This Postgraduate Diploma in CBP provides comprehensive training in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy. The programme is offered over two years with Year 1 leading to a Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and a with clinical supervision component of Year 2. The course is aligned with the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). Individuals who successfully complete this programme have the minimum training standards but may require additional supervised clinical work before applying for BABCP accreditation.
Following successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma, students can progress to the MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy.
Unique aspects of the course
The course is relevant to healthcare and education professionals, particularly those working in the area of mental health such as psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists and allied professionals.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy involves lectures and workshops from Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists and Clinical Psychologists in practice allowing students to learn the application of the theory and research into clinical practice by experienced clinicians. Year 2 is clinically based and involves clinical supervision of practice allowing students to develop their practice competences in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy supported by a strong evidence base.