Course details

Start date


Course length

3 days

CPD hours

15 CPD hours

Course description

The introduction workshop forms part of the PG Cert CFT programme MB9CT, however the students that apply for the Introduction Workshop will not go on to complete the full programme.

This workshop will introduce participants to the evolutionary model underpinning compassion focused therapy, the basic processes of developing a compassionate mind and provide an introduction to application of compassionate mind to problems such as self -criticism.

Fees and funding

2019/20 Fees

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £500.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at

Additional costs and optional extras

Who will teach you

Claire Carter, Senior Lecturer at the University of Derby

Claire Carter
Programme leader

Claire Carter is a Senior Lecturer and College of Health and Social Care CPD Lead at the University of Derby. A key part of Claire’s role is to lead on a big lottery partnership supporting our local community in Chesterfield to raise aspirations and increase health and wellbeing within the community.

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Contact us

Course: Claire Carter (Module leader)  +44 (0)1332 591044

Additional information about your studies

Additional costs and optional extras

We’re committed to providing you with an outstanding learning experience. Our expert teaching, excellent facilities and great employability prepare you for your future career. As part of our commitment to you we aim to keep any additional study costs to a minimum. However, there are occasions where students may incur some additional costs.

The information below is correct for entry in the academic year September 2020 - August 2021 only. Entry for future academic years may be subject to change.

Mandatory costs not included in your fees

Car parking will be pay and display on the day.

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.