Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Course Outline

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a well evidenced psychological therapy for the treatment of common mental health problems. Delegates attending this training course will be provided with a full background and understanding of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Key points of the workshop include;

– NICE recommendations & the evidence base for CBT

– Key principles of CBT

– Levels of CBT intervention

– Specific principles of CBT in practice – relating to client group

– Skills practice applied to current setting/client group

– Assessment using a CBT model

– Problem areas in current client group & goal setting

– Change – pros & cons

– Depression & anxiety – key features and symptoms

– Behavioural techniques & methods

– Cognitive techniques & methods

– Skills practice applied to current setting

– Problem solving what might sabotage achieving goals

– What can we all learn from CBT

Who is the course aimed at?

Health/social care professionals who have no/little prior knowledge of CBT

How long is the course?

2 days

What will you learn?

– Have an understanding of the core concept of CBT

– Know how CBT has developed in the field of psychological therapies

– Know when CBT may be used & its evidence base of effectiveness

– Understand the impact of depression &/or anxiety symptoms on their client group’s presentation

– Learnt some basic behavioural & cognitive interventions

– Feel confident in appropriately incorporating some core aspects of CBT into current practice


“Very enjoyable, informative day; excellent trainer”


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