Cardiff University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)

Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (Taught)

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Course summary

This BABCP accredited training programme will provide you with the knowledge and clinical skills to qualify as a psychological therapist.. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a talking treatment tool used by mental health professionals that has been proven to help people manage a range of mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression This part-time course is intended for professionals working in mental health, such as mental health nurses, occupational therapists, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and social workers. However, we offer another route called the Knowledge and Skills Assessment (KSA), which ​enables practitioners with sufficient levels of experience and knowledge to be able to attain the equivalent level of training eligible to apply for the training. The syllabus is based on the Roth & Pilling competency framework for CBT with anxiety disorders and depression, and the course focuses on CBT with adults, although we also welcome practitioners working with children and older adults.


Entry requirements

Applicants need: An undergraduatedegree (please see the 'entry requirements' document for exceptions). A core profession in mental health or KSA portfolio - (please contact [email protected] for further details). Work (paid or unpaid) in the UK in which you can practise individual CBT with clients experiencing anxiety and depression. A manager and a clinical supervisor (these may be the same person). A GCSE level English qualification. Personal suitability. Demonstrated interest and commitment to CBT. All applicants must be student members of BABCP. For further information regarding entry requirements, please visit the course page on our website: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/cognitive-and-behavioural-therapies-pgcert-part-time


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For tuition fee information, please visit our website: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/cognitive-and-behavioural-therapies-pgcert-part-time
Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies at Cardiff University - UCAS