- Digital Seminar
- Downloadable/Streaming MP4 Video and MP3 Audio with electronic manual and instructions.
- AVIDAN MILEVSKY, PH.D., LCPC
- PESI Inc.
- CE Available:
- No, CE credit is not available
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- Choose methods for conducting CBT psychoeducation to elicit motivation from clients.
- Develop case conceptualization skills for treatment of DSM-5® conditions.
- Assess behavioral techniques to modify maladaptive behaviors.
- Evaluate key behavioral activation strategies useful for alleviating treatment resistant depression.
- Propose behavioral methods to overcome intrusive, obsessive compulsive thoughts.
- Integrate exposure and cognitive processing interventions used in the treatment of PTSD and trauma.
- Apply assessment tools for CBT with individual and family dysfunction.
OVERVIEW OF COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY
- The cognitive model
- Measurements and assessments
ESTABLISHING A THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE
- Short term intervention
- Demystifying the process
- Accountability and independence
- Continuity of sessions
COGNITIVE TOOLS AND STRATEGIES
- Client feedback
- Therapist harmful reactions
MODIFYING RIGID COGNITIONS AND CORE BELIEFS
- Session agenda and assessment
- Automatic thoughts and core beliefs
- Common core beliefs
- Core beliefs, assumptions, reactions, and coping
- Situational reactions
BEHAVIORAL TOOLS AND STRATEGIES
- Confronting automatic thoughts
- Cognitive distortions and automatic thoughts
- Modifying core beliefs
- Cognitive application
APPLICATION TO CLINICAL PRACTICE WITH DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, ANGER, TRAUMA, AND PERSONALITY DISORDER USING CASE STUDIES AND ROLE PLAYS
- 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
AVIDAN MILEVSKY, PH.D., LCPC
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”.
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
CE Credit is not available for this product.
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