UCC CPD courses

Psychological Management of Tinnitus: Principles of CBT and Mindfulness


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  • Title

    Psychological Management of Tinnitus: Principles of CBT and Mindfulness

  • Code


  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Qualifications

    Cert of Attendance

  • Fees

    €100 (See Fees and Costs for full details). See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    26th November 2021

  • Start Date

    3rd and 4th December 2021 (full days)


Offering Objective:

This course will provide training and upskilling for audiologists, ENT physicians and other healthcare professionals

It will address psychological models of tinnitus and how they can explain the burden of tinnitus. The different management protocols derived from such models will be discussed, with special emphasis on CBT-based therapies. 

Course Content: Pathways of central tinnitus, the psychological effects of tinnitus and different models to explain them, including Hallam's habituation model, the neuro-physiological model and the cognitive behavioural model. The evidence-base of CBT-based therapies will be a focus. 

This is a unique course and the only one of its kind in Ireland.


Students will attend the University for a variety of activities including but not limited to: lectures/seminars/interactive workshops/collaborative groupwork. (Participants may need to participate in some directed reading before the sessions).  

*Please note that the intention is to run this offering face-to-face on campus. However, please note that the mode of delivery is subject to change depending upon the national guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic at the time. Also, please note that participant numbers will be strictly limited.


Fees and Costs

€100 (See Fees and Costs for full details).

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