Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: An Introduction Short Course

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: An Introduction Short Course

  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

½ day


School of Community Health and Midwifery

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

Tuesday 22nd November 2016 - 10.00am-1.00pm

Entry Requirements:

This workshop is aimed at mental health professionals, counsellors and psychotherapists.

Course Content

Course Outline:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is a time limited, structured psychotherapeutic approach originally designed to treat depression but is now a widely used evidence based treatment for a number of mental health issues. CBT is based on the concept that how we think, how we act and how we feel all interact together. CBT helps clients identify and break the vicious cycle aided by between session tasks.

Who should attend?
Mental Health professionals, Counsellors and Psychotherapists.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination

Academic Expertise

Marie Percival is a senior lecturer at UCLan and also a qualified counsellor and cognitive behavioural therapist.

Learning outcome & aims

At the end of the workshop participants will:

  • gain an understanding of the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of CBT
  • review CBT interventions for depression, anxiety and phobias
  • Examine the empirical evidence of CBT in treatment of depression and anxiety disorders.

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Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


How to Apply

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808

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United Kingdom

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