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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Tinnitus E-Programme

The CBT for Tinnitus E-Programme uses a Neuroscience & CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) protocol.

Enrolment includes:
  • 1-1 appointments using Zoom
  • Weekly SITREP
  • Email support
  • Logs
  • Interactive tools
  • Average completion in 16-28 weeks

Published outcomes are for the CBT for Tinnitus E-Programme with TWO 1-1 appointments. Outcomes are consistent, reliable and now this process has been used since July 2020, have proven to be sustainable:
TFI Category Changes
How much change can be expected?
Tinnitus Functional Index (TFI) Category changes following completion of the 12 stage CBT for Tinnitus E-Programme

Average change by TFI value:
  • Cat 5 pre-course: 84.9% > 29.9% (Cat 2 post-course)
  • Cat 4 pre-course: 64.8% > 20.8% (Cat 2 post-course)
  • Cat 3 pre-course: 45.6% > 19.0% (Cat 2 post course)
Figures published 22 May 2022
Individual Tinnitus Functional Index (TFI) Results
Itemised initial TFIs for Users 1-20, repeated at Stage 6 (of 12) and final repeat at Stage 12 (of 12)
(Represented in Percentage Distribution of Category Change diagram)
May 2022
First 20 TFI Outcomes
One, two or three 1-1 appointments recommended when starting with TFI category 3, 4 or 5, respectively

One 1-1 appointment using Zoom is included plus:
  • Up to TWO additional 1-1 add-on appointments during Stage 1
  • Weekly SITREPs
  • Email support
  • Record your progress using logs and Progress Checks
  • Measure your progress with before, interim and after TFI (Tinnitus Functional Index) subscales
  • Go at your pace
  • Feel benefit in weeks
  • TFI category reduces by at least one category by stage 6
  • TFI category reduced to category 2 (small problem) on completion (see results chart above)
Additional 'ad-hoc' appointments: As well as up to three 1-1 appointments included on enrolment, additional 'ad-hoc' appointments can be purchased (1 appointment: £120; 3 appointments: £340) In 97% of cases, no additional ad hoc appointments have been needed by those using the process when they enrol with two/three 1-1 appointments included.

Debbie Featherstone MSc Hearing Therapy | Psychotherapy & CBT Specialist

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