Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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The British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

Provide information about CBT. They maintain a register of qualified practitioners. They also have a series of pamphlets (avaialable for a small charge) which provide information about frequently encountered problems such as Anxiety, Depression, Schizophrenia, PTSD, General Health, OCD, Agoraphobia, Learning Disability, Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Eating Disorders, Understanding CBT, Sexual Dysfunction, Chronic Pain, Conduct Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Social Phobia, Fear of Flying and Self Help.

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Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre (OCTC)

Website provides details of how to order a number of educational and self-help booklets with a CBT approach for conditions such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Anorexia Nervosa, Anxiety, Panic, Depression, Phobias.

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Self-help guides

From Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland Mental Health Trust Website on common mental health problems which complement a CBT approach to therapy.

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Improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) programme

The Guidance has been published by the Department of Health's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme. It gives advice and timely support on how primary care trusts (PCTs) may provide cCBT to their local communities.

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Centre For Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Their website has a wealth of useful information that explains the approach to treatments. There are also links to supporting evidence, recommended reading and online personality tests.

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WPF Therapy Ltd

Provides counselling, psychotherapy and CBT to self-referral clients. Also offers training to counsellors and psychotherapists and continuing professional development for therapists and professionals who use counselling skills and the understanding of organisational dynamics in their work.

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Information from BUPA.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
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Last Checked:
18 November 2011

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