CBT with Depression

  • Certification: IICP will issue a CPD Certificate of Attendance. CPD: 6 hours
  • QQI: N/A

  • Cost: €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)

    • NOTE: Summer Series Special Offer – Book any two workshops and get a third free (cannot be used in conjunction with alumni discount)
  • Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm

  • Date: Saturday, 10 July 2021


CBT is an evidence-based approach to therapy, that has proven efficacy when working with clients who are dealing with depression. This one day workshop will support therapists and mental health practitioners who want to incorporate CBT into their clinical toolbox.

Course Content

In this one day introductory workshop, participants will:

  • How do we know we are down – signs and symptoms
  • Distinguishing between depression and sadness or disappointment
  • The thought patterns underlying depression – what’s going on in the depressed mind
  • The behaviours that underpin depression – what do we do when we are depressed
  • How to identify the thoughts that contribute to depression
  • Challenging and changing this thinking and the behaviours we engage in when we are depressed
  • Practice makes perfect – designing practical exercises to put the new


  • Saturday 10 July 2021, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Who Should Apply:

  • This course is suited for Counsellors, psychotherapists, psychologists and therapists-in-training who want to learn more about the subject area.


  • €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)
  • This course is part of IICP’s Summer Series and eligible for our 3 for 2 offer so book any two summer series workshops and get a third one free!

    • Note: The discount for IICP Students / Alumni and VCS Counsellors cannot be used in conjunction with the 3 for 2 offer.


  • This workshop will take place online, using a software called Zoom. Participants will be sent a link to join the online platform before the course commences.

Getting Started

Please note due to the current Covid -19 restrictions, our office team are working remotely. Therefore we would encourage you to apply online for speedy process of your application. Should you have any questions in relation to making your online application please contact Triona on 086-0499154.

Simply click the below button to be brought to our online application process. When prompted, please select ‘CPD Short Term’, then select ‘CBT and Anxiety’ and complete the form.

Online Application Form

If you have any trouble at any stage of the application please click here to get in touch and we will be happy to help.

Why attend this CPD Course?

  • Gain new knowledge and skills related to using CBT with Depression
  • Apply an evidence-based approach to clinical work
  • Excellent Facilitator – experienced, engaging and knowledgeable
Paula Lawlor
Paula Lawlor MA, Dip. REBT.
Paula is a Chartered Psychologist and Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. Paula holds both a BA and MA Degree in Psychology and a professional qualification in REBT (the first form of CBT). She studied under Windy Dryden (Prof. of Counselling, Goldsmiths College, University of London) and has been in private practice for 21 years. Paula is a founding member of the Institute for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (ICBT).