Structured and brief psychotherapies
For this modallity, complete all of the following:
At least six patients with anxiety disorders; one case of each main anxiety disorder diagnosis to be treated.
At least five patients with affective disorder.
At least three other patients – may include a variety of primary diagnoses where CBT may be used to target a well-defined problem.
The number of sessions shall be whatever is required to treat the patient effectively.
A case formulation that outlines antecedents, maintaining factors and target problem(s) is required before commencing treatment and should be submitted at the conclusion of treatment, together with a brief review of the progress of therapy and any learning points.
Outcome measures must be used at least pre- and post-treatment for all patients.
Supervision3 is required at a minimum of every two sessions.
At least two sessions are to be recorded (audio or video) and presented in supervision.
If at least three patients from the above case requirements are complete, then the Stage 3 Fellowship psychotherapy requirement is considered met.
3For trainees, this psychotherapy supervision is in addition to the clinical supervision (4 hours per week over 40 weeks for full-time trainees) required for Stage 3 of the Fellowship Program.
Structured and brief psychotherapies – case summary form [PDF; 158 KB]