+ The Foundations of Modern Applied Psychology
23 lectures 05:03:24

In this introductory video Kain explores the concept of modern applied psychology, how it differs from other fields of Psychology and unpacks three different approaches that we can take to studying throughout the course.

Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology (Achology Certified)

Preview 05:54

In this video Kain gives an overview of the course structure to follow:

S1: Foundations of Modern Applied Psychology

S2: The Behaviourist School of Thought

S3: Understanding the Unconscious Mind

S4: Developmental Psychology & Human Growth

S5: The Cognitive/Rational School of Thought

S6: The Humanistic School of Thought

S7: The Person-Centred Approach

S8: The Sociocultural/Sociological Perspective

S9: End of Course Summary & Close

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Preview 11:16

In this video Kain takes us through a mental warm-up exercise: a series of reflective questions that you can use to begin considering and shaking up your current psychological perspective on life.

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Preview 12:15

In this video Kain outlines a second exercise that we can work through to consider how mentally flexible/inflexible we are.

This exercise presents various statements of truth that we can reflect upon to examine ourselves, our current paradigms and outlooks on life.

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Preview 16:02

Our 'perspective' is where we're looking from and sometimes we can unintentionally operate out of a limiting perspective.

In this video, Kain asks the question - How big are you willing to think as a human being? He then goes on to outline an ultimate perspective that we can ascribe to in life and discusses the levels of growth that we can go through.

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Preview 10:06

In this video Kain introduces a guide to developing critical thinking - this is a framework for learning and developing cognitive flexibility, allowing us to consider new ideas from alternative perspectives.

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A Guide to Developing Critical Thinking
14:56

In this video Kain sheds light on how to develop a healthy mindset for reflective study.

He shares an idea from the Cognitive school of thought that helps us to understand what part of our minds we are naturally more inclined to operate out of. It's only once we become aware of this that we can make changes. We can expand and develop the wise part of our minds by learning to think critically.

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Developing a Healthy Mindset for Reflective Study
14:22

Many people are of the mindset that ideas are not valuable unless they are complex. However, it's not complex ideas that we can build into our lives to bring about change in our behaviours.

In this video Kain discusses how essential it is that we develop a reflective and critical approach to life so that we can understand complicated ideas and communicate them back in simple form to the next generation.

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The Three Levels of Knowing
08:17

In this video Kain talks through an illustration which demonstrates how we all see and interpret things differently.

We can only see what we can see, so if we want to beter understand the human experience we've got to draw on the experiences and perceptions of others.

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Exploring Various Psychological Perspectives
10:11

Plato believed that human beings are born with complete knowledge within our eternal ‘soul’.

He identified that true learning is a process of abstract thinking, inner reflection and contemplation for the purpose of discovering the truth within us.

In this video Kain unpacks some of the main ideas introduced into the world of Philosophy by Plato and shares the story of Plato's Cave.

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Early History of Psychological Thought
15:38

To grasp Aristotelian ethics, we must understand three of Aristotle's subscribed concepts:

a) Everyone Seeks Eudaimonia (human flourishing)

b) Practical wisdom enables virtuous living

c) We become better people through practice

Kain explores these ideas in further detail throughout this video.

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The Basis of Aristotelian Ethics
21:41

In this video Kain introduces some of the ideas of John Locke who was interested in how ideas are formed.

Most people operate out of a set of beliefs in life without much awareness of how these beliefs were forged/born. It's essential if we want to become people of virtue that we become good at looking at the beliefs that we're building and basing our life upon so that we can make adjustments when necessary.

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From Experience to Ideas
13:58

In this video Kain explores the Dawn of Enlightenment, how ideas evolve and how as a human species we have evolved over the years.

Gaining insight into how the generations have evolved helps us to better understand how we can evolve as individuals.

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The Roots of Enlightenment & Human Awareness
11:40

In this video Kain introduces some of the ideas of Rene Descartes who suggested that the mind and the body are separate entities. He explores this idea and compares it to the perspectives of Plato and Aristotle.

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A Reasoning Soul in the Machine
14:35

In this video Kain outlines the five different levels of the human experience, drawing upon the idea of Descartes that the physical body is separate from the soul. He explores the physical, emotional, rational, volitional and spiritual elements of what it means to be human.

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The Description of the Human Body
09:53

In this video Kain introduces the work of Soren Kierkegaard, a Danish Theologian and Extstential thinker. He explores one of life's greatest questions - what does it mean to be happy?

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Be the Self Which One Truly Is
13:57

In this video Kain shares the story of the 'Littlest God'. He then goes on to outline a series of questions that help us to consider life on an existential level.

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An Exercise for Existential Thinking
14:17

In this video Kain explores the meaning of life according to different world philosophies.

He unpacks various different outlooks that people can take in life, in response to their upbringing and the culture they've been brought up in.

This Video is Part 1 of 2.

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Contemplating the Meaning of Life Part 1
12:33

In this video Kain explores the meaning of life according to different world philosophies.

He unpacks various different outlooks that people can take in life, in response to their upbringing and the culture they've been brought up in.

This Video is Part 2 of 2.

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Contemplating the Meaning of Life Part 2
24:34

In this video Kain introduces some of the ideas of Wilhelm Wundt and discusses how the field of Psychology was born.

Psychology was identified as a science, apart from biology & philospophy, that's purpose was to explain the human mind and behaviour.

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Structuralism: The Beginnings of Psychological Study
13:12

In this video Kain discusses 'Functionalism', a concept that William James and Chares Darwin introduced in to the filed of Psychology.

