CBT Certification: Rational Living Therapy Level-One Certification

Fee: Only $200. Registration provides unlimited access.

To purchase this online training, please visit: https://cbtonlinetraining.com/course/rational-living-therapy-level-one-certification/

Pre-requisite: Masters degree in a mental health field or current graduate student in a mental health field.

About This On-Demand Webinar Recording

Our Level-One Certification Seminar in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (Rational Living Therapy) is a three-day training that is very comprehensive. Attendees learn the start-to-finish systematic approach, as well as how to deal with difficult and challenging clients who resist therapy, and an comprehensive introduction to applying it to various problems (depression,anxiety, etc…).

The systematic approach presented in this training is so straightforward and practical that attendees can begin implementing it immediately.  It takes the best of the cognitive-behavioral approaches Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Rational Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, and Schema Therapy, as well as original approaches and techniques and delivers it in a
very systematic manner.

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What You Will Learn
Day One Recording

1. The Theory of Rational Living Therapy

a. How thoughts are acquired and how to utilize thought acquisition theory to develop psychotherapeutic techniques.

b. Cause of normal and abnormal emotional and behavioral response.

c. Myths and misconceptions of cognitive-behavioral therapy

d. Psychotherapeutic characteristics of Rational Living Therapy

2. Rational Living Therapy Assessment Techniques

a. Differentiating learned vs. not-learned emotional / behavioral problems

b. Determining core beliefs utilizes the vertical arrow technique

3. Conversational Persuasion Techniques

a. How to indirectly suggest that the client will succeed and indirectly encourage a desired outcome.

b. A variety of conversational persuasive techniques will be presented, including: Truisms, embedded commands, illusion of choice,
positive label bind, Non-sequitur double bind, time bind, apposition of opposites

4. ABC’s of Emotions and Reflexive Thoughts

a. Attendees will learn the RLT definition of emotions and how to teach clients the cause of their emotional / behavioral problems.

b. How to teach clients how to assess reflex or automatic thoughts

c. How to encourage an internal locus of control

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Day Two Recording

5. Rational Questions

a. The Three Rational Questions and how to teach them to clients so that they can determine for themselves whether or not their thoughts
/ behaviors are rational for them.

6. Thought Disputing Techniques

a. How to dispute thoughts with clients.

b. Techniques presented: didactic, Socratic, indirect, physical, self-disclosure

7. Common Mental Mistakes

a. The 25 Common Mental Mistakes, including:

All or none thinking, overgeneralization, discounting the positive, mental filter, irrational should statements, confusing
needing with wanting, confusing possibility with probability,
relying vs. depending, irrational definitions.

b. How to teach the common mental mistakes to clients

8. The Stages of Emotional Re-education

a. How to teach the stages of emotional re-education to clients

b. Excellent examples of how to demonstrate the experience of
cognitive-emotive dissonance

c. How to emphasize to clients the importance of practicing their new thoughts.

9. Rational Action Planner

a. How to teach clients how to complete a Rational Action Planner

10. Rational Hypnotherapy

a. Attendees will learn what hypnotherapy is and why it is utilized in
Rational Living Therapy

11. Practicing Techniques

a. How to teach clients various thought and behavior practicing
techniques, including Simple script rehearsal, rational
visualization, self-hypnosis, systematic desensitization

12. Therapy Termination

a. Attendees will learn how to determine when it is appropriate to end

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Day Three Recording

13. Resistance

a. How to identify and help clients overcome over twenty causes of
resistance in therapy, including:

Fear of discomfort, fear of disclosure / shame, symptom stress,
suppression, reactance / rebelliousness, severe disturbance,
secondary gain, hopelessness, guilt / shame, cognitive-emotive

b. How to help clients identify their own reasons for resistance

c. How to engage poorly motivated clients with excellent Rational Living

Therapy goal producing strategies

14. Persuasive Techniques

a. How to help clients to at least consider new thoughts utilizing
various persuasive techniques, including:

Creating a mind-set, changing physiology, providing a two-sided
argument, changing parameters of behavior

15. Application of Rational Living Therapy

a. Attendees will develop an introductory understanding of the mental
mistakes associated with various disorders / problems, and how
to overcome those mental mistakes.

b. Disorders covered include:

Depression, anxiety, anger, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder,
guilt, low self-esteem, compulsive behavior, drug / alcohol

16. Advanced Rational Living Therapy Techniques

a. Attendees will learn advanced behavioral techniques utilized in RLT,

Contingent reinforcement, reinforcement of incompatible
behavior, classical conditioning, rational reminders, positive /
negative imagery, tour-through-the-future technique

About the Presenter
Dr. ALDO R. PUCCI, is President of the National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists. Dr. Pucci was trained in Rational Behavior Therapy by its originator, internationally acclaimed psychiatrist Maxie C. Maultsby, Jr., MD. Dr. Pucci then went on to develop his own form of CBT known as “Rational Living Therapy.” He has trained thousands of mental health clinicians and has presented his workshops and certification seminars on Rational Living Therapy and Rational Hypnotherapy throughout the United States. Dr. Pucci’s seminars receive rave reviews. He holds the titles of Diplomate in Psychotherapy (The International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy), Diplomate in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (NACBT), Certified Medical Hypnotherapist (Institute of Medical Hypnosis), and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (National Board for Hypnotherapy and Hypnotic Anesthesiology). Dr. Pucci is the author of many articles and two books, The Client’s Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Feel the Way You Want to Feel…No Matter What!

To purchase this online training, please visit: https://cbtonlinetraining.com/course/rational-living-therapy-level-one-certification/

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