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2-Day: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Practice:
DVD Video
$439.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on December 4, 2019.
Product Details
DVD Video - 8+ hours   Instructions
12 hr 7 min
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
12/4/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Formulate the key components of CBT practice.
  2. Implement rapport-building tips and tools to improve client trust.
  3. Choose methods for conducting CBT psychoeducation to elicit motivation from clients.
  4. Modify dysfunctional self-talk, thoughts and core beliefs.
  5. Develop case conceptualization skills for treatment of DSM-5® conditions.
  6. Assess behavioral techniques to modify maladaptive behaviors.
  7. Evaluate key behavioral activation strategies useful for alleviating treatment resistant depression.
  8. Recommend behavioral methods to overcome intrusive, obsessive compulsive thoughts.
  9. Utilize the latest developments in trauma work.
  10. Incorporate exposure and cognitive processing interventions used to treat PTSD and trauma.
  11. Measure symptom management strategies for disorders.
  12. Articulate the role of early maladaptive schemas in maintaining chronic conditions.
  13. Apply assessment tools for CBT with individual and family dysfunction.
CBT Checklist
  • The cognitive model
  • Measurements and assessments
  • Short term interventions
  • Demystifying the process
  • Accountability and independence
  • Collaboration
  • Education
  • Continuity of sessions
  • Establishing a therapeutic alliance
  • Research risks and limitations
Techniques Used in CBT
  • Empirical practice
  • Case conceptualization roadmap
Cognitive Tools and Strategies
  • Session agenda and assessment
  • Automatic thoughts
  • Core beliefs, assumptions, reactions, and coping
  • Situational reactions
Modifying Rigid Cognitions and Core Beliefs
  • Confronting automatic thoughts
  • Cognitive distortions and automatic thoughts
  • Modifying core beliefs
Behavioral Tools and Strategies
  • Behaviorism in practice
  • Systematic desensitization
  • Hierarchy of fears
  • Emotional and behavioral exposure
  • Relaxation, breathing and mindfulness
  • Goal setting and progress check
  • Positive engagement and communication strategies
  • Target behavior selection
  • Behavior assessment
  • Homework tasks
Offshoot Models and Third Wave Approaches
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based CBT
CBT for Depression and Suicide
  • Risk assessment strategies for suicidal ideation
  • Cognitive model and modifying negative cognitions
  • Behavioral activation
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Activity monitoring and scheduling
  • Gratitude and meaning
CBT for Anger
  • Cognitive model of anger
  • Symptom management
  • The zone of intervention
CBT for Anxiety
  • Cognitive model of anxiety
  • OCD, Generalized Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Panic Disorders, Phobias
  • Hierarchy work
  • Subjective Units of Distress Scale
  • Exposure and Response Prevention
  • Intrusive thoughts metacognitive strategies
  • Behavioral experiments
CBT for Trauma and PTSD
  • Neurological and memory foundations of trauma
  • Prolonged Exposure
  • Trauma narratives
  • Childhood memories, traumas and core beliefs
  • Experiential techniques
Family Turmoil and the Cognitive Model
  • Family-based core beliefs
  • The use of family support
  • The Parental Context
Application to Clinical Practice with Case Studies and Role Plans


Avidan Milevsky, Ph.D., LCPC, has over 20 years of experience specializing in the broad application of cognitive-behavioral interventions for multiple client difficulties. He is an associate professor of psychology at Ariel University in Israel and psychotherapist at Wellspring Counseling in Towson, MD.

His clinical research has produced over 100 conference presentations, more than 20 papers in peer-reviewed journals, and six books including, Will I Ever be Happy Again, Understanding Adolescents for the Helping Professional, and Sibling Issues in Therapy.

He has lectured to audiences in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, and the Middle-East on various topics including cognitive-behavioral interventions for individual and family issues, parenting, sibling relationships, and the Intersection between spirituality and mental health. Dr. Milevsky has been interviewed by national media about his work including stories in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press, Real Simple, and Allure magazine. Additionally, Dr. Milevsky is a columnist for Psychology Today and The Huffington Post on well-being issues. He has been a guest expert on TV and radio including an appearance on Public Radio International’s “The Takeaway”.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Avidan Milevsky has an employment relationship with Wellspring Counseling. Towson, MD. He is an associate professor of Psychology at Ariel University in Israel. He is the executive director of The Center for Mental Health in Israel. Dr. Milevsky receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Avidan Milevsky is a member of the American Psychological Association.
Continuing Education Credits
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychotherapists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Other Mental Health Professionals