Please wait ...

Master the most empirically-supported treatment in the field of psychology, backed by hundreds of studies and used by therapists around the globe...
and distinguish yourself as a Certified CBT Therapist!

This is your chance to get proven, effective interventions that can break through barriers with your most challenging clients, helping them feel less distressed and more confident in their ability to manage their symptoms on their own.

Whether you're just out of grad school or have been doing therapy for years, this online certification training course will show you the fundamentals of CBT in a new light and help you master the advanced skills proven to be effective by hundreds of clinical studies.
 
  1. These techniques are currently being used by mental health professionals around the world and have been translated into books in over 40 languages.
  2. They've been adapted countless times by newer forms of therapy over the last half century... but they're still universally accepted as a first-line treatment for the most common client concerns, ranging from anxiety to trauma to depression.
  1. These principles have been shown to lower distress and improve functioning in clients whether you work with children, adults, groups, or individuals.
CBT can bring much needed relief for the diverse range of your client population, including clients suffering from chronic conditions or those who are mandated to attend therapy even though they don't see the need for it.
 
Learn from A World-Class Expert in CBT and Fulfill the Educational Requirements to Become Certified

Dr. Leslie Sokol, internationally renowned expert in CBT, has taken the insights she learned while training therapists around the world to create this comprehensive online certification training course.

In this thorough and engaging online training, you'll learn the basic ingredients of CBT, breaking the myths and misconceptions to make sure you have the fundamental building blocks done right to help your clients...

Then you'll master the advanced aspects of CBT including the subtle nuances, cognitive shifts, and latest research revealing what's working in the field today.

When you register for this course now, you'll also receive 2 FREE bonus video trainings from Dr. Sokol (valued at $199).

Plus, this training meets all the post graduate educational requirements to become a Certified CBT Therapist through the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, so you can distinguish yourself as a leader in the field.
Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Training Course

$819.97 Value
Just $499.99 Today — $499.99 Savings!
Earn up to 29 CE Hours — included in the course tuition!

Plus, this training meets all the post graduate educational requirements to become Certified in Cognitive Therapy by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT). Learn More About Certification
Now, you might be wondering...
 
"If CBT has been shown to be so effective...
why hasn't it worked for my clients in the past?"

Using CBT with our clients can be a lot like cooking with an old family recipe.

We already know that the recipe works, but when we step into the kitchen to try and make it ourselves, the result is never quite what we were expecting.

In the end, the smallest details can make the biggest difference.

In the "third wave" of CBT, there have been some amazing additions to the recipe…including Mindfulness, acceptance, values, goals, meta-cognition...

But in many ways, we've also changed the order, the timing, and the basic ingredients, leading to some major misconceptions and misunderstandings of what CBT is and what it isn't.

Then we're stuck wondering what went wrong when our clients don't improve.
In this comprehensive certification training course, you'll learn...
  • Proven, effective techniques you can use with your clients for the most common presenting problems… including trauma, depression, anxiety, anger, suicidal thinking, personality disorders, and substance use
  • A collection of specific, practical tips with real-world examples to help you adapt these proven principles to fit your clients' unique needs... building a strong, collaborative relationship with them and shifting their negative beliefs without your clients feeling disrespected or shamed
  • Example scripts to masterfully overcome the most common objections and problems therapists encounter at each stage of therapy... showing you dozens of case studies to help you crush these common barriers
Dr. Sokol will guide you through four comprehensive modules of training:
 
Mastering the Core Skills of CBT
  • How to get your clients more engaged in therapy starting at the first session… even if therapy wasn't their idea and they can't identify any treatment goals
  • The 13 beliefs most therapists have about CBT that are completely wrong
  • The case conceptualization roadmap that puts the puzzle pieces together so you can confidently say, "I understand this case"
  • 4 simple steps to ensure clients do their homework outside of session every week (and what usually happens if you don't follow them)
  • 7 questions your clients can ask themselves before therapy to make every session more effective
 
CBT for Depression and Anger
  • How therapists' automatic thoughts can make CBT less effective (and the reframe that instantly puts this in proper perspective)
  • The small, simple step that dramatically improves the chances your client will follow through with completing their mood logs each week
  • 4 different ways to reveal your client's automatic thoughts (and how to uncover them when they can't identify them themselves)
  • The hidden root of your client's anger and 6 steps to help them cope more effectively
 
CBT for Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, and Suicidal Thoughts
  • What to do at each stage of therapy to guide your clients from suicidal thinking to choosing life
  • Useful examples of coping card statements to give your clients to reframe negative and potentially dangerous thoughts
  • What to include in your coping plan to help clients during their time of crisis
  • How to help clients have less frequent relapses for manic episodes
  • How the risk/resources ratio can help your clients feel less anxious while still leaving their alarm system connected to detect real danger
  • The biggest myth that therapists believe about CBT and anxiety (and how to turn it on its head to use anxiety as a resource)
  • Updated research on the newest directions in CBT for treating anxiety
 
CBT for Trauma, Personality Disorders, and Substance Abuse
  • The only factor shown to accurately predict whether someone will develop PTSD after a traumatic event (and how you can use this to get better outcomes with your clients)
  • When to intervene after a traumatic event… and when this might actually increase the risk of developing PTSD
  • How to adapt therapy to be more effective for clients after trauma, whether they're "going through the motions" or experiencing such intense symptoms they can barely tolerate them
  • "The parking lot of the personality disordered" analogy, capturing the biggest challenges for every personality disorder in one easy-to-understand diagram
BONUS — Enroll Today and You'll Get These FREE Bonus CE Video Trainings (Valued at $199.98)
 
Free CE Video: Building Self-Esteem in Youth
While parents can often list dozens of their children's positive traits along with specific examples, it can be a challenge helping kids and teens with low self-esteem really believe these good things about themselves.

