University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Psychological Intervention (CBT)

The programme addresses real-world challenges with teaching on relevant service issues, clinical presentations and input from service users themselves. Master-classes from leaders in the field of cognitive behavioural therapy form a key component of the training curriculum, and are complemented with lectures, workshops, video role-plays, debates, trainee presentations, experiential and self-reflective sessions. After completion of the programme, students will be qualified to deliver high-quality and NICE-compliant cognitive behavioural therapy to adults with common mental health problems, including depression and anxiety disorders.

Entry requirements

The course is open to Trainees High Intensity therapists employed by local IAPT services. Independent self-funded applicants are now also welcome.

Course modules

Example module listing: Fundamentals of CBT 1: theory and research; fundamentals of CBT 2: practice; CBT for anxiety disorders and depression; experiential, professional and reflective practice in CBT 1; CBT for anxiety disorders and depression 2; advanced theory and practice in CBT 1: further applications and complexity; CBT for anxiety disorders and depression 3; experiential, professional and reflective practice in CBT 2.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months

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

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