This 20 credit module can be studied at degree or masters level and will increase your knowledge and enable you to develop effective skills in the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for the treatment of mood disorders. It will also enable you to apply the appropriate frameworks for the effective assessment and treatment of mood disorders. You will be encouraged to critically evaluate the theories behind the use of CBT and the ways in which this approach relates to other talking practices and their practice contexts.
You will focus on the assessment, formulation and effective use of diagnostic systems whilst developing the skills you need to use CBT effectively in the treatment of mood disorders. There will be focus on reflective practice and workplace-based cases to ensure clinical relevance.