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As a therapist, you probably see more cases of depression than anything else in your practice, but it remains one of the most challenging conditions to accurately assess and treat. In recent years, however, a range of useful interventions—many with growing levels of empirical support—have emerged to offer clinicians like you a variety of treatment approaches to choose from.

Update and enhance your toolkit for nudging depressed clients into action, help them take charge of their cognitive habits, regulate negative mood states, and rediscover hope.

Fill your treatment toolbox with concrete approaches to keep your practice on the cutting edge! This online course includes 6 hour-long video conversations with today's leading innovators. Watch them at your own pace while earning 6+ CE hours from the comfort of home.

$299.99 Value, Today ONLY $169.99

You'll Get 6 Sessions on the Latest in Depression Treatment

Lifting the Trance of Depression
Bill O’Hanlon, M.S.

Explore a variety of techniques drawn from recent neuroscience findings, Ericksonian hypnosis, and other brief therapy approaches to awaken clients from the bad trance of depression, including:

  • Marbling depression with non-depression
  • Shifting your client’s relationship with depression
  • Restoring social connection
  • Envisioning a future with possibilities
  • Restarting brain growth

Bill O'Hanlon, MS, has been a psychotherapist since 1977. He’s written more than 30 books that have been translated into 16 languages. He’s appeared on Oprah and been featured in national magazines and media.

Overcoming Resistance in Depression Treatment
David Burns, M.D.

Develop a more powerful and effective approach to shortening depression treatment by learning to:

  • Recognize the role of both process and outcome resistance in preventing change
  • Use paradoxical agenda setting before assuming that the depressed client is actually seeking change
  • Explore methods that intensify the therapist-client alliance and generate deep motivation for full engagement in treatment
  • Discover the hidden emotions that underlie depression
  • Help clients develop relapse prevention plans

David Burns, M.D., adjunct clinical professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, was awarded the A.E. Bennett Award for research on brain chemistry. His books include "When Panic Attacks" and "Feeling Good".

Depression: An Experiential Approach
Michael Yapko, Ph.D.

View video clips of a clinical interview and expand your range of active, skill-building techniques with depressed clients by:

  • Reviewing the advantages of therapy vs. meds
  • Helping them make new discriminations that shift their perspective on their problems
  • Exploring the key role of hypnosis, dissociation, and suggestion in depression treatment
  • Learning how to convert global cognitions into a linear flow of steps
  • Incorporating homework assignments that promote active learning into your approach

Michael Yapko, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist, is the author of 12 books, including Treating Depression with Hypnosis; Hand-Me-Down Blues: How to Stop Depression; and Breaking the Patterns of Depression.

The Mindful Way Through Depression
Zindel Segal, Ph.D.

Bring the insights of mindfulness traditions into your work with depressed clients by:

  • Distinguishing cognitive therapy and mindfulness practice
  • Teaching them how to use the “3 Minute Breathing Space” and other skills as part of an 8-week group program
  • Helping them cultivate choicefulness through meta-cognition and developing both narrow focus and wide-open awareness practices
  • Guiding them to prepare a personalized Relapse Prevention Kit
  • Developing your own mindfulness practice

Zindel Segal, Ph.D., is head of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Clinic of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.

When Depression and Anxiety Co-Occur
Margaret Wherenberg, Psy.D.

Identify seven types of anxious/depressed clients and how to approach each one, including how to:

  • Motivate the low-energy client and redirect the hopeless ruminative
  • Calm the panicky depressive and introduce choice with the worried exhausted client
  • Break the routines of the quiet avoider and teach balance to the high-energy depressive
  • Challenge the highly anxious depressed client

Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., specializes in anxiety treatment. She’s the author of The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques and The 10 Best-Ever Depression Management Techniques.

The Cognitive Therapy of Depression
Judith Beck, Ph.D.

Learn powerful techniques for bringing about enduring changes in depression symptoms by:

  • Conducting first interviews that not only collect history and data, but generate hope, connection, and goals that guide treatment
  • Gathering information about previous treatment that help you avoid dead ends and mistakes
  • Understanding that talk isn’t enough and the important role of writing things down, regular follow-up, and between-session homework
  • Focusing on small steps in behavioral activation and action plans
  • Incorporating a range of methods, including experiential techniques and childhood work, into your cognitive orientation

Judith Beck, Ph.D., is the President of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Philadelphia, a nonprofit that trains therapists in cognitive therapy. Her books include Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems: What to Do When the Basics Don’t Work and Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders.

Fill your treatment toolbox with concrete approaches to keep your practice on the cutting edge! This online course includes 6 hour-long video conversations with today's leading innovators.  Watch them at your own pace while earning 6+ CE hours from the comfort of home.

New Hope for the Depressed Client

ONLY $169.99

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  • The latest research about what works when treating depression and what doesn't
  • The do’s and don’ts of combining antidepressant medication with talk therapy
  • Concrete guidance on the most important factors in starting therapy on the right note
  • Practical tips on the crucial role of homework and behavioral activation with depressed clients
  • New mind-body and mindfulness approaches, and how to use them with depressed clients
  • Everything you need to know about relapse prevention


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  • Register now to get your login for instant access to the online portal.
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  • Start interacting with other online attendees via chat message boards.
  • Complete your CE tests online when it's convenient for you, to earn up to 6+ CEU Hours. Click here for total course CE Credit

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