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Course Overview

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) advocates CBT for treating a broad range of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety,  and schizophrenia. CBT is a talking therapy used to reshape negative thinking and promote self-awareness. In this introductory course, you will learn about cognitive behavioural models and the psychology behind mental health problems such as eating disorders. You will also learn how to assess clients who may be suitable for CBT and develop the professional skills required to kickstart a career in this field.

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Key Topics to Be Covered

  • CBT models
  • NICE guidelines and quality standards
  • The psychology behind eating disorders
  • Goal setting
  • CBT in practice: methods and techniques
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Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a sound knowledge of cognitive behavioural models
  • Understand the relationship between CBT therapy and therapy
  • Know how to assess individuals’ suitability for CBT therapy
  • Develop essential communication skills for a client-centred approach
  • Learn about the relationship between our feelings, thinking, behaviour & environment
  • Broaden your understanding of a wide range of mental health disorders

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Your Path to Success

This recognised qualification in CBT will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to work as a qualified CBT Therapist or in a related field such as art therapy, social work, mental health nursing, counselling and psychology.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Empathy
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Active Listening 
  • Reflective and paraphrasing
  • Counselling skills

Is This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders Course Right for You?

This course is ideal for aspiring CBT Therapists or existing practitioners looking to update their skills and knowledge. The training provided in this program is also suitable for those who work in the public sector in professions where they may be required to work with individuals suffering from mental illnesses.

Assessment Process

Once you have completed the modules in the course, your skills and knowledge will be tested with an automated multiple-choice assessment, after which you will receive instant results.

Showcase Your Accomplishment of New Skills: Get a Certification of Completion

To receive the CPD and IAO approved certificate, learners must successfully complete the course assessment. For only £10, you may obtain digital certificates. Learners in the UK can buy printed hard copies for £29, while overseas students can buy printed hard copies for £39.

Course Curriculum

About the Tutor 00:01:00
About the Course 00:02:00
CBT & Therapeutic principles
What is CBT (the CBT model) 00:06:00
NICE guidelines 00:04:00
The therapeutic alliance, Trust and Empathy 00:07:00
Ethics of the therapy 00:05:00
The Psychology & Causations of Eating Disorders
Eating disorders: Categorisations 00:07:00
Core Psychopathology of Eating Disorders 00:07:00
Co-morbid psychiatric illness 00:07:00
Social and Family factors 00:08:00
Cognitive factors 00:07:00
Emotional factors 00:09:00
The Assessment & Planning
First session – Assessment 00:08:00
Dietary and Nutritional issues 00:06:00
Setting Goals with the client 00:07:00
Motivational factors 00:07:00
CBT in Practice
Working with Anxiety 00:05:00
The Socratic approach (Socratic questioning) 00:06:00
Psychoeducation 00:04:00
The ‘Exposure’ technique 00:07:00
Working with Beliefs (shape, weight, food) 00:07:00
Behavioural Experiments 00:07:00
Reviewing & Wrapping up
Designing and Reviewing Action plans 00:06:00
Concluding therapy successfully 00:04:00
Follow up and Relapse Prevention 00:05:00
Thank You and Good Bye! 00:04:00
Resources – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Course 00:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Course 00:20:00


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