COU200 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Skills and Applications

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COU200 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Skills and Applications


This course provides theoretical and skills-based competency with Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT). You will study the history, theory, characteristics, and contemporary developments in this field. While introducing the research basis for CBT, this course focuses on the practical application of CBT skills in counselling, including assessment, case formulation, therapeutic techniques, and enhancing the therapeutic alliance. The recent inclusion of mindfulness-based strategies, values focus, and Positive Psychology will be introduced, within a pluralistic therapy practice.

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COU180 or SCS180 and enrolled in Program AR301, AR302, AR303, AR375, AR372, AR374, AR362, AR405, UU301 or XU301
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

COU200 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 229KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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