Adapted CPT Materials

TRI faculty adapted Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for use in low and middle income countries. This includes adaptation for culture, setting, and literacy level. It has been tested in Democratic Republic of Congo and Northern and Southern Iraq.


Democratic Republic of Congo

French CPT manual

English CPT manual

French CPT worksheets

Northern Iraq

Kurdish CPT manual

-English CPT manual

-Kurdish CPT worksheets

Southern Iraq

Arabic CPT worksheets


Relevant published results


Kaysen, D., Lindgren, K., Zangana, G. A. S., Murray, L., Bass, J., & Bolton, P. (2011, November 7). Adaptation of Cognitive Processing Therapy for Treatment of Torture Victims: Experience in Kurdistan, Iraq. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 5 (2), 184-192. doi: 10.1037/a0026053


Supplement to: Bass, J.K., Annan, J., Murray, S.M., et al. (2013). Controlled trial of psychotherapy for Congolese survivors of sexual violence. New England Journal of Medicine, 368, 2182-2191. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1211853


*Randomized controlled trial results are available upon request.