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Functonalism: The Evolutionary Process of Thought
10:28

In this video Kain summarises the main differences between Structuralism and Functionalism. He then introduces the seven primary schools of Psychological thought.

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The 7 Primary Schools of Psychological Thought
12:28

In this video Kain bring this section of the course to a close. He introduces a model that Thomas S. Kuhn established which outlines how we evolve into new paradigms.

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Is Psychology an Empirical Science?
11:11
+ The Behavioural School of Psychological Thought
23 lectures 04:56:07

The Behavioral field of Psychology is about the study of stimulus and response. In the same way that we learn throughout life how to act and respond, we can also unlearn what we've learned and make changes.

In this video Kain introduces some of the more ethically dubius experiments that social scientists have conducted over the years.

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Introducing the Behavioral Psychology Section
13:27

In this video Kain shares a story of an experiment that was carried out on a group of monkeys, which illustrates how behavioural norms can be born. He then shares a framework that we can use if we want to observe how behaviour is learned.

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The 'Monkey See-Monkey Do' Effect
07:51

Modern applied psychology requires that we put the information we're learning into practice.

In this video Kain introduces nine self-reflection questions that we can answer to start considering some of the reasons behind our own behaviour.

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Questions for Self-Reflection
09:44

In this video Kain discusses the behavioural socialization process which looks at the different areas of influence that we are exposed to throughout life.

He discusses how many people will modify and change their behaviour to fit in with social and cultural norms in order to be accepted and validated by other people.

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The Behavioral Socialization Process
26:43

Learning is always occuring regardless of how aware we are of it. In this video Kain looks at three main types of behavioral conditioning - classical conditioning, operant conditioning and observational learning.

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The Three Main Types of Behavioral Conditioning
06:21

Conditioning refers to learned behaviour. In this video Kain explains what classical conditoning is, giving examples to help us relate this concept in the context of our own lives.

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Pavlovian Psychology & Classical Conditioning
06:36

This article lecture offers further insight into Classical Conditioning; in particular Pavlov's five major conditioning processes, with a few self-reflection questions to help you consider some of these main ideas in the context of your own life.

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A Closer Look at Classical Conditioning (Article)
04:07

In this video Kain explores the area of memory - we only remember things that mean something to us. Kain shares various example of his own experience and memory anchors that he developed.

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The Formation of Memories & Behavioral Responses
11:06

Every memory comes with an associated learning. In this video Kain introduces the various representational systems through which we learn, sharing examples of each.

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Associated Learning & Behavioral Responses
13:48

In this video Kain introduces the idea of symbolic representations.

As humans we are meaning making machines. we're assigning meaning onto things all the time. Kain goes through various symbols, encouraging you to reflect and consider what they might mean for you.

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Symbolic Representations
13:06

In this video Kain introduces the works of Burrhus F Skinner whose goal was to answer the question - How is human behaviour learned and how can we influence behaviour? He goes on to unpack the main ideas behind Operant Conditioning.

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Operant Conditioning and the Behavior of Organisms
14:22

In this video Kain uses a practical example to shed further light on operant conditioning, taking a closer look at positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, positive punishment and negative punishment.

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Operant Conditioning: Further Distinctions
12:21

This article lecture offers further insight into Operant Conditioning; in particular the key concepts of negative/positive reinforcements and punishments, with a few self-reflection questions to help you consider some of these main ideas in the context of your own life.

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A Closer Look at Operant Conditioning
03:24

In this video Kain outlines various self-reflection questions that help us to consider our own experience of operant conditioning - when we practice or receive operant conditioning.

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Questions for Self-Reflection
06:51

In this video Kain explores three different aspects of our social learning process: En culturation, Ac-culturation and Multi-culturation.

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Behaviorism: The Three Forms of Social Learning
25:17

'Whether we believe we can, or we can't we are right either way'. In this video Kain unpacks the Pygmalion Effect; identifying that we get those things in life that we focus on the most, the things that we pursue.

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The Pygmalion Effect
12:52

The ideas that we draw from our previous life events will greatly influence how our life goes. 

In this video Kain shares some of the ideas of the Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl who was renowned for drawing the best possible meaning from his holocaust experience.

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Logotherapy & Life's Meaning
11:26

Sometimes we respond to our perception of reality more than reality itself. In this video Kain highlights that how we respond to stimulus' in the outside world will be determined by 4 factors: awareness, core values, creativity & patience.

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The Stimulus-Response Quadrant
13:18

In this video Kain introduces the Japanese ideology that has been long associated with finding one's direction in life - 'Ikigai'.

He shares his own experience of drawing healthy meaning from his experiences in life and correlate this with his life purpose.

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A Reason For Being
12:26

One of Albert Ellis' main ideas was that behind every behaviour is an underlying belief.

In this video Kain outlines Ellis' fourteen irrrational beliefs. The process of growing in life is about growing up and out of the limiting beleifs that we develop about ourselves when we're young.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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Ellis' Fourteen Totally Irrational Beliefs Part 1
24:29

One of Albert Ellis' main ideas was that behind every behaviour is an underlying belief.

In this video Kain outlines Ellis' fourteen irrrational beliefs. The process of growing in life is about growing up and out of the limiting beleifs that we develop about ourselves when we're young.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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Ellis' Fourteen Totally Irrational Beliefs Part 2
21:21

Many people in life are of the belief that learning ends after their school education.

The truth is that we are capable of learning anything that we want to. Our ability to learn in life is never in question; the only thing that is ever in question is how much we desire to learn. Kain unpacks these ideas in detail throughout this video.

