Online Workshop – CBT for the Depressed Mind

  • 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: Sunday, 19 July 2020


Depression or low mood can affect any one of us at any stage in our lives.

This workshop will explore the ways in which our thinking contributes to depression and low mood. It will share how CBT can be used to change how we think and what we do to help us work our way out of depression and low mood.

Course Content

The course will cover:
• 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 thinking into action


  • Sunday 19 July, 2020 9:30am – 4:30pm

Who Should Apply:

  • This course is suited for those working in the area of mental health and indeed those who wish to learn more about the subject area.


  • The college will issue a certificate of attendance to those who take this workshop.
  • CPD: 6 hours


  • €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.

  • To apply, simply click the below button to be brought to our online application process. When prompted, please select ‘Summer Series’, then select the options that best suit you and complete the form. Please remember to avail of our special 3for2 discount you need to select three courses.
  • Click the below button to download an application form.
  • Email the completed application form to
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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.

Paula Lawlor MA, Dip. REBT.
Paula Lawlor MA, Dip. REBT.CBT for the Anxious Mind
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).