February 9th, 2020 8:30am-4:30pm Pacific Time

Attend live online or in person at Creekside Inn, Stratton Room, 3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306

***NOTE: In person registration is now closed! You may only register to attend online as of 1/31/20. If you register to attend in person after January 31st, we will need to cancel your registration and re-register you to attend live online.***

Course Description: Join Drs. Burns and Levitt, “The Dynamic Duo,” for a day of fun and inspiring learning. This full day course covers several useful tools for reducing resistance and boosting motivation. This workshop is highly interactive with many case examples and opportunities for practice using role plays.

Cost: $135 Online $195 Onsite – 7 CE*s 

Day Plan:

 

Morning Session. Identifying Resistance and Increasing Motivation to Change with Depression

  • Addressing Internal and External non-acceptance
    • Outcome Resistance Tools: The Magic Button, The Positive Reframe, The Pivot Question, and The Magic Dial
  • Addressing Reluctance to do homework or engage in the work of therapy
    • Process Resistance Tools: Dangling the Carrot, The Gentle Ultimatum, The Fallback Position and Sitting With Open Hands

Afternoon Session. Identifying Resistance and Increasing Motivation to Change with Anxiety

  • Addressing Magical Thinking
    • Outcome Resistance Tools: The Magic Button, The Positive Reframe, The Pivot Question, and The Magic Dial
  • Addressing Reluctance to engage in exposure therapy
    • Process Resistance Tools: Dangling the Carrot, The Gentle Ultimatum, The Fallback Position and Sitting With Open Hands

Learning objectives: After attending this course, you will be able to:

  1. Define outcome resistance
  2. Define process resistance
  3. List one example of outcome resistance in depressed patients
  4. List one example of process resistance in anxious patients
  5. Describe the purpose of positive reframing
  6. Use the “dangling the carrot” technique
  7. Describe the purpose of “sitting with open hands”

NOTE: In person registration closed on 1/31/20. ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 5:30PM PACIFIC TIME ON SATURDAY 2/8/20. NO EXCEPTIONS.

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*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. 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: 05/30/2018-05/30/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 7 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.