Process-Based Therapy (PBT): New Integrative Framework for Psychotherapy

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Target Audience

Social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators, school personnel, mental health professionals, clinicians, health and human service practitioners, and other health care professionals.

Description

Process-Based Therapy (PBT; Hayes & Hofmann, 2018) is a new way to individually tailor evidence-based psychotherapy. PBT offers a solution to the problems and constraints when applying a traditional medical model (i.e., use X treatment for Y psychiatric disorder) to the process of psychotherapy. In doing so, PBT offers a new and humanizing framework to do what mental health clinicians strive to do best: help people improve life functioning in their context by flexibly using the best possible therapeutic processes and interventions. This workshop will provide an overview of the rationale for PBT, discuss core principles of PBT, identify differences between PBT and existing therapies, list examples of therapeutic procedures used in PBT, and review a case example of PBT. Recent developments and possible future advances in PBT also will be discussed.

This workshop will describe how process-based therapy (PBT) can be used as a new framework to flexibly use evidence-based interventions and tailor them to your clients. Evidence-based interventions discussed within the framework of PBT will include common psychotherapy processes (e.g., validation, therapeutic alliance) and specific interventions shown to help a wide range of people across diagnoses (e.g., mindfulness, cognitive defusion, approach behavior, valued actions, etc.). Participants will explore how to use client values, functional analysis, qualitative data collection, and client empowerment to implement a PBT treatment plan for adults. We will review how conventional therapy approaches differ from PBT in multiple case examples. This will include a detailed review of specific transdiagnostic evidence-based therapeutic procedures that are used in PBT.

Faculty
M. Zachary Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Duke University Medical Center
Director, Duke Cognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment Program
Director, Adult Outpatient Psychiatric and Behavioral Services

Webinar Information
This webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page.

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Objectives

  • Describe how to apply the PBT framework to multiple client/patient examples.
  • Learn how to conduct a functional analysis to inform selection of PBT therapeutic procedures.
  • Identify at least three therapeutic interventions that can be tailored to the individual when using PBT.

Contact

Gabriela Staley MEd, 704-512-6523

Sessions

Mar 22, 2024
8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
M. Zachary Rosenthal Ph.D.
Date(s)
Mar 22, 2024
Time
8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Credit
0.30 - CEU
3.00 - Contact Hours
3.00 - NBCC Hours
3.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
Location
South Piedmont AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Mar 22, 2024
Time
8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Location
South Piedmont AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Fees
$49.00
Pre-registration Fee (before March 15).
Credits
0.30
CEU
3.00
Contact Hours
3.00
NBCC Hours
3.00
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists