Live-online → Multi-week course

Associates & Postdocs Fast Track to Level 3 TEAM-CBT Therapist Certification Summer 2024

Become an expert in CBT and learn directly from the Source! Dr. David Burns and the Feeling Institute team will teach and practice with you the essential skills of TEAM-CBT.

All for $95!! ($795 for licensed clinicians) Pre-licensed may use Coupon Code: JumpStartCBT
This steep discount is offered to Registered Therapy Associates and PostDocs only
*No CE credit*

This course includes participation in weekly Deliberate Practice training groups coupled with home studying to provide you with the most flexible and effective learning schedule. Participation in this course grants TEAM-CBT Certification level 2 and if you pass the Level 3 Exam, you can achieve TEAM-CBT certification Level 3 in only six months.
Includes 20 hours of at-home study
25 weeks of live online practice groups
This course is designed for therapists who are committed to advancing their skills quickly and cost effectively for rapid progress and efficient patient outcomes!

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 empathic 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: 46 hours of intensive training.
Interactive Learning: Engage in lively videos, quizzes, therapy role plays, and case examples.
Expert Insights: Interviews with Dr. David Burns, the source of TEAM-CBT
Master The Skills: Weekly Live Online Deliberate Practice Groups.

Enrollment Details:
Course Fee: $95 for Registered Associates and Psychological PostDocs ONLY (use coupon code JumpStartCBT)
Start Date: June 3rd 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).

At the end of the course, you'll have the chance to take the Level 3 TEAM-CBT Certification Exam (additional $150 applies). 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!

Learning Objectives
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
14. Describe one benefit of measurement and symptom tracking
15. Explain the difference between thought and feeling empathy
16. Use inquiry to invite patients to share more about their thoughts and feelings
17. Issue an invitation to my patients
18. Utilize the specificity step to stay on track with elusive patients
19. Describe the difference between outcome resistance and process resistance
20. Identify two benefits of anxiety
21. Describe the purpose of positive reframing in addressing resistance
22. Identify common forms of process resistance for depression and anxiety
23. Instill hope in my patients by explaining exactly how CBT can help them
24. Hold my patients accountable by explaining exactly what is required in order to make improvements in therapy
25. Describe the concept of sitting with open hands
26. Use daily mood logs effectively to set up multiple cognitive behavioral techniques
27. Describe the use of cognitive distortions on the daily mood log
28. Demonstrate a cognitive therapy role playing technique
29. Describe the technique: Examine the Evidence
30. Describe the steps involved in bringing a cognitive therapy technique to closure
31. Explain the value of homework completion in CBT
32. Identify several useful homework assignments in CBT
33. Demonstrate how to review symptom measures while maintaining connection and empathy
34. Demonstrate how to transition from talking and support to active work in therapy
35. Describe the workflow of a typical CBT therapy session

Course Dates: 6/3/2024-12/6/2024

  • PLEASE WATCH AND READ THE FOLLOWING AND Complete Week #1 1.1 - 1.5 BEFORE 6/3/24
  • Crash Course in CBT - Complete Before the Fast Track Course Begins!
  • Week #1: Complete by 6/10/24 -Using Measurement to Improve Therapy Outcomes
  • Week #2: Complete by 6/17/24 Introduction to Empathy Training
  • Week #3 Complete BY 6/24 Empathy Training Part 2
  • Week #4: Week of 7/1 Introduction to Reducing Resistance: The Invitation Step
  • Week #5 Week of 7/8 Reducing Resistance: Specificity
  • Week #6 Week of 7/15 Reducing Resistance: Conceptualization
  • Week #7 Week of 7/22 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Outcome Resistance Part 1
  • Week #8 Week 7/29 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Outcome Resistance Part 2
  • Week #9 Wk of 8/5 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Process Resistance Part 1
  • Week #10 Wk of 8/12 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Process Resistance Part 2
  • Week #11 WK OF 8/19 Setting Up For Effective Cognitive Therapy
  • Week #12 WK of 8/26 Cognitive Therapy Role Playing Techniques
  • Week #13 WK of 9/2 How To Defeat Negative Thoughts
  • Week #14 WK of 9/9 Processing Learning
  • Week #19 Wk of 10/14 Assigning Homework
  • Week #20 WK of 10/21 Workflow Integration: Testing-Empathy-Invitation
  • Week 21 WK10/28 WORKFLOW INTEGRATION: Invitation, Specificity, Conceptualization
  • Wk 22 WK 11/4 Workflow Integration:Outcome Resistance, Pivot, Process Resistance
  • WEEK 23 WK 11/11 WORKFLOW INTEGRATION:Process Resistance to Methods
  • Week 24 WK of 11/18 A Therapy Session at Warp Speed: From Measurement to Methods
  • Week #25 WK of 11/25 The Level 3 Exam, A Series of Role Plays
  • Fast Track Final Test
  • End of Course Attestation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed