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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate Course: Intensive Training



Join in for this breakthrough Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Certificate Course to develop core competencies and transform your skills to achieve better therapeutic outcomes, even with your most challenging clients!

You will be able to utilize concrete strategies that will provide greater healing for your clients who suffer from:

  • Mood disorders
  • Anger
  • Anxiety disorders
  • PTSD
  • Substance abuse
  • Personality disorders
  • Suicidality
  • And many more challenging clients!

You’ll get effective clinical techniques from Dr. John Ludgate, a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and trained at the Center for Cognitive Therapy in Philadelphia under Cognitive Therapy’s founder Dr. Aaron Beck.

Through case studies, interactive discussions, role-plays, and reproducible handouts, you will take away practical CBT strategies to use immediately with any client. Leave this certificate course armed with tools you can use in your very next session.


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.6
Faculty:
John Ludgate
Duration:
18 Hours 01 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
29 Nov, 2017
Product Code:
POS048940
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.

CPD


Continuing Professional Development Certificates PsychOz Publications, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 18.0 hours CPD.

Handouts

Faculty

John Ludgate's Profile

John Ludgate Related seminars and products: 6

Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist/Psychotherapist

Private Practice


John Ludgate, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who has worked as a psychotherapist for almost 30 years. He is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. His practice, which involves work in both a private practice and in an outpatient psychiatric center, consists largely of treating clients referred with mood problems and/or anxiety conditions. He is currently working at the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Center of Western North Carolina in Asheville, North Carolina.

John is a native of southern Ireland and obtained a Master Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, and a Ph.D. from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland in 1990. He trained at the Center for Cognitive Therapy in Philadelphia under Dr. Aaron Beck, the founder of Cognitive Therapy, obtaining a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. He subsequently became Assistant Director of Training at Dr. Beck's Center.

In the early 1990s, Dr. Ludgate was a Research Clinical Psychologist at the University of Oxford in England and served as cognitive therapist in several outcome studies of panic disorder, agoraphobia, social phobia and hypochondriasis. He authored Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Relapse Prevention for Depression and Anxiety (Professional Resources Press, 2009) and was co-editor with Wright, Thase and Beck of Cognitive Therapy with Inpatients: Developing a Cognitive Milieu (Guilford Press, 1993). His other books include Overcoming Compassion Fatigue (PESI, 2014) co-authored with Martha Teater and The CBT Couples Toolbox (PESI, 2018). He has written numerous journal articles and book chapters in the field of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety and Depression. He has presented many seminars and workshops on cognitive behavioral approaches, both nationally and internationally. 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: John Ludgate has an employment relationship with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Center of WNC. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: John Ludgate has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Apply evidence-based CBT techniques to multiple symptom sets.
  2. Choose methods for conducting CBT psychoeducation to elicit “buy in” from most difficult clients.
  3. Point out, challenge and modify dysfunctional self-talk, thoughts and core beliefs.
  4. Develop case conceptualization skills for treating any DSM-5® condition.
  5. Formulate the key components of CBT practice.
  6. Implement rapport-building tips and tools to improve client relationships.
  7. Evaluate key behavioral activation strategies useful for alleviating treatment resistant depression.
  8. Develop strategies for treating depressive relapses.
  9. Implement cognitive behavioral methods to overcome intrusive, obsessive compulsive thoughts.
  10. Integrate key strategies for impulse control used to treat substance use-disorders.
  11. Provide exposure and cognitive processing interventions used to treatment PTSD and trauma.
  12. Utilize cognitive reprocessing for clients with PTSD.
  13. Measure symptom management strategies for personality disorders.
  14. Apply DBT skills training for borderline personality disorder.
  15. Articulate the role of early maladaptive schemas in maintaining chronic conditions.
  16. Utilize schema-based strategies for breaking lifelong destructive behavioral cycles.
  17. Determine eight motivations for parasuicidal behaviors and how to effectively intervene for each motivation.
  18. Establish how family dynamics are affected by an individual with borderline personality disorder and discover how to improve family communication.
  19. Compile suicide assessment skills and learn how to document to minimize liability.

