Led by Beck Institute faculty member Francine Broder, PsyD, this experiential workshop covers the essentials of cognitive behavior therapy for mental health professionals who have clients with depression. Participants will learn evidence-based, cognitive behavioral methods to conceptualize clients, establish the therapeutic relationship, instill hope, and use effective cognitive and behavioral strategies.
2 Days, Sat – Sun: 8:15am – 4:00pm
Day 1: Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Depression
- Introduction and overview of CBT
- The cognitive model of depression
- Conceptualizing individual clients
- Planning treatment
- Engaging the patient and developing the therapeutic alliance
- Setting goals
- Experiential exercises
Day 2: CBT for Depression (part 2)
- Structuring sessions
- Identifying and responding to automatic thoughts and beliefs
- Behavioral activation
- Action Plan
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