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  • June 11, 2020
  • 2020-06-11 10:00 to 2020-06-13 18:00

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Online! CBT – DIPLOMA in CBT including the Psychology of Depression, Grieving & Loss

Office 409, Fortune Executive Towers, Cluster T, Plot T1, Jumeirah Lakes Towers - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

2020-06-11 10:00 to 2020-06-13 18:00
June 11, 2020


Dr. Leila Edwards

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Online! CBT – DIPLOMA in CBT including the Psychology of Depression, Grieving & Loss

Office 409, Fortune Executive Towers, Cluster T, Plot T1, Jumeirah Lakes Towers - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

2020-06-11 10:00 to 2020-06-13 18:00
June 11, 2020


Dates: June 11th – 13th, 2020 “| ONLINE TRAINING |


Timings: | 6pm – 9pm (GST) 2pm – 5pm (GMT) on 11th June | 10am – 6pm (GST) 6am – 2pm (GMT) on 12th – 13th June | 


Investment: AED 3450/- (+ 5% VAT) 


Promotion: 10% for the first 6 clients


* Student with complete payment will recieve the link a day prior to the class *


For more information please email us at [email protected] OR call 04 4487043 OR WhatsApp on +971 50 712 5141.


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This short intensive course has UK accreditation and is suitable for mental health and medical professionals and others with relevant backgrounds/experience who wish to learn the theory and apply the basic principles and practices of CBT along with other modalities. The course is not intended for complete beginners but designed for those who will benefit from integrating CBT into their work, e.g. medical and health professionals, hypnotherapists, counselors, well-being coaches, educators with pastoral roles, etc. Contact the Course Leader, Dr. Leila Edwards, if in doubt as to your eligibility.

About The Training:

This course provides a total of 28 CEU credits for CPD including 6 online taught sessions (which can be downloaded for follow-up study), personal study to be conducted before and after the online sessions (reading, viewing, listening, research and case studies), with a final post-course exam. Successful completion at the required standard (75% minimum pass mark) leads to the award of the Diploma.

PART 1: Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Part 1 provides an overview of the history and development of CBT, the basic structure of theory and practice, different approaches within CBT and incorporating CBT into Hypnotherapy and other modalities:

  • – History of CBT
  • – CBT Basics – Key Points of Theory
  • – Goals of CBT
  • – The Stages of CBT
  • – Beck’s CBT and Evidence-Based Research on CBT outcomes
  • – CBT and Hypnotherapy: similarities and differences
  • – CBT is flexible and can be used in a complementary way to other modalities
  • – A 50-50 form of therapy where the client is responsible for follow up action – and progress
  • – The Use of Forms & Written work: Homework and Self-Help Assignments within the CBT framework & Case Studies to consider
  • – Helping Clients to start identifying and challenging negative/dysfunctional beliefs.
  • – Initial Consultation and Assessment, Building & Maintaining Rapport, Using Audio-materials
  • – A Plan of Action, ‘ABC’s, Socratic Questioning
  • – Vertical Descent and Other Techniques: Test/Challenge Negative & Catastrophic Thinking – Reframing to Elicit Change
  • – Structured 6–session approach including Hypno-CBT and some NLP techniques
  • – Client feedback and Evidence-Based Outcomes, Conclusion of Sessions.
  • – Suicidal Ideation, OCD, Anger Management

PART 2: The Psychology of Depression, Grieving & Loss(CBT)

The second part of the course focuses on the psychology of depression, bereavement, grieving, and loss and also on the current medical model of mental illness, as detailed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-V) which is prevalent internationally.


Whilst there are fundamental flaws in this model, it is important that professional practitioners have a sound understanding of the model in order to work constructively with medical and health professionals and to encourage their clients/patients to educate themselves in order to achieve the best possible therapeutic and well-being outcomes.


The curriculum covers:

  • – An overview of Depression – the Medical Model and Medication
  • – DSM V Categories and Labels
  • – Different Treatment Modalities: Analytical & CBT
  • – Case Study of Multiple Issues
  • – The Initial Consultation and a Plan of Action
  • – Suicidal Ideation & Risk Factors
  • – Depressive Thinking
  • – Ante- and Post-Natal Depression
  • – Bipolar Behaviours
  • – Death: Different Perspectives based on Mahayana Buddhist Psychology and Eastern Philosophy
  • – The Stages of Grieving and the Khubler-Ross Model.
  • – ‘Normal Grief’ and ‘Abnormal/Complicated Grief’?
  • – Myths and Facts about Grieving
  • – Techniques for Working with Depression, Grieving and Loss
  • – Case Studies

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Facilitated By:


Dr. Leila Edwards

Mental Health Practitioner & Facilitator

In her private consultations, Dr Leila draws on all her skills and knowledge to enable her clients to develop their ability to become healthy adults, focusing on emotional, psychological, and spiritual well-being. She believes that every human being has the resources inside themselves that are needed to fulfill their potential. Her job is to provide the clarity, insights, and tools that will support her clients in accessing and manifesting their inner power to create the life that they want for themselves. Her approach is based on compassion, self-empowerment, and the principles of positive psychology.