This Postgraduate Certificate will broaden your horizons as a health psychologist and will allow you to grow personally and professionally"


Psychologists play a fundamental role in healthcare when it comes to improving people's physical, mental and social wellbeing. Today they are an essential component in resolving different psychological disorders.

This University Course provides extensive knowledge in advanced models and techniques in assessment, diagnosis and psychological intervention in this field of health. For this, you will have a teaching faculty that stands out for its extensive professional experience in the different areas in which psychology has developed and in different sectors of the population.

Throughout this program, the student will go through all the current approaches in the work carried out by health psychologists.  The correct approach to psychological assessments and interviews; the implementation of psychological techniques for stress prevention or the assimilation of the different phases of the research process in Psychology. There will be some of the many topics of work and study that students will be able to integrate into their training with this comprehensive program.

We will not only take you through the theoretical knowledge we offer, but we will introduce you to another way of studying and learning, one which is simpler, more organic and more efficient. We will work to keep you motivated and to develop your passion for learning, helping you to analyze and to develop critical thinking skills. 

A high-level step that will become a process of improvement, not only on a professional level, but also on a personal level. 

A training program created for professionals who aspire for excellence, and that will enable you to acquire new skills and strategies easily and effectively"

This Postgraduate Certificate in Research in Clinical and Health Psychology has the most complete and up-to-date academic program in the university landscape. The most important features of the University Course are:

  • Developing 100 practical cases presented by experts in General Health Psychology
  • The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for carrying out research
  • News and innovations on research in the different fields of psychology
  • Practical exercises where self-assessment can be used to improve learning.
  • Algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the situations that are presented to the student.
  • Special emphasis on research methodologies
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

Access deep insights in General Health Psychology and its multiple implications, in a comprehensive Postgraduate Certificate designed to propel you to another professional level" 

It includes a very broad teaching staff made up of experts in psychology, who share their work experience in this training, as well as recognized specialists from leading communities and prestigious universities.

The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide an immersive training program designed to train in real situations.

This program is designed around Problem Based Learning, where the student must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the course. For this purpose, the professional will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by renowned and experienced research experts.

Increase your confidence as a healthcare psychiatrist by updating your knowledge through this Postgraduate Certificate"


This University Course marks the difference between a professional with a lot of knowledge, and a professional who knows how to apply it in their daily practice"


The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals in Research in Clinical and Health Psychology who are aware of the importance of being up to date in order to look into this field of knowledge and produce publications of academic quality.


This Postgraduate Certificate in Research in Clinical and Health Psychology has the most complete and updated scientific program in the market”

Module 1. Scientific and Professional Foundations of Psychology General Health Psychology  

1.1. Clinical and Health Psychology 

1.1.1. Historical Background.
1.1.2. Clinical Psychology
1.1.3. Health Psychology

1.2. Legal Framework for Psychology as a Health Profession 

1.2.1. History of Health Psychology in Spain
1.2.2. Current Legislation of Health Psychology in Spain
1.2.3. Controversies and Future Challenges in Health Psychology

1.3. Ethical and Deontological Aspects of Health Psychology 

1.3.1. Basic Concepts of Ethics and Deontology
1.3.2. Ethical-Deontological Aspects of Psychology as a Scientific Discipline
1.3.3. Ethical-Deontological Aspects of Psychology as a Scientific Discipline

13.4. Data Protection in Psychology

1.4.  Health: Conceptualization and Models  

1.4.1. Conceptualization of Health
1.4.2. Health Models
1.4.3. Theories of Behavior and Health

1.5.  Stress and Psychosocial Factors in the Health-Disease Process

1.5.1. Theories of Stress
1.5.2. Relationship between Stress and Disease
1.5.3. Personality and Health

1.6.  Interprofessional and Health Outcomes Communication 

1.6.1. Psychosocial Rehabilitation
1.6.2. Health Care from the Community and Hospital Settings
1.6.3. Results Communication

1.7.    Diagnostic Classifications: Basic and Differential Aspects 

1.7.1. Concepts and Models in Psychopathology
1.7.2. Diagnostic Classifications in Psychopathology
1.7.3. New Classification Systems in Psychopathology

1.8. Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Clinical Practice and Evidence-Based Evaluation 

1.8.1. Introduction to Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
1.8.2. Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Methodology
1.8.3. Evidence-Based Psychology

1.9. Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments 

1.9.1. History of Effectiveness Evaluation
1.9.2. Clinical Practice Guidelines
1.9.3. Limitations and Challenges of Evidence-Based Treatments

1.10. Transdiagnostic Approach and Evaluation of Processes and Outcomes 

1.10.1. Transdiagnostic Approach 
1.10.2. Evaluation of Therapeutic Results 
1.10.3. Evaluation of Therapeutic Processes

1.11.  Fundamentals of Research and New Technologies in Health Psychology 

1.11.1. Scientific Research in Psychology
1.11.2. Research Designs
1.11.3. Intervention through New Technologies

1.12. Scientific-Professional Resources for Healthcare Practice 

1.12.1. Criteria and Search in Systematic Reviews
1.12.2. Study Selection and Data Extraction in Systematic Reviews
1.12.3. Analysis of Results in Systematic Reviews 

Module 2. Research Applied to Health Psychology 

2.1. Scientific Research 

2.1.1.   Research in Psychology
2.1.2.     Research Process
2.1.3.     Research Designs Manipulative Strategy Designs Non-Manipulative Strategy Designs

2.2.     Search for Scientific Information 

2.2.1.     Information Sources
2.2.2.     Search Strategy
2.2.3.     Other Aspects of the Search Process

2.3.     Systematic Reviews: Data Selection and Extraction Process 

2.3.1.     Selection Process Study Selection Other Aspects of the Selection Process

2.3.2.     Data Extraction Data Extraction: Data to be Extracted and Sources Data Extraction: Extraction Process

2.4.     Systematic Reviews: Risk of Bias Assessment 

2.4.1.     Sources and Dimensions of Bias
2.4.2.     Risk of Bias within Studies
2.4.3.     Risk of Bias across Studies

2.5.     Meta-Analysis 

2.5.1.     Measuring the Effect
2.5.2.     Summary of Effects across Studies
2.5.3.     Heterogeneity

2.6.     Scientific Report and Bibliographic References

2.6.1.     Requirements and Sections of a Scientific Report
2.6.2.     Referencing Styles
2.6.3.     Citing and Referencing with APA Standards

2.7 -    Experimental Designs 

2.7.1.     Cross-Group Experimental Designs Cross-Group Experimental Designs: Features and Types Cross-Group Experimental Designs: Data Analysis Techniques

2.7.2.     Intrasubject Experimental Designs Intrasubject Experimental Designs: Features and Types Intrasubject Experimental Designs: Data Analysis Techniques

2.8    Factorial Designs 

2.8.1.     Ex Post Facto Designs: Features and Types
2.8.2.     Ex Post Facto Designs: Data Analysis Techniques

2.9    Quasi-Experimental Designs 

2.9.1.     Ex Post Facto Designs: Features and Types
2.9.2.     Ex Post Facto Designs: Data Analysis Techniques

2.10.     Other Research Designs

2.10.1.     Single Case Designs  Single Case Designs: Features and Types Single Case Designs: Data Analysis Techniques

2.10.2.     Ex Post Facto Designs Ex Post Facto Designs: Features and Types Ex Post Facto Designs: Data Analysis Techniques

2.10.3.     Qualitative Research Qualitative Research: Features Qualitative Research: Types


Our curriculum has been designed with teaching effectiveness in mind: so that you learn faster, more efficiently, and on a more permanent basis"