Nag has a go at the IAPT standards. It's a bit love/hate to be honest.
The Sober October special: a rummage in the issues between IAPT and alcohol from a personal perspective. The longest post yet, pace yourself!
NaG happy-rants about why CBT training might not be the answer to life, the universe and everything but integrated care could save the world.
LIT supervision gets the notaguru treatment. This turned into a long one - grab a coffee before you start reading!
A quick update on how I'll be talking about us from now on , and why. Much shorter than usual because of banana issues.
What does a PWP do? What has being a PWP done to me? and how the hell have I done this for so long? The key questions with no quick answers.
A magic themed look at PWP assessment and the therapeutic alliance in IAPT low intensity work; with a quick thought about what helps to retain PWPs in the role. And drift, I always talk about drift.
From the imagination of the PWP role into a low intensity CBT session; a look at what happens when theory encounters practice and how little you can rely on catchy mottoes to protect you.
The second part of the IAPT glossary explains some of the things that we do in low intensity treatment for depression and anxiety.
A guided tour of some IAPT specific language, accuracy not necessarily included!