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PU CCP organizes workshop on CBT
PU CCP organizes workshop on CBT

LAHORE: (Friday, June 21, 2019): Punjab University Centre for Clinical Psychology (CCP) and Pakistan Institute of Living & Learning (PILL) jointly organized two days workshop cum refresher course at New Building of the Centre for Clinical Psychology.The resource person, Professor David Kingdon, was from University of Southampton, UK. He provided training to the participants around core CBT based components for severe mental illnesses. The focus of the training was on the effective integration of various core CBT strategies in developing and implementing individualized treatment. He highlighted the evidence of CBT in severe mental illnesses, after a brief introduction and history of CBT, developing case conceptualization, evidence based interventions and case discussions. Faculty members, PhD scholars of Centre for Clinical Psychology and participants from Pakistan Institute of Living & Learning (PILL) were enlightened through this training. In the certificate distribution ceremony, Dr. Saima Dawood, Director, Centre for Clinical Psychology, thanked Prof. Dr. Nusrat Husain, Professor of Psychiatry at Manchester University, UK for his efforts in making arrangements for the visit of Dr David Kingdon here in Pakistan and also thanked Dr David Kingdon for his contribution in much needed capacity building work in Pakistan.