At the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences within the University of Southampton, we offer a range of CBT training courses to help you gain the credentials to provide this type of service.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is a collaborative and evidence based psychological treatment. The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends CBT for a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, psychosis, and personality disorders.

CBT enables us to understand the relationships between our feelings, thinking, behaviours and environment, and the ways in which these can become problematic. With an understanding of how mental health difficulties have developed and are maintained day to day, we can then support people to make changes if they so chose.

At the University of Southampton, we have a proven track record of providing effective CBT training. We are passionate about delivering high quality teaching, attending to the evidence base, service user involvement, and student support.

Our CBT training programmes are highly flexible. Whether you are new to CBT or an experienced clinician wishing to develop specialist skills, you can select modules to meet your particular training needs. We appreciate that you are likely to be juggling work, training and other commitments. For this reason we also offer flexibility in the length of time taken to complete CBT training courses.

On all measures of academic excellence, Psychology at Southampton has received rankings that place it among the leading centres in Britain in terms of research output and expertise.

For example, in 2009 we received a CHE Excellence award for postgraduate studies. In terms of publications, the School’s output per capita is one of the highest in the country, and it also has a successful record of raising research funding and grants.

For more information about CBT training from our team at the University of Southamptons Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, simply go online and visit the Psychology website at

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