Through this Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training for Therapy Assistants, you’ll master a fresh set of clinical tools and skills that will transform your practice. This course provides a strong foundational knowledge of the principles and strategies involved in using CBT. The course covers the main theoretical concepts and interventions of cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), including therapeutic approaches, intervention techniques, CBT skills and strategies, and the use of CBT as an evidence-based treatment approach for individuals with certain mental health disorders. After finishing the course you will understand the principles and theory of CBT, how to develop positive therapeutic relationships, and develop their own style for introducing clients to CBT, the general structure of therapy and the CBT therapist role, and much more.

Why choose this course

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of 9.99 and PDF Certificate at 4.99.

Course Curriculum

Introduction
About the Tutor 00:01:00
CBT & Therapeutic principles
What is CBT (the CBT model) 00:07:00
NICE guidelines 00:04:00
The therapeutic alliance, Trust and Empathy 00:07:00
Ethics of the therapy 00:05:00
The Psychology & Causations of Eating Disorders
Eating disorders: Categorisations 00:07:00
Core Psychopathology of Eating Disorders 00:07:00
Co-morbid psychiatric illness 00:07:00
Social and Family factors 00:08:00
Cognitive factors 00:07:00
Emotional factors 00:09:00
The Assessment & Planning
First session – Assessment 00:08:00
Dietary and Nutritional issues 00:06:00
Setting Goals with the client 00:07:00
Motivational factors 00:07:00
CBT in Practice
Working with Anxiety 00:05:00
The Socratic approach (Socratic questioning) 00:06:00
Psychoeducation 00:04:00
The ‘Exposure’ technique 00:07:00
Working with Beliefs (shape, weight, food) 00:07:00
Behavioural Experiments 00:07:00
Reviewing & Wrapping up
Designing and Reviewing Action plans 00:06:00
Concluding therapy successfully 00:04:00
Follow up and Relapse Prevention 00:05:00
Thank you and Good Bye! 00:03:00

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