Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - Introduction

1 day workshop

Suitable For Mental Health Clinicians

Workshop aim:

This workshop is aimed at clinicians with little or no previous knowledge of CBT. Participants learn basic knowledge and learn skills that may be useful in their clinical setting.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) comprises a range of cognitive and/or behavioural interventions that have often proven to be the psychological treatment of choice for a wide range of mental health issues.

The course explores how to begin to address maladaptive forms of thinking and/or behaviour; it will cover the basics of CBT, the ABC model and explore basic interventions (eg: disputation, behavioural interventions, including useful approaches, tools and techniques).

Learning outcomes:

  • An increased understanding of the concepts of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).
  • Knowledge of the underlying principles of CBT
  • How to identify a activating event, beliefs and consequences (ABC)
  • Explore disputing skills /tools
  • Discuss and practice clinical application of basic CBT skills
  • Why we should Self-practice and Self-monitor

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