Mental Health Training Courses
Mental Health Training Courses

Onsite Courses

The majority of our mental health training courses are provided this way - we come to you and train a group of up to 15 people.

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Mental Health Open Courses

Open Courses

The majority of our training is provided 'onsite' but for a few of our courses you can come to us. APT is conveniently located centrally in UK.

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Mental Health and CBT Training Online

Online Courses

Obtain APT-quality input at a time that is convenient to you and minimises the need for 'cover' normally associated with training.

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Featured Courses

'DBT Essentials' Training

Instruction in the key components of DBT for those who want to add them to their repertoire without necessarily becoming ‘a DBT therapist’.

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APT's School for Tutors

APT tutors have a reputation second to none, and APT’s School for Tutors is the course that teaches the standard, turning those with the aptitude into excellent tutors. A major benefit for successful graduates of this course is that they can tutor APT courses in their home organisations, thereby saving employers half of the course fee for every course they tutor.

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Motivational Interviewing and The Stages of Change™

Combining Miller and Rollnick's Motivational Interviewing with Prochaska and DiClemente's Stages of Change, this course describes a powerful system for having people acknowledge and do something about their problems.

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Repairing the Damage™

For whole teams working with young people who have been through experiences which are by any standards ‘damaging’, this examines how that damage can be minimized or repaired.

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The RAID® Course for Working with Challenging Behaviour

The positive psychology approach to working with extreme behaviour to tackle it at source. Already attended by over 15,000 UK professionals, this is a ‘standard’ in leading facilities where there is challenging behaviour.

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The DICES® Risk Assessment and Management System

A cogent system that actually facilitates clinical work, this is one of our most renowned courses. Over 6,000 UK professionals have already attended this course.

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There Must Be A Better Way™

Stopping self harm and replacing it with something better. Quite different from attempted suicide, over 24,000 people are admitted to hospital in UK every year, having deliberately harmed themselves.

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The Professional Management of Suicide Risk & Suicidality™

For the professional, 'suicide prevention' is a question of risk assessment and management. For the client, it's a question of building a life that is worth living. This course shows you the complete package: how to assess and manage risk, but mainly how to help the person build a life worth living.

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CBT Essentials (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

The Be-BEST™ System for reliably providing high quality CBT, this course covers modern 5-factor CBT, and provides the foundation for good CBT based interventions in a proper understandable way.

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The ADDRESS™ Course for Working with Personality Disorder

Personality Disorder is sometimes regarded as one of the more intractable problems in the mental health world. The ADDRESS™ Course takes an opposing view, arguing that it is one of the most fascinating, and providing a systematic approach to working with it.

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Key Knowledge and Skills for Working with Psychosis

Formerly CBT with Psychosis Module One, this covers crucially effective concepts and interventions for use in everyday interactions with people prone to psychotic episodes.

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Aggressive-Behaviour Control: The ABC Course™

Powerful non-physical techniques for handling aggression and violence effectively.

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BSFT Essentials (Brief, Solution-Focused Therapy)

BSFT provides an approach to problems that is fundamentally positive and usually comes as a breath of fresh air to professionals and clients alike.

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CBT Plus, with Alcohol and Substance Misuse

Integrating modern 5-factor CBT with Motivational Interviewing and Behavioural Couples Therapy this course advocates a brief and effective approach to working with the misuse of alcohol and other mood altering substances.

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The APT Diploma in CBT

A course we bring to your organisation for up to 12 people to attend, providing 200 hours of focused training, examinations of the knowledge gained, and projects associated with each of the specialised modules. The design of the course is intended to help delegates in their application for BABCP accreditation if they wish to pursue this and automatically gains you APT Level 3* accreditation in each of the subjects you pass. Above all it is designed to make you a more knowledgeable and effective clinician.

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Realising Recovery™

The Recovery philosophy comes originally from service users, and professionals do right to try to understand and incorporate it, so this course is about Realising Recovery in terms of just what the philosophy implies, and also 'realising' it in terms of making it come true for service users.

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Overcoming Anger and Irritability

Written by William Davies, the author of the book of the same name and the only anger management book on the Books on Prescription Core List, this is a top anger management course.

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