SDS Seminars Online

Behavioural Activation for Depression with Lisa Anderson



Can be taken as an individual course or as a part of Certificate in CBT for Children and Adolescents

Learning outcomes for the day will be:

  • How common is depression and what are the factors that increase the risk for this problem
  • At what age is a child likely to start to shown signs of depression
  • What other factors and problems might be present when we see a child with Depression
  • How to measure, assess and formulate Depression
  • Using Behavioural Activation (BA) to treat Depression
  • Developing a good overview of manualised BA for Depression and practicing the key skills used in the approach

Course tutor

Lisa Anderson
Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Lisa Anderson is an HCPC registered Consultant Forensic Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist. She is also a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with BABCP. She has over 18 years’ experience as a clinician and an academic and has worked within child mental health and adult services, where she has provided assessment, interventions, and supervision in both the NHS and private sector. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, young offenders, looked after children, homeless and asylum seekers. Lisa worked as a lecturer in Psychology for the University of Leicester where she has managed the multi-agency training service in child mental health across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland. She was responsible for training 600-900 primary care staff per year for over 12 years and also taught postgraduate students. She is an associate Lecturer for University of Derby on the CYP Talking Therapies course. She is national trainer in child mental health, working closely with Universities and local councils.

Course structure

  • 8 Part Video of a full live training event
  • Full course materials as a PDF (downloadable)
  • Personalised Certificate for 14 CPD Hours