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Table 1 Session content of the JOB programme

From: Classroom-based cognitive behavioural therapy: a large-scale non-randomised controlled trial of the ‘Journey of the Brave’

Session Content Component of CBT
1 Understanding the four basic feelings Psychoeducation (e.g., the role of negative feelings)
Log positive feelings (mastery and pleasure technique)
2 Monitoring feelings of anxiety and setting goals Psychoeducation (e.g., the role of anxious feelings)
Monitor and log anxious feelings
3 Body reactions and relaxation Psychoeducation (e.g., fight or flight response)
Relaxation training (muscle and breathing relaxation)
4 Anxiety-level stages and stair step exposure Psychoeducation (e.g., principle of gradual exposure)
Develop stair step and face gradual exposure
5 Anxiety cognition model Psychoeducation (e.g., cognitive model)
Develop cognitive model
6 Identifying cognitive distortions and coping with rumination Psychoeducation (e.g., dysfunctional cognitions)
Develop meta-cognitive awareness and monitor maladaptive thoughts
7 Cognitive restructuring when anxious Psychoeducation (e.g., cognitive restructuring)
Implement cognitive restructuring
8 Assertiveness skills to reduce social anxiety Psychoeducation (e.g., assertiveness)
Develop assertiveness using DESC response
9 and 10 Summary Review of all CBT techniques