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Core Skills for Effective Therapy


Description
Core Skills for Effective Therapy is a video-based, on-demand course that distills the best CBT therapy skills developed over three decades by Dr. David Burns. In this course, you will learn and practice the essential therapy techniques master therapists use to get effective results for their patients, earn 11 CE’s and become TEAM-CBT certified. Plus, you'll have access to a free weekly practice group for 6 months from the date of purchase of this course.

Course Overview
With lively videos, quizzes, therapy role plays, case examples, and interviews with the source - Dr. David Burns, you will learn the processes of therapy that have been shown to have the greatest impact on positive therapeutic outcomes. While you work through the material on your own time, you will also have 6-months of access to a free weekly practice group to help support you in refining your therapy skills.

First you’ll learn about measurement, also known as routine outcome monitoring. Next, you’ll learn therapeutic empathy skills that will help you build a strong therapeutic alliance with your patients. You’ll learn step-by-step how to reduce resistance and boost motivation so that you can connect with, and help, even your most challenging patients. You will learn many cutting edge Cognitive and Behavioral techniques, such as examine the evidence, re-attribution, the survey technique, the double standard role play technique and more! And finally you will learn how to implement exposure therapy and tips to increase the effectiveness of exposure therapy to address all kinds of anxiety. At the end of the course, you will be given a test to ensure you have learned the skills. Passing this test is required to receive CE credit and TEAM-CBT Level 1 certification. You will have 2 "re-take" opportunities to pass the final test (3 chances in total).

Course offered for a limited time for $175, down from $205!

By: Jill Levitt, Ph.D. Feeling Good Institute
Featuring David Burns, M.D.
Course Creation Date: May 15, 2021
Offers 11 CE Hours*
Therapist level: beginner
Cost of Level 1 TEAM-CBT Certification Included In Price
Once purchased, you will have unlimited access to the course, and exactly 6 months access to the free practice group which meets online on Mondays. You will find the practice group in your course list.


Learning Objectives:
1) Identify two benefits of using measurement (Routine Outcome Monitoring) in therapy
2) Describe two ways to make the best use of measurement (Routine Outcome Monitoring) in therapy
3) Name two empathy skills that will help me connect with a hopeless patient
4) Determine whether my patient is ready to get to work in therapy by issuing an invitation
5) Identify one common theme of outcome resistance for anxiety
6) Explain the usefulness of getting specific in Cognitive Therapy
7) Describe two cognitive distortions
8) Name two different categories of exposure exercises
9) Describe the concept of safety behaviors and how they can interfere in exposure therapy

Continuing Education Accreditation
PLEASE NOTE: This course is currently only approved for Continuing Education credit by the following organizations.*
*The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Feeling Good Institute Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0175. Feeling Good Institute, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0678.


Instructor Biography
Dr. Jill Levitt is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Director of Training at the Feeling Good Institute in Mountain View, CA.  Dr. Levitt has almost 20 years of experience conducting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and has been trained by some of the world’s leaders in CBT.  She has co-written several scholarly articles in the areas of OCD, PTSD and Panic Disorder. Most recently she has been co-teaching CBT with Dr. David Burns at the Stanford University School of Medicine in her role on the Adjunct Clinical Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She also trains other therapists in David Burns’ model of CBT called TEAM-CBT Therapy. She is a certified Level 5 Master Therapist and Trainer in TEAM-CBT Therapy. Dr. Levitt teaches both in-person and online workshops for Feeling Good Institute on CBT methods, reducing resistance in psychotherapy, and improving the effectiveness of psychotherapy.

