The course aims to provide up-to-date information on the scientific basis of cognitive restructuring methods and practical learning experiences on their use in the treatment of anxiety and depression.

REGISTRATION FORM (future series)

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COURSE SCHEDULE (reference: previous series – April 2023):

27 hours in blended-learning format as follows:

  • 28 April 2023 – online meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (includes 2 short and 1 longer break) – live session, attendance mandatory
  • 1 May – 5 June 2023 – 17 hours e-learning activities (individual study and supervised online practice)
  • 22 May 2023 – 2 hours webinar (optional)

ELIGIBILITY: psychologists or psycho-pedagogues with a bachelor’s degree; psychologists with a license in psychotherapy and clinical psychology; psychiatry junior doctors, psychiatrists;


  • Understand the scientific basis of cognitive restructuring techniques;
  • Knowledge of methods to identify dysfunctional thinking patterns and attitudes;
  • Develop practical skills to implement cognitive restructuring techniques in the treatment of anxiety, depression and relapse prevention;
  • Develop specific skills to personalize and adapt treatment according to client and disorder characteristics.

Number of COPSI credits: 27

FEES (2023):

  • Individuals/private practice: 1200 lei
  • legal entities: 1800 lei

Discount for PON members: – 250 lei. Payment will be made based on an invoice issued by the Provider.


  • Dr. Mircea Miclea – psychologist, psychotherapist, professor at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
  • Dr. Amalia Ciuca – psychologist, psychotherapist, researcher
  • Dr. Marcela Pența – psychologist, psychotherapist, researcher
  • Liviu Crișan – psychologist, psychotherapist, researcher

Course graduation requirements:

  • Participate in the face-to-face/webinar training activities required by the course syllabus;
  • Complete the e-learning activities (individual study and supervised practice) indicated in the course syllabus; it is mandatory to complete at least 50% of the multimedia learning modules that can be accessed on the PAXonline platform (10 modules available for this course);
  • Prepare and submit a 1-2 page activity report with specific information and/or personal reflections on the practice carried out and the information gained during the course; this activity report is the final evaluation method of the course and is compulsory.


Topic 1 – Scientific basis of cognitive restructuring techniques

Topic 2 – Methods of identifying dysfunctional thinking patterns and attitudes

Topic 3 – Optimising attentional functioning

Topic 4 – Correcting thinking patterns through the ICAR procedure

Topic 5 – Changing the attitude towards self

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