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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)


  1. Understand the key concepts, findings and relevance of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
  2. Understand the structure and key principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
  3. Articulate from first-hand experience with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy activities on how the tool is (or is not) relevant to your life.

About the Course

Duration of the Program (semester & hours): VI Sem BCom /BBA & 30 hours)

The course attempts to demonstrate the leading evidence-based treatment – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and to aid those who seek a path in the psychotherapy domain to integrate this sought-after tool in their practice.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapeutic treatment that facilitates people to identify and change destructive or disturbing thought patterns that have a negative influence on behaviour and emotions. It is evidence based and has been researched extensively.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy strives to replace the instinctive negative thoughts that can contribute to and worsen emotional difficulties, such as depression and anxiety. These spontaneous negative thoughts have a detrimental influence on mood and behaviour. Through CBT, these thoughts are identified, challenged and are replaced with more objective, realistic thoughts.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy can be used as a short-term treatment to help individuals learn to focus on present thoughts and beliefs. CBT is used to treat a wide range of conditions such as Addiction, Anger issues, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Eating disorders, Panic attacks and Phobias.


Course Outcomes

  1. Communicate an understanding of contemporary scientific tool – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
  2. Identification of the transfer of beliefs and information into knowledge.
  3. Demonstrate college level writing & thinking about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
  4. The opportunity to introspect into one’s own cognitive distortions and dispute them.
  5. To understand the blueprint of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy sessions.
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