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Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy

Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy

Course TitlePostgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
Qualification Post.Grad.Dip.
Duration One year
Next Intake September 2023

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  • This course develops a student’s understanding of Cognitive Psychotherapy/Cognitive Behavioural 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.
  • Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum of a 2.1 honours degree. Applicants without a 2.1 honours degree may receive recognition of their appropriate prior learning by the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  • 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.
  • Category II approval has been granted until 2026 for
  • 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.

Course Handbook (PDF 905 kB)

To make an application through Trinity’s online system please click on the following link

Please read the Guide to the Applicant’s Process for the TCD PG Diploma in CBT 
Guide to the Diploma in Cognitive Psychotherapy (PDF 217 kB)

Course Co-ordinator: Dr. Brian Fitzmaurice
Course Administrator: Majella Moloney
Phone number + 353 1 249 3561