Metacognitive Therapy (MCT) For Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Metacognitive Therapy (MCT) For Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
GAD is considered a serious anxiety disorder, whereby individual engage in excessive worry and hold beliefs that worry is uncontrollable and dangerous. Metacognitive Therapy is a NICE recommended treatment that teaches individuals how to deal with their thoughts and behaviours around their worry.

Entry and Admissions

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

1 Day

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

24th January 2018, 10.30am – 4.00pm

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:
Who should attend?

Any health professionals such as counsellors, nurses, social workers, psychologists and GP’s. This course is particularly suited to PWP’s who wish to develop and enhance their CBT skills.

Max number of participants


Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Facilitator - Robin Bailey

Robin Bailey is a Senior Lecturer at UCLan and a qualified CBT therapist. His is a prolific researcher in the area of cognitive and behavioural therapies and has presented at a range of international conferences.

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:
  • Understand the theory of MCT for GAD.
  • Develop a MCT case conceptualisation of GAD.
  • Learn techniques for treating GAD.

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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

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

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

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