In this bonus video training, Dr. Sokol provides specific techniques to help young clients build their self-esteem and feel more confident using foundational CBT principles.

You'll learn...
  • What parents can do to build competence and positive self-esteem in their children
  • How to identify positive traits and labels children will actually believe, helping them create a healthier self-image
  • What to do to replace perfectionism and ineffective communication patterns (like manipulating, being unassertive, and defending) with more effective actions
  • How to replace GIVE UP thoughts with GO TO thoughts that will increase their confidence
Building Self-Esteem in Youth
 
Free CE Video: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Couples
When couples aren't on the same page about what the real problem is in their relationship, why it's happening, and what would fix it, it can feel impossible to see a clear path towards a better relationship.

Dr. Sokol teaches how to adapt these incredibly effective CBT principles to your work with couples, also providing case examples and exercises you can use both inside and outside of sessions.

In this video training, Dr. Sokol reveals...
  • Positive signs to watch for that signal hope for recovery in the relationship (and the red flags that suggest trouble ahead)
  • The essential elements of a successful relationship you can identify and build upon in therapy
  • The instrument she uses with every couple she sees to address problematic communication styles
  • One of the biggest obstacles to wellness in a relationship and to positive action in therapy
  • And more...
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Couples
Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Training Course
$819.97 Value
Just $499.99 Today — $499.99 Savings!
Earn up to 29 CE Hours — included in the course tuition!

Plus, this training meets all the post graduate educational requirements to become Certified in Cognitive Therapy by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT). Learn More About Certification
Get to Know the Course Expert, Dr. Leslie Sokol:
Dr. Leslie Sokol
Dr. Leslie Sokol is an internationally recognized leader in the field of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with more than 30 years of experience in practice, teaching, and research.

She is a distinguished founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a past president, currently serving as chairman of its credentialing committee and as a fellow of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).

She also served as chairman of behavioral science for the Mercy Suburban Hospital Family Practice Training Program for over 20 years, teaching psychiatry and psychosocial skills to family medicine residents and staff at the hospital.

Dr. Sokol has been published in several peer-reviewed journals as well and has co-authored numerous books and book chapters. Her most recent books include: Teaching and Supervising Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Think Confident, Be Confident: A Four-Step Program to Eliminate Doubt and Achieve Lifelong Self-Esteem; Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens: A Cognitive Therapy Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Creating Unshakable Self-Esteem; and The Think Confident, Be Confident Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help you Create Unshakable Self-Confidence and Reach Your Goals.
 
Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Leslie Sokol is chairman of the credentialing committee of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Leslie Sokol is a fellow of ABCT.
Certificate of Completion
In recognition of completing this intensive training with Dr. Leslie Sokol, you'll be awarded a certificate of completion.

Your certificate not only showcases your personal and professional accomplishment, but it also distinguishes you from your peers and shows your clients, your colleagues, and employer your continued dedication to improving therapeutic outcomes.
 
Are you ready to step into the life awaiting you as a Certified Cognitive Therapist?
Become a Certified CBT Therapist! Apply your certificate towards CBT Therapist Certification. This course meets the post graduate educational requirements to become Certified in Cognitive Therapy by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.

Click Here for more information on certification, and to apply post-course completion (additional requirements and fees may apply).
Get Certified and Go Further... Become certified in Cognitive Therapy and show your employer, clients, potential clients and fellow professionals your commitment to honing your skills and staying up to date on treatment best-practices.
Professional Reputation and Credibility
Distinguish yourself from your peers and increase your opportunities for career advancement, earning potential, and client growth. Certification is a personal accomplishment and unbiased barometer of your skills as a cognitive therapist.
Client Trust
Provide assurance to consumer and clients when you display your certification. When you complete your certification, they can be confident you are providing them with the best tools and strategies for improving clinical outcomes.
Advance Your Practice by Taking These Steps
 
Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to the comprehensive videos, handouts, and bonus materials to help you get better, faster results for your clients. Click here for course objectives and outline.
 
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the CE21 Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
 
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. When you register for this course, you'll join a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on using these advanced CBT techniques, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
 
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 29 CE hours! Click here for total course CE Credit and credit details specific to your profession. You'll end this intensive training with a course certificate of completion to apply towards CBT Therapist certification!
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Register for this intensive training course without risk. If you're not completely satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260. We're that confident you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised and more than you expected.
 
Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Training Course
$819.97 Value
Just $499.99 Today — $499.99 Savings!
Earn up to 29 CE Hours — included in the course tuition!

Plus, this training meets all the post graduate educational requirements to become Certified in Cognitive Therapy by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT). Learn More About Certification
NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
CRS001320 - © PESI Inc. - All rights reserved - Email: courses@pesi.com - Phone: 800-844-8260