Taught course

CBT Clinical Supervision: High Intensity

University of Chester · Department of Psychology

Entry requirements

Applicants will have:

  • a postgraduate qualification in CBT
  • BABCP accreditation (or BABCP accreditable)
  • a high-intensity CBT supervision caseload within an IAPT service (or practice setting with robust case management and clinical outcome monitoring procedures)
  • undergone a DBS check within the supervision practice setting – the University is not responsible for conducting this DBS check.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is aimed at British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)-accredited (or accreditable) cognitive behaviour therapists with a current CBT clinical supervision caseload.

The course aims to equip supervisors with:

  • a critical awareness of models of CBT clinical supervision
  • the competences required to conduct safe, effective CBT clinical supervision with trainee and qualified cognitive behaviour therapists.

The Postgraduate Certificate in CBT Clinical Supervision: High Intensity is a rigorous and rewarding supervision training course, which has been benchmarked against:

  • Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) guidance for commissioning supervision training
  • Roth and Pilling supervision competences.

You will be provided with:

  • training in the core skills required to deliver both high- and low-intensity clinical supervision
  • constructive, accurate feedback on your supervision skills
  • supervision of your clinical supervision.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1244 511 000