Welcome to our continuing education classes homepage:

We offer a full range of training in CBT to clinicians of all levels of training.   From our 1-hr free webinars that will introduce you to CBT skills, to our 12 week comprehensive CBT courses, all the way to on-going advanced training and consultation CBT groups for advanced therapists. We use an evidence-based framework developed by Dr. David Burns, that seeks to profoundly improve the effectiveness of modern psychological treatment. Our online trainings are live and interactive. Many of our classes offer CEs*. Click Here to see our attendance/refund policy.

Introduction to Advanced CBT

DescriptionLocationDateTimeInstructorCostCE Hours* 
CBT Tools for Depression and Anxiety, a practical introduction for therapists with Dr. Jill Levitt. Based on the work of Dr. David Burns.

This workshop is designed to familiarize you with several helpful tools in CBT.
OnlineTuesday Feb 28th9-10am PST
(12-1pm EST)
Jill Levitt, PHDFree1Register
CBT Tools for Depression and Anxiety, a practical introduction for therapists with Dr. Jill Levitt. Based on the work of Dr. David Burns.

​This workshop is designed to familiarize you with several helpful tools in CBT.
OnlineThursday Mar 16th9-10am PST
(12-1pm EST)
Jill Levitt, PHDFree1Register

​Live Online CBT Skills Courses For Therapists

We use an evidence-based framework developed by Dr. David Burns, that seeks to profoundly improve the effectiveness of modern psychological treatment. Our online trainings are live and interactive with many opportunities for practice and Q&A with the instructor.
DescriptionDateTimeInstructorCostCE Hours*
CBT Methods for Depression, Anxiety and Unwanted HabitsSix weeks starting Monday Apr 17th11am-12:45pm PST
(2-3:45pm EST)
Jill Levitt, PHD$36010.5Learn More
CBT and the new TEAM therapy framework for therapistsTwelve weeks starting Monday Jan 9th3:00-4:45pm PST
(6-7:45pm EST)
Mike Christensen, ​MACP, RCC$720
(price doesn't include required course materials - $89 - ORDER FORM)

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Comprehensive Live Online CBT training for therapists working with children and adolescentsTwelve weeks starting Thursday Sept 15th9:00-10:45am PST
(12-1:45pm EST)
Taylor Chesney, PHD$720
(price doesn't include required course materials - $89 - ORDER FORM)

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CBT Consultation Groups For Therapists

Our consultation groups will teach you all aspects of CBT. This includes symptom measurement, advanced empathy skills, motivational techniques, and cutting edge cognitive and behavioral methods to improve your therapy skills and help your patients get better quickly.
DescriptionDateTimeInstructorCost
Consultation group based on Dr. David Burns’ Advanced Applications in CBT methods

This group, open to all certification levels, provides the following:
1] Consultation on challenging cases
2] Didactic presentations on all aspects of CBT
3] Opportunities to role play clinical scenarios and receive feedback on your work
4] The chance to do personal work on issues related to your clinical practice
Fridays10-11:45am PSTDaniel Mintie, LCSW$285 for 4 weekly sessions (1 month)
$720 for 12 sessions (3 months)
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Advanced Online TEAM Consultation Group for Level 3 Clinicians

This group’s mission is to train Level 3 TEAM therapists to become consultants for other therapists in TEAM CBT, by providing participants with training in both high level TEAM therapy and TEAM therapy supervision skills. Participation in this group fulfills one of the main requirements for becoming certified as a Level 4 TEAM therapist and trainer.
Thursdays4:00-5:30pm PSTMatthew May, MD$720 minimum of three months ($240 per month paid in advance)Register
Online CBT training for Hebrew speaking therapists

An online intimate TEAM Therapy CBT training group in Hebrew open to all levels of clinicians. This group training is designed to support Hebrew-speaking therapists, in and away from Israel, in advancing their TEAM-CBT Skills.
Every other Thursday10am-12pm PST
Maor Katz, MD$295Register

Upcoming Daylong Workshops for Therapists at the Feeling Good Institute

We are excited to share with you our daylong workshop series for therapists for the 2016-17 academic year. Workshops are offered Live and Streaming Live from Park Pavilion, 2400 Grant Rd, Mountain View, CA 9am-4pm Sunday, March 19th.

Two daylong workshops may qualify you for TEAM Therapist Level 1 Certification
DescriptionDateTimeInstructorCost
Step by Step CBT Methods for the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders: A Daylong Workshop for Therapists

Session 1. Reducing Resistance and Boosting Motivation
The Magic Button Technique, The Positive Reframe, The Magic Dial Technique, Dangling the Carrot, The Gentle Ultimatum, and Sitting with Open Hands
Session 2. The Cognitive Model
Eliciting Anxious Thoughts, Identifying Cognitive Distortions, Examine the Evidence Technique, Externalization of Voices Technique
Session 3: The Exposure Model
Rationale for Exposure, Interoceptive Exposure, The Fear and Avoidance Hierarchy, Identifying Safety Behaviors, Conducting Exposures

Learning objectives:
After attending this course, you will be able to:
1) Boost motivation by helping patients identify their reasons not to change.
2) Motivate patients to become accountable for the work required to overcome their anxiety.
3) Identify cognitive distortions in anxious thoughts.
4) Set up the “examine the evidence” truth based technique.
5) Deliver the “externalization of voices” cognitive role play technique.
6) Set up exposure exercises with patients with anxiety disorders.
7) Identify safety behaviors in anxious patients.
Sunday March 19th9am-4pm PSTMaor Katz, MD
Angela Krumm, PHD
Jill Levitt, PHD
$135
Offers 6 CEs*
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Step by Step CBT Methods for the Treatment of Habits and Addictions: A Daylong Workshop for Therapists

Session 1. Tools for Overcoming Resistance and Boosting Motivation
Dangling the Carrot, The Magic Button, The Paradoxical Cost-Benefit Analysis, Externalization of Resistance, The Gentle Ultimatum, and Sitting with Open Hands
Session 2. Cognitive Methods for Treating Habits and Addictions
The Addiction/Habit Mood Log, Discovering Tempting Thoughts, Identifying Positive Cognitive Distortions, The Devils’ Advocate Technique, and The Accountability Step
Session 3. Behavioral Methods for Treating Habits and Addictions
Stimulus Control, The Problem-Solution Log, and The Anti-Procrastination Worksheet

Learning Objectives:
After completing this workshop you will be able to:
1) Complete a paradoxical cost-benefit analysis with a patient to decrease resistance.
2) Describe the concepts of dangling the carrot and sitting with open hands to boost motivation.
3) Identify several tempting thoughts.
4) Name at least two cognitive distortions.
5) Explain the concept and practice of stimulus control.
6) Set up a problem-solution log.
Sunday May 21st9am-4pm PSTMaor Katz, MD
Angela Krumm, PHD
Jill Levitt, PHD
$135
Offers 6 CEs*
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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. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences now recognizes CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for its licensees. FGI is also a CE provider for NAADAC and NBCC. 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.