Mode of delivery:

Public, face-to-face only

Training level:

Mental health practitioners


2 days


AUD $990.00

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Course summary

CPT is an effective cognitive behavioural treatment for PTSD with a focus on assisting a client to process and modify their beliefs related to the traumatic event.

Please note: we have temporarily suspended our public training calendar due to COVID. Please complete an expression of interest form for this course, to help us plan for a return to face-to-face training.

Complete EOI form here

Why do this course?

If you are looking to learn an evidence-based therapy for PTSD, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) offers an alternative to exposure-based therapy.

With the aid of expert video demonstrations and skills rehearsal, this interactive training program consists of a two-day workshop and three follow-up consultations. This will give you the skills and confidence to deliver CPT to people affected by a wide range of traumatic events. 

Who should do this course?

Specialist mental health providers who provide treatment and support services to adults with PTSD.

Course content

  • The theoretical basis for CPT
  • Delivering CPT: session by session
  • Rehearsal of key CPT skills
  • Addressing common difficulties in therapy
  • Managing comorbid mental health conditions
  • Treating complex PTSD


“I found the presenter very knowledgeable and could relate real client examples. The content was clearly presented, along with the rationale for treatment and evidence base. I particularly enjoyed the opportunities for discussion around challenges in using CPT.”