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Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Tools and Techniques

Why take this course?

This course is likely to benefit someone with a background in counselling or other caring fields who would like to extend their knowledge by studying CBT.

The Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Tools and Techniques provides a comprehensive understanding of CBT skills models and strategies within the context of a therapeutic relationship with clients.

There is an emphasis on self-awareness, critical reflection and working with beginnings, middles and endings as a therapeutic process.

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Learning Method: Online Distance Learning


Course Details

Course Number: 6001N
Course Fee: £374.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00 (0% APR), followed by 4 monthly payments of £73.50
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Course Content

This course focuses upon the role of the triadic structure focusing upon automatic thoughts and beliefs and how CBT can be used to effectively work with issues of depression, anxiety, fears, phobias and anger within the context of working with clients.

 You are introduced within this course to the ABC model, which describes the interaction between the client's behaviours', feelings and thoughts. This course will teach you the skills, strategies and techniques of CBT, through practical activities, an essay and a case study.

Materials supplied with this course

 The main learning resource is the multi-media open learning/distance learning pack supplemented by direct reading and case studies. Assignments include essays, practical activities and analyses of case studies for subsequent discussion with tutors who will give constructive feedback and guidance. 

Competency Portfolio

Students will be supported by a work-based mentor or colleague in developing a competency portfolio of their CBT skills. 

Linkages to other courses

On successful completion of this course, you may wish to specialise in a particular area such as using CBT to address drugs and alcohol issues or coaching and mentoring for personal and professional development.


This course is accredited by the ACCPH. The ACCPH are an independent professional body and register.

Credit Rated or CPD

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded an ACCPH accredited award and 300 CPD hours. Your award will be issued by the Institute.

Course Fee: £374.00

You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00
Followed by 4 monthly payments of £73.50
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