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CBT for Depression

Thursday 25th April 2024

The Met Hotel, King Street, Leeds, LS1 2HQ

9.00am Registration, 9.30am Welcome and 4.30pm Close

£385.00

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Cognitive therapy helps patients modify unhelpful patterns of thinking. Behaviour therapy breaks the vicious cycle of doing less through ‘behavioural activation’ and mindfulness involves developing an awareness of one’s own thoughts without becoming involved. In this workshop you will learn how to use these techniques in everyday practice, in an individual or
multidisciplinary setting.

Presented by Dr Paul Blenkiron, Consultant Psychiatrist and Honorary Professor at Hull York Medical School, aims to allow delegates to understand the basic principles of CBT for depression. The course includes how to motivate patients towards practical change using Socratic questioning, a personalised formulation, thought records and activity diaries and troubleshoot common problems when applying CBT.

After attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the basic principles of CBT for depression
  • Motivate patients towards practical change using Socratic questioning, a personalised formulation, thought records and activity diaries
  • Troubleshoot common problems when applying CBT

Suitability

This course offers 6 CPD points and is for healthcare professionals working within mental health.


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