Aim of session: An introduction to the use of briefcognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) skills in primary care.Learning objectives:► Understand basic principles of CBT and a five-areas orcognitive-behavioural model (CBM)► How to apply these principles to common problems such as depression,anxiety and chronic disease in a 10 minute consultation► Review key strategies for managing time pressures► Empowering patients to take responsibility for managing their own health► Learn some effective CBT approaches to overcoming depression and anxiety