Member Services

The CBT'ers Club

Scotland

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Member Services

The CBT’ers Club provides a number of Professional Services to other professionals, trainees and other organisations.

 

This is not an exhaustive list, however, it includes some of the Member Services that we can offer.

 

We can currently provide the following:

 

  • Membership of The CBT’ers Club. See Membership Section for more information.
  • Topic and Discussion Gatherings (see below). Cost: £15.00 plus Paypal fee.
  • Therapist Peer Support Group (see below). Cost: £15.00 plus Paypal fee.
  • Business Club (see below). Cost: £15.00 plus Paypal fee.
  • P.E.D.S Gatherings (see below). Cost: £25.00 plus Paypal fee.
  • Therapy and Support Services. Coming soon.
  • Employee Assistance Service/Programme (please note that a different price structure applies to non self-referral). Coming soon.
  • Consultations (start at £75 per hour, plus travel and expenses, if applicable).
  • Talks and Presentations (these start at £125 per hour, plus travel and expenses - if applicable).
  • Training Courses and Workshops. Start at £65 per delegate (plus travel and expenses, if applicable).
  • Psychotherapy Assessments. Start at £75 per hour (plus travel and expenses, if applicable).
  • Psychology Services (various). We have undergraduate and postgraduate degree training in Psychology and Psychological Research, in addition to professional clinical qualifications in CBT, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy, Stress Management Therapy etc. (POA).
  • Research and Report Writing (POA).
  • Tutoring, Mentoring and Academic Support Services (see here).
  • Clinical Supervision (see here).
  • Room Hire (coming soon).
  • Other (please get in touch).

 

Please see the relevant section on this website for more details about each service.

 

Please feel free to get in Contact if you are intereted in any of the above services or if there is something else we can assist you with in a professional capacity. We look forward to hearing from you!

Highland Lake, Scotland

River Clyde, Glasgow, Scotland

Iona, Scotland

Loch Turret, Crieff, Scotland

Topic and Discussion Gatherings

The CBT'ers Club hosts regular Topic and Discussion Gatherings which are all well-attended by our Registered Members.

 

Topic and Discussion Gatherings constitute 3 hours of CPD and Certificates of Participation are awarded at the end of each gathering.

 

Topic and Discussion Gatherings include the discussion of a specific topic (e.g. depression, anxiety, accreditation etc), treatment plans, case studies, personal and professional experiences, video/film footage, as well as ideas, updates and other CBT-related news.

 

Previous Topic and Discussion Gatherings include: Working with Depression; Accreditation; Working with Self-Esteem in CBT Practice; CBT and Self-Harm; Challenges and Dilemmas in CBT; Anxiety and CBT Therapy; Using Psychological Assessment Scales in CBT and lots more! See Events and Gatherings Section for more information about upcoming events!

Therapist Peer Support Group

We launched a separate Therapist Peer Support Group in autumn 2016 and now offer these every few months, alternating Therapist Peer Support Groups with Business Club meetings,.

 

Therapist Peer Support and Supervision formed part of the Topic and Discussion Gatherings that we have been running since 2013. However, we found that there really wasn't enough time to squash peer supervision, support and a topic discussion (and other bits and pieces) into a 2.5 hour slot. So, in 2016, we launched a separate Therapist Peer Support Group.

 

Therapist Peer Support Groups last 2.5 hours (although this is negotiable, in advance). CPD Certificates of Participation are awarded at the end of each gathering.

 

Therapist Peer Support Groups provide an effective form of leaderless peer support and supervision and consist of up to 6-8 Members. See the table opposite for some of the benefits of Therapist Peer Support Groups.

 

Therapist Peer Support Groups are managed by a Facilitator, who is also a Member and who also participates in the support and supervision process. The Facilitator’s role is not supervisory. Their role is to keep time, ensure everyone who wishes to talk is given the opportunity, to maintain confidentiality and address other administration/organisational matters. The Facilitator is NOT the Supervisor as the group is focused on mutual and peer support .

 

Therapist Peer Support Groups operate from 'The PSG Model' and include, for instance: adherence to a working agreement, confidentiality, gate-keeping, boundary management and working with resistance.

 

All Registered Members of The CBT'ers Club receive invites to Therapist Peer Support Groups as, and when, they are scheduled. If you are interested in becoming a Member of The CBT'ers Club, please see the Membership Section. If you would like more information about Therapist Peer Support Groups, please get in touch and we shall email you an information sheet.

 

Upcoming Therapist Peer Support Groups are posted on the Events and Gatherings Section of this website.

Benefits of Therapist

Support Groups

 

  • Meeting to discuss cases & other professional matters;
  • Emotional & self-expression;
  • Chance to receive & offer other perspectives or viewpoints;
  • Problem-solving;
  • Personal & professional reflection;
  • Generating ideas & exploring options;
  • Support with challenges & difficult situations;
  • Improved therapist performance;
  • Developing new practical skills;
  • Sharing knowledge
  • Ongoing consultation & support (especially for difficult cases);
  • Combating professional isolation & potenial burnout inherent in psychotherapy practice;
  • Interpersonal learning from peers;
  • Important networking, marketing & other professional development opportunities;

 

.... & lots more (as if that isn’t enough!)

