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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (PSYT90022)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 6.25Online and On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codePSYT90022
May - Online
May - On Campus
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This unit is intended to give a brief introduction into the theoretical underpinnings of the main forms of CBT and provide a solid background in the practical applications of CBT in relation to common psychiatric disorders for which CBT is an appropriate treatment.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Understand the empirical foundations of CBT approaches, the theories of personality and psychopathology according to the major CBT approaches
  • Have the skills to be confident in the assessment, formulation and management of common psychiatric disorders according to CBT principles
  • To be able to communicate an understanding of CBT treatments compared to other therapies and assist patients in making informed treatment decisions
  • To be able to critically evaluate the evidence base for CBT in relation to multiple disorders.

Last updated: 19 June 2019