Introduction
  • Instructor Introduction
  • Course Outline
  • Why learn about CBT?
  • Effectiveness of CBT as a therapeutic intervention
CBT concepts and basic principles
  • Definition of CBT and history
  • Hot cross bun model
  • Maladaptive behavior
  • Common emotions that are addressed with CBT
  • Key Principles of Cognitive Model
  • Section 2 Quiz
How CBT is implemented in therapy
  • Who uses CBT?
  • Structure of CBT based therapy
  • The therapeutic relationship
  • The use of homework
  • Section 3 Quiz
Cognitive Distortions
  • All or nothing thinking
  • Overgeneralization
  • Mental (negative) filtering
  • Discounting the positives
  • Jumping to conclusions
  • Magnification and Minimization
  • Emotional Reasoning
  • Should statements
  • Labeling
  • Personalization and blame
  • Section 4 Quiz
Techniques used to address cognitive distortions
  • Socratic questioning
  • Thought stopping and reframing
  • Cognitive Rehearsal
  • Validity Testing
  • Modeling/Role playing
  • Journaling
  • Important tips for successful CBT implementation
  • Section 5 Quiz
Limitations of CBT, other therapies and concluding the course
  • Limitations of CBT
  • A brief look at supplemental/alternative therapies
  • Conclusion
  • Section 6 Quiz