Ending Therapy

The end of psychotherapy can be a difficult and emotional time for both the therapist and the client. Saying goodbye to a therapist can be hard for clients, who may have formed a strong bond with their therapist and may feel like they are losing a source of support and guidance. For therapists, it can…

4 New Developments in the Treatment of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

This article is an excerpt from the forthcoming Practical CBT workshop on Treating Panic led by the author, Professor Patrick McGhee. You can find out more about the CPD webinar here Panic disorder can be a severely debilitating illness but is often not fully understood by society at large. Around 20% of people report having…

Individual Supervision with Practical CBT

What does individual supervision with Practical CBT involve? We pride ourselves on practical, evidence-based supervision drawing on the latest findings and effective protocols. Our supervision is compassionate, supportive and individualised. Who provides the supervision? Our lead supervisor is Professor Patrick McGhee, FRSA, C Psychol, BABCP. He is an experienced individual and group supervisor. Supervision is…

5 Ways to Use Positive Psychology in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Most of the time CBT therapists are dealing with the difficulties and challenges of everyday life: depression, anxiety, loneliness, anger, shyness, fears and many, many other problems and issues that clients are struggling to overcome. Something is felt to be wrong, or missing, or misfiring – so the focus is on helping the client overcome…

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – what are the latest research findings on what works for complex cases, early interventions and for children?

When I run my workshops and webinars on PTSD, I am keen to highlight that the practical techniques and treatment protocols I use and refer to are based on solid evidence as to their effectiveness. But how do we assess the evidence for what is effective in the treatment of PTSD and related areas of…

Professor Patrick McGhee

Professor Patrick McGhee is a CBT therapist, psychologist and UK National Teaching Fellow. Educated at the universities of Glasgow and Oxford, he has completed CPD programmes at Harvard Business School and Ashridge. In 2017 he was a Visiting Fellow/Scholar at the universities of Cornell, Yale and MIT in the USA. He has taught, researched or practised…

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