Outline

Master the Core Skills and Competencies of CBT

Foundations in CBT

  • Evolution of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
  • Neurobiological Findings
  • Outcome Studies

Treatment Concepts

  • Socialization to Treatment Model
  • Levels of Cognition
  • Eliciting & Labeling Distortions
  • Identify & Evaluate Automatic Thoughts

Offshoot Models

  • Third Wave Approaches
  • DBT
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Schema Therapy

The Therapeutic Relationship

  • Establish Rapport
  • Ruptures in the Therapeutic Alliance
  • Predictive of Outcome

Cognitive Conceptualization

  • Case Formulation
  • Collaborative Empiricism
  • Symptom Driven Treatment Planning

Key Components of CBT Practice

  • Structure
  • Feedback
  • Guided Discovery
  • Collaborative Empiricism
  • Homework

Application to Clinical Practice

  • Case Studies/Role Plays

CBT for Mood Disorders, Anger, Anxiety, PTSD & Substance Abuse

CBT for Mood Disorders

  • Cognitive Model of Depression
  • Behavioral Activation
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Activity Monitoring & Scheduling
  • Modify Negative Cognitions
  • Gratitude & Meaning
  • Depressive Relapse
  • Bipolar Disorder

CBT for Anger

  • Cognitive Model of Anger
  • Role of Values & “Moral Resistance”
  • Symptom Management

CBT for Anxiety

  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Cognitive Model of Anxiety
  • “Worry Cure”
  • Phobias
  • Hierarchy Work
  • Desensitization
  • Panic Disorder
  • Cognitive Model of Panic
  • Interoceptive Strategies

CBT for OCD

  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Metacognitive Strategies
  • Behavioral Experiments

CBT for PTSD

  • Prolonged Exposure
  • Cognitive Reprocessing
  • Trauma Narratives

CBT for Substance Abuse

  • Impulse Control Models
  • Monitor Cravings & Resist Urges
  • Relapse Prevention

Application to Clinical Practice

  • Case Studies/Role Plays

Difficult Cases, Cluster B & C Personality Disorders

Overview of CBT for Challenging Cases

  • Why are they challenging
  • Adaptations in CBT
  • Modified Expectations for the Therapist

Treatment Model

  • Early Maladaptive Schemas
  • Breaking Destructive Behavioral Cycles
  • Belief Modification Protocol

CBT for Cluster B Personality Disorders

  • Antisocial
    • Psychopathy
    • Behavior Management
  • Narcissistic
    • Subtypes of Narcissism
    • Schema Mode Work
  • Histrionic
    • Schema Modification
    • Constructive Alternatives for “Getting Noticed”
  • Borderline
    • DBT Based Strategies
    • Emotion Regulation Skills
    • Distress Tolerance Skills
    • Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

CBT for Cluster C Personality Disorders

  • Modifying Avoidant Schemas and Strategies
  • Changing Dependent Beliefs and Behaviors
  • OCPD: Interventions and Strategies

Advanced Strategies for Cluster B Personality Disorders

  • Modify Deep Seeded Beliefs
  • Continuum Work
  • Construct New Beliefs
  • Internalization Exercises
  • Build Resilience
  • Cognitive Behavioral Chain Analysis
  • Schema Mode Work

CBT for Suicidal Clients

  • CBT Model of suicide
  • Risk Assessment
  • Strategies for Suicidal Ideation and Hopelessness
  • Reasons for Living Inventories

Please Note: PESI is not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organizations.

 

Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Case Managers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals

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Total Reviews: 2160

Comments

Peggy S - Arvada, Colorado

"Appreciated the handouts. Excellent presenter."

Ann C - TEMPLE, Texas

"GREAT presenter who made long presentation interesting through his knowledge, experience & sense of humor! Very enjoyable as well as informative!!"

Kacey C - TUCSON, Arizona

"An excellent course! Dr. Ludgate is a wealth of information and he delivers it in a manner that maximizes learning."

Kendra D - MONTCLAIR, New Jersey

"Dr. Ludgate did a great job of presenting information in an engaging manner. I would definitely take another course with him!"

Angeliki F - Athens, Greece

"It is the first time I watch an online seminar like this and I have to say I am excited. I gained so much information in such little time, and although it is not my native language I had no problem understanding the lecture. Thank you for the pleasant and worthy exrerience."

Kathy M - INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana

"I thought this was a great course! I really enjoyed watching it. The handouts are very good and relevant to my practice."

Karen D - Elmhurst, Illinois

"I did this on-line! great presentation and loved your presentation style! I learned a lot!! Thanks"

Alan M - Peabody, Massachusetts

"Overall the presenter did a very good job in helping me understand CBT Therapy"

Shonn B - Tulsa, Oklahoma

"Fantastic Speaker, made it very understandable and useful. Full of knowledge!"

Jamie H - Farmingdale, New York

"Dr. Ludgate is by far the best presented I have ever received education from. His material was perfect, he is well educated on this topic, provided great examples, and was more than prepared for all scenarios. "

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