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Working with Depression

The day covers issues of definition and assessment, cognitive and behavioural theories along with a range of CBT interventions as they apply to depression.

Can be taken as an individual one-day course or as a part of a Master Practitioner Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre.

Issues covered include:

  • Definitions of depression – options and limitations
  • Beck’s Cognitive Theory of Depression and implications for treatment
  • Lewinsohn’s and Ferster’s learning theory models of depression and their implications for treatment
  • Psychometric Assessment issues in depression
  • Cognitive Strategies for moderating thinking errors
  • The use Of Pie Charts To moderate guilt in Depression
  • Addressing the issue of Selective Attention in Depression
  • The use of Activity Scheduling and Behavioural Activation

This course is part of the training programme that enables you to complete the BPS Approved Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. You can build up gradually your CBT training portfolio by attending all the courses within the programme at the pace that suits you. All your training hours will be calculated, recorded in an individual validated log and accumulated towards your full Diploma.


Feedback Statistics (January 2012 Course)

How would you rate the course overall? Very Good – 100%.
How would you rate the course speaker? Very Good – 100%.
How would you rate the usefulness of the course’s content? Very Good – 87.5%; Good – 12.5%.

 

“Very informative, well presented and small group facilitated participants discussion and needs being met.”
L.B., Educational Psychologist

“Training very useful for my work.”
N.K., Drug & Alcohol Counsellor

Early Bird Price: £120 + VAT (£144) per delegate to include refreshments and course materials. This discount is available on bookings made more than 1 month prior the course date event.
Regular Price: £140 + VAT (£168).

Certificate of Attendance:
You receive a Certificate of Attendance for 7 CPD training hours on the day.

Reading List for this Module: Click Here

Assessed Case Formulation for this Module: Click Here

Additional Components of the Diploma:

Assessed Case Formulation

Evidenced Reading Hours

Supervision

Course Outline:

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE THE COURSE

IMPORTANT! THIS IS A BPS APPROVED COURSE AND ALL THE TRAINING HOURS OF THIS COURSE SHOULD BE COMPLETED IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR THE BPS APPROVED CERTIFICATE.
Please make sure that you arrive in time for 9.30 AM start (sharp!). Your late arrival might result in you not been eligible for the BPS Approved Certificate.
The same applies to the finish times. Make sure that your travel arrangements enable you to be present until 4.30 PM every day of the course.
We very much appreciate your co-operation on this matter.

Every day consists of the morning session (starting at 9.30 AM sharp!) and afternoon session (finishing at 4.30 PM strictly).
Refreshments provided during your morning (11.15) and afternoon (14.45) break.
Lunch break (1 hour) – lunch by own arrangements (12.30 – 13.30).

Due to the INTENSIVE NATURE of this training we advise you to have extra drinks of water with you and layers of clothing to adjust effectively to the temperature in the room.

Course Leader:

Paul Grantham
Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Paul Grantham is a clinical psychologist with vast clinical and training experience. With degrees from Oxford University and the University of Sussex, Paul trained as a Clinical Psychologist at Liverpool University. He has worked extensively within the NHS for many years as a clinical psychologist within a wide variety of services and headed one of the first UK research projects designed to help clients withdraw from benzodiapine addiction. He has subsequently worked in primary care, mental health, forensic, substance misuse and physical health as both a clinician and manager. He has trained staff in health care, social services, local government and education around the UK and abroad. Over 90,000 professionals have worked directly with him. Paul has also designed and facilitated clinical supervision systems across a number of UK services. He has a wide range of current interests including: client resistance, resource based therapies and personality disorders. He has also presented and written on a range of psychological issues - from psychological interventions post-stroke to the application of solution focused work with complex clients.

Paul is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, a Senior Associate of The Royal Society of Medicine and is an Accredited CBT Therapist. An extremely informed, clinically experienced and humorous speaker he is known for his emphasis on the practicalities rather than just the theory of client-based work. Paul is the Chair of the BABCP Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Special Interest Group.

Paul is the founder and Director of The Skills Development Service Ltd and one of the most popular and inspirational tutors in the field of psychological skills training.

VENUES
LONDON
(The British Psychological Society)
19 JUNE 2014
Places available
Click on a venue to view more details or enrol in the course.
Booking Conditions
Course Modules
CBT: Introductory Course
(3 days course)
Approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre.
Case Formulation
(1 day course)
Behavioural Experiments
(1 day course)
Working with Depression
(1 day course)
Working with Phobias
(1 day course)
Working with Psychosis
(2 days course)
Working with PTSD
(1 day course)
CBT with Complex Cases
(1 day course)
Using CBT Supervision
(1 day course)
Running CBT Groups
(1 day course)
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