University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Psychological Intervention (CBT)

**Why choose this course** By studying our course, you'll learn skills which will have a major influence on helping others to improve their emotional wellbeing when dealing with mental health problems. Cognitive behavioural therapy helps people to understand and manage their own thoughts and feelings in their daily lives. Our PGDip will inspire you with in-depth, comprehensive training in this field of expertise. Our course is accredited by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies at Level 2. It is also one of only a small number in the UK which accepts self-funded applicants as well as locally funded applicants associated with Improving Access to Psychological Therapies. **What you will study** Our PGDip Psychological Intervention (CBT) course provides you with a powerful platform to grow a career within this sphere of psychology. We'll expose you to real-world challenges by teaching you about current issues, while you benefit from clinical presentations and input from people actually using CBT services. We'll expose you to a forward-thinking range of learning experiences, making sure you also have a chance to integrate theory with practice. After graduating, we will have helped you to develop into a confident, capable individual able to provide effective, informed psychological treatment to those who need it. Completion of our course will qualify you to provide CBT treatment in line with the high standards set by The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. You'll be well equipped to work with adults presenting with a variety of common mental health disorders.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: You must have a minimum of two years post-qualification mental health experience and a relevant Core Professional Training in applied psychology, psychiatry, nursing, counselling, psychotherapy, occupational therapy or social work, or relevant clinical experience and training demonstrated by a successful KSA portfolio to apply. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall with 7.0 in each element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 CBT FOR ANXIETY DISORDERS AND DEPRESSION 1 - Core EXPERIENTIAL, PROFESSIONAL AND REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN CBT 1 - Core FUNDAMENTALS OF CBT 1: THEORY AND RESEARCH - Core FUNDAMENTALS OF CBT 2: PRACTICE - Core CBT FOR ANXIETY DISORDERS & DEPRESSION: COMPLEXITY AND CO-MORBIDITY 1 - Core CBT FOR ANXIETY DISORDERS & DEPRESSION: COMPLEXITY AND CO-MORBIDITY 2 - Core CBT FOR ANXIETY DISORDERS AND DEPRESSION 2 - Core EXPERIENTIAL, PROFESSIONAL AND REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN CBT 2 - Core

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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