John Ludgate – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intensive Training
The CBT skills training opportunity you’ve been waiting for…
Do you have a client who everyone else has given up on?
They’ve seen multiple therapists, without the relief they want and deserve.
Maybe you feel stuck with this client — and at this point, even the client believes they are not capable of getting better.
You can offer them hope…with powerful and practical interventions that are proven to WORK.
Evidence points to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as one of the most effective treatments for many chronic, recurring, and challenging mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, addiction, personality disorders, OCD, PTSD, trauma and more.
In this intensive CBT certificate course, you’ll master a fresh set of clinical tools and skills that will transform your practice. This is NOT a “one-strategy-fits-all” approach. Rather, this online CBT course offers you a complete collection of practical ways to integrate this empirically supported approach into your very next session.
In this intensive certificate course, you’ll master the skills and competencies of CBT, preparing you to apply CBT with a wide variety of clinical populations.
CBT expert and author John Ludgate, Ph.D., 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, will guide you step-by-step through the following in-depth modules:
|Module 1 |
Introductory Concepts of CBTGet started with the fundamental core concepts of CBT. You’ll join John as he examines and reveals the power of Aaron Beck’s original CBT model. He’ll then walk you through effective strategies for socializing your clients to the cognitive model and three levels of cognition. John also shares insight on effective CBT clinical application, including session structure and phases of treatment, before looking at some current adaptations of the cognitive model including DBT, ACT, and Schema Therapy.
|Module 2 |
Cognitive ConceptualizationDive deep into cognitive conceptualization, the cornerstone of CBT that drives treatment planning, and gain a truly integrative understanding through a series of case studies and role plays.
|Module 3 |
CBT for Bipolar, Depression and Sleep IssuesDuring module 3, you’ll move into the application of CBT to specific problems and symptom sets you see in the clinical setting, and this module will focus on bipolar and depressive related disorders as well as sleep issues.
|Module 4 |
CBT for Anger, Anxiety Disorders, & OCDFurther building upon the application of CBT for specific clinical conditions, this section moves into anger management, multiple anxiety disorders including panic and phobias, and OCD. Case studies will demonstrate and reinforce the application of CBT for these conditions.
|Module 5 |
CBT for PTSD and Substance Abuse Treatment, Cluster B Personality Disorder Diagnosis and TreatmentModule 5 moves into the application of CBT for treatment of PTSD, substance abuse, and non-borderline cluster B personality. You’ll learn about making a personality disorder diagnosis, and examine the unique characteristics and corresponding assessment strategies. Additional information on DBT and schema focused therapy will be covered.
|Module 6 |
Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis and TreatmentContinue with treatment ideas for additional cluster B personality disorders including narcissistic and borderline personality disorders. The course will conclude with additional case studies and advanced CBT strategies.