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This workshop on CBT+ offers a thought-through, integrated approach to therapy using the best of CBT, ACT, DBT and CFT*.

CBT and the Third Wave therapies of ACT, DBT and CFT all offer evidence-based approaches to therapy. But how can we put them together to deliver the best for what works for our clients? CBT+ is a therapeutic approach integrating the best of all these therapies by understanding the psychological processes which cause us distress and the psychological processes which help us thrive.

NAVIGATES is an acronym to help the therapist progress through the stages of CBT+ therapy. Name the problem and build Awareness of the clients’ thoughts, feelings, behaviours and body sensations. Clarify Values and Investigate the function of the problem behaviours. Set small Goals to move towards values and away from problem behaviours. Work on self Acceptance, Tackle Trauma, use Exposure to Emotions and teach new Skills.

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Day 1

In Day 1 we look at the four therapies and demonstrate an integrated framework for formulation, based on the psychological processes, which cause us distress. We also look at what new processes we can put in place for our clients, to help them thrive. We introduce NAVIGATES, starting to work through examples and use participants’ own cases.

Day 2

Day 2 continues to explore NAVIGATES and also addresses complex presentations, using case studies and participant examples to illustrate the CBT+ approach. There will be role plays, videos and live demonstrations.

Learn How To

  • Deepen your understanding of how CBT, ACT, DBT and CFT can work together
  • Formulate a case so that you can access all four approaches in your treatment plan
  • Understand how to tackle trauma in the context of the wider client picture
  • New skills for treatment or new insights into how to use familiar skills
  • Use the self-help book Get Your Life Back and downloadable materials from the website to help your clients progress

Take Away

  • A FREE BOOK “Get Your Life Back: The Most Effective Therapies For A Better You”
  • Tools and techniques to guide you and your client through CBT+

The Trainer

Dr Fiona Kennedy is a respected and knowledgeable, fun trainer with a knack of making complex concepts accessible without losing their richness. She has edited the book “Cognitive Behavioural Approaches To The Understanding And Treatment Of Dissociation’ with Dr David Pearson and Dr Helen Kennerley, and written “Get Your Life Back: The Most Effective Therapies For A Better You”, which is a self help book integrating CBT, DBT, ACT and CFT. She has a special interest in trauma and dissociation


The British Psychological Society London Office:

30 Tabernacle Street London
TEL: +44 (0) 207 330 0890
(50 places in the room only)

Live webinar available, with interactive opportunities to ask questions, make comments and give feedback to exercises, with responses from the speaker

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  • Early Bird £295 (Ends 23rd October)
  • Full Price £320
  • Student Price £90.