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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Overview

This course is designed to train students who are new to the field as well as existing professional therapists or coaches who wish to add Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) methods to part of their practice.

CBT is a form of talking therapy which helps you identify and understand your patterns of thought and to help you realise how you can alter your patterns of thought in order to change how you feel. This is done by focusing on how you think about the things happening in your life and how those thoughts affect your behaviour.

This CBT course is designed to enable the graduate to meet the National Occupational Standards for Counselling, relevant to counselling work within the context of CBT by including comprehensive core counselling modules.  

How does the course work? 

The time you can dedicate to your studies, from home, is entirely up to you. That is why our distance learning courses are able to fit around your other commitments such as work or family life. You will be responsible for your study schedule and the motivation to successfully achieve this qualification. 
It is also recommended that you spend 1-2 hours of your study time to complete the question paper which will need to be completed and sent to your tutor after the end of each lesson.

 

Modules

  • What is CBT
  • Levels of change
  • Counselling
  • Counselling 2: Basic Methods and Basic Counselling Skills
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Psychotherapy (psychodynamic methods and history)
  • Humanism
  • Cognitive Behavioural Change (CBT) Part 1
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Part 2
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Part 3
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Practical methods
  • Coaching – Philosophy
  • Coaching – Planning
  • Coaching – Mind Sets
  • Referral and Assessing Seriousness
  • CBT for Depression and Anxiety 1: Working with Minor Emotional issues
  • CBT for Depression and Anxiety 2: Working with more serious Emotional issues
  • CBT for Depression and Anxiety 3: Managing depression, NEAD, Early warning systems, Bi Polar, Personality disorders. Management and cooperation with professionals
  • CBT for relationships
  • Complementary CBT Techniques 1
  • Complementary CBT Techniques 2
  • CBT forms and method for other issues
  • Anger and Stress Management Training
  • Professional Practice

Requirements

This course does not require any previous experience or qualification to enrol on this course, it is available to all learns who wish to enrol. 

The approximate time required to complete this course is 360 hours.

 

Qualifications

On successful completion of the course you will be issued with the Endorsed Award from ABC Awards:

Level 5 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate of Achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards' Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect have undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. ABC Awards' endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here

To view a sample of the ABC Learner Unit Summary, please click here

Developing your career

After you complete this course, you will be able to work as a counsellor. You could choose to spend your time with individual clients on a one to one basis or choose to work with couples, families or groups. You could even choose to counsel clients face-to-face over the phone or internet. 

You may choose to build your career in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy by continuing your training and education to become a psychotherapist, working either for a health agency or as a teacher or mentor, you could even go on to open your own private practice. Psychotherapists can earn up to £100,000+*/year.

*Source: Payscale.com, Oct 2012

This course is designed to train students who are new to the field as well as existing professional therapists or coaches who wish to add Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) methods to part of their practice.

CBT is a form of talking therapy which helps you identify and understand your patterns of thought and to help you realise how you can alter your patterns of thought in order to change how you feel. This is done by focusing on how you think about the things happening in your life and how those thoughts affect your behaviour.

This CBT course is designed to enable the graduate to meet the National Occupational Standards for Counselling, relevant to counselling work within the context of CBT by including comprehensive core counselling modules.  

How does the course work? 

The time you can dedicate to your studies, from home, is entirely up to you. That is why our distance learning courses are able to fit around your other commitments such as work or family life. You will be responsible for your study schedule and the motivation to successfully achieve this qualification. 
It is also recommended that you spend 1-2 hours of your study time to complete the question paper which will need to be completed and sent to your tutor after the end of each lesson.

 

Modules

  • What is CBT
  • Levels of change
  • Counselling
  • Counselling 2: Basic Methods and Basic Counselling Skills
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Psychotherapy (psychodynamic methods and history)
  • Humanism
  • Cognitive Behavioural Change (CBT) Part 1
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Part 2
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Part 3
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Practical methods
  • Coaching – Philosophy
  • Coaching – Planning
  • Coaching – Mind Sets
  • Referral and Assessing Seriousness
  • CBT for Depression and Anxiety 1: Working with Minor Emotional issues
  • CBT for Depression and Anxiety 2: Working with more serious Emotional issues
  • CBT for Depression and Anxiety 3: Managing depression, NEAD, Early warning systems, Bi Polar, Personality disorders. Management and cooperation with professionals
  • CBT for relationships
  • Complementary CBT Techniques 1
  • Complementary CBT Techniques 2
  • CBT forms and method for other issues
  • Anger and Stress Management Training
  • Professional Practice

Requirements

This course does not require any previous experience or qualification to enrol on this course, it is available to all learns who wish to enrol. 

The approximate time required to complete this course is 360 hours.

 

Qualifications

On successful completion of the course you will be issued with the Endorsed Award from ABC Awards:

Level 5 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate of Achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards' Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect have undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. ABC Awards' endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here

To view a sample of the ABC Learner Unit Summary, please click here

After you complete this course, you will be able to work as a counsellor. You could choose to spend your time with individual clients on a one to one basis or choose to work with couples, families or groups. You could even choose to counsel clients face-to-face over the phone or internet. 

You may choose to build your career in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy by continuing your training and education to become a psychotherapist, working either for a health agency or as a teacher or mentor, you could even go on to open your own private practice. Psychotherapists can earn up to £100,000+*/year.

*Source: Payscale.com, Oct 2012

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