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.