Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a current form of evidence-based psychological therapy recommended by NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) as a first line intervention for many psychological disorders.
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This PGDip in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy aims to increase your knowledge base of theory and research in CBT, and attempts to promote a critical approach to the subject. The course also aims to provide practical, intensive and detailed skills training to facilitate skills development to a defined standard of competence. The course is a British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) Level 2 Accredited course in CBT and as such the course has currently been assessed as ‘providing training to the standards for Accreditation in respect of the number of training hours and supervision and number of assessed cases as laid down in the minimum training standards.
The training aims to support you to achieve the level of theoretical knowledge, reflective abilities and clinical skills needed when considering work in the field of psychological therapy, using evidence-based cognitive behaviour therapy methods in your work.
The course is offered on a full-time basis, and is delivered through a combination of university attendance, clinical placement activity, clinical supervision and access to online learning materials.