Overcoming Frustration Intolerance (4/24/2021) - LIVE REMOTELY
Leader: Gabriel Roșeanu, Ph.D.
Gabriel Roşeanu is a lecturer of psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Oradea with over 15 years of teaching experience. He holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Oradea, an MA in Psychological Counseling, and in 2009 he obtained his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Bucharest. In 2013 he obtained the title of “Principal”, the highest degree in the practice of psychology awarded by the Romanian College of Psychologists in the field of Educational Psychology, Vocational and School Counseling. In 2013 he was accredited by the Romanian College of Psychologists as a psychotherapist in Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy. He has conducted numerous workshops on various topics within the field of psychology: critical thinking, research methods in psychology, statistical analysis of data, and validation of psychological measures. He completed several courses in Cognitive Behavior Therapy from the UK Institute of REBT, University of Birmingham, England and from the Romanian Association of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy. He is a member of the Romanian College of Psychology, Romanian Association of Community Psychology, and a founding member of the National Association of School Psychologists in Romania. He is the author and co-author of over 45 articles published in specialty journals within the field of psychology, over 10 chapters in psychology books, and over 35 research papers presented at conferences. He is executive editor of the Romanian Journal of School Psychology, assistant editor at the International Journal of Education and Psychology in the Community, and technical editor at the Journal of Psychological and Educational Research.
THIS TRAINING WILL BE HELD LIVE REMOTELY
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021 | 9:00 am EST - 12:30 pm EST
3 Contact Hours/ 3 Continuing Education Credits will be provided by the Albert Ellis Institute upon completion of the workshop.
Frustration Intolerance (FI), also referred to as Low frustration tolerance (LFT), implies a desire and an effort to avoid discomfort. This is a very costly endeavor for health (both mental and physical) and affects all levels of human functioning. This workshop aims to first clarify how frustration intolerance becomes a habit and how it operates and second to offer an antidote. The theoretical framework for frustration intolerance and its solution will be presented. Practical exercises will be used to give participants the necessary tools for understanding and overcoming frustration intolerance for use with their clients.
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Describe the mechanism of frustration intolerance
- Explain the mechanism of habit formation
- Utilize an attitude of acceptance towards one's own emotions
- Apply the skill of living comfortably alongside the discomfort
- Demonstrate the skill of living comfortably alongside the discomfort
- 9:00 am - 9:45 am: Introduction to Frustration Intolerance (FI): what it is and how it works (theoretical background, psychological and neurological mechanisms)
- 9:45 am - 10:30 am: Strategies and practical exercises for identifying FI habits (triggers, unfolding of behavior, and rewards)
- 10:30 am - 10:45 am: Theoretical basis for the antidote to FI: The new skill of living comfortably alongside the discomfort
- 10:45 am - 11:00 am: BREAK
- 11:00 am - 12:15 pm: Practical exercises to acquire the new skill of living comfortably alongside the discomfort
- 12:15 pm - 12:30 pm: Evaluation
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