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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Researcher Yiran Ge from the University of Oxford


The course "Addiction Psychology: Understanding and Overcoming Substance Abuse" offers a comprehensive exploration of the psychological dimensions of substance abuse and addiction, aiming to provide a nuanced understanding of the complex factors contributing to addictive behaviors. Participants delve into the foundational theories and neurobiological underpinnings of addiction, gaining insights into the psychological, social, and behavioral aspects of substance abuse. The course examines various types of addictions, including both substance and behavioral addictions, and explores evidence-based treatments and interventions for addiction recovery. Moreover, it addresses the importance of early intervention, prevention strategies, and relapse prevention techniques in promoting long-term recovery and well-being. By discussing the societal and cultural perspectives on addiction, as well as the ethical considerations in addiction counseling, the course fosters a comprehensive understanding of the broader impact of addiction on individuals, families, and communities. Ultimately, it encourages participants to apply their knowledge to contribute to the development of effective, holistic, and culturally sensitive approaches to addiction prevention and treatment.


At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the educator indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Addiction Psychology: Understanding and Overcoming Substance Abuse, byYiran Ge

  •  Yiran  Ge's research focuses on the role of beliefs within the intrapersonal emotion regulation process and the functions of a set of emotion regulation strategies used by social peers at the interpersonal levels. Her project aims to facilitate understanding of the bi-directionality of young adults’ daily emotion regulation and the underlying cognitive components that guide individuals to monitor and modify their emotional experiences.

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