Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Sometimes a greater level of support is needed, so you may have a further assessment with a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. They can help you to identify and understand your difficulties in terms of the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviour, to enable you to bring about change. Cognitive Behavioural Therapist’s usually offer 6 – 16 sessions of individual face to face therapy and can also introduce you to additional services.

Introduction to CBT Course

Our Cognitive Behaviour Therapists run an Introduction to CBT course. This is something you can access before you receive one to one sessions and is designed to prepare you for CBT. The course provides useful information about common psychological difficulties and self-help strategies that you will then be able to take away from the course and use in your daily life.

There are four sessions within the course:

  • Introduction to CBT
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress

The courses run across the Kirklees locality, please ring our team on 01484 343700 for more information.

Be Mindful Skills Course

Another course run by our CBT therapists is the Be Mindful Skills Course. This course runs for 12 weeks and covers a broad range of emotional difficulties, including depression, anxiety, stress, managing guilt, shame and anger and interpersonal difficulties revolving around relationships. This course focuses on a broad skills approach to managing mood and wellbeing.

The next course will run at Folly Hall Mills, Huddersfield on:

  • Friday 8th October 16.30-18.30

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Course

Our six-week Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) course is designed to help people who have recognised they have problematic worry, usually about a range of themes. Generalised worry can be uncontrollable, persistent and cause significant distress. This course aims to help clients understand their cognitive, physical, emotional and behavioural responses to worry. It will help you distinguish between a hypothetical worry and a problem and introduce skills and strategies to address worry.

The next GAD course will be running at Pathways in Mirfield on:

Tuesday 11th September 9.30-11.30


Manage Emotions Course

Finally, we have a course to help people Manage Emotions. This course, run by CBT therapists, can help people who have identified that their communication or behaviours are causing problems in their relationships. The six-week course will help people understand their physical and emotional responses to anger and improve their communication skills.

The courses run across the Kirklees locality, please ring our team on 01484 343700 for more information.

Information for professionals

If you are a health professional wanting to refer a client there are a number of ways you can do this.

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Do you need urgent help?

If you require more immediate support regarding your mental health please contact Kirklees 24 hour Single Point of Access Team on: 01924 316830
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