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Mindfulness Based CBT Diploma

10 Modules

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  • Online study
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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

MBCT is based on the Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) eight week program, developed by Jon Kabat Zinn in 1979 at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

Research shows that MBSR is enormously empowering for patients with chronic pain, hypertension, heart disease, cancer, and gastrointestinal disorders, as well as for psychological problems such as anxiety and panic.

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy grew from this work. The...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction to Brief Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What is CBT?
  • Part 2: Principles of CBT
  • Part 3: The Process of CBT
  • Part 4: What Conditions can be Treated with CBT?
  • Part 5: Why CBT is an Effective Treatment
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: The Basics of CBT
  • Part 1: Understanding Automatic Thoughts
  • Part 2: Evaluating automatic thought patterns in automatic thoughts
  • Part 3: Identifying distortions in automatic thoughts
  • Part 4: Core beliefs
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Approaches to Cognitive Change through CBT
  • Part 1: Understanding Thoughts, Moods and Behaviours
  • Part 2: Evaluating Negative Automatic Thoughts
  • Part 3: Identifying and Correcting Negative Distortions
  • Part 4: Understanding Your Thoughts
  • Part 5: Behavioural Experiments
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: CBT Approaches to Behavioural Change
  • Part 1: Self-Monitoring Therapy
  • Part 2: Exposure Therapy
  • Part 3: Behavioural Experiments
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Alternative CBT Approaches
  • Part 1: Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Part 2: Why is MBCT an effective approach?
  • Part 3: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Part 4: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Part 5: Meta-Cognitive Therapy
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: CBT in Practice
  • Part 1: How to Know if CBT is for You
  • Part 2: Finding a Qualified CBT Therapist
  • Part 3: The First Visit
  • Part 4: Understanding a CBT Session
  • Part 5: How Many CBT Sessions to Take?
  • Part 6: How to Prepare for a CBT Session
  • Part 7: CBT for Children
  • Part 8: Common Barriers in CBT
  • Part 9: Practising CBT along with Medication and Other Treatments
  • Part 10: Issues to Consider after CBT
  • Part 11: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: What is Mindfulness?
  • Part 1: The Concept
  • Part 2: Mindfulness – Statistics
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Ego – The Habit of Thinking
  • Part 1: What is the Ego?
  • Part 2: Ego and the Fear of Change
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: The Three Key Concepts of Mindfulness
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Non-judgement
  • Part 3: Living in the Present
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: MBCT
  • Part 1: What is MBCT?
  • Part 2: Does It Work?
  • Part 3: How will Mindfulness Practice Help Me?
  • Part 4: What is Depression?
  • Part 5: Why do we remain vulnerable to depression?
  • Part 6: How Does Mindfulness Help Reduce Downward Mood Spirals?
  • Part 7: Self-constructed Barriers and Mindfulness
  • Part 8: Summary
  • Module 10 Assessment

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This powerful course will teach you everything that you need to know about Mindfulness based CBT and how to start using the techniques and principles in your daily life.

The UK National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) has endorsed MBCT as an effective treatment for prevention of relapse. This powerful course will teach you everything that you need to know about Mindfulness based CBT and how to start using the techniques and principles in your daily life. Research has shown that people who have been clinically depressed 3 or more times (sometimes for twenty years or more) find that taking the program and learning these skills helps to reduce considerably their chances that depression will return.


The Mindfulness Based CBT Diploma will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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