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Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Credit Rated)
Why take this course?
This course provides an understanding of theoretical models, processes and skills practice - within the context of providing a helping and supportive relationship to clients. There is an emphasis on self-awareness, personal and professional development, critical reflection and supervision.
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00 (0% APR), followed by 2 monthly payments of £80.00
Students will be introduced to CBT, at the heart of which is the ABC model. They will also study:
the triadic structure
the role of automatic thoughts
and the need to challenge erroneous thought patterns through applying CBT techniques and strategies. The course demonstrates how CBT can be used to effectively work with issues of depression, anxiety, fears and phobias, and anger.
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10 Lessons and 4 tutor marked assignments are supplied in PDF and Word format, supplemented with suggested background reading.
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You may wish to consider building on your certificate by taking our second CBT module which emphasises self-awareness and critical reflection. Both modules make up the
Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Course UD 1000.
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The Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is awarded by the Institute of Counselling. The module is credit rated with 20 credits at SCQF level 8 (2nd year BA/BSc).
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CBT Course UW100
Can one practice as a counsellor after this
Asked by bianca moys - luton Submitted 2224 days ago
This course offers knowledge and understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I would suggest that there is a lot more you may like to consider before considering practising as a counsellor. Please look at our Diplomas in Counselling Skills (Course 4000 and 5000N) which offer a more comprehensive coverage of the skills and knowledge required in counselling. Additionally whilst studying you would be recommended to work towards building supervised practice hours with a reputable helping organisation. Ultimately you would want to consider membership of a professional organisation such as the National Counselling Society or BACP - please take time to view their websites.
Does the CBT certificate at UWS include practical skills development?
Asked by Heather Gray - glasgow Submitted 2765 days ago
The UWS Certificate in CBT does not carry any practical skills. The course is a theory based course.
certificate in cbt
i want to go into counselling. is this qualification recognised by BACP? will it help me with counselling career?
Asked by jenna - crewe Submitted 2810 days ago
None of our courses are recognised by the BACP. If you are looking a becoming a practicing counsellor you should do a full counselling practice course at your local university
Certificate in cognitive behavioural therapy
Can I do this course even if I am not living in Scotland?
Asked by Andrea Gould - Cambridgeshire Submitted 2815 days ago
You can study our courses anywhere in the world because they are done by distance learning or online. Also you can enrol anytime.
CBT Certificate Course
What happens if I take longer than 6 months to complete the course?
Asked by Glasgow Submitted 2842 days ago
If you take more than six months to complete the course you would need to take out a course extentsion for another six months. The cost for the course extentsion will be £60.
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