Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (An Introduction)

Course Objectives

  • To understand what CBT is and how it can be used in the work/care setting.
  • To gain an understanding of who can benefit from CBT.
  • To consider the recommendations for use in certain diagnosis which includes:- PTSD,  depression, anxiety, pain, schizophrenia, drug & alcohol services etc.
  • To understand how CBT may be applied and how it may be used in conjunction with other therapies and medication.
  • To gain awareness of strategies and techniques
  • To be able to recognise the effectiveness of therapy (and when it does not suit an individual)
  • To understand the importance of encouraging further ‘coping skills training’.
This course can be extended to a full day (6 hours) looking more in depth at theory into practice. Please contact the office to enquire with regard to cost.

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (An Introduction)

DBT is closely related to CBT, and was initially developed by Marsha Linehan for individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder who cope with distressing emotions and situations by using self-destructive behaviours such as self-harm, substance abuse and eating disorders.  DBT is now being used for treating other mental health conditions. Research shows that DBT can improve your ability to handle distress without losing control and acting destructively.

Course Objectives

  • To understand what DBT is
  • To gain an in depth understanding of the four modules: Mindfulness, Distress tolerance, Emotion regulation, Interpersonal effectiveness
  • To understand how DBT techniques may be utilised by staff working in a person-centred way.
  • To discuss the implementation of strategies within your work setting
  • To understand the importance of encouraging coping skills training
This course can also be extended to a full day.


Course Information

Duration: Half or full day per session

Who should attend:All Staff                

Certification: Certificate of Attendance   

Cost: From £345 + VAT (maximum number of candidates 12) - per session

Travel Charge: Dependent on Location

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