Basic Psychology

Programme: 12.5 hours over 5 sessions

28 September (Mon) – 9.30am – 12noon
12 October (Mon) – 9.30am – 12noon
19 October (Mon) – 3.00pm – 5.30pm
21 October (Wed) – 3.00pm – 5.30pm
26 October (Mon) – 9.30am – 12noon

Interesting highlights of the programme include:

  • Introduction to the Cognitive Behavioural Approach

  • Understand how our thoughts affect our feelings and behaviours

  • Identify unhealthy thinking patterns

  • Challenging unhelpful thinking patterns

  • Learn how to evaluate our unhelpful thoughts and come up with healthier ones

  • Relaxation strategies

  • Discuss ways to distract ourselves from our stressors and relax our body

  • Building healthier relationships

  • Evaluate and discuss ways to beef up our social support network

  • Being aware of the warning signs

  • Discuss the symptoms of Depression and Anxiety related disorders and the benefits of seeking treatment

  • Discuss ways to improve sleep quality