Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis


PG Dip/PG Cert


Part Time, Full Time

| Admissions status: Open
The PG Dip programme equips students with a critical understanding of psychological models of psychosis and the skills to deliver high quality and creative cognitive behavioural interventions. The shorter PG Cert programmes focus on clinical skills, for clinicians, or on theoretical background for researchers, academics and non-practitioners.

Institute of Psychiatry
  • Internationally renowned centre for the development and evaluation of cognitive behavioural interventions for people with psychosis offers unrivalled access to current innovations in practice and research.
  • Close supervision with expert practitioners develops students' ability to become skilled and creative independent practitioners of CBT for Psychosis.
  • Develops students' skills in training and supervising other professionals and thus improves the provision of CBT for Psychosis in students' own work settings.
Programme leader/s
Programme Directors: Professor Philippa Garety; Dr. Emmanuelle Peters; Professor Elizabeth Kuipers Programme Leaders: Dr. Elaine Hunter/Dr. Louise Johns/Dr Juliana Onwumere/ Dr Suzanne Jolley
This programme contributes to but does not fulfil the BABCP supervision/training requirements necessary for registration as an accredited CBT therapist.
Awarding institution
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 120/ECTS 60
PG Dip two years (part-time); one year fast-track (full-time) - PG Cert one year (part-time). Next intake January 2015.
Denmark Hill Campus.
Student destinations
Graduates go on to deliver specialised CBT for Psychosis within their clinical services. Career progression to therapy practitioner or supervisor/manager/trainer is common following successful completion of the course. Academic training equips graduates with the skills to develop their own research ideas and to undertake teaching in their local institutions. Qualification for practitioner accreditation with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) after successfully completing the programme will depend upon your prior experience.
Year of entry 2016
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