15 minute CBT for use in clinical teams a 5 areas approach 2020


One day course

Timings 09:00am Registration, 09:30 Start, 16:00pm Close
Location Online Event
CPD Up to six CPD hours per day, subject to peer group approval
Standard Rate£225
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15 minute CBT for use in clinical teams a 5 areas approach 2020

Event Information

Chris Williams is Professor of Psychosocial Psychiatry at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. His main clinical and research interest is in the area of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and in particular in looking at ways of disseminating this approach more widely. He has developed written and computer-based self-help treatments for anxiety, depression and bulimia and is a well-known CBT researcher, trainer and teacher. He is a President-elect of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies - the lead body for CBT in the United Kingdom and also a past Governing Board member of the United Kingdom for Psychotherapy (UKCP).  He is Director of Glasgow Institute of Psychosocial Interventions (GIPSI) - which has a focus on training and research in evidence-based psychosocial interventions. He is also a Trustee of the charity Triumph over Phobia - a user-led self-help organisation addressing self-management of anxiety and Medical Advisor of Anxiety UK - the anxiety disorders charity.

This course will give you an understanding of the CBT principles through a user friendly CBT assessment model: the Five Areas Approach. This model has proven an effective treatment for patients experiencing depression. You will receive resource handouts so that you can share this training (under licence) within your own team to use with patients.


You and your team can use these newly acquired skills on a daily basis. It will promote shared working across a multi disciplinary team by encouraging a consistent approach. 

After you have attended this course you should be able to apply these new skills to:
  • Identify unhelpful thoughts 
  • Change unhelpful thoughts 
  • Identify and explain problems behaviours 
  • Identify and explain the impact of reduced activity 
  • Plan increased activity 
  • Fix problems using problem solving approach

NB there is a maximum of 30 delegates on this course.

Category Fee
Standard Fee*  £225



The fee for all attendees will be at the standard rate as listed above.

Please read our terms and conditions before making your booking.

• The conference will take place online using Zoom as a webinar.
• Participants will be able view a video of the speaker and alongside any slides.
• Participants can also pose questions, where the programme allows, and some speakers may use polling or other interactive features.

All delegates will be sent a delegate pack approx 1 week in advance of the meeting 

This course is not available on demand.




This event is taking place online via Zoom. To take part you will need: 
• Access to a reliable internet connection
• A PC, laptop, tablet or phone
• Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser or Zoom installed on your PC, laptop, tablet or phone 

For further information, please contact:

Email: Emma.George@rcpsych.ac.uk

Contact Name: Emma George

Contact number: 020 8618 4143

Event Location

Location: Online Event

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