Over the past four decades, volumes of research and numerous clinical innovations have revolutionized the treatment of depressive spectrum disorders. In this program, Dr. Burns describes four powerful models for treating depression and increasing self-esteem: the Motivational Model, the Cognitive Model, the Behavioral Model, and the Interpersonal Model, and illustrates how to bring these models to life for patients suffering from mood disorders, including bipolar disorder. The skillful integration of these four approaches often results in extremely rapid recovery. In fact, many patients who used to require months of intensive therapy can now be helped in just a handful of sessions, and will often respond in a single session. Recorded live. This program is worth 13 CE/CME credits for qualifying professionals.
After listening to this program, you will be able to:
· Describe the Cognitive. Behavioral, Motivational, and Interpersonal Models for depression.
· Deliver new high-speed treatment techniques for overcoming depression and increasing self-esteem.
· Detect suicidal urges and prevent suicide attempts.
· Diagnose and overcome the eight most common forms of resistance.
· Distinguish between the Self-Defense Paradigm and the Acceptance Paradox .
· Integrate the new CBT with your patients' spiritual beliefs.
· Develop a warm and trusting therapeutic alliance with hostile, critical, mistrustful patients.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
David D. Burns, M.D. is an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, He has served as Visiting Scholar at Harvard Medical School and Acting Chief of Psychiatry at the Presbyterian / University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. His best-selling book, Feeling Good, has sold over four million copies worldwide and is the book most frequently recommended by American and Canadian mental health professionals for patients suffering from depression..