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Anything Can Be Learned
13:49

In this video Kain asks the question - How does our perception influence our behaviour?

Sometimes our perception can get the better of us and really do us a disservice. It's essential that if we want to become more influential in the lives of others, that we first become aware and better equipped to manage our own perceptions, assumptions, and judgements.

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How Does Our Perception Influence Our Behaviour?
11:21
+ The Psychoanalytical School of Psychological Thought
20 lectures 05:47:37

The Psychoanalytical perspective emphasies the hidden drivers of the unconscious levels of the psyche. In this video Kain discusses one of Sigmund Freud's main contributions into the field: 'Life Instinct' and the 'Death Instinct'.

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Introducing the Psychoanalytic Perspective
24:24

In this video Kain unpacks Freud's iceberg model, exploring what is meant by the conscious, preconscious and unconscious mind.

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Sigmund Freud's Iceberg Model
14:46

In this video Kain shares a story about how circus elephants develop limiting beliefs about their physcal strength when they're young.

He then looks at the similarities in how human beings do the same thing as they develop limiting beliefs about themselves through their interpretation of early childhood events.

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How Limiting Beliefs Are Born
08:04

In this video Kain discusses introspection, using a visual diagram to help us better understand this concept. He then outlines an exercise for your own self-reflecting - 'How Present Is Your Past?'

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Looking Inside: A Stimulus for Introspection
10:38

In this video Kain further unpacks Freud's Iceberg model, introducing the key concepts that Freud coined: Ego, Superego and ID.

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Freud's ID, Ego & Superego
15:45

In this video Kain relates Freud's Ego, ID, Superego teaching to the Wise Mind Model that we looked at back in Section 1; drawing a comparison between the two models.

He also presents a Psychoalanlytical Questioning Framework that you can start using in the context of your personal and professional relationships.

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Freud's ID, Ego & Superego: Further Distinctions
21:08

In this video Kain and his wife, Karen have a Psychoanalytical based discussion regarding an issue that she is currently facing; they together explore the root of the problem and look to identify patterns of behaviour that Karen is choosing.

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A Psychoanalytical Based Discussion
23:43

In this video Kain and Karen deconstruct their discussion, giving feedback about how the experience was for them.

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Deconstructing The Discussion
08:38

'The Unconscious sees the men behind the facade.'

The Psychoanalytical perspective must be centred around truth, otherwise it's valueless. In this video Kain shares some of the ideas that Pierre Janet introduced into the field before outlining a personal self-reflection exercise.

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Eliminating the Unconscious Facade
13:04

If we want to become more influential in the lives of others, it's important that we acknowledge and process our own past history/story so that we can learn the lessons we need to learn and move on.

In this video Kain introduces a framework that we can use to bring that which is in our unconscious up into the conscious mind so that we can process and learn from it; which in turn, allows us to better empathise and relate to others.

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The Johari Window of Personal Insight
19:35

In this video Kain ties many of the main ideas he's introduced throughout this section together.

He highlights that to be of greatest value to others as modern applied psychologists, it's essential that we're focused on the present; so that we can help others to identify voids in their own lives and the beliefs that might be influencing those voids.

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Tying Everything Together So Far
12:33

Earlier on in the course we looked at what it means to live a virtuous life. Here in this video Kain introduces a framework that allows us to consider what this means in the context of our decision making.

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The Choices of Maturity & Character
31:45

In this video Kain outlines a framework for helping people move forward in life, which identifies the difference between a person's self-esteem and self- concept.

He discusses how many people will put a greater emphasis on feeling better and enhancing their self-esteem, rather than growing and progressing into more of the things they actually want in life.

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Self-Esteem Versus Self-Concept
15:52

Sometimes we can be bound by our past if we're not aware of the beliefs we've developed about ourselves in early childhood. In this video Kain explores the timeline of belief development as he gives reference to his own story.

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The Timeline of Belief Development
19:38

Studying defence mechanisms helps us understand how we avoid taking responsibility for different areas of our lives. In this video Kain unpacks Anna Freud's Defence Mechanisms, otherwise known as 'irresponsibility for life's tough experiences'.

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Anna Freud's Defence Mechanisms
34:43

In this video Kain and Karen have a conversation about how their own defence mechanisms impacted the early years of their marriage and the cost that operating out of these defence mechanisms came at.

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Reflective Discussion on Irresponsibility Strategies (Defence Mechanisms)
13:32

As Modern Applied Psychologists, it's important that we become aware of how we're responding to people today in light of how we've responded to significant others in the past.

In this video Kain unpacks the concepts of transference, counter transference and parallel process.

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Transference & Counter Transference
15:17

In this video Kain further unpacks the concepts of transference and counter-transference using a visual demonstration with Karen.

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Demonstrating Transference & Counter Transference
15:42

In this video Kain discusses Ulric Gustav Neisser's five levels of self-awareness, tying together many of the main ideas that have been looked at throughout this section.

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Neisser's 5 Levels of Self-Awareness
15:15

In this video Kain highlights some of the strengths and weaknesses of the Psychoanalytical school of thought and introduces a self-reflection exercise to help you consider how the ideas from the Psychanalytical school are relevant in the context of your own life.

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Evaluating Psychoanalytical Thinking
13:35
+ The Developmental School of Psychological Thought
27 lectures 07:50:22

Developing is about becoming more tomorrow than how we are today; as we grow to take more responsibility for ourselves and our outcomes in life.

In this video Kain, outlines the various different areas of life in which we develop: physical; social; behavioural; personality; cognitive; perceptual and in maturity and character. We can grow and develop our lives in any way we want to any time we're ready to.

