Delve deep into the crevices of the human psyche and navigate the mysteries of mental health. Discover the self, what it means to be conflicted and the implications this has on a person’s health. Then explore Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), which gives you the influence, the skills, and the qualifications to help people manage their problems.
It could be a family member, a friend, even your next-door neighbour! Around the world, day-to-day, people are living with negative thoughts and problems that make life a living hell. It’s disheartening. Just switch on your television. You’ll likely encounter reality shows revealing the alarming effects of mental health: Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners, Britain’s Biggest Hoarders, House of Hypochondriacs.
Nowadays, mental health is a widespread concern, which is why CBT skills are more relevant than ever before.
That’s why you’ll be taught the essentials, from identifying negative traits to applying practical solutions that change a person’s mindset. Upon enrolment, you’ll learn how thoughts and actions interconnect, and how to combat negativity that traps people in vicious cycles. You’ll identify ways to break down people’s problems into bite-size chunks, focusing on the present than on previous issues.
We currently have students from nursing, teaching, social work, voluntary sector, clergy and pastoral, human resources, prison services, probationary services, and the police force. As well as people simply looking to make a career change or extend their current qualifications. With CBT on your CV, you will have the skills to treat people in any working environment.
NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK. Over 340,000 thousand students were awarded certification by NCFE last year through over 2,000 colleges and training providers nationally. With a heritage stretching back over 150 years,.
Up to 90 hours which is around 30 minutes per day for 6 months. However, additional hours may be required for reading writing and research.
You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for a small fee, which also extends your tutor support.
The course is specially designed for study by distance learning. Throughout the course, there will be self-assessment questions, and tutor marked assignments (TMAs), to enable you to monitor your progress
Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.
This course is fully accredited by ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists) meaning you will be able to gain registration with a counselling association and start to gain practical counselling experience once you’ve completed the course.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive an NCFE Customised Qualification and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). You can read more about NCFE here.
Understand what CBT is, its history, how it works and is used as a treatment before and after sessions with patients. You’ll identify key areas CBT can benefit but also who offers CBT services in the UK.
In this section, you’ll recognise the characteristics of CBT therapists, look at CBT sessions in detail and how to build rapport with clients. Also, you’ll learn the importance of timekeeping and confidentiality.
This unit illustrates how emotions, thoughts and behaviours are interconnected. You’ll be introduced to several theories and models that explain the concept of emotion. Uncover techniques that change a client’s mindset.
Discover the stages of awareness and change, and learn how to develop motivation with specific techniques before beginning your assignment.
Gain insight of psychiatric disorders that benefit from CBT, including anxiety, phobias and depression. You’ll also acquire knowledge of behaviours and concepts, like impostor syndrome and self-sabotage.
An explanation of the characteristics of CBT. You’ll be introduced to psychological triggers, confidence and strength building, self-talk, with specific detail to gratitude, resilience and cognitive distortions.
Identify key CBT techniques that therapists use to treat patients. From muscle relaxation to breathing exercises, thought stopping, as well as systematic desensitisation and graded exposure to treat phobias.
This final unit will summarise what CBT is all about. There are two detailed case studies read through and a whole section on setting up your own business once you graduate.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.
We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.
You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.
No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.
No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.
ACCPH are the Professional Body for Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Clinical Hypnotherapists. We are an accredited member and preferred training provider of the ACCPH.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).