Live-online → Daylong Workshop

David Burns Live: Rapid Recovery in Real Time

Sunday May 22, 2022  –  8:30am-4:30pm Pacific Time (11:30am-7:30pm ET)
Offers 7 CE Hours*
Provides 7 TEAM-CBT Units towards Level 1, 2 or 3 Certification
Therapist level: beginner through advanced

Please Note: This workshop is open to BOTH therapists AND the general public. This is the only workshop offered by Feeling Good Institute (FGI) that is open to the general public. Only therapists may apply for TEAM-CBT certification and attend other FGI trainings.

Workshop Overview
This workshop will feature two live therapy demonstrations with audience volunteers who have been struggling with feelings of depression, anxiety, and self-doubt. You will get to see, in real time, what works, and what doesn’t work, and why. In addition, you will gain a far deeper appreciation of how you can bring rapid recovery to your patients.

Approximately two hours will be devoted to each therapy demonstration, including teaching points as the session evolves. This will be followed by discussion and practice to help you master key techniques that can greatly improve your clinical work.This promises to be an exciting, educational and inspirational experience!

100% attendance and completion of CE survey after the workshop is required to receive CE certificate of completion.

Online registration closes at 5:30pm PST on Saturday 5/21/22. No Exceptions.

If you have already registered, three days before the workshop you will receive login instructions. Check your email and/or spam folder. If you cannot find your instructions, contact:

Learning Objectives
1. Describe one benefit of measurement and symptom tracking
2. Describe one common empathy error
3. Describe the What’s My Grade Technique
4. Describe the purpose of positive reframing      
5. Name two common cognitive distortions
6. Describe the purpose of crushing distorted thoughts
7. Describe one method for crushing distorted thoughts

Key Topics
The benefits of measurement.
How to get perfect empathy ratings the first time you meet with a new patient.
How to melt away therapeutic resistance for rapid change.
How to crush the distorted thoughts that trigger depression and anxiety.
How to avoid the most common causes of therapeutic failure.

Continuing Education Accreditation
*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. This course has been approved by FGI as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 7 CEs. NAADAC Provider #149212. The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. FGI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Feeling Good Institute, #1442 is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this course. Ace provider approval period: 05/30/2021-05/30/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 7 continuing education credits. A certificate of attendance will be emailed to attendees who attend 100% of the training within a week of completion of the workshop survey. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations please contact Dr. Maor Katz at

Instructor Biographies
David Burns, M.D.-

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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Course Dates: May 22, 2022; 8:30am-4:30pm Pacific Time

  • 1 - Welcome Letter
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed