Working with Panic Disorder

Can be taken as an individual course or as a part of:

Approved by the British Psychological Society for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

2 days 9:30am – 4:30pm 14 CPD hours

Course Brief


The 2-days cover issues of definition and relationship with agoraphobia, theories of Panic Disorder and a range of CBT interventions as they apply to this common debilitating problem which has produced success rates of between 80 and 90%.

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.


Issues covered include:

  • Definition of Panic Disorder
  • Goldstein & Chambless classical conditioning model of panic disorder
  • Clark’s cognitive theory of panic disorder
  • The role cognitive misinterpretation of interoceptive experiences and psycho-educational approaches
  • Corrective breathing exercises
  • The role of graded exposure (interoceptive, imaginal and live)
  • The role of behavioural experiments in challenging safety behaviours

This Course is now available as a full recording with an online test via SDS Online Video Training (OVT)

Title: Working with Panic Disorder

Modality: CBT

CPD Hours Attached: 14 CPD Hours


Click here for the full SDS Accreditation terms for the BPS Approved Master Practitioner Diploma in CBT:

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.