Online - Video - Virtual Therapy

1 day 9:30am – 12:30pm 3 CPD hours

Course Brief

The pandemic radically changed therapeutic practice and moved much therapy from in-the-room to online (typically Zoom or Teams) video based. This combined with the increase in Working From Home (WFH) has provided new challenges and the need for the development of new skillsets for therapists. Such issues relate both to online psychotherapeutic work generally as well as to specific considerations for CBT.

This half-day (3 hr) course highlights the key considerations as well as how best to address them.

The pandemic radically changed therapeutic practice and moved much therapy from in-the-room to online (typically Zoom or Teams) video based. This combined with the increase in Working From Home (WFH) has provided new challenges and the need for the development of new skillsets for therapists. Such issues relate both to online psychotherapeutic work generally as well as to specific considerations for CBT.

This half day (3 hr) course highlights the key considerations as well as how best to address them.

The following issues are addressed:

  • Setting issues for both therapist and client. A key checklist
  • Technical familiarity and choice
  • Sharing understanding – the use of whiteboards and dual cameras. A step-by-step how to
  • Common mistakes by therapists with video therapy and how to avoid them
  • Useful Apps for CBT on Zoom and Teams. How to set them up and use them effectively
  • Add-ons to improve outcomes – short audio and video backups and text messaging
  • Running CBT Groups using online video

Course Essentials:

LIVE ON ZOOM

Duration: Half-day

Time: 9.30 AM - 12.30 PM UK time

CPD Hours: 3

Attendance: in person or watching as a recording

Full course recording will be available to all participants.

Course Tutor

Paul Grantham
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Founder and Director of SDS Seminars

Paul Grantham, Chartered Clinical Psychologist, a Senior Associate of The Royal Society of Medicine, Accredited CBT Therapist. He is the Founder and Director of SDS Ltd and one of the most popular and inspirational tutors in the field of psychological skills training.