15 minute CBT for use in clinical teams: a Five Areas Approach 2021


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Timings 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 Five Areas Approach 2021

Event Information

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 36 delegates on this course.

This course will not be available to view OnDemand.


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.

• 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 

NB there is a maximum of 36 delegates on this course.

This course will not be available to view OnDemand.



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 

Please read our terms and conditions before making your booking.

For further information, please contact:

Email: charlotte.bowering@rcpsych.ac.uk

Contact Name: Charlotte Bowering

Contact number: 0208 618 4288

Event Location

Location: Online event

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