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Introducing the Developmental Psychology Section
25:26

Jean Piaget took a cognitive approach to identifying how we grow and develop. In this video Kain outlines Piaget's four stages of cognitive development.

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Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development
16:38

In this video Kain outlines Lawrence Kohlberg's stages of moral development, who was very much of the mindset that moral development is no representation of age; in order to develop ourselves morally we must be growing in maturity and character.

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Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development
27:33

Erik Erikson asked the question - why do people want to grow and change in life?

In this video Kain unpacks Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial development which are based on his observations of people as they develop through life.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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Erikson's Eight Stages of Human Development Part 1
23:07

Erik Erikson asked the question - why do people want to grow and change in life?

In this video Kain unpacks Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial development which are based on his observations of people as they develop through life.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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Erikson's Eight Stages of Human Development Part 2
17:32

In this video Kain outlines various self-reflection questions to help you consider some of the main ideas we've covered throughout this section so far in the context of your own life.

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Questions to Evaluate our Ongoing Development
08:43

In this section of the course we're now moving into the realms of personality. Hans Eysenck was highly respected for his work on intelligence and personality and in this video Kain unpacks his personality model.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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The H. Eysenck Model of Personality & Development Part 1
13:54

In this section of the course we're now moving into the realms of personality. Hans Eysenck was highly respected for his work on intelligence and personality and in this video Kain unpacks his personality model.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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The H. Eysenck Model of Personality & Development Part 2
20:12

In this video Kain outlines a few self-reflection exercises that you can use to help you put some of Esyenck's ideas into practice.

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Questions To Consider Your Own Personality
09:10

In this video Kain makes the connection between personality, transference and counter-transference. He explains that in life we react or respond to people's personality traits as opposed to their identity.

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Further Distinctions:Transference & Counter-Transference
02:52

In this video Kain unpacks Carl Jung's 12 Archetypes/Ego Types that represent the range of basic human motivations.

He then goes on to discuss virtuous living, which is less about the roles and archetypes that we fulfil in life, and more to do with the motives behind our behaviours.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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The 12 Jungian Archetypes/ Ego Types Part 1
22:08

In this video Kain unpacks Carl Jung's 12 Archetypes/Ego Types that represent the range of basic human motivations.

He then goes on to discuss virtuous living, which is less about the roles and archetypes that we fulfil in life, and more to do with the motives behind our behaviours.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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The 12 Jungian Archetypes/ Ego Types Part 2
16:45

In this video Kain re-visits this ideas of transference and counter transference and links these to human archetypes - he explains that in life we react or respond to people's archetypes as opposed to their identity.

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Visiting Transference & Counter-Transference Once Again
06:27

In this video Kain introduces a resource that outlines the 12 Jungian Archetypes.

This resource is available to download in the additional materials section and you can work through it to help you gain greater clarity on which of the archetypes you recognise most prominently in your own life.

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The 12 Jungian Archetypes Workbook
03:30

In this video Kain introduces the presuppositions of developmental thinkers - these presuppositions depict attitudes that we can adopt in the context of our own lives to help us connect with other people in the most effective ways.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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Pre-Suppositions of Developmental Thinkers Part 1
20:03

In this video Kain introduces the presuppositions of developmental thinkers - these presuppositions depict attitudes that we can adopt in the context of our own lives to help us connect with other people in the most effective ways.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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Pre-Suppositions of Developmental Thinkers Part 2
11:03

In this video Kain discusses The Four Domains of Developmental IQ and unpacks how our self-awareness has a huge impact on our social effectiveness; it's our level of self-awareness that will impact the extent to which we are aware of and will influence others.

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The Four Domains of Developmental IQ
14:35

What keeps people going round and round destructive cycles is not having an understanding of who they are at the core.

In this video Kain introduces one of his own contributions into the field of Modern Applied Psychology - The Achology Core Identity Model; a model that we can use to differentiate our identity (who we are) from the things we do and how we behave.

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The Achology Core Identity Model
22:26

In this video Kain shares a story from Ken Robinson's book 'The Element' and discusses what it means to operate out of our true authentic selves as supposed to the limiting identity labels that we or others so often place upon us.

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Core Identity...Then What?
10:59

In this video Kain unpacks Carl Jung's concept the 'Collective Unconscious' which he depicts as our 'knower'; how we know the difference between right or wrong; how we know what's true.

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The Collective Unconscious by Carl Jung
24:08

In this video Kain discusses the The Six Levels of Conscious Awareness, referring back to Carl Jung's 'Collective Unconscious' and emphasising how it is that we can best connect to other human beings.

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The Six Levels of Conscious Awareness
16:02

In this video Kain discusses the various stages of connection we go through in our relationships and unpacks how we can build relationships that are healthy, mature and sustainable.

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The Eight Stages of Human Connection
27:45

In this video Kain introduces and unpacks a model introduced into the field by Elizabeth Kubler Ross, a Swedish Psychologist - the 'Kubler Ross Change Curve for Growth & Development'.

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Kubler Ross Change Curve for Growth & Development
25:36

In this video Kain further unpacks the 'Kubler Ross Change Curve for Growth & Development', emphasising how our outlook and attitude towards life massively influences our emotionally experience of life.

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Kubler Ross Change Curve for Growth & Development: Further Distinctions
09:45

In many cultures conventional education informs us of our IQ, but often fails to appreciate the different learning styles that people operate out of.

The truth is that we're all intelligent in different ways. In this video Kain unpacks Howard Gardner's 'Multiple Expressions of Intelligence'.

