Treatment guidelines

Assessment / Evaluation



Behavioural activation (BA & BATD)


Other materials

The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) is an Australian mental health organisation that conducts research, provides training and supervision, and offers a clinical service. They have made some really useful resources for treating depression.

The South London and Maudsley (SLAM) IAPT service have also developed a useful series of booklets detailing their behavioural activation for depression programme.

Behavioural Activation for Depression


  1. Introduction to BA for depression
  2. Monitoring activity and mood
  3. Roadmap: The activation plan
  4. Finding direction: values,flow, and strengths
  5. Avoidance and the depression TRAPs
  6. Problem solving
  7. Thinking habits
  8. Next steps