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:
- Demonstrate an ability to interrogate and critically appraise the evidence base – anxiety
- Demonstrate a systematic knowledge of CBT models for specific presentations - anxiety
- CBT assessment
- Different methods of formulation
- Treatment planning
- CBT structure
- CBT change techniques
- Principles of reflective practice
As applied to anxiety presentations: specific phobias, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessional compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, and health anxiety.
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
Butler, G., Fennell, M. & Hackmann, A. (2008). Cognitive-behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders. New York: Guilford Press.
Bennett-Levy, J., Butler, G., Fennell, M. & Hackmann, A. (2004). Oxford guide to behavioural experiments in cognitive therapy. Oxford:: OUP.
Robichaud, M. Koerner, N. & Dugas, M. J. (2019). Cognitive behavioral treatment for generalized anxiety disorder: From science to practice. London: Routledge.
Craske, M.G. & Barlow, D.H. (2007). Mastery of your anxiety and panic. (Therapist guide). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Wells, A. (1997). Cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders: A practice manual and conceptual guide. Chichester: Wiley.
Zinbarg, R.E., Craske, M.G. & Barlow, D.H. (2006). Mastery of your anxiety and worry. Oxford: OUP.
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