Led by Aaron Brinen, Psy.D., this Beck Institute specialty workshop will cover cognitive behavioral approaches for PTSD. Participants will learn exposure techniques and other skills specifically developed to aid clients in accessing salient trauma information, understanding his or her reactions and achieving a realistic perspective on the traumatic event. An in-depth explanation and illustration of prolonged exposure, a primary intervention for PTSD, will be included, as well as cognitive techniques for imaginal revisiting of the trauma memory.
- Psycho-education about the nature of trauma and PTSD
- CBT Model of PTSD
- Identifying values and setting goals
- Case conceptualization
- Cognitive processing
- Belief change
- Structuring sessions
- Decreasing avoidance
- Addressing non-fear emotions
For hotel and travel assistance, contact our travel team online or via phone at (919) 336-4126 x3.
There are two hotels within walking distance of the Beck Institute with special rates available. The Hilton City Avenue is directly across the street, and the Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue (formerly the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West) is about a ten-minute walk from Beck Institute. The Courtyard also offers a shuttle to Beck Institute trainees that will take you to and from our office each morning and afternoon.