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This course is designed to accompany and support you, the therapist and your practice. Each class in this biweekly series will begin with a presentation of one or more aspects of the TEAM-CBT model, as described in the learning objectives below. Students will then have ample opportunity to practice these skills in a small group setting, utilizing case material from their own clinical work or instructor examples. Therapists of all levels welcome.  This year-long course is divided into four three-month sessions. Participants can attend one or more sessions. A discount is offered for enrollment in more than one session at a time.

Class meets online every other Friday at 12:00 noon PST (3pm EST) for one hour and 45 minutes. Participation in this class may be on-going and year long or more, in 3 month increments. Each 3 month increment is designed to provide training materials with learning objectives incorporated into participants’ case-based learning. You may earn 10.5 CE*s per each quarterly session. Please note: attendance at all six classes per quarter and completion of CE survey is required in order to receive CE certificate of completion. Therapist level: beginner through advanced.

Completion of this course counts toward TEAM Therapy Certification  (Level 1, Item 1.b.; Level 2, Items 1.a. or 1.c. Level 3, Item 1.a.).

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Dates:

  • Winter Session: Note- B/c of instructor’s schedule the first four sessions are weekly: Jan 25, Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15; March 1 and March 15
  • Spring Session: April 5 and April 19; May 3, May 17 and May 31, and June 14
  • Summer Session: July 6 and July 20; Aug 3 and Aug 17Sept 7 and Sept 21
  • Fall Session: Oct 5 and Oct 19Nov 2,  Nov 16 and Nov 30, and Dec 14

Learning Objectives:

Winter Session:

Week One

Demonstrate effective processing of The Evaluation Of Therapy Session form to build the therapeutic alliance

Demonstrate effective processing of The Evaluation Of Therapy Session form to pinpoint therapeutic errors

Week Two

Employ Disarming to diffuse attacks and rebuild therapeutic rapport

Week Three

Recognize and discuss common forms of Outcome Resistance for habits and addictions

Recognize and discuss common forms of Outcome Resistance for interpersonal conflicts

Week Four

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of Examine The Evidence

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of The Socratic Method

Week Five

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of Negative Practice

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of Self Monitoring

Week Six

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of Shame Attacking

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of Rejection Practice

Spring Session:

Week One

Describe the role of measurement in assessment

Describe the use of measurement as an empathy tool

Week Two

Employ I Feel Statements to build therapeutic rapport

Describe the uses and limits of Self-Disclosure

Week Three

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of The Magic Button and Magic Dial

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of The Acid Test

Week Four

Describe the concept of Cognitive Distortions

Explain the relationships among belief, cognition, emotion and behavior

Week Five

Describe the concept of imaginal exposure

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of the Feared Fantasy

Week Six

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of Machine Gun Therapy for couples

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of the Relationship Journal

Summer Session:

Week One

Demonstrate the use of in-session measurement of feelings / beliefs

Week Two

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of the Straightforward CBA

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of the Paradoxical CBA

Week Three

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of Dangling The Carrot

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of the Gentle Ultimatum

Week Four

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of the Stranger On The Bus Technique

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of the Demented Clone Technique

Week Five

Differentiate the disputation of a negative thought from the acceptance of a negative thought

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of the Acceptance Paradox

Week Six

Describe the concepts of rules and roles in relationships

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of the Interpersonal Downward Arrow

Fall Session

Week One

Demonstrate effective processing of Before Session Brief Mood Survey Data

Demonstrate effective processing of After Session Brief Mood Survey Data

Week Two

Utilize Thought Empathy to build therapeutic rapport

Utilize Feeling empathy to support the therapeutic alliance

Week Three

Offer a clear, appropriate Invitation

Describe the concept of Specificity and explain its importance in CBT

Week Four

Recognize and discuss common forms of Outcome Resistance for anxiety and depression

Week Five

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of Externalization Of Voices

Week Six

Demonstrate effective set up and delivery of the Individual Downward Arrow Technique

Demonstrate effective set up and utilization of the Decision-making Form

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*The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) is approved by the American Psychological Association and the California Psychological Association (CPA) to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences now recognizes CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for its licensees. This course has been approved by FGI as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 10.5 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. This organization (Feeling Good Institute, #1442) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: 05/30/2017-05/30/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 10.5 Social Work continuing education clock hours. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 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 maor@feelinggoodinstitute.com.