ICHAS (Irish College of Humanities and Applied Sciences)MA Counselling and Psychotherapy (CBT Modalities)

MA Counselling and Psychotherapy (CBT Modalities)

Dublin, Limerick, Nationwide
€ 3,600 per year
Masters, Postgraduate
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

Who is this course for?

This Masters programme in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Cognitive Behavioural Modalities) is designed for graduates in health and human sciences and in particular graduates of Counselling and psychotherapy related programmes as well as disciplines such as, nursing, social care, social work, psychology and programmes in cognate areas who wish to expand their knowledge and understanding of the human condition and the contribution of advanced level counselling and psychotherapy practices incorporating CBT approaches.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered over 2 Years Part-Time. Lectures occur one evening a week from 6pm-9pm and on approximately eight Saturdays from 9:30am-4:30 pm in the academic year (Sept-May).

The programme utilises Blended learning for theoretic elements of engagement. This allows the learner to access classes in person or online to allow for flexibility in achieving a work/life/study balance. In addition, skill-based learning is undertaken in practice settings as part of the Practicum Module.

Course Placement & Personal Therapy

Practicum Module:

Learners must undertake work-based learning requiring 200 hours of Client Work in a counselling or psychotherapy setting. This provides an opportunity for learners to apply the theoretical and practical aspects of the programme working therapeutically with clients in a clinical setting and develop transferable, adaptable appropriate therapeutic and active listening skills, under appropriate clinical supervisory arrangements. For every 8 hours of placements, learners will undertake 1 hour of clinical supervision.


Modules include

Theories of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Skills & Competencies in Cognitive Behavioural Modalities
Applications of Contemporary Cognitive Behavioural Approaches
Knowing Self
CBT Modalities & Therapeutic Group Work
Understanding Psychopathology
Research Methodologies & Design

For more information please visit www.ichas.ie or call our admissions officer at 061216288

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