Although advertised as centre-based, this course may change to online if COVID restrictions predict. We suggest enrolling anyway and we will keep you informed and will support a change of mind if the new format does not suit you.
Thoughts feelings and behaviours are all linked. By making links between what we do, think and feel, CBT can help us make changes in the way we think ("Cognitive") and the way we act ("Behaviour)".
This course will help you understand how CBT works and how it can be used as a tool in your Counselling practice.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Understand what CBT is
- Understand how and when it can be used in your Therapy/Counselling Practice
The course in Ashford is delivered through tutor presentations and small group discussions on reflective activities and is ideal for practising Counsellors and therapists and student Counsellors or those working to support clients of a charity.
If your course is held at Ashford Gateway in the evening, please note the following:- The main door to the building closes at 6pm Mon-Wed and 8pm on Thurs. The building can only be accessed via the side door which is situated to the left of the main entrance at the corner of the building. There is an entry system via a buzzer.
Please note that there are no refreshments available at The Gateway on a Saturday. You may wish to take your own refreshments and a packed lunch
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Janet Beale
Janet Beale is a MBACP accredited Counsellor/Psycho-therapist, and has worked for at least 20 years as a Therapeutic Counsellor/Psychological Practitioner, and Clinical Supervisor for the NHS, Primary Care Trust, and in private practice. She also works as a South Regional Training Officer for The National Counselling Society.
Trained at Greenwich University, Janet holds a Master of Science in Therapeutic Counselling, and specialises in working with issues of confidence and assertiveness, and all Mental Health issues, working from an integrative approach using Person Centred, Psycho-dynamic and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.
She also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, and has taught Counselling Courses and GCSE Psychology for the Kent Adult Education Services for 7 years.
How will I be taught?
Some initial assessment at the start will lead to tutor presentations and small group discussions on reflective activities.
What do I need to bring with me?
Notepad and pen for notes.
What can I do next?
A series of CPD courses for practising Counsellor/Therapists and health practitioners as well as Counselling Students is delivered across the Spring and Summer designed to widen knowledge and develop a toolbox for use in counselling/therapy practice.
What do I need to join the course
Some Counselling practice skills or experience of talking on a one to one basis with clients within a helping organisation/charity would be helpful but no prior experience of CBT required.
Getting to your course
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code ASH/92723/J/NC.
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