TEAM-CBT Training

Fast Track to Level 3 Advanced TEAM-CBT Therapist Certification

Advance from Level 1 to Level 3 TEAM-CBT Certification in only six months. This course incorporates 12 hours of at-home study plus 22 weeks of live online practice group meetings using the Deliberate Practice model for mastering CBT skills. It is designed for Level 1 TEAM-CBT Certified therapists who are committed to advancing their skills quickly and cost effectively for rapid progress and efficient patient outcomes!

This course comprises 34 hours of training and includes the Deliberate Practice of TEAM-CBT Textbook (valued at $49) for $595.

Course Highlights:
Engage with lively videos, quizzes, therapy role plays, case examples, and interviews with the source - Dr. David Burns.
Learn the processes of therapy that have the greatest impact on positive therapeutic outcomes.
Practice routine outcome monitoring and empathetic patient engagement techniques.
Identify and reduce resistance, boost motivation, and connect with challenging patients.
Master cutting-edge cognitive and behavioral techniques: let's define terms, examine the evidence, re-attribution, be specific, the double standard role play technique, externalization of voices, and more.
Integrate learned skills into well-flowing therapy sessions.

Course Features:
Comprehensive Training: 34 hours of intensive training.
Free Textbook: Includes the Deliberate Practice of TEAM-CBT Textbook (valued at $49).
Interactive Learning: Engage in lively videos, quizzes, therapy role plays, and case examples.
Expert Insights: Interviews with Dr. David Burns, the source of the TEAM-CBT method.
Master The Skills: Weekly Live Online Deliberate Practice Groups.

Enrollment Details:
Course Fee: $595
Start Date: January 8th, 2024.
Registration: Secure your spot and select your preferred 1 hour practice group schedule upon registration:
(Tuesdays at 2:00pm PT or Fridays at 8:00am PT).
Prerequisite: This course is for people who are Level 1 certified already. If you are not, you can take Core Skills for Effective Therapy which includes Level 1 certification (if eligible).

At the end of the course, you'll have the chance to take the Level 3 TEAM-CBT Certification Exam without any extra charges. If you pass, you'll become Level 3 Certified! If you don’t pass, no worries – you'll stay Level 2 certified until you pass the next exam. We're here to support you every step of the way!

Asynchronous Learning Objectives - 12 CEs:
1. Identify two benefits of using symptom measurement (Routine Outcome Monitoring) in therapy
2. Explain the importance of measurement to my patients
3. Name two empathy skills that will help me connect with a hopeless patient
4. Explain the benefits of leading with empathy before problem-solving in therapy
5. Issue an invitation to a patient to get to work in therapy as a way of addressing resistance
6. Explain the importance of “getting specific” when using Cognitive Therapy
7. Identify one common theme of outcome resistance for anxiety
8. Explain the concept of process resistance
9. Describe the cognitive model to my patients
10. Define two different cognitive distortions
11. Describe the difference between self-acceptance and self-defense as they relate to disputing negative thoughts
12. Explain the importance of homework completion in successful CBT
13. Describe the use of the recovery circle

Live weekly practice group learning objectives - 22 CEs:
1. Describe one benefit of measurement and symptom tracking
2. Explain the difference between thought and feeling empathy
3. Use inquiry to invite patients to share more about their thoughts and feelings
4. Issue an invitation to my patients
5. Utilize the specificity step to stay on track with elusive patients
6. Describe the difference between outcome resistance and process resistance
7. Identify two benefits of anxiety
8. Describe the purpose of positive reframing in addressing resistance
9. Identify common forms of process resistance for depression and anxiety
10. Instill hope in my patients by explaining exactly how CBT can help them
11. Hold my patients accountable by explaining exactly what is required in order to make improvements in therapy
12. Describe the concept of sitting with open hands
13. Use daily mood logs effectively to set up multiple cognitive behavioral techniques
14. Describe the use of cognitive distortions on the daily mood log
15. Demonstrate a cognitive therapy role playing technique
16. Describe the technique: Examine the Evidence
17. Describe the steps involved in bringing a cognitive therapy technique to closure
18. Explain the value of homework completion in CBT
19. Identify several useful homework assignments in CBT
20. Demonstrate how to review symptom measures while maintaining connection and empathy
21. Demonstrate how to transition from talking and support to active work in therapy
22. Describe the workflow of a typical CBT therapy session

*See "CE info for Fast Track Course" at the top of this page for information on CE accreditation and policies.

Course Dates: Weekly January - May 2024

  • Welcome Letter sample
  • Please upload your credentials
  • Week #1: Using Measurement to Improve Therapy Outcomes
  • Week #2: Introduction to Empathy Training
  • Week #3 Empathy Training Part 2
  • Week #4: Introduction to Reducing Resistance: The Invitation Step
  • Week #5 Reducing Resistance: Specificity
  • Week #6 Reducing Resistance: Conceptualization
  • Week #7 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Outcome Resistance Part 1
  • Week #8 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Outcome Resistance Part 2
  • Week #9 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Process Resistance Part 1
  • Week #10 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Process Resistance Part 2
  • Week #11 Setting Up For Effective Cognitive Therapy
  • Week #12 Cognitive Therapy Role Playing Techniques
  • Week #13 How To Defeat Negative Thoughts
  • Week #14 Truth and Logic Based Techniques
  • Week #15 Assigning Homework
  • Week #16: Workflow Integration: Testing-Empathy-Invitation
  • Week #17 WORKFLOW INTEGRATION: Invitation, Specificity, Conceptualization
  • Week #18: Workflow Integration:Outcome Resistance, Pivot, Process Resistance
  • WEEK #19 WORKFLOW INTEGRATION:Process Resistance to Methods
  • Week #20 A Therapy Session at Warp Speed: From Measurement to Methods
  • Week #21 The Level 3 Exam, A Series of Role Plays
  • Fast Track Final Test
  • End of Course Attestation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed