Advanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy: CBT for Your Most Challenging Clients
Length: Full Day
Additional Participant CE: $19.99
April 19, 2013: 8:00am-4:00pm EST
- More effectively treat Complex PTSD, Borderline Personality Disorders and other challenging disorders
- Increase the likelihood of treatment success with advanced CBT techniques
- Learn strategies from one of the founders of CBT and “one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century”
Dr. Donald Meichenbaum is one of the founders of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and was voted “one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century”. He recently received a Life-time Achievement Award from the Clinical Division of the American Psychological Association for his work on suicide prevention.
In this advanced CBT workshop, Dr. Meichenbaum, will discuss a critical analysis of the controversies concerning the effectiveness of psychotherapy (evidence-based versus relationship-focused interventions). He will propose a resolution by demonstrating how to implement the Core Tasks of Psychotherapy or what “expert” therapists do. Dr. Meichenbaum will highlight the critical role that a Case Conceptualization Model plays in forming assessment and treatment decision-making, especially when conducting risk assessment of suicidality and aggressive behavior.
You will learn how to implement integrative treatments with challenging clients who have and comorbid disorders such as PTSD, substance abuse, Borderline Personality Disorders, depression/suicidality and anger/aggressive behaviors. Learn effective skills to engage clients, anticipate and address treatment non-adherence and increase the likelihood of treatment success. Detailed Handouts and video case demonstrations of specific treatment procedures will be used throughout the workshop. A “TO DO” list will be provided of ways attendees can increase their psychotherapeutic “expertise.”
Clinical Applications and Advanced CBT Strategies
- More effectively treat Complex PTSD,
- Borderline Personality Disorders and other challenging disorders
- Use the “art of questioning”
- Case conceptualization for your most challenging clients
- Effective risk assessments
- Utilizing constructive narrative perspective
- Bolster client resilience: Create a “Healing Story”
- Integrative evidence-based treatments
- Engage clients and their family members
- Enhance treatment generalization
Core Clinical Skills for Advanced Treatment
- Emotional, cognitive and behavioral self-regulations skills
- Trauma-focused cognitive behavior strategies
- Enhance the therapeutic alliance
- Exposure-based interventions
- Treat challenging clients with comorbid disorders
- Conduct relapse prevention
- Better Theapeutic alliances
- More effective psychoeducation
- Collaborative goal-setting to create hope
- Conduct cognitive restructuring
Advanced CBT Skills to Treat Clients
- PTSD and Complex PTSD
- Comorbid disorders --Substance abuse/personality disorders
- Anger/aggressive behaviors
- Treatment-resistant clients
- Discuss the controversies and “state of the art” of psychotherapy effectiveness: A possible resolution.
- Implement the Core Tasks of Psychotherapy: What “Expert” Therapists Do.
- Utilize a Case Conceptualization Model that informs assessment and treatment decision-making.
- Conduct risk assessment with suicidal and aggressive patients.
- Explain an integrative, evidence-based treatment for clients with comorbid psychiatric disorders, such as PTSD, substance abuse and Borderline personality disorders.
- Describe techniques to treat trauma victims and bolster resilience.
- Integrate spirituality and psychotherapy for more effective treatment.
- Increase client engagement, address treatment adherence and increase the likelihood of treatment success.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario , Canada from which he took early retirement some 15 years ago to become Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment of Victims of Violence in Miami. (Please see www.melissainstitute.org that has had over 2 million HITS worldwide). He is one of the founders of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and in a survey of clinicians reported in the American Psychologist he was voted “one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century.” He recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the clinical division of the American Psycholgoical Association and he was Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has presented in ALL 50 U.S. states and internationally. He has published extensively and most recently published Roadmap to Resilience: A guide for military, trauma victims and their families (visit www.roadmaptoresilience.org).
Among his other books, are included “Treatment Of Individuals With Anger Control Problems And Aggressive Behavior”; “Stress Inoculation Training”; “Facilitating Treatment Adherence And The Unconscious Reconsidered.” He has consulted for various populations including veterans’ hospitals , with the National Guard, psychiatric treatment centers for children, adolescents and adults, treatment center for individuals with traumatic brain injuries, torture victims, Native populations, deaf populations and school boards . See papers by Dr. Meichenbaum on www.melissainstitute.org ( go to home page and Click on Author’s Index and scroll to Meichenbaum).
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- Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D.
Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. After 35 years, he took early retirement and now lives in Florida where he is research director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment of Victims of Violence. (Please see www.melissainstitute.org). Dr. Meichenbaum is one of the founders of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and in a survey of North American clinicians, reported in American Psychologist, he was voted "one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century".
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