Taught course

Cognitive Behavioural Therapies: High Intensity Training

Institution
University of Chester · Department of Psychology
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Applicants will:

  • have a core professional training in mental health (normally with a science-based degree), or demonstrate eligibility through the BABCP Knowledge, Skills & Attitudes pathway
  • have a minimum of one day a week in face-to-face therapy practice in an IAPT service in the role of high intensity trainee
  • have in place suitable BABCP-accredited supervision arrangements.

Applicants will also be required to attend an interview.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Aimed at experienced mental health professionals with experience of working in an IAPT service who wish to become accredited cognitive behavioural psychotherapists. Our course is fully accredited by the British Association of Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) as a Level 2 IAPT course.

Cognitive & Behavioural Therapies: High Intensity Training is a rigorous, challenging and highly rewarding clinical skills training course.

You will be trained in the use of empirically supported treatments, observe expert clinical demonstrations, and receive constructive feedback on your developing clinical competence.

You will also develop the research competences required to ensure that your clinical interventions are based upon the best available scientific evidence.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will have satisfied the requirements of BABCP minimum training standards, and be eligible to apply for BABCP accreditation.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
24 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 511000