Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond (12 CE)
Course Level: Advanced
Course By: Alden Hori, PhD
Dr. Hori earned a PhD in psychology from the University of California at Riverside. He was an Associate-In Professor and Research Assistant at the University of California at Riverside, where he supervised the completion of over 50 research projects in psychology. He is credited with three publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Course Delivery: Textbook, Online, Self-Paced
The leading text for students and practicing therapists who want to learn the fundamentals of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), this book is eminently practical and authoritative. In a highly accessible, step-by-step style, master clinician Judith S. Beck demonstrates how to engage patients, develop a sound case conceptualization, plan treatment, and structure sessions effectively. Core cognitive, behavioral, and experiential techniques are explicated and strategies are presented for troubleshooting difficulties and preventing relapse. An extended case example and many vignettes and transcripts illustrate CBT in action. Reproducible clinical tools can be downloaded and printed.
- Discuss how to successfully implement evidence-based techniques that can bring about enduring emotional and behavioral change.
- Demonstrate how to engage patients, develop a sound case conceptualization, plan treatment, and structure sessions.
- Explain key therapeutic techniques, including ways to identify, evaluate, and respond to automatic thoughts; modify underlying assumptions and core beliefs; and deliver behavioral and experiential interventions.
- Discuss key issues in the therapeutic relationship, building on patients’ strengths, and using homework effectively.
*This course is also part of Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Specialist (CCBTS) certification program. Click here for more info!
Upon registration, the Cognitive Behavior Therapy textbook will be shipped to you. The cost of shipping within the U.S. is included in the course fee (outside the U.S., please call for shipping costs).Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation.