Clinical Applications in CBT Certificate


3D white people. PsychologistClinical and Solution Focussed Approaches in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Course Aim: To help course participants to be aware of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Anxiety Disorders, Brief Treatment Objectives and an insight into Schema Therapy

DAY 1:

  • Delegates will learn about CBT
  • Hand outs/Course Material
  • Question Time
  • Explanation of CBT
  • Suitability/Capability/Motivation
  • Summary of Behavioural Techniques
  • Brief Categories of Cognitive Distortions
  • Maladaptive Assumptions
  • Core Beliefs

DAY 2:

Delegates will learn more about CBT and how thoughts, behaviours and feelings can impact on depression. Learn CBT techniques and discover depression treatment.

  • CBT for Depression
  • Brief hand out on CBT and Depression
  • Diagnostic Flow Chart
  • Evaluation of Suicidal risk
  • Weekly activity Schedule
  • Predicting Pleasure and mastery
  • Insomnia
  • Link between thinking and response (example)
  • Worry control
  • Worry box
  • Cognitive Reframing
  • Thought Distortion
  • Thought Stopping/Distraction
  • Responding to Negative Automatic Thoughts
  • Continuums

DAY 3:

Delegates will learn about General Anxiety Disorder and OCD.

  • Questions
  • Feedback
  • What is GAD
  • Gad symptoms
  • GAD treatment
  • Anxiety Checklist
  • Pink Rabbit
  • Worry Log
  • What to do if you are worrying
  • Treatment goals
  • What is OCD
  • OCD symptoms
  • OCD treatment
  • OCD Personality Disorder

DAY 4:

Delegates will learn about Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

  • What is a panic attack?
  • Panic Disorder
  • Hierarchy of feared situations
  • Coping statements for Patients
  • SUDS
  • Imaginal and vivo exposure
  • Types of exposure
  • Dissociation
  • Types of Dissociation
  • DES inventory
  • Understanding what’s behind Panic Disorder
  • Refusal to get better
  • Panic disorder treatment
  • Agoraphobia

DAY 5:

Delegates will learn about Specific Phobia and Social Phobia/ Avoidant Personality Disorder

  • What is Specific Phobia
  • Fear Hierarchy
  • Self-monitoring
  • Goals and interventions
  • Treatment of Phobias
  • Social Phobia
  • Safety Behaviours
  • Anxiety situations
  • Social Phobia questionnaire
  • Treatment goals
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • DSM –IV

DAY 6:

Delegates will learn about PTSD, ASD, and Vicarious trauma, Sub-syndromal Trauma, Chronic and Complex Trauma

  • What is PTSD
  • PTSD symptoms
  • Trauma trigger
  • Addressing trauma related cognitions
  • Hyper-arousal
  • Hyper-vigilance
  • Avoidance
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Exposure to emotional cues
  • PTCI
  • Cognitive Restructuring

Day 7:

Delegates will learn more about PTSD and Schema Therapy

  • In depth study of Trauma
  • Co morbidity
  • Child trauma
  • Trauma effects
  • Fibromyalgia/ Chronic Fatigue/ME
  • Schema Therapy by J Young
  • Young Schema Questionnaire
  • Child modes
  • Life patterns
  • Main components
  • Schema Modes

DAY 8:

Delegates will learn about other helpful information for clients

  • Insight on other therapies
  • Relational Therapy
  • Somatoformic and Metaphysical
  • A-Z Metaphysical
  • Eye accessing cues
  • CBT and Case formulation
  • 9 Principles for Positive Change
  • 4 Part I message
  • Problem Solving
  • Dealing with Self Criticism
  • Chemical imbalances on Mental Health
  • Serotonin
  • Dopamine
  • GABA
  • SSRIs
  • Serotonin overload
  • Questions

Minimum requirements: Life Therapies Clinic accepts a wide range of qualifications, and we always try to judge applications on the basis of academic potential and empathetic ability. We consider your experience, alternative qualifications, and other information you enter on your application form.

This course is suitable for: Counsellors, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Doctors, Nutritionists, Nurses, Social Workers & other Health Professionals.

We also offer this course as corporate training and are happy to work with organisations who wish to develop these skills. We welcome enquiries from companies seeking in house training and offer discount for groups.

Trainer: Eamonn McVeigh UKCP Accredited Cognitive Clinical Psychotherapist. UKCP Northern Ireland Representative. University of Ulster Therapeutic Supervisor
Location: Life Therapies Clinic  Belfast
Investment: £795
Dates: 3rd & 4th, 17th & 18th October 2015.   7th & 8th, 21st & 22nd November, 2015

Contact our office: info@life-therapies.com

This course can be taken either as a stand-alone module with certification for 64 hours CPD OR as part of a 4 year pathway towards UKCP psychotherapy accreditation with Awaken School. Please contact us for more details: info@life-therapies.com


Life Therapies
3 Wellington Park

T: 07706 705814
E: bridin@life-therapies.com

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