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The Multiple Expressions of Intelligence
29:58

In this video Kain unpacks the differences between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset and how we can identify the mindset that we would be more inclined to operate out of.

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Fixed Vs Growth Mindset
22:53

In this video Kain brings this section of the course to a close by discussing different options that we have for tackling developmental issues.

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End of Section Four Summary & Wrap-Up
21:12
+ The Cognitive School of Psychological Thought
26 lectures 08:04:21

In this video Kain opens up section five of the course: the Cognitive School of Psychological Thought by asking the question - how specifically do you know that your thoughts are accurate?

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Introduction to the Cognitive School of Thought
13:54

Building our lives upon our thoughts, is not building our lives upon a strong and sustainable foundation. In this video Kain highlights that just because we have thoughts, it doesn't mean we have to act upon them.

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Understanding the Human Cognitive Experience
25:17

People rarely respond to the intentions behind a person's communication; more often than not they will react to what they've assumed about what the other person has said.

In this video Kain outlines the four stages of communications, a model that helps us to better understand why it is that our communications go south at times.

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The Four Levels of Communications
16:23

In this video Kain and Karen have a discussion about what the costs were of making assumptions of each other in the early years of their marriage and the differences that have entered their marriage as they began prioritising understanding each other.

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A Conversation about Marriage
18:32

In this video Kain introduces Chris Argyris' 'Ladder of Inference' - a model that breaks down the process of how we interpret others during communications.

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The Ladder of Inference
15:43

In order to become clear on why we make the decisions that we make, we've got to get good at identifying patterns in our lives.

If we want to understand human behaviour, we've got to understand the cognitive thinking that goes on behind the behaviour. In this video Kain unpacks a model that allows us to better understand our internal experience.

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According to the Pattern of Human Behaviour
23:02

In this video Kain asks the question, how in control are you of how you process the thoughts and emotions you experience on a daily basis.

He discusses how we can better manage and regulate our thoughts to allow us to make wiser and more mature decisions in line with what we want.

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The Human Experiential Model
18:18

Many people operate out of a 'circle of concern' where they live their lives consumed with concern about external events.

Operating out of a 'circle of control' requires a different approach where we're less focused on events in our outside world that we cannot control and more focused on making choices based on what we actually want. Kain further unpacks this teaching throughout this video.

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Circle of Concern vs Circle of Control
19:08

In this video Kain unpacks Stephen Karpman's Victim Drama Triangle, exploring the relationship between the three roles that we can end up operating out of in life - the victim, the healer/hero and the persecutor (bad guy). He then discusses imposter syndrome and superman complex to shed further light on these ideas. 

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The Victim Drama Triangle
21:59

In this video Kain discusses the cognitive journey that we can all go on in life. To grow and mature in life we must grow up and out of the limiting beliefs we've developed about ourselves when we're young.

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The Purpose of Cognitive Psychology
24:19

In this video Kain outlines Albert Ellis' barriers to effective listening and discusses how each of these barriers prevent us from accurately hearing another person.

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Ellis' Barriers to Effective Listening
31:17

Bias' are where we are of a certain prejudice and we're not open to new perspectives in certain areas of our lives. In this video Kain outlines a few of Noam Chomsky' Cognitive Bias.

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Noam Chomsky' Cognitive Bias
20:37

In this video Kain further explores Cognitive Bias by outlining some of Daniel Kahneman's ideas on the subject.

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Daniel Kahneman's Cognitive Bias
24:26

We cannot make other people change, all we can do is aid in facilitating change in others.

In order to do this, we must go there first in our own lives and make necessary changes within ourselves. Ulric Neisser identified six steps that enable us to facilitate cognitive change in others which Kain unpacks throughout this video.

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Six Steps to Facilitate Cognitive Change
13:12

In this demonstration video, Karen considers a problem and together her and Kain re-conceptualise the problem and work through the six steps of cognitive change.

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Demonstration: Six Steps to Facilitate Cognitive Change
15:48

Growing up and maturing in life is about growing and developing ourselves cognitively (rationally).

There's a vicious cycle that at some point in our lives we each must break. Until we become effective at managing our minds, we will forever remain ruled by our emotions. In this video Kain explores fifteen common cognitive distortions.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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Fifteen Common Cognitive Distortions Part 1
22:48

Growing up and maturing in life is about growing and developing ourselves cognitively (rationally).

There's a vicious cycle that at some point in our lives we each must break. Until we become effective at managing our minds, we will forever remain ruled by our emotions. In this video Kain explores fifteen common cognitive distortions.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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Fifteen Common Cognitive Distortions Part 2
25:36

Exploring various perceptual positions allows us to consider alternative perspectives outside of the view we normally hold.

In this video Kain unpacks this concept, illustrating how we can use this technique to bypass our own critical factor/negative schemas and instead establish what is true.

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Unpacking Perceptual Positions
13:55

In this demonstration video Kain assists Karen in considering various perceptual positions to shed light on a problem area/ unhelpful attitude that Karen is experiencing.

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Demonstration: Perceptual Positions
09:55

In this video Kain outlines a five step process that helps us to better understand how we interpret life events/triggers from our perception and where the choice lies in choosing how we react or respond.

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The ABC of Cognitive Psychology
29:54

In this video Kain outlines a simple questioning framework that we can use to establish the 'actual' cause an 'effect' that we're experiencing in our lives.

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Defining the Actual Cause of the Effect
07:44

In this video Kain takes Karen through an exercise to help her establish the truth behind a certain void she has in her life. Together they explore the 'cause' of her 'effect'.

