Dr. Donald Meichenbaum is one of the founders of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and was voted “one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century”. He recently received a Life-time Achievement Award from the Clinical Division of the American Psychological Association for his work on suicide prevention.
In this advanced CBT workshop, Dr. Meichenbaum, will discuss a critical analysis of the controversies concerning the effectiveness of psychotherapy (evidence-based versus relationship-focused interventions). He will propose a resolution by demonstrating how to implement the Core Tasks of Psychotherapy or what “expert” therapists do. Dr. Meichenbaum will highlight the critical role that a Case Conceptualization Model plays in forming assessment and treatment decision-making, especially when conducting risk assessment of suicidality and aggressive behavior.
You will learn how to implement integrative treatments with challenging clients who have and comorbid disorders such as PTSD, substance abuse, Borderline Personality Disorders, depression/suicidality and anger/aggressive behaviors. Learn effective skills to engage clients, anticipate and address treatment non-adherence and increase the likelihood of treatment success. Detailed Handouts and video case demonstrations of specific treatment procedures will be used throughout the workshop. A “TO DO” list will be provided of ways attendees can increase their psychotherapeutic “expertise.”
Learn how to implement integrative treatments with challenging clients who have comorbid disorders such as PTSD, substance abuse, Borderline Personality Disorders, depression/suicidality and anger/aggressive behaviors
This online program is worth 6 hours CPD.
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Don Meichenbaum, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, from which he took early retirement 15 years ago to become Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment of Victims of Violence in Miami. (Please see www.melissainstitute.org that has had over 2 million hits worldwide). He is one of the founders of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. In a survey of clinicians reported in the American Psychologist he was voted “one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century.” He also recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the clinical division of the American Psychological Association and was an Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association.
He has presented in all 50 U.S. states and internationally. He has also published extensively and most recently published Roadmap to Resilience: A Guide for Military Trauma Victims and Their Families (visit www.roadmaptoresilience.org). His other books include Treatment of Individuals with Anger Control Problems and Aggressive Behavior; Stress Inoculation Training; Facilitating Treatment Adherence; and The Unconscious Reconsidered.
He has consulted for various populations including veterans’ hospitals, the National Guard, psychiatric treatment centers for children, adolescents and adults, treatment center for individuals with traumatic brain injuries, torture victims, Native populations, deaf populations and school boards. See papers by Dr. Meichenbaum on www.melissainstitute.org (go to home page and click on Author’s Index and scroll to Meichenbaum).
Financial: Donald Meichenbaum is Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment. He is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus for the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Meichenbaum receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Donald Meichenbaum has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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