Bridge View, Scotland

P.E.D.S stands for: Presentation, Experiences, Discussion and Skills. At the request of Members, we will offer P.E.D.S Gatherings a few times each year in addition to our usual gatherings. This ensures that we offer a variety of different meetings, gatherings and events..

 

P.E.D.S Gatherings will last 3 hours and involve a 30-45 minute presentation, or two-thress smaller presentations (Presentation) based on a specific topic or theme (e.g Personality Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders etc.). The presentation will be followed by sharing our own professional (and personal) experiences of that particular theme/topic (Experiences). This will be followed by a discussion, (Discussion) and some skills-based activities and practice (Skills). CPD Certificates will be issued .

P.E.D.S Gathering, Glasgow

P.E.D.S Gatherings

The CBT'ers Club Business Club is for psychotherapists, counsellors, coaches and other practitioners working in, or looking to work in, private practice.

 

Business Clubs take place take place on Saturday mornings (11-2) or weekday evenings (6-8.30). We alternate Therapist Support Groups with Business Club. This means that every 6 weeks we hold either a Business Club or a Therapist Support Group.

 

Business Clubs might involve: Advertising; Researching/Marketing your Business; Premises; Insurance; Networking; Writing Business Plans; Finance; Challenges; Online Presence; Admin; Support; and more.

 

Business Club might include, for example: group discussions; guest speakers, goal-setting (optional); sharing experiences; reading extracts/tips on private practice; short film/documentary extracts; peer support and making suggestions/offering feedback to other Members at the group. Of course, other suggestions are welcome - it's your Business Club and you can use the time and space in ways that are most relevant to you!

 

We aim to interpolate more 'general' Business Club meetings with 'specific' Business Club meetings that focus on, for instance, a particular topic (e.g. advertising) or a particuar aspect of business or private practice.

 

Clubs are friendly, informal, welcoming and supportive. Business Clubs give you a great chance to meet new people (or meet up with those you have already met through The CBT'ers Club), get support, share concerns, worries or ideas and feel less isolated in your work (being a therapist can be lonely at times, can't it).

 

Regular and new Members are welcome to come along. Click on the button opposite to see when our next Business Club is. Alternatively, please do feel free to get in touch with us - we look forward to hearing from you!

Business Club

Workshops & Courses

We can provide training, courses and educational programmes to the public, professionals and to other organisations. We can also offer training exclusively to your own organsation.

 

Our training and courses offer professional CPD and certificates of attendance are provided. Training and workshops have been specially developed by mental health professionals and researchers and are evidence-based as far as possible.

 

Some of the training, courses and educational programmes we can offer include:

 

  • Understanding Eating Disorders 1: Basics and Beyond
  • Understanding Eating Disorders 2a: Working with Eating Disorders (Clinical) (for therapists, mental health clinicians, counsellors etc.)
  • Understanding Eating Disorders 2b: Helping People with Eating Disorders (Non-Clinical) ( for carers, supporters, family, friends, support workers, teachers etc.)
  • Understanding Eating Disorders 3+ - Advanced
  • Introduction to CBT
  • What is Recovery? - Eating Disorders (2-3 hour workshop)
  • Let's Bust Some Myths! Eating Disorders Myth-Busting Workshop (1-2 hours)
  • Group Work and Facilitation Skills Training
  • Listening and Counselling Skills (tbc)
  • Psychoeducation Groups (various)
  • Suicide Talk (license)
  • Living Life to the Full (license)
  • Managing Stress (tbc)
  • Unstructured and/or semi-structured talks. panal discussions and open forums.

 

We are currently developing other training and workshops, so watch this space for details or Join Mailing List and receive notifications direct to your inbox!

 

We are open to suggestions, so if there is a workshop, course or some training you would like us to provide, please Contact us!

Training Workshop, Glasgow, Scotland

Social Events

Being a psychotherapist, counsellor, coach, psychologist or practitioner - especially in private practice - can often be a lonely and isolating place, can't it?

 

You don't see other practitioners often, might not have anyone to discuss ideas with (except in supervision) or you might wish to connect and discuss work-related experiences and information with other people.

 

Well, it doesn't have to be like that. We aim to have two socials per year (summer and winter) in-between our more formal events and gatherings.

 

Social gatherings means we can have a wee laugh and some fun too! That's really important! Socials are friendly, informal and fun. They offer time to chat, make new friends and a chance to relax for a while over a lunch or a yummy dinner.

 

Come along, relax, makes new friends and have a lovely lunch or afternoon tea and some laughs with other Members!

Coffee Club Social. Glasgow, Scotland

Clinical Supervision

We provide discounted Clinical Supervision to Members of The CBT'ers Club. We can also provide Clinical Supervision to non-Members.

 

PLEASE NOTE: we will begin offering Clinical Supervision in Spring 2018.

 

Clinical Supervision is extremely important in the psychotherapy and counselling professions for trainees, newly qualified practitioners and experienced therapists alike.

 

Please see Price List section for details of fees and the dedicated section here for more detailed information about Clinical Supervision.

 

 

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