Cognitive Behavior Therapy Modules

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Module 1

Introduction video video

  • What is CBT?
  • CBT model applied to depression
  • CBT model applied to panic disorder

Module 2A

Characteristics & defining themes of CBT video video

  • Scientific & evidence-based
  • Present focus
  • Goal-oriented
  • Learning focus
  • Transparent communication (Socratic approach, guided discovery)
  • Flexible & individualized
  • CBT case formulation

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Module 2B

Characteristics & defining themes of CBT video video

  • Step-wise progression
  • Brevity
  • Collaborative (treatment planning & agenda setting)

Module 3A

A sampling of cognitive strategies video video

  • Thought record
  • The 3 Cs

Appendices

Module 3B

A sampling of cognitive strategies video video

  • Evidence record
  • Downward arrow exploration of automatic thoughts, assumptions & core beliefs
  • Role playing to help patient challenge distorted thoughts/beliefs video video

Appendices

Module 4A

A sampling of behavioral strategies: video video

  • Behavioral activation/activity monitoring & scheduling
  • Pleasure predicting experiments

Appendices

Module 4B

A sampling of behavioral strategies: video video

  • Relaxation training, progressive muscle relaxation, visualization
  • Exposure

Appendices

Module 4C

A sampling of behavioral strategies: video video

  • Communication skills training, assertiveness skills training, role-playing

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Module 5

CBT: Third wave skills: video video

  • Mindfulness-based meditation
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Virtual Reality Therapy video video

Virtual Reality Exposure for Combat Veteran with PTSD video video