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Content
  • MODULE 1: Measurement and Empathy for Effective Therapy
  • 1.1: Introduction to Measurement and Empathy (16:37 min video)
  • 1.2: Introduction to Measurement and Empathy - Post Video Practice Test
  • 1.3: Benefits of Measurement (8:19 min video)
  • 1.4: Benefits of Measurement - Post Video Practice Test
  • 1.5: Integrating Measurement Into Your Workflow (29:46 min video)
  • 1.6: Integrating Measurement Into Your Workflow - Post Video Practice Test
  • 1.7: Building Empathy Skills (24:16 min video)
  • 1.8: Building Empathy Skills - Post Video Practice Test
  • 1.9: Disarming and "I Feel" Techniques (31:18 min video)
  • 1.10: Disarming and "I Feel" Techniques - Post Video Practice Test
  • 1.11: Responding to Anger and Hopelessness (20:01 min video)
  • 1.12: Responding to Anger and Hopelessness - Post Video Practice Test
  • 1.13: Common Empathy Errors (12:16 min video)
  • 1.14: Common Empathy Errors - Post Video Practice Test
  • 1.15: Advanced Empathy (23:23 min video)
  • 1.16: Advanced Empathy - Post Video Practice Test
  • 1.17: Changing the Focus (20:24 min video)
  • 1.18: Changing the Focus - Post Video Practice Test
  • Module 2: Reducing Resistance and Boosting Motivation
  • 2.1: Introduction to Resistance-Reducing strategies (14:25 min video)
  • 2.2: Introduction to Resistance-Reducing Strategies - Post Video Practice Test
  • 2.3: The Invitation Step (17:59 min video)
  • 2.4: The Invitation Step - Post Video Practice Test
  • 2.5: The Specificity Step (18:03 min video)
  • 2.6: The Specificity Step - Post Video Practice Test
  • 2.7: Categorization (9:57 min video)
  • 2.8: Categorization - Post Video Practice Test
  • 2.9: Outcome Resistance Part 1: Positive Reframe (25:17 min video)
  • 2.10: Outcome Resistance Part 1: Positive Reframe - Post Video Practice Test
  • 2.11: Outcome Resistance Part 2: Reducing Outcome Resistance (29:33 min video)
  • 2.12: Outcome Resistance Part 2: Reducing Outcome Resistance - Post Video Practi
  • 2.13: Process Resistance - Part 1 (24:54 min video)
  • 2.14: Process Resistance - Part 1 - Post Video Practice Test
  • 2.15: Process Resistance - Part 2 (14:40 min video)
  • 2.16: Process Resistance - Part 2 - Post Video Practice Test
  • Module 3: Powerful CBT Methods for Overcoming Anxiety and Depression
  • 3.1: Setting up for Cognitive Therapy - (26:05 min video)
  • 3.2: Setting up for Cognitive Therapy - Post Video Practice Test
  • 3.3: Cognitive Distortions - (20:25 min video)
  • 3.4: Cognitive Distortions - Post Video Practice Test
  • 3.5: Cognitive Therapy Techniques - (26:18 min video)
  • 3.6: Cognitive Therapy Techniques - Post Video Practice Test
  • 3.7: Cognitive Therapy Role Playing Techniques - (35:48 min video)
  • 3.8: Cognitive Therapy Role Playing Techniques - Post Video Practice Test
  • 3.9: The Double Standard Technique - (16:35 min video)
  • 3.10: The Double Standard Technique - Post Video Practice Test
  • 3.11: Anxiety and Exposure Therapy - (29:43 min video)
  • 3.12: Anxiety and Exposure Therapy - Post Video Practice Test
  • 3.13: Fear and Avoidance Hierarchy - (13:49 min video)
  • 3.14: Fear and Avoidance Hierarchy - Post Video Practice Test
  • 3.15: Safety Behaviors and Tips for Exposure - (19:44 min video)
  • 3.16: Safety Behaviors and Tips for Exposure - Post Video Practice Test
  • 3.17 References
  • Final test and feedback survey
  • Core Skills for Effective Therapy - Final Test
  • Core Skills for Effective Therapy - Post Course Survey
  • TEAM-CBT Level 1 Certification
  • Let us know your preference
  • Fast Track to Level 3 TEAM-CBT Therapist Offer
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Core Skills for Effective Therapy - Final Test, Core Skills for Effective Therapy - Post Course Survey"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever