Comprehensive Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Couples (5 DVD) - 6 CPD Hours

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This 6-hour seminar will provide you with all the essential strategies and techniques of Cognitive -Behavioural Therapy in your work with couples.
Dr. Dattilio describes the most effective ways of integrating a CBT approach into your clinical practice. Relevant for a wide range of counselling professionals. Recorded live from the seminar these DVDs will let you feel part of the audience.

Special Feature: Video clips of clients’ interviews.

Key Learning Points:

  • Effective cognitive-behavioural techniques for working with challenging couples
  • Core schemas and the cognitive distortions that affect relationship dysfunction
  • When to use cognitive vs. behavioural techniques
  • Effective methods of clinical assessment and ways to formulate a plan of intervention
  • When cognitive-behavioural techniques are inappropriate
  • How to maintain cultural sensitivity
  • How to deal with roadblocks and resistance to change
  • How to address the potential for relapse

Brief Outline:

  • Historical Development of CBT with Couples
    • Cognitive-Behavioural strategies with couples. Cognition, affect, and behaviour.
    • Combined perspectives within a systems framework.
  • Role of attachment and issues of vulnerability. Role of core beliefs & schemas.
  • Assessment Techniques and Case Conceptualization
    • Conjoint and individual interviews. Use of various assessment measures.
    • Development of case conceptualization. Dysfunctional automatic thoughts.
    • Assessing personality and other disorders.
  • Cognitive & Behavioural Techniques and Procedures for Couples


Distributor Note: This material has been assessed with the following results:
Educational Value – Outstanding; Sound Quality – Excellent; Video Quality – Fair.
As the seminar was recorded live, the picture is not always of the best quality due to the lack of lighting. To make the best use of the slides it is advised to print out the seminar handouts that are included in the free CD-ROM. Despite the above, the overall educational value of this product is excellent and it is recommended for distribution.


About Frank M Dattilio

Frank M Dattilio, Ph.D., ABPP

Frank M. Dattilio is one of the leading figures in cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) in the world. He holds faculty positions with the Dept. of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has a private practice for clinical and forensic psychology, marital and family therapy in Pennsylvania. He has also served as a visiting faculty member at several major universities throughout the world. Dr. Dattilio has more than 250 professional publications in the areas of couple and family problems, anxiety and behavioural disorders, and forensic and clinical psychology. He has presented extensively on CBT throughout the United States, Canada, Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, the West Indies, and Cuba. His books are used in 80 countries.


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Regular Price:
Individual Training Pack CPD 6 hours – £103.44

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