Certification in Gaming Therapy International Psychology Center
Price: MYR 4,800

Course details

This course is designed to introduce the behavior of non-substance related addictive disorders. This will mainly focus on gaming addiction and will provide you a better image of gaming addiction and prevention and intervention onto it. Video game addiction is described as an impulse control disorder, which does not involve use of drugs and is very similar to pathological gambling. Individual who suffering from gaming addiction use the virtual fantasy world to conncet in the real world.

What is included in the Gaming AddictionTherapy

  • Lecture
  • Tutorial
  • Clinical supervision
  • Case review & assessment

Training Topics

Certification in Gaming Addiction Therapy

Overview and introduction in addiction field

Addiction and Obsessive Compulsive behaviors

Warning Signs of Gaming

  • Behaviors to look for in assessing excessive usage


Causes of Gaming

  • Cultural
  • Familial
  • Psychodynamic
  • Socio-cultural
  • Behavioral
  • Bio-medical

Parents and Children: Most Important Arena

  • Parents' attitudes
  • Understanding the child's experience and the allure of the games
  • Self reflection
  • Literacy programs for parents

Treatments and Interventions

  • Behavioral modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • 12-step model
  • Harm reduction model
  • Outward bound

Professional Issues / Ethics in Addictions

Course Layout

  • We use the mastery system of education. Besides lecturing, this course provides clinical experience such as: research, case study, group clinical supervision, reflections, discussions & presentation. Assessment includes case study oral and written presentations, group participation, research paper and assignments.
  • The topics mentioned above are taught within 3 months. During this period, students will also be given clinical case assignments and presentations to do.
  • Our course is structured as 2 intensive workshop with 6 group clinical supervision & oral / written case presentation for the assessment. Fulfilling the attendance and passing the criteria given will lead to towards the licensed practitioner membership of Adult Psychotherapy, Geriatric Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, Couple Therapy, Child Therapy, Art Therapy and/or Expressive Therapy Divisions of Malaysia Association of Psychotherapy.

Below are the equipments used:

  • Psychometric instruments
  • Subliminal recordings cds
  • PsychoAromatherapy essential oil blends and pots
  • Insomnia laboratory diagnostic testing kits
  • Insomnia psychonutrtional medicine
  • Reference books and journals
  • Journaling and art therapeutic materials
  • Audio Resources
  • White board
  • Notes/ books

Course Location

About International Psychology Center

Our team of professional psychologists and counselors have been accredited practitioner licenses after having met the highest standards of qualifications set by various key professional bodies in Malaysia. This includes The Malaysian Association of Psychotherapy, The Malaysian Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Association, The Malaysian Society for Complementary Medicine, The National Board of Professional and Ethical Standards Hypnosis Education & Certification. 

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