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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Case Illustrations: Demonstration of Key Interventions for Common Clinical Presentations and Problems

Author: Scott H Waltman, PsyD, ABPP
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Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 4 hours
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Course Summary

More research evidence supports cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) than any other psychological therapy (David et al., 2018). This course provides information to aid clinicians in their applications of core CBT interventions when working with clients. The course explores self-monitoring, Socratic questioning, thought records, behavioral experiments, and exposure therapy. Case examples will be presented and discussed, after which example dialogues will demonstrate skills and key concepts in action.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

Course Syllabus

Review the Generic Cognitive Model of CBT
Connecting the CBT Case Conceptualization and the Treatment Plan
            Case Example: Trisha
Demonstrating the CBT Model with Self-Monitoring
            Examples of Increasing Self-Awareness of Thoughts
            Examples of Increasing Self-Awareness of Emotions
            Examples of Increasing Self-Awareness of Behaviors
Core Interventions
            Socratic Questioning
            Thought Records
            Behavioral Experiments
            Exploring the Costs of Avoidance
Decatastrophizing Anxious Predictions
Framing Exposure as Behavioral Experiments
Debriefing Exposure in a Way That Will Facilitate Expectation Violation
Cultural Considerations
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