Course Details

Quick Facts

  • Course# CE1371W
  • Fee: $159.00

Contact Information


CE Credit Hours: 6

Both new and seasoned cognitive behavioral therapists occasionally come across challenging cases where they cannot seem to make headway with clients. In this advanced course, identify several common reasons that these impasses occur, examine your own reactions to clients and the automatic thoughts that may aggravate or intensify the impasse and learn to develop flexible strategies to help you reformulate the case, foster better collaboration, and resolve barriers so you can start moving forward productively again. Some prior knowledge of CBT is presumed.

Instructor: Mark Balabanis, PhD  

Mark Balabanis, PhD, is a psychologist in full-time private practice in Oakland, specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for adults with anxiety, mood and substance use disorders.  He is also an adjunct professor at Alliant International University where he teaches an advanced clinical seminar in CBT. He has taught CBT at Argosy University and continuing education workshop of treatment of PTSD at UC Berkeley, and he has published research in the area of smoking dependence and relapse.

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