Core Training (Psychiatry) Introductory CBT Course

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TRAINING PROGRAMME IS ONLY OPEN CT2-3 TRAINEES WHO WORK OR HAVE WORKED WITHIN GMMH. 

About the programme

The Introduction to CBT runs over two semesters each, September to December, and then again February to May.

The training programme will be theory-based learning using a range of methods including workshops, directed study, experiential exercises and role-plays, alongside a clinical case from primary care and weekly close supervision (video) in groups of 2/3.

There will be a total of 12 students. There will be one primary tutor, with the occasional input from other trainers from within the GMMH Psychological Therapies Training Centre (PTTC).

The programme will commence with an initial welcome session, which will take place on a Friday morning.  After the welcome session you will be invited to participate in a series of workshops, directed study, and clinical supervision until your short case is complete (12-16 sessions).

The location for all teaching and supervision will be online using Microsoft Teams.

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Who Can Apply

The teaching component is open to CT2-3 trainees who work or have worked within GMMH.

The supervised practice component is open to a maximum of 12 internal trainees.

Those put forward will have to have access to one adult client with a primary problem of anxiety and depression, who are likely to find CBT a helpful approach.

Training supervision is video based, so participants will need to have access to appropriate equipment and must agree to, and comply with, the relevant Information Governance policies of GMMH in relation to the storage and transportation of clinical material.

How to apply

If you fit the who can apply criteria, you must email Dr Adam Dierckx ( adam.dierckx@gmmh.nhs.uk ) expressing an interest. 

Please note there is no application form to complete and Dr Dierckx will decide on the allocation of places.

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