Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Practitioner (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Practitioner (CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Practitioner (CBT).
Everything You Need to Know to Practice CBT
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a highly effective, evidence-based treatment for mental health issues—including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and more. If you’re a clinician new to CBT, this user-friendly professional resource offers a complete road map so you can start using it in your own sessions. And if you’re already practising CBT, this course will help sharpen your skills and increase your effectiveness with clients.
This CBT Practitioner course is made in a refreshingly straightforward and practical style, and designed to help you hone your skills before you start working with clients. Each section outlines a basic component of CBT with a focus on interactive and experiential learning, followed by exercises to help you immediately practice the skills you’ve just learned. You’ll also find suggestions for effective questions, client dialogues, clinical examples, and downloadable exercises. This pragmatic guide offers everything you need to know about CBT: what it is, how it works, and how to apply it in session.
Cognitive behavioral therapy is used to treat a wide range of issues. It’s often the preferred type of psychotherapy because it can quickly help you identify and cope with specific challenges. It generally requires fewer sessions than other types of therapy and is done in a structured way.
CBT is a useful tool to address emotional challenges. For example, it may help you:
- Manage symptoms of mental illness
- Prevent a relapse of mental illness symptoms
- Treat a mental illness when medications aren’t a good option
- Learn techniques for coping with stressful life situations
- Identify ways to manage emotions
- Resolve relationship conflicts and learn better ways to communicate
- Cope with grief or loss
- Overcome emotional trauma related to abuse or violence
- Cope with a medical illness
- Manage chronic physical symptoms
This course is created by Vyas Psychology Training Centre