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CBT-Rational Living Therapy Level One Certification (18 CEU'S Offered)

Family Health Care Services - Decatur, GA

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Friday, December 7, 2012 at 5:00 PM (PST)

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Rational Living Therapy

Level-One Certification Seminar

December 5-7, 2012


Presented by....

Aldo R. Pucci, Psy.D.

ALDO R. PUCCI, Psy.D., DCBT, is president of the National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists (www.nacbt.org) and founder of the Rational Living Therapy Institute (www.rational-living-therapy.org). Dr. Pucci developed the very systematic, comprehensive cognitive-behavioral approach known as Rational Living Therapy. He has trained thousands of mental health professionals throughout the US in his technique.

Dr. Pucci's Rational Living Therapy approach is the main therapeutic technique for the national adolescent treatment program, VisionQuest. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention selected Rational Living Therapy for its smoking cessation program. He is the author of two books, The Client's Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Feel the Way You Want to Feel ... No Matter What! He has been interviewed for articles in many publications, including the Oprah magazine and Money magazine.

Dr. Pucci obtained a B.A. in psychology from West Liberty State College, an M.A. in clinical psychology at Radford University and completed his graduate training at Virginia Tech, California Southern, and the Graduate Theological Foundation, where he obtained his Psy.D. degree. 

Approved continuing education provider(CEU):

National Board for Certified Counselors

Ohio Counselor & Social Worker Board National Ass. of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Pennsylvania. SW, MFT, and Counselors Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology 

Question: What is Rational Living Therapy?

Answer: Rational Living Therapy (RLT) is a very instructive, systematic form of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy. RLT is based on Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Rational Behavior Therapy (RBT), Cognitive Therapy (Beck), Neuro-linguistic Programming, Hypnosis Theory and Therapy (Preston), research findings in perception, linguistics, brain functioning, operant conditioning, classical conditioning, social learning, and general semantics.

RLT’s emphasis on methods of persuasion makes RLT very powerful, especially with those “hard-to-reach” and “hard- headed” clients! For a complete description of Rational Living Therapy, visit


What you will learn...

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Earn an RLT Level-One Certification!


Day One

Introduction to Rational Living Therapy

* Rational Living Therapy Theory - Theory of Thought Acquisition
- Theory of Emotional Disturbance

  • *  RLT Assessment Techniques

  • *  Conversational Hypnosis

    Techniques to Indirectly Suggest


  • *  ABC’s of Emotions

  • *  Reflexive Thoughts * Rational Questions

    • *  Disputing Techniques

    • *  Common Mental Mistakes

    • *  Stages Emotional Re-Education

    • *  Rational Action Planner
      * Rational Emotive Hypnotherapy

* Practicing Techniques
* How to End Therapy
* How to Encourage Long-Term




Day Two

Applying RLT to Difficult & Challenging Clients

* In-depth presentation of over twenty reasons people have difficulty benefitting from therapy or resist change, including:

- Fear of Disclosure / Shame - Symptom Stress
- Hopelessness
- Suppression

- Reactance / Rebelliousness

  • *  How to Identify Your Clients'

    Rsons for Resisting or Having Difficulty Benefitting from Psychotherapy and How to Help Them Overcome Them.

  • *  How to Help Clients Identify their Reasons for Resistance

  • *  Advanced persuasive techniques to help clients at least consider adopting new, rational thoughts.


Day Three

Application of RLT to Specific Disorders

* An introduction to the Application of Rational Living Therapy to a variety

of common emotional / behavioral problems,


- Depression - Anxiety - Anger - Schizophrenia
- Bipolar Disorder
- Guilt - Low Self-Esteem

- Compulsive Behavior - Drug / Alcohol Abuse

* Advanced Cognitive and Behavioral Techniques Attendees will engage in practice sessions and will be provided feedback from the instructor.


Dont Let this Seminar Pass you by. Get all your remaining CEU's!!!


Seminar Information
Seminar Daily Schedule:  

Day-One sign-in / registration is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30

 The schedule for each day is:

8:30 a.m. -- Seminar Begins
10:00 a.m. -- Morning Break
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. -- Lunch
(provided each day) 2:00 p.m. -- Afternoon Break
4:00 p.m. -- Adjourn

Continuing Education: The National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists is an approved provider of continuing education credits for the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) (Provider Number: 5742). The NACBT is approved by the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board to provide CE credits for Ohio Counselors and Social Workers (Provide Number: RCS070805 ).

The NACBT is also an approved CE provider for the National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), as well as the Pennsylvania Board of Social Workers, MFT, and Counselors, and the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology. The NACBT maintains responsibility for al l programs offered. 

Have questions about CBT-Rational Living Therapy Level One Certification (18 CEU'S Offered)? Contact Family Health Care Services - Decatur, GA

When & Where

Courtyard by Marriott - Conference Center
130 Clairemont Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Friday, December 7, 2012 at 5:00 PM (PST)

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