This is a 2 year part-time course which will allow you to practice as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. It will allow you to work towards accreditation as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with COSCA or BABCP.
About the Course
The GCTC Diploma course runs on Thursday evenings and Saturdays and comprises 14 modules as follows:
Modules 1 -3
The first 3 modules provide a solid foundation in principles and concepts of the Cognitive Behavioural Approach. Completion of these modules result in a certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Interventions (COSCA Validated).
These modules comprise advanced knowledge in CBT, including :
- Research and Analysis in Therapy
- CBT and Groupwork
- Human Development
- Depression in Context
- Eating Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders I and II
- Developments in CBT
- Personality Disorders
Module 14 is an assessed practice module.
There are 20 hours of individual clinical supervision which are included in the fees.
Students require to undertake a minimum of 100 individual clinical practice hours, 4 case studies and 12 hours of groupwork.
To gain entry on to this course, you must have completed the COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills or equivalent.
References and an interview are required as part of the selection process for this course.