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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness: An Integrative Evidence-Based Approach


Credit Available - See CEUs tab below.

Category:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapies |  IATP Courses |  Mindfulness
Faculty:
Richard Sears, PsyD, PhD, MBA, ABPP
Duration:
6 Hours 03 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date :
Oct 27, 2016
SKU:
POS045360
Media Type:
Online Learning


Description

  • Evidence-based strategies from CBT to Mindfulness
  • Combine mindfulness training with CBT to treat depression
  • Integrate mindfulness as CBT protocols
  • Implement advanced techniques

Do you feel stuck, frustrated or even discouraged with your current treatment approach?

Your client may be feeling the same way—resistant, unsatisfied and struggling not to relapse.

Discover how you can finally make progress by using cutting-edge techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness. Together, CBT and Mindfulness have been proven to be highly effective for even the most challenging clients, including those suffering from:

  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Addictions
  • And more!

Join Richard Sears, Psy.D., MBA, ABPP, for this experiential workshop, giving you the tools and strategies you need to apply CBT and Mindfulness to your practice. You’ll learn simple and advanced techniques, customizable for individual client needs.

Finally, you and your clients can move forward in therapy, avoid relapse and find satisfaction in treatment.

OUTLINE

How CBT and Mindfulness Work Together

  • Principles of behavior therapy
  • Principles of cognitive therapy
  • Automatic thoughts and core beliefs
  • What exactly is mindfulness?
  • Clinical mechanisms
  • Neurological evidence

Mindfulness & Evidence-Based Techniques

  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • And MORE, plus other interventions in development

Effective Mindfulness Exercises

  • The 3 Minute Breathing Space
  • How breathing is connected to stress
  • The role of thoughts during Mindfulness practice

Implementation Considerations

  • Mindfulness in action in one’s daily life
  • Creating and maintaining a daily practice
  • Clinician self-care
  • Diversity issues
  • Riddles and more paradoxes

Applications for CBT & Mindfulness

  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Anxiety
    • Phobias
    • Generalized Anxiety
    • Health Anxiety
    • Panic Attacks
  • Mood Disorders
    • Depression
    • Bipolar
  • Personality Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Chronic Pain
  • And more!

Discussion and Questions

OBJECTIVES

  1. Explain the most recent research findings that relate to the effectiveness of CBT and mindfulness.
  2. Identify symptoms-specific treatment protocols combining CBT and mindfulness methods.
  3. Explain the three levels of cognition and how this relates to our different mental states.
  4. Combine the CBT thought record with the basic strategies of mindfulness training.
  5. Implement treatments that help clients cope with cognitive distortions and intense emotions.
  6. Evaluate the importance of a personal mindfulness practice for the therapist.

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CEUs


General Credits

This course is available for 6.0 total CPDs

The HPCSA has declared that any on-line courses CPD/CEU credited by a certified US board, is automatically CPD/CEU credited in South Africa. 

As there are different boards for different disciplines, we at Acacia suggest that you use the Counselling CPD/CEU credits. These correspond to South African credits of one CPD/CEU per 60 minutes. If you choose to use your discipline's credits, please do so at your discretion.


Florida Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits. 



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Faculty

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Director

Center for Clinical Mindfulness and Meditation


Richard Sears, PsyD, PhD, MBA, ABPP, is a licensed psychologist in Cincinnati, Ohio, board certified in clinical psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), runs a private psychology and consultation practice, and is the Director of the Center for Clinical Mindfulness & Meditation. He is also clinical assistant professor at Wright State University School of Professional Psychology, clinical/research faculty at the UC Center for Integrative Health and Wellness, volunteer professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences at the UC College of Medicine, and a research/psychologist contractor with the Cincinnati VA Medical Center.

His most recent books include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Mindfulness Toolbox (PESI, 2017); Mindfulness: Living Through Challenges and Enriching Your Life in this Moment (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014); Perspectives on Spirituality and Religion in Psychotherapy (PR Press, 2014); Building Competence in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (Routledge, 2015); and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for PTSD (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016). Dr. Sears is lead author of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice (PR Press, 2011) and Consultation Skills for Mental Health Professionals (Wiley, 2005).

Dr. Sears is a fifth-degree black belt in Ninjutsu, and once served as a personal protection agent for the Dalai Lama with his teacher, Stephen K. Hayes. He has studied the Eastern Wisdom traditions for over 30 years, receiving ordination in three traditions, and has been given transmission as a Zen master.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Richard Sears holds faculty appointments at the University of Cincinnati. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial:  Richard Sears is a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology and is a fellow of the Academy of the American Board of Clinical Psychology.


Target Audience

Addiction Counselors Case Managers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals

Objectives

  1. Explain the most recent research findings that relate to the effectiveness of CBT and mindfulness.
  2. Identify symptoms-specific treatment protocols combining CBT and mindfulness methods.
  3. Explain the three levels of cognition and how this relates to our different mental states.
  4. Combine the CBT thought record with the basic strategies of mindfulness training.
  5. Implement treatments that help clients cope with cognitive distortions and intense emotions.
  6. Evaluate the importance of a personal mindfulness practice for the therapist.

Outline

How CBT and Mindfulness Work Together

  • Principles of behavior therapy
  • Principles of cognitive therapy
  • Automatic thoughts and core beliefs
  • What exactly is mindfulness?
  • Clinical mechanisms
  • Neurological evidence

Mindfulness & Evidence-Based Techniques

  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • And MORE, plus other interventions in development

Effective Mindfulness Exercises

  • The 3 Minute Breathing Space
  • How breathing is connected to stress
  • The role of thoughts during Mindfulness practice

Implementation Considerations

  • Mindfulness in action in one’s daily life
  • Creating and maintaining a daily practice
  • Clinician self-care
  • Diversity issues
  • Riddles and more paradoxes

Applications for CBT & Mindfulness

  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Anxiety
    • Phobias
    • Generalized Anxiety
    • Health Anxiety
    • Panic Attacks
  • Mood Disorders
    • Depression
    • Bipolar
  • Personality Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Chronic Pain
  • And more!

Discussion and Questions

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