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Feeling Great
Digital Seminar
$219.99 USD
$109.99 USD
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Digital Seminar
Downloadable/Streaming MP4 Video and MP3 Audio with electronic manual and instructions.
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No, CE credit is not available
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  1. Assess and accurately track changes in symptoms from the start to the end of every session.
  2. Assess and track therapist empathy at every session.
  3. Explain the “reverse hypnosis” phenomenon that interrupts treatment progress.
  4. Distinguish between outcome and process resistance.
  5. Utilize the elements of TEAM CBT model for depression.
  6. Devise a plan for addressing client resistance.
  7. Apply cognitive techniques for working with negative thoughts that drive depression.
  8. Demonstrate the effective use of exposure-based interventions on depression.
First segment: Resistance Revisited
  • Why does therapy fail?
  • What is TEAM Therapy?
  • The eight most common forms of resistance
    • depression
    • anxiety
    • relationship problems
    • habits and addictions
  • What happens when you ignore resistance?
  • What happens when you address resistance?
Second segment: The Anatomy of a Miracle
  • Karen tells her story: “I’m a failure as a mother.”
    • video clips illustrating symptom severity at the start and end of the session
  • How to melt away resistance
    • Invitation
    • Magic Button
    • Positive Reframing
    • Pivot Question
    • Magic Dial
Third Segment: How to Trigger Rapid Change at the Gut Level
  • How to crush negative thoughts
    • Video clips illustrating
      • Explain the distortions
      • Externalization of Voices
      • Self-Defense vs. Acceptance Paradox
      • Survey Technique
  • Your questions
    • Were these changes real?
    • Will they last?
    • Is rapid recovery rare?
Fourth Segment: Healing yourself
  • The negative thoughts of therapists
  • Positive Reframing
  • Externalization of Voices
    • Self-Defense Paradigm
    • Acceptance Paradox
    • Counter-Attack Technique (CAT)
  • Live demonstration with audience volunteers
Fifth Segment: Process Resistance
  • How to address process resistance for depression
    • Dangling the Carrot
    • Gentle Ultimatum
    • Sitting with Open Hands
    • Fallback position
  • Live demonstration with two audience volunteers
    • Questions:
      • What to do when the patient says “I’ll try”
      • What to do when your patient “fails” / “forgets” to do psychotherapy homework
      • Therapist resistance
Sixth Segment
  • Bibliotherapy: Does it really make a difference?
  • How to improve your clinical results
  • From Feeling Good to Feeling Great!
  • Q and A


David D. Burns, M.D., is an emeritus adjunct clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His best-selling books, Feeling Good and the Feeling Good Handbook, have sold over five million copies worldwide.

Although he was a pioneer in the development of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), in the past 10 years he has created a more powerful approach called TEAM-CBT. Individuals who attend this workshop will be eligible for Level 1 TEAM certification by the Feeling Good Institute in Mt. View, California.

More than 50,000 therapists have attended his training programs over the past 35 years. His website,, offers many free resources for therapists and clients alike, including his tremendously popular Feeling Good Podcasts which draw more than 50,000 downloads per month.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: David Burns receives royalties from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: David Burns has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
CE Credit is not available for this product.
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