Module 1 - Introduction

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It is strongly advised that you take medical advice if you or any of your clients have a health problem. Holistic Therapies Training or any qualification from Holistic Therapies Training will not qualify you to advise on any medical condition or to diagnose a condition. Alternative health care should not be taken as a substitute for any medical care.

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The course content is written, where possible, in line with VRQ / international standards regardless of the level of qualification. You may receive a number of modules to make up the criteria required to gain the correct amount of knowledge in this subject.

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It is the student’s sole responsibility to ensure they receive the correct training, sufficient for their needs and for insurance purposes. It is strongly recommended that the student progresses with further reading in addition to the training material provided and receive further practical training where applicable.  

Welcome to this online accredited course in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

This course is accredited with IICT (International Institute for Complementary Therapists) & The CMA (Complementary Medical Association), and on completion you will be awarded an accredited Holistic Therapies Training Diploma.


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy which focuses on establishing the way in which a person thinks, behaves, perceives, acts and reacts. This establishment will then assist the client in dealing with their behavioural, emotional and social challenges to bring about positive changes in their lives. It focuses on presenting issues and how to provide a more positive, balanced and focused way of handling issues & fears.  Subjects included in the Course: Balancing Statements, CBT techniques, worksheets, diary keeping, Distraction Methods, Behavioural & Physical Techniques, Assumptions and Beliefs, open questioning, Rapport, CBT for – Anxiety, Anger, Depression, Stress, Self Esteem, Addiction, Eating Disorders, client care, consultation, health & safety, hygiene, business practices.

Suggested further reading


Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Dummies                          Rob Willson, Rhena Branch

ISBN: 978-0-470-01838-5

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies Workbook      Rob Willson, Rhena Branch

ISBN: 978-0-470-51701-7


Websites


http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cognitive-behavioural-therapy/Pages/Introduction.aspx


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_behavioral_therapy


http://www.mind.org.uk/help/medical_and_alternative_care/making_sense_of_cognitive_behaviour_therapy



Throughout some of the modules, you will come across this image, where it will ask you to complete a task.

This is a good practice task to get your business working in an optimal professional way! You do not need to send it to us, but are there to give you some tips and ways to improve on your working practices.

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