University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety and Depression (IAPT)

This postgraduate diploma, that is BABCP level 2-accredited, provides one-year training in CBT for mild to moderate anxiety and mild to severe depression in line with national IAPT guidelines. The course is open to high intensity IAPT trainees and others who wish to develop these specialist skills

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Usually good degree in psychology, mental health professional qualification or equivalent

Course modules

Typical modules include: Introduction to CBT Theory and Skills; CBT Theory and Skills II; CBT Supervision 1: Introduction to Evidence-based Treatments for People with Anxiety and Depression; Evidence-based Treatments for Anxiety Disorders; CBT Supervision 2: Disorderspecific Treatments for People with Anxiety Disorders; CBT for Depression; CBT Supervision 3: Evidence-based Treatments for People with Depression;  CBT portfolio Plus clinical work placement focusing on anxiety and depression, supervised by University supervisors and practice supervisors based in the IAPT service.

Assessment methods

combination of clinical and academic assignments, including therapy ratings against CTS-R


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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