Introduction to CBT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Online Counselling & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Training Course
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  • Lectures 40
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
    Other: 24 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

FULLY ACCREDITED CBT DIPLOMA

CBT Therapy: Online Counselling & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Training Course

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. 

This course is intended for everyone, regardless of their preferred learning style.

It comes with unparalleled support from the course creator, Libby Seery, and she is available to her students 7 days a week.

But equally, it is perfect for those preferring to work independently. It is comprehensive, and yet easy to follow.

This CBT therapy: online counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) training course is designed so that everyone can benefit and make significant changes to their personal and professional life. It's suitable for beginners, right through to established practitioners. Those who wish to build on their existing knowledge of CBT, and those who have no prior experience of the subject.

This CBT therapy: online counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) training course is also suitable for:

  • those who wish to further their career in this field, or any other coaching / therapy based fields.
  • for people who are interested in self help and self development.
  • for anyone who wants to train in becoming their own counsellor and CBT therapist.

There is no specific time frame in which the course should be completed, in fact we encourage you to take a break after certain lectures, to ensure that you have the space and time to complete the exercises, in full.

CBT therapy: online counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) training course is comprehensive and here are just some of the things covered:

  • What CBT is, Who uses CBT, and what CBT can be used for
  • How to apply CBT when used as a self help therapy
  • Principles of CBT
  • Understanding the CBT triangle
  • Recognising our emotions
  • Identifying thoughts feelings and behaviours
  • Understanding our thoughts feelings and behaviours
  • Negative automatic thoughts
  • Recognising thinking traps
  • Identifying negative cycles
  • Challenging negative patterns of thoughts feelings and behaviours
  • Finding alternatives
  • Changing unhelpful thoughts feelings and behaviours

We also have a number of bonus lectures, including a special section on Anxiety.

This CBT therapy: online counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) training course will be life changing, as you learn how adaptive CBT is, and how you can apply it to many situations, big or small. You'll learn new life therapy skills and techniques.

You'll have an understanding of the principles of CBT and their relevance to your life and others around you. Be able to identify and make changes to negative patterns of thoughts, feelings and behaviours. This course will equip, and prepare you, for the next stage of your learning, in advanced Counselling Skills, and the next stage of learning to become your own CBT therapist.

What are the requirements?

  • The best part about this course, is that you really need very little, in order to maximise your learning experience. Apart from an internet connection, a thirst for knowledge and a pen, are the tools you’ll need. We do include over 50 downloads, so if you want those it might be good to have access to a printer, but these are not essential to the success of the course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • To give student one to one support with us, via Skype and email. On completion of this course, you will be able to use CBT in many areas of your life as you become your own Counsellor and CBT therapist. You will have an understanding of the principles of CBT and their relevance to your life and others around you. Identify and make changes to negative patterns of thought, feelings and behaviours. To equip you for the next stage of your learning in advanced Counselling Skills, and the next stage of learning to become your own CBT therapist.

What is the target audience?

  • It is intended for everyone regardless of their preferred learning style, as the course offers full support from us via Skype and email. Equally, it is suitable for those who prefer to work independently. This course is designed so that everyone can benefit and make significant changes to their personal and professional life. It is suitable for beginners, right through to established practitioners. Those who wish to build on their existing knowledge of CBT, and those who have no prior experience of the subject. Those who wish to further their career in this field, or any other coaching / therapy based fields. Those people who are interested in self help and development. Those who want to train in becoming their own Counsellor and CBT therapist.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction To The Course
4 pages

Welcome!

Section 2: Covering The Basics Of CBT
02:42

Hello and welcome to what is CBT. In this lecture we cover the basics and learn what the acronym CBT stands for.

01:51

In this lecture we'll take a look at who uses CBT, and what they use it for.

CBT for Children
01:01
CBT for Relationship Issues
01:42
CBT in the Workplace
02:24
4 pages

In this lecture we will learn the principles of CBT and how our thoughts, feelings and behaviours affect each other.

03:34

In this lecture, with the help of examples, you will learn how to record information about your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

4 questions

Section summary

Section 3: Anxiety
02:54

With the use of examples, we discover how a certain amount of anxiety can be a positive thing. We also take a look at the body's trigger to activate our fight or flight response.

So when is anxiety a problem? Lets find out!

05:16

This lecture is a practical exercise in identifying negative cycles of anxiety. We recommend that you have a look at the downloadable resources included, before starting the exercise.

06:21

In this lecture we start to look for patterns, using the results from the Anxiety Exercise.

00:59

We've included some coping cards, neat little cards for you to access during stressful moments.

End Of Section Quiz: Anxiety
3 questions
Section 4: Lets Do CBT
Clarification of Thoughts and Feelings
01:11
05:45

This lecture is another practical exercise. This is to explore our thoughts, feelings and behaviours, in even more detail, and have a deeper level of self awareness.

Negative Cycle of Anxiety: Katryna
02:49
Negative Cycle of Depression: Sarah
01:49
Negative Cycles
00:39
End Of Section Quiz: Let's Do CBT
2 questions
Section 5: Identifying Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours
02:04

As this lecture title suggests, being creative can be the perfect way to explore and understand ourselves. The more we understand and recognise our thoughts, feelings and behaviours, the easier it will be, to recognise negative patterns and make positive changes.

Examples of creative diaries
10 pages
03:14

This lecture is another practical exercise. Remember to use any questions as a prompt, and include as much detail as you can, being as creative as you wish!

Case study: Terrance and OCD Triggers
03:28
01:19

Metaphors can be an excellent tool when trying to identify with our thoughts and feelings and how we react to them.

Metaphors: The Kitchen Cabinet
02:47
01:11

Emphasising the importance of continued practise.

Section 6: Understanding Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours
03:49

Using the information we've collected on ourselves, we start to understand the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

04:35

In this lecture we explore and understand why we have automatic thoughts, and the types of automatic thoughts we have.

05:37

In this lecture we will be taking a look at recording negative automatic thoughts in a diary, and how to identify your own personal negative automatic thinking patterns.

06:16

We take a look at some of the more common thinking traps, along with a healthier alternative way of thinking.

Case Study: Geraldine
04:11
Case Study: Robert
03:43
End Of Section Quiz: Understanding Thoughts Feelings & Behaviours
1 question
Section 7: Making Changes
03:08

We start to learn ways in which we can challenge our thoughts.

03:35

Here we learn to consider a new way of thinking and feeling, by stopping and taking a breath. Giving us the time needed to alter an automatic negative thought.

End Of Section Quiz: Making Changes
1 question
Section 8: Its All About You
Be Prepared
00:51
00:30

The more you practise, the bigger the rewards!

02:35

Create your own haven and have access to everything that makes you smile!

00:34

Here is another opportunity for us to remind you of the importance of practise, and to encourage you to continue.

02:48

This bonus lecture explores the benefits of colouring in! We've included some downloadable mandalas for you to get creative with. Mandalas are perfect to colour in as they have specific patterns, created to promote relaxation and calm. Enjoy!

Section 9: Final Section
1 page

Congratulations! Your certificate is ready for you to add your name and date!

4 pages

A final word....

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Instructor Biography

Libby Seery, Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies

LIBBY SEERY - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies

Online Counselling and Psychotherapy: Specialist in the Therapeutic Use of Technology (BACP Endorsed)

I am a Psychotherapist, Counsellor, and Therapeutic Life Coach.

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.

I am also the founder of Renaissance Life Therapies Training Academy, offering a number of courses in counselling, CBT and life coaching.

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

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

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