Course DescriptionCognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is one of the most recognized and widely practiced empirically validated therapies. This course focuses on teaching the most current CBT theory and interventions in a structured, systematic format. You will start with basic theory, learn how to conceptualize your clients' problems and use your CBT based conceptualization to develop effective interventions. You will learn fundamental conceptual and intervention skills that are applicable to clients with a wide variety of problems including depression and anxiety, as well as other problems that clients bring to counselling.
NotesThe following two textbooks are used for the class-
1) Greenberger, D. and Padesky, C.A. (2015). Mind over Mood, 2nd Ed. (Client workbook). New York, NY: Guilford Press. The previous 1995 version can also be used as they are both quite similar.
2) Wright, J. H., Brown, G. K., Thase, M. E., & Basco, M. R. (2017). Learning Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: An Illustrated Guide, 2nd Ed. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association Publishing.
Both books are available at Caversham Booksellers. The store is located at 98 Harbord Street (near Spadina) and the phone number is (416) 944-0962. They are willing to provide a 25% discount for Mind over Mood and for Learning CBT, they can add a 5% discount. They are also available at Amazon Canada at www.amazon.ca.