Evidence-Based Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders
Leader: Michael Hickey, Ph.D.
Friday, September 12, 2014 | 1:30pm – 4:30pm | 3 CE Credits
This workshop will first review clinical and diagnostic characteristics of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders (OC&RDs) with emphasis on recent DSM-5 changes from the previous DSM-IV-TR edition. Next, participants will be introduced to the rationale and effective implementation of evidence-based cognitive and behavioral strategies based on the most recent research on effective treatment of OC&RDs. Emphasis will be placed on implementing these techniques primarily for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)… more
Rational Emotive & Cognitive Behavior Therapy Professional Skills Development: The Basics
Leader: Kristene A Doyle, Ph.D.
Friday, October 17, 2014 | 1:30pm – 4:30pm | 3 CE Credits
In this interactive workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of REBT’s theory of emotional and behavioral disturbance. Techniques for identifying and restructuring irrational beliefs will be taught, as well as generating homework assignments to reinforce session content. Strategies for motivating clients to agree on the goals and tasks of therapy will also be discussed. A live demonstration with a volunteer will bring the theory and its applications to light… more