Cognitive behavioral therapy is a psycho-social therapeutic intervention that aims to improve the mental health and well-being of presenting clients.

The primary aim of CBT is to challenge in order to change maladaptive cognitive distortions and behaviors, to improve emotional regulation, and enhance the development of personal coping strategies in order to improve problem solving skills.

CBT is acknowledged as a useful and appropriate therapeutic intervention for a range of mental health issues such as Depression, Anxiety, OCD, PTSD, Addiction and many others.

We offer courses to appraise the learner of the practical use of CBT in clinical practice and includes understanding the principals that underpin CBT and as well as an understanding of the application of the requisite skills and their application.

Investigating Aspects of Loss

Registration now open:

Saturday 8/2/2020.... Marina Hotel Waterford

Saturday 7/3/2020... South Court Hotel Limerick

Saturday 4/4/2020 ... The Prince of Wales Hotel Athlone

  • One Day Saturday Course
  • Cost €190
  • 7CPD Credits
  • 9.30am - 4 pm

Aims of the course:

To explore meanings and responses in a wide range of loss situations.
To include-

  • Traumatic Loss.
  • Loss in the context of Separation/Divorce with a particular emphasis on children.
  • Loss as a consequence of Ill health, Disability to include Alzheimer’s/Dementia.
  • A framework to understand the complexities of loss as a consequence of ;
  • Immigration.
  • Bereavement.
  • The different approaches to loss such as “Attachment Theory” (Bowlby, 1969),  “The Dual Process Model” of grief response (Stroebe & Schut, 1995)  and “Meaning Reconstruction” (Neimeyer, 2001) will be explained and discussed.


Learning outcomes:

  • To generate understandings of loss, grief and bereavement across the lifespan.
  • To generate an awareness and understanding of the range of responses to loss. How they may be influenced by the nature of the relationship and the circumstances of the loss, as well as the challenges faced by such persons. 
  • To promote the application of psychological and sociological approaches to loss and grief in clinical practice.
  •  To assist the learner to reflect on a variety of aspects of loss and grief including bereavement.
  • To develop the learner’s skill when working with loss and grief. To provide a solid foundation of theoretical understanding to underpin professional practice when working with individuals, families and others.

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