The aim of this module is to extend your knowledge and understanding of CBT assessment and formulation and to examine CBT change methods in depth - as applied to anxiety presentations.
You may take the full module (PSYC6107) covering a full range of presentations, or the short module (PSYC6106) covering a limited range of presentations.
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Have a systematic knowledge of CBT models for specific presentations - anxiety
- Know how to interrogate and critically appraise the evidence base – anxiety
- Phenomenology and diagnosis of anxiety disorders
- CBT assessment and formulation of anxiety disorders
- Style of working with anxiety
- CBT models of anxiety disorders including evidence base for the models and treatment protocols based on the models
- The module will cover the following anxiety disorders: specific phobias, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessional compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, and health anxiety.
- Working with co-morbidity
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Teaching and learning methods include lectures and workshops, which incorporate demonstrations, role-play, experiential learning and small group work. In addition, private study and assigned reading forms an important source of knowledge and understanding. We use a range of teaching and learning methods, and recognise that students have different preferred learning styles.
|Total study time||200|
Resources & Reading list
Learning Resources. The University Library holds CBT texts (both journal papers and books) from beginners to competent therapists. Most academic papers are available as electronic copies that can be downloaded from a University computer.
Ehlers, A., & Clark, D.M. (2000). A cognitive model of post traumatic stress disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 38, pp. 319-345.
Dugas, M. J. & Koerner, N. (2005). The cognitive-behavioral treatment for generalized anxiety disorder: Current status and future directions.. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 19, pp. 61-81.
Ehlers, A., Clark, D.M., Hackmann, A., McManus, F., & Fennell, M. (2005). Cognitive therapy for PTSD: Development and evaluation.. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 43, pp. 413-431.
Beck, J.S. (1995). Cognitive therapy: Basics and beyond. NY: Guilford Press.
Brown, T.A., O’Leary, T. & Barlow, D.H. (2001). Generalized anxiety disorder. In D.H. Barlow(Ed.). Clinical handbook of psychological disorders; A step by step manual (pp. 154-208). New York: Guilford Press.
Heimberg R.G. & Becker, R.E. (2002). Cognitive-behavioral group therapy for social phobia. New York: Guilford Press.
Steketee, G.S., (1993). Treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder. New York: Guilford Press.
Resick, P.A. & Schnicke, M.K. (1996). Cognitive processing therapy for rape victims. London: Sage Publications.
Resick P.A., Monson C.M. & Chard K.M. (2007). Cognitive processing therapy: Veteran/military version.. Washington DC: Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Wells, A. (1997). Cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders. Chichester: John Wiley.
Wells, A., (1997). Cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders: A practice manual and conceptual guide. Chichester, United Kingdom: Wiley.
Dugas, M.J. (2004). CBT for GAD: Learning to tolerate uncertainty and emotional arousal. In Manual to accompany workshop at 34th European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT) Conference.
Bernstein, D.A., Borkovec, T.D., & Hazlett-Stevens, H. (2000). New directions in progressive relaxation training: A guidebook for helping professionals.. Westport, CT:: Praeger Publishers.
Clark, D.M., (in press).. Cognitive therapy for social phobia.
Foa, E.B., & Rothbaum, B.A., (1998). Treating the trauma of rape: Cognitive behavioral therapy for PTSD. New York: Guilford Press.
Butler, G., Fennell, M. & Hackmann, A. (2008). Cognitive-behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders. New York: Guilford Press.
Kozak, M.J. & Foa, E.B., (1997). Mastery of obsessive compulsive disorder: A cognitive behavioural approach. (Therapist guide).. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Zinbarg, R.E., Craske, M.G. & Barlow, D.H. (2006). Mastery of your anxiety and worry. Oxford: OUP.
Clark, D.M., (2005). A cognitive perspective on social phobia. In R.W. Crozier & L.L. Alden (Eds.). International handbook of social anxiety for clinicians (pp 405-430).. Chichester: Wiley.
Borkovec, T.D., & Sharpless, B. (2004). Generalized anxiety disorder: Bringing cognitive behavioral therapy into the valued present. In S. Hayes, V. Follette & M. Linehan (Eds.). New directions in behavior therapy (pp. 209-242).. New York: Guilford Press.
Hope, D.A., Heimberg, R.G., & Turk, C.L. (2006). Managing social anxiety: A cognitive behaviouralapproach. Oxford: OUP.
Bennett-Levy, J., Butler, G., Fennell, M. & Hackmann, A. (2004). Oxford guide to behavioural experiments in cognitive therapy. Oxford:: OUP.
Kuyken, W., Padesky, P.A. & Dudley, R. (2009). Collaborative case conceptualisation. New York: Guilford Press.
Craske, M.G. & Barlow, D.H. (2007). Mastery of your anxiety and panic. (Therapist guide). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Hawton, K., Salkovskis, P.M., Kirk, J. & Clark, D.M. (Eds.) (in press).. Cognitive behaviour therapy: A practical guide. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Clark, D.M. & Salkovskis, P.M. (in press).. Panic disorder. In K. Hawton, P.M. Salkovskis, J. Kirk. & D.M. Clark (Eds.). Cognitive behaviour therapy: A practical guide. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Knowledge and skills will be assessed by a range of methods, including essays, presentations, experiential work, therapy recordings, case reports and supervisor reports. University assessors are responsible for marking all summative assessments. University assessors include academic members of the CBT team as well as CBT practitioners who have been approved by the University.
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
Repeat type: Internal