Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PGDip

Coventry University    College of the Arts and Society

Part time See Course PGDip 1-2 years part-time
Nursing & Health (27) Psychology (31)

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Immerse yourself in the world of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) with the PGDip programme, designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to excel in this evidence-based psychological therapy field. Accredited by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), this course offers a comprehensive curriculum focusing on delivering CBT for depression and anxiety disorders. Through six mandatory modules, including reflective practice and personal/professional development, you will enhance your clinical competence and theoretical understanding. The course structure combines university attendance with a clinical placement, providing a well-rounded learning experience. Entry requires a relevant mental health profession background or equivalent skills, along with access to a clinical placement for supervised CBT practice. Upon completion, you can apply for provisional accreditation as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with the BABCP, opening doors to a rewarding career in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy. Elevate your expertise and make a difference in mental health with this esteemed programme.

About the course

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a current form of evidence-based psychological therapy recommended by NICE as a first line intervention for many psychological disorders.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a current form of evidence-based psychological therapy recommended by NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) as a first-line intervention for many psychological disorders.

This PGDip in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy aims to provide practical, intensive and detailed skills training to facilitate skills development to a defined standard of competence while increasing your knowledge base of theory and research in CBT.

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Entry Requirements

To study this course, you must be working in a relevant core mental health profession or be able to demonstrate the equivalent knowledge, skills and attitudes via a ‘KSA’ portfolio. You must also have access to a clinical placement in which it is possible to carry out three days a week of face-to-face, supervised CBT practice and audio/video record client sessions for assessment in the academic setting.

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