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CBT for Kids & Adolescents Bundle
Package - Video & Book
$234.98 USD
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Package - Video & Book
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[+] [-] 050665 - CBT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques For Everyday Clinical Practice
  1. Apply and integrate evidence-based techniques from cognitive-behavioral therapies
  2. Identify motivational interviewing strategies to build rapport and engage challenging clients
  3. Describe behavioral therapy techniques to modify and change maladaptive behaviors
  4. Utilize more effective goal setting and problem solving strategies with clients
  5. Describe key behavioral activation and exposure strategies used in behavior therapies
  6. Identify 4 key cognitive-behavior therapy questions to use with all clients
  7. Identify, challenge and replace negative self-talk, thoughts, assumptions and core beliefs
  8. Describe cognitive and behavioral interventions for clients who are depressed and anxious
  9. Identify practical exercises and worksheets to help implement CBT into clinical practice

[+] [-] 050665 - CBT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques For Everyday Clinical Practice

Clinical Applications of CBT Skills

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Eating Disorders
  • Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Cognitive Therapy Strategies and Skills
  • Challenge Automatic Thoughts
  • The CBT Thought Record
  • Guided Discovery and Socratic Questioning
  • Setting Goals and Monitoring Progress
  • Label Cognitive Distortions
  • Thought Stopping Techniques
  • Feel Better with the ABC Technique
  • Reduce Worry: Consider the Odds
  • Increasing Positive Self-Talk
  • Schedule Worries
  • Strengthen Positive Core Beliefs

Behavior Therapy Strategies and Skills
  • Techniques for Behavior Change
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Increase Positive Coping Skills
  • Behavioral Activation
  • Act More Assertive
  • Social Skills Training
  • Small Step Success Therapy
  • Relaxation and Breathing Training
  • Gradual Exposure to Feared Situations
  • Anger Management Strategies
  • Increase Self-Esteem
  • Mindfulness

Motivational Interviewing Strategies and Skills
  • 4 Guiding Principles
  • Personal Strengths and Supports
  • Stages of Change
  • Decisional Balance Worksheets
  • Discussing the Pros & Cons
  • Preparing a Change Plan
  • Identify Personal Values
  • Providing Personalized Feedback

Emotional Regulation Strategies and Skills
  • Identify and Label Feelings
  • Identify Situations that Trigger Feelings
  • Feeling Better Strategies Worksheet
  • Grounding & Self-Soothing Strategies
  • Coping with Frustration
  • Emotional Regulation Skills



Dr. Lisa Weed Phifer, DED, NCSP, is a nationally certified school psychologist, mother, wife and educational consultant. She is the lead author of the CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents (PESI, 2017) and the Parenting Toolbox (PESI, 2018). Her work has also been published in the School Mental Health Journal and the book Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students (Oxford University Press, 2012). Dr. Phifer has expertise in developing the social emotional capacities of children and empowering service providers to reframe challenging issues with a trauma informed approach. She has created and facilitated virtual professional training programs to increase educator’s awareness of trauma on social, emotional and educational growth. Dr. Phifer uses engaging techniques to meet the interests of her audience, providing practical information that can easily transfer into participant’s professional practice.


Amanda Crowder, LCSW, is co-author of the best-selling book CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents: Over 200 Worksheets & Exercises for Trauma, ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Depression & Conduct Disorders. Amanda is an expert at moving evidence-based interventions into practical methods for application and moving research into action. She has created and adapted evidence-based interventions to work with the most challenging children, adolescents, and families in the most difficult situations. By helping to establish the Trauma Informed Care initiative within Carolinas Medical Center, Amanda has proven her leadership in moving clinical concepts into practice. Amanda runs a private practice in Charlotte, NC, and continues to work for Carolinas Medical Center within a crisis center and virtual mental health emergency room. Her specialties include depression, anxiety, trauma, behavioral issues, and family issues. Amanda uses realness, humor, and passion to build rapport with clients and audiences.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Amanda Crowder is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Amanda Crowder has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


Tracy Elsenraat, MA, LPC, ATR-BC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist. She has been working to bring creativity and healing into the lives of those she meets.


Robert Hull, MA, ED, EDS, MHS, award winning school psychologist, career educator, special education administrator and professor, is an expert in implementing evidence-based practice into practical, easy to implement strategies that lead to desired outcomes.

Robert’s hands-on assistance has helped and inspired thousands of educators who work in the most challenging schools in our nation. His 25 years of experience working with youth and teachers in areas ranging from urban inner cities to impoverished rural counties has led to his recognition by local school systems, state governments, and state legislatures. Robert Hull has a reputation for taking on the biggest challenges in the most difficult school systems. As an administrator at both the system/district and state levels, he implemented reforms in the areas of disproportionality, implementing evidence based practices, and educating traumatized children.

Robert Hull graduated cum laude from Arizona State University with a degree in Psychology, and obtained graduate degrees in education and public health from Arizona State University, Memphis State University, and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He is also the co-author of CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents (PESI, 2017).

Robert’s style uses humor to instill hope and motivation in order to release the anger and disillusionment that educators working with challenged youth face. A passionate presenter, he creates optimism while making compelling points. Robert’s “get the job done” approach focuses on creating a culture of success where everyone is responsible for leadership and everyone gains from success.
Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Robert Hull is an author for Oxford University Press and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium for PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Robert Hull has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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 1990’s, 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:

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.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 050665 - CBT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques For Everyday Clinical Practice
[+] [-] 085120 - CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents
Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Addiction Counselors, Mental Health Professionals
[+] [-] 085120 - CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents
"The CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents has CBT activities all in one place. It offers a breadth of CBT exercises that will guide your practice with children who need support to change patterns of thinking or behavior. In addition, the authors have created a comprehensive table of contents to keep you organized and guide your selection of tools for the most common mental health disorders seen in schools and practice today. This is a must-have resource for clinicians who want effective, evidence-based tools at their fingertips."
-- Kristie Reed, LICSW, BCBA, Director, Baird School & INCLUSION Program

"The CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents is an excellent resource for any clinician working with children and families. The book covers common challenges seen in children including issues with childhood trauma, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Anxiety, and Depression. The structure of the book allows clinicians to easily choose activities that will target particular skill sets and participants (child only, caregiver involvement, and/or therapist involvement). The book provides a comprehensive introduction to each disorder covered and explains how the activities and worksheets will address the respective symptoms or behaviors. The activities and worksheets themselves are very easy to understand and implement, include helpful diagrams/visuals, and can be adapted to each particular child or situation. There is a wide array of activity types to appeal to children with differing strengths and interests. The authors demonstrate a clear expertise in using CBT to address these common challenges seen in children. This is an invaluable tool for clinicians to use with a range of children!"
-- Dr. Sarah Swenson, PsyD, Sheppard Pratt Health System