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Socratic Questioning – 4 CPD Hours

This course consists of 3 training videos that concentrate on introducing Socratic Questioning through a combination of demonstration, discussion and reflection. The course includes: Socratic Questioning Working with Avoidant Negative Assumptions Performance Anxiety Despite its origins being nearly 2500 years old, Socratic Questioning (SQ) in therapy generally and specifically in CBT remains somewhat a mystery […]

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Essential CBT Skills Series – 14 CPD Hours

This course consists of 8 training videos that concentrate on introducing specific CBT techniques through a combination of demonstration, discussion and reflection. The course includes: Agenda Setting Cognitive Restructuring of Negative Automatic Thoughts Working with Negative Assumptions Continuum Work Downward Arrow Technique for Core Beliefs Cost – Benefit Analysis Activity Log Behavioural Experiments The structure

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Working with Character Strengths – 5 CPD Hours

Positive Psychology is a relatively new branch of psychology as introduced in 1998 by Professor Martin Seligman, but it has quickly developed a large following amongst practitioners around the globe. It concentrates on studying and promoting positive human functioning, and developing effective interventions that help to support thriving individuals, families, and communities. Positive psychology aims

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Working with Character Strengths (Using the VIA Survey in Everyday Practice) – 1 CPD Hour

Course description Positive Psychology is a relatively new branch of psychology as introduced in 1998 by Professor Martin Seligman, but it has quickly developed a large following amongst the practitioners around the globe. It concentrates on studying and promoting positive human functioning, and developing effective interventions that help to support thriving individuals, families, and communities.

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Case Formulation and Exposure & Response Prevention for Social Anxiety – 2 CPD Hours

Social Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems affecting approximately one in eight people during the course of their life. This video covers two key aspects of its treatment – firstly the development and importance of a shared case formulation with the client (Joanne) and secondly the key role of exposure and

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Exposure & Response Prevention for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – 2 CPD Hours

Course description Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is one of the most disabling mental health problems. However, there is also an excellent research base supporting the effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in enabling clients to overcome this. Treatment consists of the identification of triggers to the obsessive thoughts (typically thoughts of a specified or unspecified disaster)

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Working with Self-depreciation with Windy Dryden – 2 CPD Hours

Course Description Always beating yourself up? Telling yourself you’re wrong or stupid or thinking you’re not as good as other people? Self-depreciation (or self-deprecation) is a common problem for many. Strongly held negative beliefs about self and our relationship with others often leads sufferers to present themselves as lesser than others or attempt to be

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Working with Perfectionism with Windy Dryden – 2 CPD Hours

Course Description Are things never quite good enough … no matter what you do? Do you believe that anything less than perfection is terrible? Perfectionism is a fast-track route to unhappiness and has been strongly associated with depression and eating disorders amongst other mental health problems. Rigid standards that are impossible to meet and a

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