PSY433 Cognitive-Behavioral Approach

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Julián Kuric (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Julián Kuric
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Fri 13. 3. 8:00–14:45 U23, Fri 27. 3. 8:00–14:45 U23, Fri 10. 4. 8:00–14:45 U23, Fri 24. 4. 8:00–14:45 U23
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PSY406 Psychotherapy
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/30, only registered: 0/30, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/30
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Introduction to history and theory of cognitive behavioural therapy. Practical application of cognitive behavioural therapy to chosen psychiatric problems.
Goal:Main goal is to create basic knowledge about cognitive behavioural therapy and gain practical skills of using cognitive behavioural therapy in practice.
  • Block 1: 13.3.2008
  • Lecture 1: History of CBT, main representatives. Roots and development of cognitive behavioural therapy. Roots and development of behavioural therapy, roots and development of cognitive therapy, merging of behavioural and cognitive principles. Cognitive behavioural therapy. CBT and other psychotherapeutic schools. Emotional problems in cognitive behavioural theory and practice.
  • Workshop 1: Getting acquainted with students, their motivations, knowledge about CBT. Discussion. Introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy, CBT assessment, practical training.
  • Block 2: 27.3.2008
  • Lecture 2: Theory of CBT, basic conceptions, CBT models of emotional problems. Structure of CBT (screening, assessment). Formulations of problem, formulations of goals. Measures in CBT. Behavioural analysis, cognitive analysis, functional analysis.
  • Workshop 2: Practical training of cognitive behavioural access to emotional problems (Screening. Assessment. Formulation of problem. Goal. Measures. Behavioural, cognitive and functional analysis). Homework: term paper.
  • Block 3: 10.4.2008
  • Lecture 3: Cognitive behavioural techniques. Behavioural therapeutic techniques. Cognitive therapeutic techniques. Complex cognitive – behavioural therapeutic programs.
  • Workshop 3: Practical training of working with cognitive behavioural therapeutic techniques. Consultation of papers.
  • Block 4: 25.4.2008
  • Lecture 4: Practical application of CBT to chosen psychiatric problems (Anxiety disorder, Panic anxiety disorder, Agoraphobia, Social phobia, Simple phobia, Depression, Obsessive compulsive disorder..)
  • Workshop 4: Practical training of cognitive behavioural therapeutic techniques and complex CBT therapeutic programs to chosen psychiatric problems. Discussion.
  • PRAŠKO, Ján, Petr MOŽNÝ and Miloš ŠLEPECKÝ. Kognitivně behaviorální terapie psychických poruch. Vydání 1. Praha: Triton, 2007. 1063 stran. ISBN 9788072548651. info
  • BECK, Aaron T. Kognitivní terapie a emoční poruchy. 1. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2005. 250 s. ISBN 8073670321. info
  • MACLAREN, Catharine. Racionálně emoční behaviorální terapie. Edited by Albert Ellis, Translated by Ivo Müller. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2005. 135 s. ISBN 807178947X. info
  • GREENBERGER, Dennis and Christine A. PADESKY. Na emoce s rozumem :příručka kognitivní terapie pro klienty. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2003. 198 s. ISBN 80-7178-742-6. info
  • ELLIS, Albert. Člověče, neboj se :jak ovládnout úzkost dřív, než ovládne nás. Praha: Lidové noviny, 2001. 182 s. ISBN 80-7106-438-6. info
  • MOŽNÝ, Petr and Ján PRAŠKO. Kognitivně-behaviorální terapie : úvod do teorie a praxe. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Triton, 1999. 304 s. ISBN 8072540386. info
  • KENNERLEY, Helen. Jak zvládat úzkostné stavy :příručka pro klinickou praxi. Edited by Stanislav Kratochvíl. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1998. 190 s. ISBN 80-7178-266-1. info
Teaching methods
Four all-day class. Each class contains of one seminary and one lecture.
Assessment methods
Course credit, 2B credits). Course credit is awarded on the basis of 75 % participation, writing a term paper of 5-10 pages and doing homework between blocks.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Pro otevření kurzu je potřeba minimálně 10 zapsaných studentů.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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