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

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:

Session 1. Setting a Collaborative Agenda

The Invitation, Specificity, and Conceptualization Steps

Session 2. Identifying Outcome Resistance and Increasing Motivation to Change

The Magic Button, The Positive Reframe, The Pivot Question, and The Magic Dial

Session 3. Identifying Process Resistance and Increasing Motivation to Do the Work of Therapy

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. Describe the concept of the Invitation Step in TEAM-CBT
  2. Apply the Specificity Step in TEAM-CBT
  3. List two examples of outcome resistance in depressed patients
  4. List two examples of process resistance in anxious patients
  5. Use the “dangling the carrot” technique
  6. Describe the purpose of “sitting with open hands”

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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.