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EP17 Speech with Discussant 01 - When Helping Doesn't Help - David Burns, MD and Jeffrey Zeig, PhD

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David Burns, MD |  Jeffrey Zeig, PhD
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Dec 16, 2017
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Although there's been an overwhelming proliferation of new therapies for depression and anxiety, the controlled outcome studies have yielded disappointing results. Dr. Burns argues that this is because resistance has not been addressed, and describes a new approach called TEAM-CBT that solves this problem and promises superior outcomes.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Explain why therapy so often fails despite the therapist's sincerest efforts to help.
  2. Describe the research and clinical experience that led to the development of TEAM-CBT.

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David Burns, MD's Profile

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David D. Burns is an adjunct professor emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the author of the best-selling books Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy and The Feeling Good Handbook. Burns popularized Aaron T. Beck's cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) when his book became a best seller during the 1980s.

Jeffrey Zeig, PhD's Profile

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Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD, is the Founder and Director of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation and is president of Zeig, Tucker & Theisen, Inc., publishers in the behavioral sciences. He has edited, co-edited, authored or coauthored more than 20 books on psychotherapy that appear in twelve foreign languages. Dr. Zeig is a psychologist and marriage and family therapist in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona.