Course Description

This DVD will help busy health professionals learn effective CBT strategies to use in a brief primary care consultations. Each clip highlights key skills for working with common physical health problems and long-term conditions including management of:

  • Healthy behaviour change in a non-compliant patient with type 2 diabetes
  • Improving self-esteem in multiple sclerosis
  • Increasing confidence with speech problems after a stroke
  • Pain and emotional distress in chronic back pain
  • Fear of death and uncertainty about the future after breast cancer

GP and CBT Specialist

Dr Lee David

I am a GP and cognitive-behavioural therapy specialist based in the UK.  I am the founder and director of 10 Minute CBT.  We provide face to face and online education for GPs and other health professionals in the use of evidence-based, realistic and effective brief CBT concepts and skills in routine consultations. I am author of the textbook, Using CBT in General Practice: The 10 Minute CBT Handbook (Scion Publishing, 2013) and I am in the process of writing a new book on understanding and managing anxiety disorders in primary care.Qualifications:MB BSBSc (Social Psychology as applied to health)MRCGP (distinction)MA (cognitive-behavioural therapy)PG Cert (medical education)10 Minute CBT is used in a wide variety of settings including primary care mental health, medication and chronic disease management and for cancer and palliative care.  Dr David has a particular interest in promoting patient self-management for both physical and emotional problems, as well as in supporting health professionals to develop emotional resilience and wellbeing at work in one-to-one sessions via Skype.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Goal setting and improving mood in people with physical health problems

    • Goal setting in a patient with multiple sclerosis

  • 2

    Motivational interviewing and behaviour change

    • Motivating Behaviour Change in a Patient with Type 2 Diabetes

  • 3

    Adapting to changes in physical health

    • Coping with Speech Difficulty after a Stroke

  • 4

    Anxiety and Physical Health

    • Anxiety in a Patient with Asthma

  • 5

    Understanding pain and disability

    • Chronic Pain - Part 1

    • Chronic Pain - Part 2