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Extra-mural Courses

Risk Assessment and Management

Mental Health and criminal insanity legislation
Course Director:- Professor Harry Kennedy
Telephone: +353 1 215 7400

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


  • Teaching occurring between March and October 2023. The first module will be delivered online and the second and third modules will be a blend of online and classroom teaching.
  • Offers a comprehensive introduction to CBT principles for clinicians who want to understand and use CBT principles in their day to day clinical roles.
  • Offers a comprehensive grounding in CBT principles for clinicians with an interest in pursuing a CBT clinical qualification and accreditation in the future.
  • Extra mural course open to all health care professionals.
  • Good preparation for the PG Dip course.
  • The course requires completion of all 3 modules but individuals can choose to complete any number of modules:

- Module 1: CBT Theory, The Collaborative Therapeutic Relationship & Psychoeducation

- Module 2:  Behavioural Tasks, Agenda Setting, and Using Homework

- Module 3: Achieving Behavioural Change, Working with Thoughts & CBT Case Conceptualisation

  • The cost of the foundation course is €3,500. This course may be taken in three separate modules and then the cost will be €1,200 per module.
  • To apply send your CV and a short cover letter to by the 28th February

Course Director: Dr Brian Fitzmaurice
Phone number +353 1 249 3561