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Professional Certificate in CBTProfessional Certificate in CBT

(Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

For helping professionals (with therapeutic experience) who want to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to incorporate Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) into their practice.



Course Details

Participants will learn to observe, assess, evaluate, and formulate treatment using the client’s environmental influencers as well as their thoughts, moods and emotions, and behaviour. The approaches presented are usable, up-to-date and strongly evidence-based.

Venue:Dublin City - The Wisdom Centre, Cork Street, Dublin 8


Duration: 30 Hour Programme Saturdays (10am - 5pm)
Next Start Date (Full Course): Autumn 2018

Course Content & Dates:

Sat 3rd Feb 18 | Day 1: Foundation Level Theory and Practice | Eoin Stephens
Sat 10th Feb 18 | Day 2: Behavioural & Cognitive Strategies in CBT | Eoin Stephens
Sat 14th Apr 18 | Day 3: Depression - A Cognitive Behavioural Approach | Eoin Stephens

Sun 29th Apr 18 | Day 4: Anxiety - A Cognitive Behavioural Approach | Eoin Stephens
Sat 16th June 18 | Day 5: Integration/Assessment Day | Eoin Stephens


Next Integration/Assessment Day: TBC



Workshops can be taken individually, and/or combined to make up the requirements for the Certificate Course. Please note that students have 2 years to complete the course in its entirety from the date of enrollment. Please note that day 1 & day 2 must be completed first.

Additional Course Requirements: (Before Integration Day)

  • 20 hours of work with clients using CBT
  • 3 sessions with a qualified supervisor to review your client work

Assessed Award:



This is a Contining Professional Development Course specifically designed for Counsellors & Psychotherapist (including Students) and other helping professionals with therapeutic experience. If you have any questions about your eligibility, contact us at enquiries@pcicollege.ie or 01-642268.


Qualification in Counselling, Psychotherapy or other helping professionals with therapeutic experience. Students currently in training (BSc Degree Year 2 onwards) will be considered, on the understanding that the CBT Certificate qualification cannot be used until they have qualified. Entry is by application form.



The Process


Days 1 & Days 2 must be completed before the topic days.

As well as completing Day 5, the Integration Day, participants will be required to provide evidence of completion of 20 hours supervised relevant client work and submit a 2,500 word essay on a topic relating to CBT.

The Integration Day will solidify learning and provide an opportunity for case discussion and supervision. Students who complete the clinical work will be awarded a PCI College Professional Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

The Certificate Course is €780 (Including Day 5 Integration Day).


What our Students Say

“....Very practical.....The course is extremely helpful, I am looking forward to doing more days so that I can really process what I have learned!”
Barbara Reid - Professional Certificate in CBT

What our Students Say

"...Excellent drawing all the concepts of CBT together. Very coherent & aided me tremendously. It was an excellent day and it knitted everything together nicely"
Tiernan Williams - Professional Certificate in CBT
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