Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of treatment that focuses on examining the relationships between thoughts, feelings and behaviors. By exploring patterns of thinking that lead to self-destructive actions and the beliefs that direct these thoughts, people with mental illness can modify their patterns of thinking to improve coping. CBT is a type of psychotherapy that is different from traditional psychodynamic psychotherapy in that the therapist and the patient will actively work together to help the patient recover from their mental illness. People who seek CBT can expect their therapist to be problem-focused, and goal-directed in addressing the challenging symptoms of mental illnesses. Because CBT is an active intervention, one can also expect to do homework or practice outside of sessions.
Continuing Education Information:
This program has been approved for 3.5 Category I continuing education credits for relicensure by the NH-NASW. Workshop #3168
This program has been approved by the Northeast MultiState Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The participant will be awarded 3.5 contact hours for attending this program.
This program has been approved by NBCC for 3.5 hours. Approval No. SP-2776
1. Understand the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviors .
2. Distinguish between thoughts and feelings
3. Learn the main features of CBT practice
4. Gain practice in teaching the cognitive model to clients
5. Undertake a problem assessment to understand how that skill works in CBT
6. Gain practice in homework negotiation