Strategies developed in cognitive therapy of depression are readily applied to couples' problems. Assessment of conflicting perspectives, thinking disorder, escalation of distortions and cognitive interference with communication. Reducing hostility, reinforcing pleasure, increasing collaboration and improving sexual satisfaction through cognitive interventions.
The focus will be on the cognitive-behavioral treatment of adults with affective disorders (anxiety, depression, anger). Such treatment procedures as cognitive restructuring, problem-solving and stress inoculation training will be demonstrated.
This workshop presents the information of cognitive, behavioral and marital systems therapies to treat today's complex cases of sexual dysfunction. Video of treatment procedures and case consultation will be included.