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Demonstration: Defining the Actual Cause of the Effect
15:54

In this video Kain unpacks the idea of becoming grounded in the process of disputing our beliefs and modifying them; he introduces a resource that we can use to begin putting some of the ideas he's shared in the last few videos into practice.

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The A,B,C,D, & E's of CBT (and REBT)
09:52

In this video Kain outlines the Socratic Questioning Process that he will demonstrate with Karen in the next video.

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The Socratic Questioning Process
10:46

In this video Kain takes Karen through the Socratic questioning framework to help her further explore some of the limiting and destructive beliefs she has developed in life.

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Demonstration: The Socratic Questioning Process
20:29

In this video Kain brings this section of the course to a close by summarising the main strengths and weaknesses of the Cognitive Psychology school of thought.

He then introduces ten self-reflection questions to help you consider some of the ideas from this section in the context of your own life.

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End of Section Five Summary & Wrap-Up
15:33
+ The Humanistic School of Psychological Thought
30 lectures 09:57:24

In this video Kain introduces the Humanistic School of Thought which emphasises the role of the individual in directing his or her life.

Much of the ideas of this school were born out of frustration towards the Behaviourist and Psychoanalytical schools of thought.

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Introducing Section Six: The Humanistic School of Thought
17:08

What does it mean to be human? How human are you?

In this video Kain shares a story to help us really grasp the heart behind the Humanstic School of Thought: 'Operation Heart & Minds'. In order to win a person's mind, you must first win their heart.

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Operation Hearts & Minds
10:20

In this video Kain outlines many of the main philosophical ideas that have constructed this school of Psychological thought, establishing a foundation upon which the rest of this section of the course will be built upon.

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Humanistic Philosophy in Perspective
26:04

In this video Kain introduces some of the ideas of Erich Fromm (German/American Psychoanalyst) who suggested that people are anxious because of their separation from nature and each other.

People are often more interested in defending their attitudes, actions and behaviours than become their true selves.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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Eric Fromm: Humanistic Psychoanalysis Part 1
13:07

In this video Kain introduces some of the ideas of Erich Fromm (German/American Psychoanalyst) who suggested that people are anxious because of their separation from nature and each other.

People are often more interested in defending their attitudes, actions and behaviours than become their true selves.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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Eric Fromm: Humanistic Psychoanalysis Part 2
24:09

We've got to understand the different ways that we experience the 'self' if we want to take responsibility for becoming our true selves.

The only way we grow in self-esteem and make peace with ourselves (the collective self) is as we focus on adding value to other people's lives. Kain further explores these ideas throughout this video.

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An Understanding of Self
16:32

In this video Kain discusses the three realms of confidence; three ways in which we can understand our self-esteem:

1. Confidence in who we are on an identity level

2. Confidence in our perceived ability to learn and solve problems

3. Confidence in our skills and abilities.

He then goes on to unpack six specific domains related to the notion of self-concept.

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The Exploration of Self-Concept
34:35

We've looked at what it means to be a person of virtue. In this video Kain outlines some of the main ideas presented by Carl Rogers highlighting various characteristics of a fully functioning person.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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The Characteristics of a Fully Functioning Person Part 1
25:20

We've looked at what it means to be a person of virtue. In this video Kain outlines some of the main ideas presented by Carl Rogers highlighting various characteristics of a fully functioning person.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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The Characteristics of a Fully Functioning Person Part 2
23:52

In this video Kain and Karen have a conversation about what it means to be a fully functioning person in the context of their marriage; highlighting that when either person operates out of a place of incongruence, this comes at the cost of the health and connection in the relationship.

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Discussion: Becoming A Fully Functioning Person
13:58

In this video Kain highlights Carl Rogers three Core Conditions of effective therapeutic interventions: congruence, empathy and unconditional positive regard.

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The Core Conditions for Effective Therapeutic Interventions
20:14

In this video Kain outlines nineteen propositions that underpin Carl Rogers Core Conditions Theory (1951).

This video is part 1 of 3.

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Nineteen Propositions Underpinning Carl Rogers' Theory Part 1
24:22

In this video Kain outlines nineteen propositions that underpin Carl Rogers Core Conditions Theory (1951).

This video is part 2 of 3.

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Nineteen Propositions Underpinning Carl Rogers' Theory Part 2
32:12

In this video Kain outlines nineteen propositions that underpin Carl Rogers Core Conditions Theory (1951).

This video is part 3 of 3.

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Nineteen Propositions Underpinning Carl Rogers' Theory Part 3
21:43

Our motivations are our inner most needs, also known as our core values.

In this video Kain outlines Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, one of the most popular and well known models in the field of Psychology.

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Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
19:35

What does a self-actualised person look like? Maslow described a set of characteristics of a self-actualised person.

Kain outlines these characteristics in this video which if we apply in the context of our own lives, can help us to build a grounded self-concept for ourselves.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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Characteristics of a Self-Actualised Person Part 1
19:42

What does a self-actualised person look like? Maslow described a set of characteristics of a self-actualised person.

Kain outlines these characteristics in this video which if we apply in the context of our own lives, can help us to build a grounded self-concept for ourselves.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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Characteristics of a Self-Actualised Person Part 2
18:16

In this video Kain unpacks the adapted version of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. This model differentiates between self-deficiency needs and growth driven needs.

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Adapted Version of Maslow's Hierarchy
26:51

In this video Kain introduces a few self-reflection questions to help you consider some of the ideas from this section in the context of your own life.

