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3-Day Intensive CBT Boot Camp: Advanced Strategies for Dealing with Multiple Symptom Sets

Dr. Jeff Riggenbach

Event Location:
MHS Education Center
6600 France Avenue S
Suite 250
Edina, MN 55435


Order By Phone: (920) 494-3401 or (800) 895-0071

Registration will close after the first 45 seats fill.

Program Description:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is considered is considered the gold standard in psychotherapy. With over 500 randomized controlled clinical trials CBT has been shown to be a highly effective, and for some symptom sets, the most effective form of treatment available to the mental health community. With over 20 specific cognitive models, the modality has significantly evolved since it's origination. Join international CBT expert Dr. Jeff Riggenbach for this this chock-full 3-day conference on all the latest. Gain a more in-depth understanding of the traditional model as well as newer adaptations of the approach. Develop the ability to conceptualize cases in a way that you can create individualized roadmaps to recovery for each client. Gain an understanding of the latest research, clinical strategies, and best practice methods for helping even your most difficult clients struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, substance use disorders and personality related issues. Most importantly, leave with practical tools you can implement to help your clients the very next day.

About Dr. Riggenbach:


Jeff Riggenbach, PhD, LPC trained at the Beck Institute of Cognitive Therapy and Research in Philadelphia, is a Diplomat of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and a member of the Beck Institute's Speakers Bureau.  Dr. Riggenbach lectures nationally & internationally on topics related to cognitive therapy and personality dysfunction.  He currently serves as the Director of Outpatient Services at Brookhaven Hospital in Tulsa, Ok where he oversees Mood and Anxiety Disorders Programs and Brookhaven's Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment Program.  Jeff's book "The CBT Toolbox: A Workbook for Clients and Clinicians" has been extremely well received and is being used in graduate programs as well as by practicing clinicians and consumers alike.  Dr. Riggenbach is well known for bridging the gap between academia, research findings, and day-to-day clinical practice.  His talks routinely receive the highest marks from conference participants in terms of clinical knowledge, practical application, and entertainment value.

Daily Agenda:
8:30AM- Program begins
15 min. Mid-morning break
12PM- Lunch (on your own)
1PM- Program resumes
15 Mid-afternoon break
4PM- Program concludes/sign-out


18.0 CEs Approved by the Following:
MN Board of Social Work Board log number: CEP-452

MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (LPC & LPCC) Board log number: 2018.CE.040

MN Board of Psychology Board log number: 201801.144

Learning Objectives:

1.) Develop a comprehensive understanding of the cognitive model of treatment

2.) Emphasize the role of focus & attentional bias in symptom maintenance

3.) Learn socialization strategies that create client buy in

4.) Utilize cognitive restructuring technics for automatic thoughts conditional assumptions and Core beliefs

5.) Understand The role of case conceptualization and driving treatment for positive outcomes

6.) Obtain CBT skills for treating long standing depression

7.) Develop in-depth understanding of the cognitive model of anxiety in gain insight to specific anxiety related symptom sets

8.) Acquire assessment skills for discerning personality pathology from other mental health symptoms

9.) Utilize behavioral pattern breaking techniques to interrupt lifelong cycles of addictive and other destructive behaviors

10.) Learn schema modification techniques to help your clients achieve long lasting personality change