CBT for Social Anxiety
Learn to manage social phobia and panic using cognitive behavioural therapy
2 April 2023
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a proven, evidence-based treatment for social anxiety disorder (SAD), panic and social phobia.
This course is suitable for anyone struggling with social anxiety themselves, or counsellors and psychotherapists looking to apply CBT to social anxiety with their clients. We'll explore CBT in detail before looking at what a step-by-step programme looks like.
In the course, we will cover:
- What is social anxiety?
- What is cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and how does it work?
- Anxiety theory and understanding social anxiety
- Using both cognitive and behavioural strategies
- Step-by-step how to use CBT
- Integrating other therapeutic approaches
Strategies you will learn in this course:
- Identifying Negative Automatic Thoughts and biased thinking
- Challenging and rewriting negative thoughts
- Using graded exposure and behavioural experiments
- What to do if you feel stuck
- And lots more!
In addition to the video lectures and examples, you will receive a complete set of workbooks to use for each step of the process. Therefore, whether you are working through personal issues or helping a client work through their social anxiety, you will have all the tools you need to get started.
About Level 2
Level 2 is an introductory level qualification suitable for all. They typically do not require prior experience and will take 6-12 weeks to complete based on studying one module per week. See the course description for information specific to this course.
"Chris did a great job summing up CBT. I will be happy to suggest this to my clients. It's a great resource for reviewing the main components." C R
"This was an excellent course. Chris gets to the point and provides all of the salient information you need to know without padding with unnecessary information or narration. He provides a synopsis of CBT, its applicability to specific situations, and how it can be put into practice while counselling others. Chris used realistic and relevant examples throughout and his visual aids are simple and clear. I highly recommend this course if you are a beginner with CBT or if you have some familiarity with it." Karen J
"This is a wonderful course and detail yet precise step by step information. the visuals and point well presented" Anita E
This course is available via our on-demand platform. You can learn at your own pace but you will access to your tutor if you have any questions or need additional support. Have some questions before joining the course? Reach out via the contact us page.
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