Nag has a go at the IAPT standards. It's a bit love/hate to be honest.
Chin Chin: the Sober October Special
The Sober October special: a rummage in the issues between IAPT and alcohol from a personal perspective. The longest post yet, pace yourself!
How to Build an Island (2): The Jenga Solution
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.
How to Build an Island (1): IAPT Low Intensity Supervision
LIT supervision gets the notaguru treatment. This turned into a long one - grab a coffee before you start reading!
From Poop to Porn, a job title update
A quick update on how I'll be talking about us from now on , and why. Much shorter than usual because of banana issues.
The Inescapable Torrent
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.
For the Alliance!
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.
High Volume, Low Intensity, and Chaos
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 IAPT Glossary Part 2: what does a PWP actually do?
The second part of the IAPT glossary explains some of the things that we do in low intensity treatment for depression and anxiety.
The IAPT glossary Part 1: What’s in a name?
A guided tour of some IAPT specific language, accuracy not necessarily included!