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Digital Seminar

What To Do with Suicidal Thoughts That Just Won't Go Away

Kathryn Hope H. Gordon, PhD
1 Hour 03 Minutes
Audio and Video
Sep 09, 2021
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Dr. Gordon will share effective methods and approaches for improved efficacy in safety planning with crises orientated clients.  Specific interventions will be presented which are targeted as increasing client coping with emotional pain and distress.  The recording with conclude with strategies for increasing client hope and finding meaning in suffering.


- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 1.25 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.



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Kathryn H. Gordon, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and the author of The Suicidal Thoughts Workbook: Cognitive Therapy Skills to Reduce Emotional Pain, Increase Hope, and Prevent Suicide. Prior to working as a therapist, she was a professor for ten years. She was recognized as an Inspiring Teacher for her classes about psychopathology, empirically supported therapy, and cultural diversity. Dr. Gordon is a mental health researcher who has published over eighty scientific articles and book chapters on suicidal behavior, disordered eating, and related topics. She blogs for Psychology Today and shares mental health information through her website,

Speaker Disclosures
Financial: Dr. Kathryn Gordon has employment relationships with Equip and LifeStance Health. She receives a grant from The Centers for Disease Control. Dr. Gordon receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Kathryn Gordon is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy and the American Association of Suicidology.


  1. Formulate an effective safety plan for clients with suicidal ideation.
  2. Apply therapy tools for helping clients to cope with emotional pain and distress.
  3. Utilize interventions that increase hope and build meaning in the face of suffering.


  • How to effectively safety plan with patients for suicidal crises.
  • Strategies for soothing emotional pain and distress that leads to suicidal thoughts.
  • Therapy tools for building hope and making meaning in the face of suffering.

Target Audience

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

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