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10 Online psychology courses you cannot afford to miss

A list of hand-picked, best-selling online psychology courses across the internet to help you achieve mastery over the human psyche. Online courses are a great way for in-depth learning about specific topics of interest and they save you a lot of time and hassle that comes from trying to look for information on your own.

When you click on the course title or the respective 'Learn more' buttons, you'll be taken to a page where you can get access to the course details provided by the developers. Happy learning!

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Addiction recovery requires a scientific, evidence-based approach more than anything else. This online course makes use of neuroscience principles to teach you how to rewire your brain and beat your addiction. Developed by A. Scott Roberts, an M.S. in Rehabilitation Counselling, the 4-step system includes easily downloadable ebooks, videos, and Nutrition for Improved Recovery video series.

Want to beat addiction from home? Sobriety Success is an online addiction recovery platform for drug and alcohol problems. Whether you want to recover from addiction or simply learn about it so that you can help somebody you know, the program offers over 120 lectures, 20+ hours of live video, and printable certificates.

Having struggled with shyness and social anxiety himself, Sean Cooper explores the biological root of shyness and social anxiety. This system uses a Cognitive and Behavioral approach to overcoming shyness and social anxiety. If you're someone who's been paralyzed by shyness and social anxiety, this might just be the solution you're looking for.

4) The Art of Covert Hypnosis

If you find the concept of hypnosis attractive, this course is for you. It covers hypnosis, NLP, and mentalism. The beauty of covert hypnosis lies in the fact that the hypnotized is not aware that they are being hypnotized. Language is a very small part of communication and most people are oblivious to the non-verbal ways they communicate. This course teaches you how to influence people covertly using verbal and non-verbal cues.

Have you been at the receiving end of the much-dreaded "I don't think it's working out" or "I think we should break up" sentence? Chances are, you bombarded text messages to your ex soon after, begging them to get back together. According to TW Jackson, developer of this popular online course, that is a big mistake. What should you do instead? Check out the course and find out for yourself.

Relationship coach Amy North's guide for women to cook up some chemistry with the men they like via texting. A big part of courtship in today's world happens via texting and the power of words to influence, even via texting, is immense. This course helps women exploit the way men think to their advantage. Men can benefit from this course too by gaining insights into what makes them tick. 

Lee H. Baucom, Ph.D. teaches how to work through issues in a marriage in this best-selling online psychology course. With divorce rates skyrocketing and traditional marriage counseling showing dismally low success rates, this is an invaluable resource for anyone serious about saving their marriage.

8) Long Distance Love Guide

As we get more and more connected via the internet, long-distance relationships are becoming more and more common. Unfortunately, such relationships present their own unique challenges to the point that many people think that such relationships can't actually work. Written by Bob Grant, a relationship coach with over 20 years of experience, this guide presents solutions to common issues that people experience in long-distance relationships.

If you prefer online therapy, you might want to consider this service that is based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)- the most effective form of therapy supported by research. A personal therapist will provide you with regular support and assistance and you'll have a complete CBT toolbox to work with. 

This comprehensive memory course is designed by 2 times USA memory champion who featured on NatGeo's show 'Brain Games' (one of my favorite shows!). The benefits of having a great memory are endless- ranging from being able to remember names to impressing friends to getting better grades.  

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