CBT has emerged as one of the most effective treatments for a wide range of psychological issues. CBT assists a client in developing a more constructive approach to problem solving and life in general by assisting them in understanding how their thoughts, feelings, and behaviours interact to maintain faulty patterns of thinking.

This course provides a comprehensive overview of CBT theory, counselling skills that underpin good therapeutic practise, and how to apply specific CBT techniques in the treatment of depression, anxiety, and other common mental health problems.

  • What is cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and the underlying principles that guide CBT practitioners.
  • How counselling works to promote change, as well as the fundamental counselling skills that every therapist must master.
  • How to cultivate listening skills that encourage client disclosure and communicate empathy.
  • How to assist clients in identifying irrational beliefs, as well as how the ABC model is used to guide CBT.
  • How to build a case and schedule CBT sessions.
  • How to choose and use CBT tools like journaling, behavioural experiments, and confronting maladaptive thoughts.
  • How to use CBT techniques to assist someone in overcoming depression and resuming daily life engagement.
  • How to use CBT techniques to help a client cope with anxiety, overcome panic attacks, and overcome phobias.
  • How thoughts, feelings, and behaviours contribute to and maintain insomnia, and how CBT can assist a client in returning to a normal sleeping pattern.
  • An overview of two CBT-based therapies, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), as well as the client populations who are most likely to benefit from them.

  • You will learn how CBT, as well as psychotherapy in general, can help you deal with mental distress.
  • You will gain knowledge of a variety of common mental health conditions, which will be beneficial to anyone working in, or aspiring to work in, a caring profession.
  • You will learn how faulty cognition and maladaptive behaviours contribute to mental distress, allowing you to assist yourself and others in developing more effective coping strategies.
  • Your knowledge will give you the confidence to decide whether becoming a CBT therapist is a good fit for you.
  • You can study from anywhere that has an internet connection.
  • Learn the material whenever and however you want.
  • There are no time limits for taking the course.

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Who can take the certification courses?

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.

How much time is required to complete a course?

Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.

What is the course’s organisation?

Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.

When and where can the course be taken?

Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.

Is there a final exam for this course?

There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.

What score must you get on the test to pass?

The test’s passing score is 70 percent.

What occurs if a user doesn’t pass the test?

If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.