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Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy


Tuesday 14 May - Tuesday 02 July 2024, 6pm-9pm

8 sessions - Check class timetable


Our Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy short course explores the background, theory and techniques that make up this research-based treatment approach.

You will be introduced to cognitive behavioural models of different psychiatric disorders, as well as specific techniques effective in reducing symptoms in problems such as:

  • phobia
  • panic
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • trauma
  • depression.

Please note: this is not a training course and it will not prepare you to use these principles in therapeutic practice.

This can be taken as a standalone short course or as a part of:

15 credits at level 4

  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students.

    This short course has no prerequisites.

    As part of the enrolment process, you may be required to submit a copy of a suitable form of ID.

    International students who wish to come to the UK to study a short course can apply for a Visitor visa. Please note that it is not possible to obtain a Student visa to study a short course.

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You register directly onto the classes you would like to take. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then register onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.