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CBT for Weight Loss.

CBT for Weight Loss training from the Association for Psychological Therapies (APT), a leading provider of accredited CPD courses for professionals working in Mental Health and related areas. We bring this APT-Accredited 3-day course to your own organisation, for maximum cost-effectiveness, and up to 15 people can attend. (2-day version and refresher course also available.)

Executive Summary:

Over eating is a devastating problem for millions of people. In many parts of the developed world, food is so plentiful and of such a high quality and attractiveness that consumption has rocketed, with consequent problems in terms of health, fitness, relationships and career. Many approaches show little signs of helping: any weight loss is either minimal or short lived. It is therefore imperative to think in terms of a well-structured approach based on an effective therapeutic theory.

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Who should attend this DBT course?

People who attend this course normally fall into one of two categories:

1. Professionals who see patients in 1:1 treatment settings, and wish to increase their ability in working with problems around eating.

2. 'Whole teams' (either in inpatient or community settings) seeking either to boost their level of expertise or to develop a common approach.

The professional affiliations of people attending this course include: mental health/psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, and others.

The Course covers:

What this course will do for you:

What you receive as a result of attending this course:

All delegates are registered at APT as having attended the course, and receive a certificate to acknowledge their attendance, registration, and APT-Accreditation at the appropriate level. As a bona fide APT event, this course automatically has accreditation from the Association for Psychological Therapies. This accreditation is given weight by the fact of over 100,000 professionals having attended APT training.

Upon completion of the 3-day course, delegates will receive APT's Level 1 Accreditation.

How can I access this training?

Option 1: Bring the course to your organisation:

We bring this course to your own organisation a train a group of 6-15 people for a fixed, all-inclusive fee of £4,495 plus VAT for the 3-day course, or £3,330 plus VAT for the 2-day version.

To book, call (UK) 0116 241 8331, or click the button:

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Option 2: 'Train the Trainer':

If you or a colleague are a senior professional (e.g. consultant psychologist) and have a talent for communication and teaching, then you are welcome to apply to become an APT-accredited tutor. You could then tutor the course - or your chosen modules from it - in your own organisation, under license.

This is not only a highly appropriate use of senior professionals, but it also saves your organisation the tutor-component of the fee (around 50%) each time you run it or your chosen modules.

To see the full benefits of this and to see whether you are eligible, click the button:

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Downloadable information sheet:

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APT Accreditation

As a bona fide APT event, this course automatically has accreditation from The Association for Psychological Therapies. This means (i) that it contains the right amount of relevant information for its duration, and (ii) the information is presented in an engaging way, and in a way that will make it likely to be used after the course. APT verifies the accreditation by publishing the delegates' average ratings of relevance and presentation-quality for all its accredited courses. The accreditation is given value by over 100,000 professionals having attended APT courses.

Written Feedback.

APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments our CBT courses have received.*

"The best course I have been on throughout my career. It will certainly improve my day to day practice. Thank you so much, it was really well delivered.”

“Best course I have attended since working in the NHS.”

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*This is a new course. This feedback is taken from 'CBT for Eating Disorders'.