Introduction to iCBT for Tinnitus

10 November 2021, 9 am to 4 pm

Venue: Online via zoom
Course tutor: Dr Hashir Aazh

This course is designed for those who wish to utilise internet Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (iCBT) for adults experiencing tinnitus disorder. Participants will learn the details of the iCBT for tinnitus programme and gain the required knowledge with regard to using it as a standalone treatment or in combination with other services that they provide.

The content of this course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles. The course has 5 CPD points.

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Provisional Programme

9:00 - 9:30

Welcome & Overview

9:30 - 10:30

iCBT Assessment and 4C

After completing the assessment module in iCBT, a report will be developed automatically and will be sent to patient’s email address. The report will include recommendations for further medical evaluations and/or psychological support (if indicated). 4C (C represents Confidence) tinnitus assessment and management tool is incorporated in this module. 4C focuses on how confident the patient is to manage their tinnitus as opposed to simply checking which aspects of their life are affected by tinnitus.

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 11:30

Introduction to CBT for Tinnitus

In iCBT module 2, patients learn about CBT and its relevance to tinnitus distress.

11:30 - 12:00

Behavioural Experiment for Tinnitus

Module 3 in iCBT provides an opportunity to explore and challenge tinnitus-related negative thoughts by testing out different behaviours, influencing any corresponding anxiety and negative emotions that the patient might be experiencing. This module has 2 sections. Patients will be sent a link to section 2, once they completed section 1.

12:00 - 12:30

Challenge Your Negative Thoughts

In iCBT module 4, patients will learn about common forms of cognitive distortions and develop the skills to identify errors of judgment in their own tinnitus-related perceptions.

12:30 - 13:30

Break

13:30 - 14:00

Diary of Thoughts and Feelings

Module 5 in iCBT programme can be a helpful tool to draw together the different techniques that patients have learned to identify and challenge negative automatic thoughts and counter them with counter-statements.

14:00 - 14:30

Positive Psychology in Tinnitus Management

The idea of this module is to use the power of positive psychology in generating optimism, which is important for improving mental health.

14:30 - 15:00

Break

15:00 - 15:30

Final Assessment and 4C

The final assessment module helps to (1) establish the progress the patients have made in tinnitus management, and (2) enhance their confidence and motivation in using CBT skills for tinnitus management. After completing this module, a report will be developed automatically and will be sent to patient’s email address.

15:30 - 16:00

Discussions

Registration Form

Course Fee:
Standard fee £150

Refund Policy:

The fee is not refundable.

How to Register?

Places will be booked on a first-come-first-served basis. Please complete the application form below, complete the payment details, pay and submit.

Introduction to iCBT for Tinnitus

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Entry requirement:

  1. A degree at BSc, MSc, or doctorate level, or other qualifications of an equivalent standard, in one of the professions listed here: Audiologists, Hearing therapists, Hearing aid dispensers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Otologists, Neurologists, Speech and language therapists, Nurses, Occupational therapists, Teachers of the deaf, Social workers, and General medicine.
  2. No previous experience in tinnitus management is required.