WPF therapy certificate in CBT skills
This CBT skills course is a practical introduction for counsellors, psychotherapists, psychologists and mental health professionals who are working clinically. It is based on the DoH competencies for providing CBT for depression and anxiety/anxiety disorders. This entry level course can lead to IAPT professional training.
CBT works with clients’ present day distress and focuses on how what the client thinks effects the way they feel. Clients are taught to notice their internal dialogue and to learn that unhelpful thoughts can be challenged and changed with beneficial effect.
This course is for mental health professionals who are working clinically. You may be a social worker, doctor, nurse or qualified counsellor, psychotherapist or psychologist trained in another modality, for example. There is an expectation that all participants are already proficient in establishing therapeutic relationships. As an entry requirement you will be able to demonstrate proficiency in relationship skills from prior training and clinical experience. Qualified counsellors and psychotherapists successfully completing this course may be eligible for a clinical placement in the WPF therapy CBT service.
Participants will be introduced to the key elements, foundation skills and techniques of CBT assessment, formulation and treatment plans. With an understanding of, and practice in, the principles and implementation of suitable CBT interventions for clients presenting with depression and anxiety/anxiety disorders.
Spring 2017 intake
- Friday 5th May, Friday 12th May and Friday 19th May. 5pm - 8.30pm.
- Saturday 6th May, Saturday 13th May and Saturday 20th May. 9am - 5.30pm.
Winter 2017 intake
- Friday 17th November, Friday 24th November and Friday 1st December. 5pm - 8.30pm.
- Saturday 18th November, Saturday 25th November and Saturday 2nd December. 9am - 5.30pm.
If you are unsure whether you would be eligible for this course please feel free to ring 020 7378 2051 to discuss.
About the host
WPF therapy aims to provide a year round comprehensive programme of CPD workshops, lectures and short courses. Events of established interest will always be included, plus the programme will embrace innovative thinking and pertinent developments in the world of therapy. All events are intended to inform practice and extend knowledge.