18/12/2020

Categories: Psychology, Postgraduate

Self-Improvement Tips for Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy Training

If you’re interested in advancing your psychotherapy skills, the MSc Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapies course at the University of Bolton could be your pathway to success. This is a Level 2 Accredited training course with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). On completion of the course, you will have all the training requirements for BABCP accreditation.

We are No.1 for Teaching Quality in Psychology Courses*, and also feature in the Top 50 UK Universities**, so there’s nowhere better to enjoy advanced training in psychotherapy subjects. We believe in building a positive learning environment for students to grow and develop. This ensures continued self-improvement, arming you with transferable skills for a range of workplace settings.

To make the most of self-growth and self-improvement during your Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy training, here are some helpful tips:

Set clear goals and objectives
Knowing where you want to be once you graduate can be helpful in setting targets. You should also celebrate smaller milestones as this will help you build momentum and stay motivated throughout the programme. Our passionate tutors will work with you to establish your career goals, and will tailor the modules to your personal and professional development needs.

Look at your strengths and weaknesses
Self-reflection is a major part of self-improvement, giving you a unique opportunity to objectively assess what you are doing well, and what needs work. By reflecting on your own practice, you can enhance your skills, bolstering strengths and improving weaknesses.

Learn from your peers
At the University of Bolton, we have a fantastic Postgraduate community. By enrolling with us, you’ll be joining the highest calibre of trainee psychologists and psychotherapists, giving you an excellent opportunity to network. You’ll also be able to share ideas, collaborate on revision, and learn from each other’s experiences.

Take a break from your studies
While we believe in hard work and determination, we also encourage students to relax and take a break from their books. Finding a balance between work and leisure will help you build a healthy routine, and will also improve your focus and ability to recall information. Memory is vital for Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy training, so if you feel overworked make sure you find time to de-stress.

Ready to enrol? Study at a leading Manchester university that has been voted No.1 in the UK for Student Satisfaction in Psychology Courses for two years running!^ The University of Bolton in Greater Manchester prides itself on delivering #UniAsItShouldBe, and always putting your needs first.

To find out more about enrolling in January 2021, go to our course page.

* The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, North West Region
** The Guardian University League Tables 2021
^ Complete University Guide in 2021 and 2020

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