Addressing Roadblocks & Repairing Ruptures in CBT

Who is this course for?

Mental health practitioners with 2 years+ CBT experience

Who offers the course?

University Centre for Rural Health (North Coast)

Level of assumed/required knowledge

Pre-requisites for attendance at the workshop are:

  • Satisfying qualification requirements that the practitioner already has intermediate to advanced CBT skills e.g. has been a CBT practitioner for at least 2 years, and has good knowledge and use of CBT formulation and CBT skills. You should be able to use these with a partner without coaching (e.g. identification of negative automatic thoughts, establishing behavioural experiments).
  • At least two years experience as a qualified mental health professional.
  • Willingness to do self-experiential CBT work.

Course overview

Drawing on the CBT literature surrounding the process of therapy, this workshop will focus on developing and fine tuning skills in:

  • recognising and bringing up issues of resistance at an early stage.
  • using a CBT framework to formulate, with the client, personal barriers to progress.
  • drawing on this formulation to assist with adopting an empathic and validating approach to the client’s resistance to change.
  • understanding our own reactions to the client and bringing them into the formulation.
  • specific techniques for bringing up and dealing with common roadblocks in CBT.

Course duration

Two days

How is the course assessed?

N/A

Can this course contribute to an academic degree?

No

Course delivery

The workshop will be held at:
Southern Cross University
Byron Community and Cultural Centre
Level 1, 69 Jonson Street
Byron Bay NSW 2481

Course cost

Full price - $580
Early bird - $520

Course dates

TBA

Is this course accredited for CME points?

No

Further information and registration

For further information click here.

Contact person/Course coordinator

A/Prof James Bennett-Levy
University Centre for Rural Health (North Coast)
University of Sydney
PO Box 3074
Lismore NSW 2480

T: 02 6620 7570
E:

Last updated

December 2012