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CBT In Action

Date: 18 Oct 2017

Hong Kong

By popular demand, CBT Australia will return in October 2017 to provide Hong Kong’s Health Alliance and Coaching Professionals the unique opportunity to master and consolidate Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

CBT in Action - 18th of October

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is a school of psychological therapies based on the premise that it is not what happens that causes how we feel but how we think about what happens. While this is a simple concept to understand it is not always simple to put the theory into practice. With a strong empirical base, CBT is becoming one of the most effective psychological interventions now in use. It has been shown to be useful in coaching contexts with a current ground swell in Cognitive Behavioural Coaching (CBC)

Based on the approaches of Beck and Ellis, this workshop bridges the gap between theory and practice focussing on developing CBT skills. After outlining the underlying theory, the workshop will focus on putting CBT into action with clients. Participants will be taken through the steps in the CBT sequence with live and video demonstrations before the participants practice the skills. There will be time for questions to clarify and process the learning of skill.

At completion, participants will walk away with knowledge and tools that will enable them to integrate CBT into their practices.

Award on Completion
– Certificate of Attendance
– This workshop is currently being assessed for ICF CE

Course Facilitators

Dr. Monica O'Kelly, BSc (Hons), Dip Ed, MBSc, PhD, FAPS (CClin, CEDP)

Dr. O'Kelly is Director of CBT Australia and an adjunct senior lecturer at Monash University. She has trained at the Albert Ellis Institute and the Beck Institute and is a Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. O’Kelly has published many articles in the area of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and is author of 'CBT in Action: A Practitioner's Toolkit'. She worked as a psychologist with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings before going into private practice. Dr. O’Kelly has been training professionals in CBT for over 20 years throughout Australia and Asia. Her workshops have a very active, skills based approach.

Dr. Dom DiMattia BA, MEd, EdD

Dr. DiMattia is a Human Relations Consultant who has been Executive Director and Senior Staff Supervisor at the Albert Ellis Institute. He was previously Vice President of Human Resources for the Fireman Group in New York. He is Professor Emeritus of Counselling and Human Resources at the University of Bridgeport. Dr. DiMattia has co-authored books eg the highly renowned 'CBT in the Workplace', written numerous journal articles, and conducted hundreds of workshops and seminars as a consultant and mental health trainer. A member of the American Psychological Association, he has presented papers, lectures, and workshops in Australia, the US and Europe.

Venue: The COLLAB, 20/F OfficePlus @Sheung Wan, 93-103 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan

Brochure: Download

Early Bird (HK$4,900). For applications received prior to 15th of August 2017

Super Early Bird (HK$4,500). For applications received prior to 30th of June 2017

Group Rates (HK$4,200). Three or more participants from the same organisation who register and pay together

Language: English

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