Can This Relationship Be Saved? Using RE & CBT to Improve Romantic Relationships - April 13, 2018
Leader: Raymond DiGiuseppe, Ph.D., Director of Professional Education and Clinical Supervisor, Albert Ellis Institute
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018 | 1:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Location: 145 East 32nd Street, 9th Floor (Directions)
3 Continuing Education Credits (APA, NBCC, New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work & Mental Health Counselors)
Many clients come to therapy because they are suffering in an unfulfilling relationship. Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy was one of the first therapeutic approaches applied in couples therapy. This workshop will help clinicians identify the emotional and behavioral blocks to achieving successful relationships. The cognitive variables that often lead to relationship disturbance will be highlighted and strategies to overcome them will be addressed. There will be a discussion of some of the common challenges for clinicians working with couples, including how to structure the therapy session, balancing and addressing the needs of both partners, and modeling more effective communication styles. The importance of teaching clients Unconditional Other Acceptance of their partner will be addressed.
- Describe various emotional and behavioral blocks to achieving successful relationships.
- Explain how to structure a couples therapy session, balance and address the needs of both partners, and model more effective communication styles.
- Utilize cognitive restructuring strategies to address relationship disturbance.
Albert Ellis Institute (AEI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AEI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Albert Ellis Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5145. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Albert Ellis Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Albert Ellis Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Social Workers as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0131.
Albert Ellis Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0019.