CBT for Depression, Anxiety, Phobias and Panic Attacks
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression, Anxiety, Phobias and Panic Attacks
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 12 Articles
  • 44 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use CBT to treat themselves for addressing depression
  • Use CBT to treat themselves for addressing anxiety and anxiety disorders
  • Use CBT to treat themselves for addressing various phobias
  • Use CBT to treat themselves for addressing panic attacks and agoraphobia
  • Implement tried and tested strategies and methods to eliminate negative thinking patterns
  • Implement tried and tested strategies and methods to eliminate destructive behaviours
  • Equip yourself with the tools to be your very own CBT therapist
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  • There are no special requirements or prior experience needed, in order for you to benefit from this course


CBT, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression, Anxiety, Phobias and Panic Attacks

This course is fully accredited by a globally recognized CPD body, the Continuing Professional Development Standards Agency. 

Taking this course will give you the opportunity to gain a diploma signifying formal certification for 10 hours of CPD credit. 

Please note, accreditation is optional. It is by no means compulsory, or a prerequisite for taking the course. Degree requirements vary based on the position you pursue and the area in which you reside or work. Should you wish to opt for accreditation and the diploma, full details and directions will be given at the end of the course. 

Do you suffer from depression, anxiety, phobias or panic attacks? Many of us do to some degree or another. If so, this course on CBT for depression, anxiety and phobias is exactly what you’re looking for. CBT or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is an innovative and effective approach to psychotherapy that has helped millions of people around the world manage and overcome a wide range of issues related to unwanted thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

One of the most defining features of CBT is its focus on teaching people to be their own therapists. The idea is not to make you dependent on years of therapy, but to teach you practical strategies and methods that you can use to deal with current problems right now, as well as to handle any future issues.

Depression, anxiety and phobias are some of the most common mental issues that people face in everyday life, and CBT can provide you with solutions to these problems immediately. In this course we’ll look at each of these in turn and outline strategies and methods you can use in order take control of your own mental health.

Here we’re offering a way for you to take charge of where your life is going. A way to be aware of the big and small things that happen in your life from minute to minute and day to day. We’ll address negative thought patterns, which will eliminate negative feelings and destructive behavioural patterns. CBT can provide you with solutions to anxiety, phobias, panic attacks and more, producing tangible results in a very short space of time.

How this will work in practice is that we will take a look at each type of issue. First depression, then anxiety and finally phobias. After ensuring that what issue actually involves has been made clear, we’ll look at under what circumstances each issue would qualify as something that needs serious attention. As a last step we’ll go over the aspects of CBT that you can apply all by yourself, without the need for external support or guidance.

CBT really is an amazing versatile model that can be applied to an array of problematic symptoms, producing positive results for you, right now. Don’t suffer a moment longer, take this course and discover the magic of CBT. As with all my courses, I’m on hand to provide support, 7 days a week.

This CBT cognitive behavioural therapy for depression, anxiety and phobias course, includes 35 downloadable resources. The course syllabus includes:

  • Introduction
  • Life Assessment
  • What is Depression
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • your Own Thoughts on Depression
  • Why Am I Depressed
  • Assessing Your Depression
  • Recording Your Thoughts and Feelings
  • Using CBT To Deal with Depression - First Steps
  • Using CBT To Deal with Depression - Next Steps
  • Sleep Diary
  • Targeting The Engines of Depression
  • ABC Model
  • What is Anxiety
  • Why Do I Feel Anxious
  • Assessing My Anxiety
  • Using CBT To Deal with Anxiety 
  • Seven Types of Thinking Errors
  • Realistic Thinking
  • Getting Over Social Anxiety - Part 1
  • Getting Over Social Anxiety - Part 2
  • The STAR Model
  • Dealing with Panic Attacks
  • Two Types of Thinking
  • Introduction To Core Beliefs
  • How Do Core Beliefs Develop
  • Identifying Negative Core Beliefs
  • Generating 'In-Between' Beliefs
  • Exposure Therapy
  • A Crash Course in Phobias - Part 1
  • A Crash Course in Phobias - Part 2
  • Challenging Obsessions
  • Facing Your Fears
  • What is Agoraphobia
  • The Negative Cycle of Agoraphobia
  • How Do I Manage Agoraphobia
  • Conclusion
Who is the target audience?
  • The course is perfect for people wanting to address issues such as depression, anxiety, panic attacks and phobias
  • It is ideal for those who want to take charge of their life without having to pay out for expensive therapy sessions
  • This course is for you if you want to rid yourself of negative thought processes and negative behaviours that may be restricting the quality of you life
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Curriculum For This Course
40 Lectures
3 Lectures 05:07

A little bit about me and what you can expect from the course!

Preview 03:22

About Me

Life Assessment
CBT and Depression
11 Lectures 27:28

Gain a good understanding of what depression is and all the different aspects associated with this mood disorder.

Preview 03:55

Suicidal ideation is the most serious symptom of depression and involves constant, even intrusive thoughts of suicide. Here we're going to learn a bit more about it.

Suicidal Ideation

Here are some questions for you to consider carefully. Keep these in mind as we explore depression further.

