Cognitive behavioural therapy approach

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3rd - 10th March 2024, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Counsellors and trainees
The Spark Counselling Scotland, 2nd Floor Training Centre, 100 Wellington Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City, G2 6DH

This cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approach CPD course will provide counsellors and therapists with an understanding of the origins, principles, and application of a CBT approach.

Participants will gain an understanding of how they can apply the assessment, formulation and treatment planning structure and will provide participants with the knowledge and skills of CBT tools and techniques to integrate into their counselling practice. Case studies will be provided throughout the training day and participants will be invited to reflect and consider how they can apply the CBT approach to their counselling practice.

Course aims:

  • to understand the principles and theory of CBT
  • to define the application of CBT tools
  • to apply a CBT approach to an existing practice
  • to develop therapeutic skills within a CBT framework
  • to increase confidence and competence

Course learning outcomes:

  • Describe the key principles of CBT and how they relate to thoughts, feelings, behaviours, and physical sensations.
  • Explain the rationale for the application of specific CBT tools and how they relate to goals.
  • Develop a plan to integrate CBT principles and techniques into their existing practice.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of CBT interventions.
  • Reflect on learning and development from the course.

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The Spark Counselling is a leading provider of couples counselling, marriage counselling, individual counselling and school-based counselling in Scotland. This is complemented by a wide range of training programmes facilitated by professional counsellors, delivered at our SQA-accredited training centre.

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