QQI Level 9 Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

The aim of this award is to equip practitioners with an up-to-date, cutting edge training in CBT as one approach to therapy.

  • Award: This programme is a Minor Award validated by QQI at level 9 on the NFQ.

  • Cost: €945.00

    • A €285.00 deposit can be paid to secure your place on this course, with the balance due before the course commences.
  • Intake Date:

    • Autumn Intake – Starting Sunday 03 November 2019
  • Structure: 5 Sundays from 09.00am to 5.00pm

Introduction

The programme consists of four full teaching days, plus a half day tutorial spread out over four months. Learners have eight months to complete their clinical work, and should be practicing therapists upon application. Learners will engage in both theoretical and practical training in CBT (considering both Ellis and Beck). The programme is highly interactive, and utilises a variety of teaching and learning methods.

Entry Routes

  • A Level 8 Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy; or
  • A Level 8 Degree in an allied field plus a professionally recognised Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Student benefits and support

As this award is conferred at Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), it evidences the rigour required for a quality programme of learning. The dynamic mix of theory, skills, and clinical work ensures learners grow academically, professionally, personally and interpersonally within frameworks that are on the cutting edge of best practice.

Dates – Autumn 2019

  1. Sunday 03 November 2019
  2. Sunday 08 December 2019
  3. Sunday 12 January 2020
  4. Sunday 02 February 2020
  5. Sunday 08 March 2020 Tutorial Day – 9:30am – 1:00pm

Time

  • 9:00am – 5:00pm on each teaching day

Who Should Apply:

  • This programme is suitable for  counsellors and psychotherapists who hold  either a Level 8 Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy; or who hold a professional recognised  diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy  plus a   minimum of a Level 8 degree in another relevant field. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can also be considered for entry and should be discussed with the college.

Award:

  • This programme is a Minor Award validated by QQI at level 9 on the NFQ.

Cost:

  • €945.00
  • A €285.00 deposit can be paid to secure your place on this course, with the balance due before the course commences.

Course Structure:

  • The programme consists of four full teaching days, plus a half day tutorial spread out over four months. Learners have eight months to complete their clinical work, and should be practicing therapists upon application. Learners will engage in both theoretical and practical training in CBT (considering both Ellis and Beck). The programme is highly interactive, and utilises a variety of teaching and learning methods.

Venue:

Getting Started

You have the option of either applying online through our online application form or else by downloading an application form and sending it along with your payment to the IICP office.

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  • To apply and pay online, simply click the below button and complete the online application form.
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  • Click the below button to download an application form.
  • Email the completed application form to triona@iicp.ie
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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 minor award?

  • Of interest to anyone with a professional or personal interest in CBT.
  • Excellent facilitator – creative, engaging and dynamic

  • Examine the theoretical underpinnings to CBT.

  • Foster capacity to integrate CBT interventions into counselling & psychotherapy practice.

About the Programme Facilitator

Paula Lawlor
Paula Lawlor CPD Facilitator
MA, Dip. REBT.
Paula is an Organisational 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) and currently holds the position of Director of Professional Affairs.