*ACCEPTED BY BACP*

              

DEPRESSION


COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL APPROACH TO DEPRESSION

SIX WEEK COURSE


Jennie has a wealth of experience using this approach working with in-patients, day-patients and out patients both on an individual basis and in group settings.


Jennie is pleased to offer a six week course on the cognitive behavioural approach to treating depression. The course runs on Fridays but if enough interest is shown it can be offered on Saturday mornings too. You will receive a certificate accepted by BACP of attendance 30 hours at the end of the course.
 (80% attendance required)


The objective of the course is to take attendees through the experience of treatment  for depression.  Classes will involve tutor presentations, role-plays; small group work it is hoped that at the end of the course attendees will:-


Understanding the techniques of cognitive behavioural therapy

Applying them to various conditions such as anxiety/phobias/OCD

Understand fully the cognitive behavioural model of depression

Understand fully the rationale behind the cognitive behavioural approach to treatment of depression

Have experienced this approach from the patients perspective

Have the opportunity to reflect on this experience with peers

Receive a wealth of hand outs. Work sheets and recommended reading material and other resources

And as a result feel confident and happy to begin to use the techniques in their own practice

Some of the subjects covered during this experiential training will be:

Cognitive behavioural approach to treatment of depression

Diagnosis – medication

Activity Scheduling

The three steps to negative thought challenging

Procrastination & Perfectionism

Problem solving skills

Sleep problems

Exercise & Relaxation

Relaxation

Core Beliefs – Rules for living

Effective Goal Setting

Self-nurturing

Blocks to recovery (secondary gains for example)

Blue print for the future


PLACES ARE LIMITED TO 12, IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND PLEASE CONTACT ME:


The price of this six week course will be emailed to you on application the course will be held on fridays

A non-refundable deposit will be required of £40-00


ALL ENQUIRIES PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL JENNIE ON 07905175777



Jennie Wickenden Walsh