The Healthy Approach to Gaming
A groundbreaking and CPD accredited ed-tech company dedicated to healthy gaming
Do you think that gaming is a problem? If you do, you wouldn’t be alone – it’s a divisive subject. People either think it’s great, or it’s awful. Gamewell are here to bridge the gap between gaming culture and anti-gaming culture with our groundbreaking ed-tech platform.
We understand gaming. We know that when used correctly it has a multitude of benefits. However, we also know that problem gaming is real, and we appreciate how much it can impact on the lives of gamers and their families. Our Gamewell Professionals course is here to help you make you make a difference.
Gaming doesn’t have to cause problems. When it’s done properly, it can actually be a fantastic tool that can be used for education, improving teamwork, socialising, and even help people process trauma.
However, we know that not everyone has such a good relationship with gaming. Problem gaming is a real thing which can impact on player’s lives in a multitude of negative ways. It can affect sleep patterns, academic work, social skills, and physical health.
Our goal is for every gamer to be able to have the good sides of gaming, with none of the bad.
You will get a wide and objective overview of gaming. Our course is scientifically informed, but each point is contextualised and thoroughly explained. We approach gaming from a holistic point of view, in which we look at every aspect of it. We understand gaming culture, people’s motivations to game, and what the symptoms of problem gaming look like.
Our course has been designed by leading gamers, Gaming Psychologists, and therapists, to combine the latest gaming knowledge with cutting edge intervention techniques to deliver an accessible and effective program.
Through completing our program, you will be able to show people how to Gamewell.
Gamewell Professionals is worth 18 CPD credits.
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, becoming Gamewell Certified is right for you.
Gamewell Professionals is the first course of its kind in the UK which combines the latest in Gaming Psychology research with novel interventions for problem gaming. Through completing our programme you’ll not only know how to Our groundbreaking new ed-tech program shows people how to Gamewell.
Further detail on what to expect from taking the Gamewell Certified Training Programme
When you sign up for the Gamewell Certified Training Programme you will receive a FREE Personal Notebook which contains the course information, and some bonus material.
Created by Alvaro Fernández Cencerrado, former amateur gamer champion and Health Psychologist, reviewed by Dr. Cosmo Duff Gordon, Gamewell’s clinical director and narrated by Rob Fraser, expert in cyberpsychology
Álvaro Fernández Cencerrado is Gamewell’s chief content creator. He is a psychologist and very keen gamer. In 2018, Alvaro won the amateur Spanish League of the MOBA ‘Heroes of the Storm
Cosmo is a behavioural health specialist and Chartered Psychologist
Select which course you would like to take
These professional programmes are designed for teachers, therapists, and anyone working with gamers in a professional capacity.
Develop a global and holistic understanding of gaming and the gamer
Expand your education in the psychology of gaming
Everything in the beginner’s course, plus
Empowered to support healthy gaming and to intervene meaningfully to help someone with a gaming disorder
Everything in the beginner & intermediate courses, plus
Your questions answered
You will receive this upon completion of your chosen course.
The certificate recognises that you understand gaming, the psychology behind it, and how to treat disordered gaming.
Beginners – 5
Intermediate – 7
Advanced – 6
18 in total.
You can state that you are Gamewell certified upon completion of the course.
Whether or not you can work as a gaming therapist or counsellor will be dependant on the local laws in your country.
We give accreditation to those who have really engaged and completed each required section.