Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is one of the most widely used talking therapies. It helps people to understand their own behaviour and to make positive changes in their lives. Now widely used in the NHS to help people with anxiety disorder, depression and other conditions it is mainly concerned with how people are thinking and acting now, and using this as the starting point for change, rather than focusing on difficulties in their past.
The course will give you the opportunity to:
Learn new life therapy skills and techniques and how you can apply it to many situations, and in many different settings
Identify, and make changes to negative patterns of thoughts, feelings and behaviours
- Gain an understanding of the principles of CBT and their relevance to your life and others around you
Teacher feedback, individual learning plans, student and peer self-assessment.
A general interest in CBT and a desire to find out more.
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
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