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Digital Seminar

Beyond Traditional CBT: Create your own Therapeutic Success Story

Galen Cole, Ph.D., MPH, LPC, WCP
5 Hours 59 Minutes
Feb 07, 2018
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  • Over 50 tools and techniques to be applied tomorrow to treat anxiety, personality disorders, suicidal behaviors, trauma, and many more
  • Don’t just get results - Systematically understand HOW’s and WHY’s of your therapeutic successes to drive continued success with your most difficult clients
  • Build off your own therapeutic successes to reignite your passion for psychotherapy!

If you are looking to spend a day talking about the history and evolution of CBT, or the fundamentals of DBT or ACT, this recording is NOT for you. However, if you are looking for a fast-paced, resource-filled learning experience with more than 50 tools and techniques that can be applied immediately the treatment of Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Suicidal Behaviors, PTSD, Trauma, and many more, then this recording is one you should not miss.

Galen Cole, PhD, LPC, WCP, MPH specializes in contemporary cognitive appraisal techniques, and brings his clinical experiences in treating adult clients with “3rd Wave CBT” approaches to you. Dr. Cole shares a systematic approach to determining the what’s, why’s and how’s of treating clients using “3rd wave CBT”, including techniques specific to:

  • Positive Psychology
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based CBT
  • Life Script Restructuring
  • Somatic-Informed CBT for Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders

Dr. Cole’s systematic approach will give you the framework to quickly and easily replicate his therapeutic successes with your most difficult clients. End the training reenergized, inspired, and with the skills to transform your clients lives!



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Galen Cole, Ph.D., MPH, LPC, WCP, is a licensed counselor, a world certified psychotherapist, certified clinical hypnotherapist and has a master of public health. Dr. Cole specializes in contemporary cognitive appraisal techniques, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). In his private practice, Dr. Cole applies evidence-based CBT interventions to treat adult clients with a wide range of conditions like depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anger, addictions and adult ADHD. He consistently uses CBT in his clinical practice because of its effective, proven results with clients.

Dr. Cole has published several books, including the new release, True Psychology: The Science of Building Psychological Resilience (2016), where he skillfully explains how CBT can be applied in ways that rapidly resolve trauma, and effectively treat the etiology of mood disorder and anxiety conditions.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Cole has served in several senior level capacities as both a researcher and a mental health thought leader. He serves as president of the Georgia Association of Licensed Professional Counselors.


Speaker Disclosure:

Financial: Galen Cole is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Galen Cole is a member of the Georgia Association for Licensed Professional Counselors.

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Access never expires for this product.


  1. Apply and integrate evidence-based techniques from cognitive-behavioral therapies.
  2. Identify motivational interviewing strategies to build rapport and engage challenging clients.
  3. Describe behavioral therapy techniques to modify and change maladaptive behaviors.
  4. Utilize more effective goal setting and problem solving strategies with clients.
  5. Describe key behavioral activation and exposure strategies used in behavior therapies.
  6. Identify four key cognitive-behavior therapy questions to use with all clients to be applied in a clinical setting.
  7. Identify, challenge and replace negative self-talk, thoughts, assumptions and core beliefs.
  8. Describe cognitive and behavioral interventions to apply in a clinical setting for clients who are depressed and anxious.
  9. Identify practical exercises and worksheets to help implement CBT into clinical practice.


  • Principles and Goals for Practicing and Applying 3rd Wave CBT
    • Neuroscience and Brain Plasticity
    • Internal Locus of Control
    • Rational Thoughts, Decisions and Actions
    • Socratic Questioning and Motivational Interviewing
    • Inoculation Theory, Paradoxical Agenda
    • Setting and Cognitive Dissonance
  • Positive Psychology – A New End-Game for CBT
    • Holistic Promotion of Health and Well-Being
    • Account for Vulnerability
    • Psychological Resilience
    • Learned Optimism
    • Happiness Algorithm Planning
  • Specific “3rd Wave CBT” Approaches — Tools and Techniques for Client Transformation
    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
    • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
    • Schema Therapy
    • Mindfulness-Based CBT
    • TEAM CBT
    • Life Script Restructuring
    • Somatic-Informed CBT for Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders
  • The CFIM: A Trans-Theoretical Model for Conceptualizing and Treating Problems from a 3rd Wave CBT Perspective
    • A Systematic Approach to Explicating and Linking 1st, 2nd & 3rd Wave Theory and Interventions
    • Practical Tools and Techniques for Assessment and Intervention
  • A “3rd Wave CBT” Approach for Conceptualizing & Treating Trauma
    • Identify Trauma
    • 3rd Wave Trauma Case Formulation
    • 3rd Wave Interventions — Beyond Cognitive Processing
  • Cross-Cutting Case Formulation and Interventions
    • Subjective and Objective Assessment and Tracking Tools and Techniques
    • Thought Monitoring
    • Stress Inoculation and Management
    • Cognitive Restructuring
    • Mindfulness
    • Somatic (Mind-Body) Interventions for Trauma-Centered CBT
  • CBT Tools & Techniques for Treating Common Psychological Disorders
    • Depression
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Generalized Anxiety
    • Panic Disorder
    • Social Anxiety Disorder
    • PTSD and Stress-Related Disorder
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
    • Personality Disorders
    • Suicide Behaviors

Please Note: PESI is not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organizations.

Target Audience

Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Addiction Counselors, Mental Health Professionals

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