Ppepper25 wrote:I know of a fee people who dropped out of the course in the first few weeks, however I'm not sure of the circumstances around this.
How far into it are you, and what parts of the role are you struggling with/not enjoying?
Personally, as it's less than a year's course, I would stick it out, just so you have the qualification under your belt. It won't just advance your clinical skills, but also demonstrates an ability to study at a post graduate level.
Ppepper25 wrote:OK, so you're a few months in as opposed to a few weeks, so that's good!
Certain iapt services, like the one I'm in, is a lot less typical of pure iapt. All our work is face to face, unless someone wants a phone appointment, and we have upto 45 minutes at step 2, and I only do 1 workshop a week, and they certainly aren't pushed upon clients.
Complete your training and see if you can use it in an environment you enjoy more. It's a well respected qualification, and if you like secondary care, you could always go on to do full cbt training and it will benefit you hugely for that!
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