NB! - Course runs for 2 (TWO) consecutive days from the date advertised.
This training covers issues of definitions of anger, how anger problems develop, a multi-pathway model of anger, along with a range of CBT interventions as they apply to Anger problems.
Can be taken as an individual two-day course or as a part of a Master Practitioner Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre.
Issues covered include:
- Definitions of Anger, associated problems and differentiation from bitterness, hostility and aggression
- Novaco’s Appraisal model of Anger
- Beck & DiGuiseppe’s cognitive models of Anger
- Assessment of Anger (STAXI & STAS)
- Substance Misuse & Anger Problems
- Motivational issues regarding Anger
- Self-Management Strategies
- Addressing common Anger NATs
- Addressing Hostility & Vulnerability Beliefs
- Skills Training & Anger
- Stress Inoculation Training & The BARB technique
This course is part of the training programme that enables you to complete the BPS Approved Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. You can build up gradually your CBT training portfolio by attending all the courses within the programme at the pace that suits you. All your training hours will be calculated, recorded in an individual validated log and accumulated towards your full Diploma.
“Far and away the most sophisticated and carefully nuanced presentation on anger I've been to (and I run anger workshops myself)”
“Excellent course. I am very impressed.”
J.T., Occupational Therapist
“Very enjoyable, Paul is an exceptionally talented speaker with extensive knowledge in his field”
“The presenter is very knowledgeable about the research and has an entertaining and down to earth style.”
Early Bird Price: £230 + VAT (£276) per delegate to include refreshments and course materials. This discount is available on bookings made more than 1 month prior the course date event.
Regular Price: £260 + VAT (£312).
Certificate of Attendance:
You receive a Certificate of Attendance for 14 CPD training hours on the day.
Reading List for this Module: Click Here
Assessed Case Formulation for this Module: Click Here
Additional Components of the Diploma:
Assessed Case Formulation
Evidenced Reading Hours
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE THE COURSE
IMPORTANT! THIS IS A BPS APPROVED COURSE AND ALL THE TRAINING HOURS OF THIS COURSE SHOULD BE COMPLETED IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR THE BPS APPROVED CERTIFICATE.
Please make sure that you arrive in time for 9.30 AM start (sharp!). Your late arrival might result in you not been eligible for the BPS Approved Certificate.
The same applies to the finish times. Make sure that your travel arrangements enable you to be present until 4.30 PM every day of the course.
We very much appreciate your co-operation on this matter.
Every day consists of the morning session (starting at 9.30 AM sharp!) and afternoon session (finishing at 4.30 PM strictly).
Refreshments provided during your morning (11.15) and afternoon (14.45) break.
Lunch break (1 hour) – lunch by own arrangements (12.30 – 13.30).
Due to the INTENSIVE NATURE of this training we advise you to have extra drinks of water with you and layers of clothing to adjust effectively to the temperature in the room.
Anger problems are a central emotional difficulty both as a standalone and in a wide range of other emotional problems - from grief and anxiety to self-harm and PTSD to bullying and offending. This detailed two day course addresses this difficult area both in terms of understanding and assessment as well as motivational issues and treatment. Areas covered include :
Definitional issues – or why anger is different from other emotional states
Assessment – NAS and STAXI and case formulation
Arousal and its role in anger problems
The social context of anger problems
Common cognitive distortions with anger problems – from biased attributional thinking to low tolerance of discordant events and their impact
Anger beliefs and their relationship with anger (suppression vs expression)
The role of substance consumption and anger problems
ICS Model – or why clients with anger problems so readily perceive threats and injustice
Motivational issues – or how anger problems might be reframed as addictive problems
Assessing client motivation and how to address it in therapy
Psycho-educational approaches to anger management
Novoco’s Stress inoculation Model of Therapy
Description, demonstration and practice of the BARB technique
Cognitive interventions with anger – use of Pie Charts, behavioural experiments and evidence re-evaluation
Running Anger Management Group issues
- Recruitment and selection
- Structuring Group Content
- Managing variable client motivation
- Dealing with client’s poor impulse control in groups
Relapse prevention of anger problems
- Developing a therapy “blueprint”
- Contextual planning for the future
Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Paul Grantham is a clinical psychologist with vast clinical and training experience. With degrees from Oxford University and the University of Sussex, Paul trained as a Clinical Psychologist at Liverpool University. He has worked extensively within the NHS for many years as a clinical psychologist within a wide variety of services and headed one of the first UK research projects designed to help clients withdraw from benzodiapine addiction. He has subsequently worked in primary care, mental health, forensic, substance misuse and physical health as both a clinician and manager. He has trained staff in health care, social services, local government and education around the UK and abroad. Over 90,000 professionals have worked directly with him. Paul has also designed and facilitated clinical supervision systems across a number of UK services. He has a wide range of current interests including: client resistance, resource based therapies and personality disorders. He has also presented and written on a range of psychological issues - from psychological interventions post-stroke to the application of solution focused work with complex clients.
Paul is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, a Senior Associate of The Royal Society of Medicine and is an Accredited CBT Therapist. An extremely informed, clinically experienced and humorous speaker he is known for his emphasis on the practicalities rather than just the theory of client-based work. Paul is the Chair of the BABCP Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Special Interest Group.
Paul is the founder and Director of The Skills Development Service Ltd and one of the most popular and inspirational tutors in the field of psychological skills training.