This workshop focuses on the specific use of cognitive-behavioral strategies as an adjunct to the many treatment modalities of couples’ therapy. It offers a basic overview of the theories of cognitive-behavioral therapy, particularly as it applies to couples. Participants will learn firsthand techniques and strategies for working with difficult couples and how to integrate these strategies with their respective modes of treatment. The presentation is followed by a videotape that demonstrates the implementation of techniques and interventions.
Describe three cognitive-behavioral strategies with couples.
Describe how these strategies can be integrated into other modalities.
FRANK DATTILIO, PhD, ABPP is a board certified clinical psychologist and marital and family therapist. He maintains a dual faculty position in the Department of Psychiatry at both Harvard Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Dattilio is one of the leading figures in the world on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. He is author of 230 professional publications, including 15 books. He also is the recipient of numerous state and national awards. His works have been translated into 25 languages and are used in 80 countries. His 2010 book is Family Therapy Homework Planner, co-authored with Louis J. Bevilacqua and Arthur E. Jongsma.
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