A Critical Reflective and Analytical Research Based Written Conceptualisation and Therapeutic Plan for a Common Human Problem in Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy Terms.

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A critical reflective and analytical research based written conceptualisation and therapeutic plan for a common human problem in Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy terms. This essay has been particularly difficult for the writer to achieve due to the challenges they face in the transition from a Person Centred Counsellor to a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist in Training. The writer hopes to achieve a comprehensive critical reflection and analytical research based on a common human problem that has been assessed in the clinical setting. The essay includes Padesky five area systems and a disorder specific conceptualisation, including a diagram, which can be found in the appendix. The essay is research based; including information about…show more content…
Taking all researchers in thoughts into account and the therapist’s own experience, CBT does work in giving structure to a client’s therapy and recovery and equally the client’s relapse prevention. To ensure IAPT services’ are working to a high standard in September 2007 the Department of Health published "The competences required delivering an effective cognitive and behavioural therapy for people with depression and with anxiety disorders" (Anthony D. Roth and Stephen Pilling, DOH, September 2007). The publication was the result of a project commissioned by the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme, with additional funding from Skills for Health and the Centre for Outcomes, Research and Effectiveness (CORE). This project stemmed from a recognition that the success of the IAPT initiative would rest on the success of competent practitioners who were able to offer effective CBT interventions at both a low and high-intensity level. Roth and Pilling describe a model which identifies the activities that characterise effective CBT interventions for people with anxiety and depression. The model organises the CBT competences into five domains (generic, basic, specific, problem-specific and met competences) and presents a ‘map' of how the competences fit together. In their report they outline a variety of potential uses for the CBT competence framework, including its use in

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