Diploma in Health Psychology (Dip.H.Psy.)


Institute of Mental Health

36a Shrubbery Garden Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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  • Sector: Health Care , Psychology
  • Study Mode: Part Time
  • Full Fees (LKR) : 42,000
  • Full Time Duration: 4 Months
  • Degree Type: Diploma
  • Awarding University: Institute of Mental Health

Course Description

Health psychology is a branch of applied psychology concerned with understanding biological, psychological, and social factors that are involved in physical health and prevention of illness. Health psychologists study the factors that allow people to be healthy, recover from an illness or cope with a chronic condition. Health psychologists help patients of all ages and with varying psychological or physical health issues respond to and manage the psychological aspects of their illness.



Entry Requirements

  • Age not less than 22 years
  • Fluency of the English language is essential
Suitable for,
  • University Medical
  • Nursing Graduates
  • Members of recognized Professional healthcare bodies
  • Holders of a recognized Certificate / Diploma / HND or Degree in Psychology or Counselling





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