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Humanistic Thinking: Self-Reflection Questions
13:16

'I'm not good enough' is a limiting belief that plagues many people in life; essentially feeling insufficient in some way. In this video Kain introduces a very simple diagram that you can use to help you and others make peace with being imperfect.

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The 'Good Enough' Principle
09:10

In this video Kain offers a few further distinctions in relation to authenticity and describes the relationship between goals, fears and values.

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The Relationship Between Goals, Fears & Values
16:11

In this video Kain discusses Shalom H Schwartz' theory of basic values - ten core personal values that are recognised across cultures.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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Shwartz Theory of Basic Human Values Part 1
23:40

In this video Kain discusses Shalom H Schwartz' theory of basic values - ten core personal values that are recognised across cultures.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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Shwartz Theory of Basic Human Values Part 2
16:37

In this video Kain offers a few further distinctions on Schwartz Theory and unpacks how his ten categories of goals fall into four overriding categories of pursuit.

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Shwartz Theory of Basic Human Values: Further Distinctions
17:17

The human givens approach is based on the idea that humans have a set of innate needs and if these are not met, psychological distress can follow.

In this video Kain unpacks the various emotional needs that are outlined within the Human Givens theory.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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The Humanistic Human Givens Approach Part 1
23:37

The human givens approach is based on the idea that humans have a set of innate needs and if these are not met, psychological distress can follow.

In this video Kain unpacks the various emotional needs that are outlined within the Human Givens theory.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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The Humanistic Human Givens Approach Part 2
18:08

In this video Kain takes us on a journey through core values. If we come to better understand ourselves and our own decision making process, this allows us as Modern Applied Psychologists, to better understand and serve others.

Kain shares a series of stories and life lessons that illustrate how he has prioritised his core values over the years, allowing us to make better sense of our own core values and how we prioritise them.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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The Spiderweb of Core Human Values Part 1
25:35

In this video Kain takes us on a journey through core values. If we come to better understand ourselves and our own decision making process, this allows us as Modern Applied Psychologists, to better understand and serve others.

Kain shares a series of stories and life lessons that illustrate how he has prioritised his core values over the years, allowing us to make better sense of our own core values and how we prioritise them.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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The Spiderweb of Core Human Values Part 2
20:55

In this video Kain introduces two resources to help you now consider some of the ideas explored throughout this section in the context of your own life.

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The Achology Core Values Workbook
04:19

In this video Kain brings this section of the course to a close by evaluating the main ideas of Humanistic Psychology, identifying the major strengths and weaknesses of this fascinating school of thought.

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Evaluation of Humanistic Psychology & End of Section Summary
20:39
+ The School of Social-Psychological Thought and Impact
27 lectures 08:37:28

In this video Kain introduces the Social Psychology school of thought.

He highlights that throughout this section we'll be looking at how people relate to society and also how society at large impacts us. There will be three main areas of focus throughout this section: stereotypes, prejudices and discrimination.

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Introducing the School of Social Psychology (and Influence)
25:56

In this video Kain highlights some of the main questions underpinning the Social Psychology school of thought.

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The Main Questions of Social Psychology
12:15

In this video Kain highlights some of the key points that will be covered throughout this section of the course.

Many aspects of Social Psychology focus on the unhelpful ways in which we can discriminate against others. However, Kain identifies that this will not be the primary focus of this section. Instead, we will focus more on relationship principles and what is required to build more meaningful connections in our lives.

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The Social Psychological Perspective
10:07

In this video Kain covers a number of questions that we can consider to get us thinking about our own stereotypes, prejudices, and discriminations and the common denominators that underpin all types of prejudice.

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Questions for Thinking Psychologically Social
16:18

What might be ok for us in our culture, might not be ok for someone else from a different cultural background.

In this video Kain discusses social differences and how an attitude of understanding breeds tolerance for indifference.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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Socio-Cultural Learning Part 1
29:04

What might be ok for us in our culture, might not be ok for someone else from a different cultural background.

In this video Kain discusses social differences and how an attitude of understanding breeds tolerance for indifference.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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Socio-Cultural Learning Part 2
29:45

In this video Kain discusses the idea of confirmation bias and highlights why we should always seek out disconfirming evidence when met with something that we would naturally disagree with.

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Unpacking Confirmation Bias
07:14

In this video Kain outlines a practical exercise that you can work through to help you work through some of your own prejudices.

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Exercise: Become A Social Psychologist
02:49

In this video Kain shares a couple of stories that help us to understand the direction that we are naturally inclined to judge people in.

He also emphasises that what lies at the heart of discrimination is an intolerance for difference; seeing difference as a negative rather than something that needs to be understood.

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The Scales of Hypocrisy & Discrimination
20:40

In this video Kain highlights several factors that influence whether we are inclined to like another person or not.

These factors shed light on how we would naturally tend to discriminate other people. He then goes on to explore a common defence mechanism - judgementalism.

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Factors That Determine How We Judge People
33:37

In this video Kain introduces the hierarchy of human discrimination and intolerance, outlining what happens in worst case scenario examples when people don't get their intolerances under control. He then unpacks the seven styles of attitude.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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The Hierarchy of Human Discrimination & Intolerance Part 1
22:15

In this video Kain introduces the hierarchy of human discrimination and intolerance, outlining what happens in worst case scenario examples when people don't get their intolerances under control. He then unpacks the seven styles of attitude.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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The Hierarchy of Human Discrimination & Intolerance Part 2
19:15

We can focus on all the ways we can discriminate against people, or we can seek understanding as to how we can better relate to others.

In this video Kain unpacks William Glasser's Choice Theory; looking at the attitudes that we can adopt to make wiser decisions in line with building healthy and more meaningful connections.

