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 havingContinue reading “4 New Developments in the Treatment of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia”

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 isContinue reading “Individual Supervision with Practical CBT”

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 overcomeContinue reading “5 Ways to Use Positive Psychology in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy”

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

Professor Patrick McGhee

Professor Patrick McGhee┬áis 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 practisedContinue reading “Professor Patrick McGhee”