This two-day course covers issues of definition and assessment, cognitive and behavioural theories along with a range of CBT interventions as they apply to working with depression. The course addresses all the essentials of this work and outlines the new developments and approaches in the field.
Issues covered include:
- Definitions of depression – options and limitations
- Beck’s Cognitive Theory of Depression and implications for treatment
- Lewinsohn’s and Ferster’s learning theory models of depression and their implications for treatment
- Psychometric Assessment issues in depression
- Cognitive Strategies for moderating thinking errors
- The use Of Pie Charts To moderate guilt in Depression
- Addressing the issue of Selective Attention in Depression
- The use of Activity Scheduling and Behavioural Activation
- New Developments and Updates
If you’ve done this course with us in the past and want to attend it again as a refresher – you might be entitled to a 50% discount. Contact the office firstname.lastname@example.org to check the records we hold for you and whether this discount is available to you.
This course is part of the training programme that enables you to complete the BPS Approved Master Practitioner Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
You can build up gradually your CBT training portfolio by attending all the courses within the programme at the pace that suits you. All your training hours will be calculated, recorded in an individual validated log and accumulated towards your full Diploma.
Paul Grantham Consultant Clinical Psychologist, a Senior Associate of The Royal Society of Medicine, Accredited CBT Therapist. With over 40 years of clinical experience, Paul is the Founder and Director of SDS, a bestselling author, an international presenter, and one of the most popular and inspirational tutors in the field of psychological skills training.
- Full course video
- Full course materials as a PDF (downloadable)
- Personalised Certificate for 14 CPD Hours