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Postgraduate Courses in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy


MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy


Guide for Applicants to the MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (PDF 426 kB)

Course Handbook (PDF 1.8 MB)

  • 2-year course to start October 2018.
  • This builds on existing competences in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy – one year placement, workshops, supervision and research dissertation.
  • Applicants must be health professionals with a Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent qualification in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy.
  • Requirement to submit a case study and recent recording of a therapy session prior to a selection interview.
  • Up-to-date information about course fees can be found at the Academic Registry.
  • Students must themselves complete a minimum of 15 sessions of a cognitively based psychotherapy and associated homework tasks; or, alternatively they may complete 25 hours of another model of Psychotherapy with an accredited therapist. The cost for this personal therapy will be borne by the student.
  • Teaching starts with an introductory week in September and continues initially with weekly workshops on either Thursdays or Fridays in Year 1 with a decreasing frequency in Year 2 allowing students to focus on their research projects.
  • NMBI Category II approval until 2021.

MSc applications will be accepted online from November 2017 until the 31st of May 2018.
http://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az/course.php?id=DPTMD-CPSY-1P09

Course Director: Dr. Craig Chigwedere
Course Coordinators: Ms Colette Kearns and Ms Anne Marie Foley
Course Administrator: Majella Moloney
Email: cbtmsc@tcd.ie
Phone number + 353 1 249 3561

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy


Guide for applicants to the TCD Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (PDF 382 kB)

Course Handbook (PDF 1.6 MB)

  • This course develops a student’s understanding of Cognitive Psychotherapy/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy applied to common mental health problems.
  • Applicants must be employed in a health profession (e.g. nursing, medicine, social work, occupational therapy etc.) and have relevant clinical experience. Ideally they would have completed the foundation course although we will accept applicants who have existing training/experience in Counselling/Psychological Therapies.
  • Students are expected to treat a minimum of 5 cases over 3 academic terms and will have weekly workshops, Self Practice/Self Reflection tutorials and CBT supervision.
  • Course runs from September to May
  • Holds Category II approval until 2020 http://www.nursingboard.ie/en/edu-category_2.aspx
  • Up-to-date information about course fees can be found at the Academic Registry.
  • Teaching starts with an introductory week in September and continues every Friday during academic terms.

To make an application through Trinity’s online system please click on the following link http://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az/course.php?id=DPDMD-CPSY-1P09.
Applications need to be completed by the 30th of April. To ensure applications are properly completed please follow the guidelines which can be downloaded from this page.

Course Director : Dr. Brian Fitzmaurice
Course Coordinator: Ms Fionnula MacLiam
Course Administrator: Majella Moloney
Email: cbtdip@tcd.ie
Phone number + 353 1 249 3561

Foundation Course in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
(in partnership with HSE and St Patrick’s University Hospital)


Please click on this link to extra-mural courses within the Department to access further information on the course



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