Your Own Thoughts On Depression

In this lecture, you'll gain an understanding of why depression happens, which can help you to put it into context.

Why am I Depressed?

Students will learn about the various types of depression as well as the symptoms of major depression, and where CBT self-help has the most potential for good.

Assessing Your Depression

Let's start looking at the ways in which we can start to record our thoughts and feelings, in order to make the changes we want.

Recording Your Thoughts and Feelings

This lecture covers how to become aware of your thoughts feelings and behaviours, the first step in any CBT process.

Preview 03:38

Together with an exercise, students will be able to try and break a negative cycle by changing just one of the three key components (thought) they've identified as a possible trigger for depression.

Using CBT to Deal with Depression: Next Steps

Sleep Diary

Students will learn how to tackle three practical issues associated with depression, negative thought, withdrawal and isolation.

Targeting the Engines of Depression

Here we look at the ABC model using examples

The ABC Model

Quiz 1
3 questions
Extra Resources!
1 Lecture 00:15
In this section you will find some extra handy resources!
CBT and Anxiety
11 Lectures 44:00

Together with an activity we'll gain a true understanding of what anxiety actually is.

What Is Anxiety?

CBT is specially designed to address faulty thinking patterns, which makes it so effective in treating general anxiety disorders. This lecture will enable you to tell the difference between normalcy and if you have a problem.

Why Do I Feel Anxious?

Anxiety disorders are very different from each other, and knowing the differences are very important.

Assessing My Anxiety

Together with an activity, you'll learn how to reduce the level of anxiety you're experiencing.

Using CBT to Deal with Anxiety: First Steps

In this lecture you'll learn how to think in a more balanced and reasoned way.

Realistic Thinking

Here we have a look at seven common thinking errors!

Seven Types of Thinking Errors

We're going to look at a number of things you can do in order to manage social anxiety more effectively.

Getting Over Social Anxiety – Part 1

In this lecture we'll cover the next steps necessary in combating social anxiety.

Getting Over Social Anxiety – Part 2

The STAR Model

Discover some very important things about panic attacks that'll help you deal with them better.

Dealing With Panic Attacks

When it comes to panic attacks, there are two types of thinking you'll need to pay special attention to, and this lecture covers both of them.

Two Types of Thinking

This is the second of three quizzes - make sure you visit the next bumper quiz at the end of the next section!

Quiz 2
3 questions
Core Beliefs
4 Lectures 13:19

This lecture is on negative core beliefs which may be creating problems for you and what you can do about them.

Core Beliefs: Introduction

It’s important to be aware of your core beliefs because they are likely to be influencing your day to day interpretations of situations and relationships.

How Do Core Beliefs Develop?

Identifying Negative Core Beliefs

Negative core beliefs, can suggest something is awful or unacceptable when actually you just don’t like it.  You can also draw a general conclusion from just one piece of evidence, when there’s plenty of evidence pointing to another conclusion.

To deal with this extreme aspect of core beliefs it can be helpful to generate In-Between Beliefs.

Generating In-Between Beliefs
CBT and Phobias
10 Lectures 21:30

Here we learn about exposure therapy

Exposure Therapy

Understand the criteria that generally indicates whether someone qualifies as a specific phobia sufferer.

A Crash Course in Phobias – Part 1

Here we are going to cover the most common form of therapy for phobias.

A Crash Course in Phobias – Part 2

Here we look at challenging obsessions

Challenging Obsessions

Learn how to create a fear ladder that you'll use in combination with exposure therapy.

Facing your Fears

This lecture covers agoraphobia and the measures you can take to manage it.

What Is Agoraphobia?

Here we look at the negative cycle of agoraphobia

The Negative Cycle of Agoraphobia

Together with an exercise we'll cover how to manage agoraphobia, step by step.

How Do I Manage Agoraphobia?

Quiz 3
10 questions

In this course conclusion we'll discuss some of the ways in which you've empowered yourself and what you can continue to do.



About the Instructor
Libby Seery - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies
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Ad.Dip.Psych, PGDip.CBT, Dip.Couns, Dip.Psych.Coach, Dip.NLP

LIBBY SEERY - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies Ad.Dip.Psych, PGDip.CBT, Dip.Couns, Dip.NLP, Dip.Psych.Coach 

All of my online courses are fully accredited with the CPD Standards Agency and offer students the opportunity to gain CPD credits/hours.

I am a Psychotherapist, Counsellor, and Therapeutic Art Practitioner.

I run a very successful practice in Harley Street, London which is recognised the world over as a centre of medical excellence.

I am a highly trained specialist with a wealth of experience, working with people from all walks of life; including referrals from charities I'm involved in, to very high profile clients from all over the world.

As well as my client work, I have had a number of works published and have appeared on TV and radio.

I am also the founder of Renaissance Life Therapies Training Academy, which offers courses in counselling, CBT and other areas of self development.  

As an accredited CPD training provider, I have more than 60,000 students, from 181 countries, and have been honoured with a number of awards for my contribution to education.

I also write and lecture in my subject, as well as training other doctors and counsellors in specialist areas of counselling and therapeutic art.