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William Glasser's Choice Theory
27:19

We can all be guilty of jumping to assumptions of others instantaneously; without giving ourselves space to pause and consider the possible reasons why a person may have acted or behaved in a certain way.

In this video Kain discusses attribution theory - How we arrive at the conclusions we do about other people.

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Looking At Attribution Theory
08:50

We're never likely to make a social impact if we're conforming to social influence.

In this video Kain discusses the scale of social conformity; looking at the difference between conforming to social influence and resisting social obedience.

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The Scale of Social Conformity
18:16

In this video Kain looks at some of the social experiments that have been carried out to explore conformity.

He unpacks the reasons why people will often mindlessly conform to those they perceive to be in positions of authority.

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Conformity & Obedience Research
26:03

In this video Kain looks at the works of Stanley Milgram who suggested that people have two states of behaviour when they are in a social situation.

Kain then introduces several reflection questions to help you identify if you operate more out of an autonomous or agent state.

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Stanley Milgram's Agency Theory
18:31

Conforming is about changing our beliefs or behaviour in response to a real or imagined group pressure. In this video Kain discusses the different types of social conformity.

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Different Types of Social Conformity
22:48

Society is dependant upon a defiance of its own traditions. In this video Kain discusses some of the ideas introduced into the field of Psychology by Jurgen Habermas.

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The Power of Minority Influence
24:00

If we want to become an influencer, it's essential we become clear on our reasons why; it's the vision that we have that other people will buy into.

In this video Kain discusses the Elaboration & Likelihood Model, introduced into Psychology by Richard E. Petty and John Cacioppo.

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The Elaboration & Liklihood Model
23:24

It's essential that if we want to become influential in life, we first establish the ways in which we are still being influenced by other people and society.

In this video Kain introduces a range of self-reflection questions that you can consider to establish the ways in which you are being influenced.

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In What Ways Are You Socially Influenced?
19:18

We will either be being influenced by others and society at large or we will be influencing others and society at large.

In this video Kain discusses the levels of relatability, highlighting how our relationships can be impacted as we grow and develop in life.

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The Levels of Relatability
22:03

If we don't understand how society is structured, we'll never understand how we can make the greatest impact.

In this video Kain discusses the world system: looking at the role of the individual within society.

This video is part 1 of 2.

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The Individual Inside of Social Stucture Part 1
26:20

If we don't understand how society is structured, we'll never understand how we can make the greatest impact.

In this video Kain discusses the world system: looking at the role of the individual within society.

This video is part 2 of 2.

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The Individual Inside of Social Stucture Part 2
25:37

In this video Kain re-visits an idea he shared earlier in the course, linking this to the purpose of Modern Applied Psychology.

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The Purpose of Modern Applied Psychology
12:13

In this video Kain introduces a number of self-reflection questions to help you consider your main learnings from this section of the course.

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Identifying Opportunities for Personal Growth
03:45

Kain brings this section of the course to a close by summarising the main strengths and weaknesses of this school of Psychological Thought.

He then outlines another set of self-reflection questions that you can work through to further reflect on your learnings throughout this section.

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Evaluating Social Psychology & End of Section Summary
09:46
+ End of DMAP Course Summary and Graduation
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We’re now at the end of the course. We hope you found this course useful and you now have a deeper understanding of the various elements of Modern Applied Psychology.

In this video Kain bring this course to completion by sharing a few closing thoughts and reflections. In the lectures that follow you will receive instruction on how to access your Achology Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology.

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Course Summary & Closing Thoughts
18:15

Congratulations on completing our Achology Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology, and if you've completed all of the accompanying workbooks and exercises, your studies will likely have even exceeded 60+ hrs of training.

We're now at the end of the course and in this video Kain takes a few minutes to explain how you can access your Achology Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology.

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How To Access Your Diploma
02:20

Now that you have officially completed our Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology, you might be asking the question 'So what next?' In this video Kain offers a few suggestions of next steps that you might want to consider.

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Where To Go From Here...
12:17

Congratulations on completing our Achology Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology, and if you've completed all of the accompanying workbooks and exercises, your studies will likely have even exceeded 60+ hrs of training.

You now have everything you need to go and begin practising your newfound skills and sharing your understandings with other people right away.

We're now at the end of the course. We hope you found this course useful and you have a deeper understanding of the various different aspects of Modern Applied Psychology.

We aimed to give you useful resources for evaluation of educational practices and through participating in discussions and activities, have a practical outcome to help you implement these ideas and enhance your training.

One of our primary intents for this Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology was to provide you with a community that goes beyond the class (Achology and the PMP course discussion Facebook group), where experience and knowledge can be shared between yourself and your fellow peers for many years to come.

All that's now left for you to do is follow the link in this lecture, which will take you to a landing page, through which, once you've imputed your details, you'll be able to download and print off your Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology.

Now that your online training is over, we wholeheartedly encourage you to start applying what you've learned with someone else as soon as you can, in whatever context is most appropriate for you. Modern Applied Psychologists move on to work many distinctive careers. Some can include teaching, coaching and therapy, social establishments, government, and business, although there are countless more vocations beyond the examples listed here.

I hope that you have enjoyed this training course and learned much about yourself through the process. If you are interested in further developing your understanding of how to serve other people in a professional context, then I'll look forward to hopefully seeing you in one of our other online Achology Certificate/Diploma courses.


To your future success and best regards,

Kain & Karen Ramsay |The Achology HQ Team

Bonus Lecture: Access Your Diploma
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