Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (Advanced)

This 4-day workshop will focus on advanced CBT skills. Theoretical aspects will include differences between the various approaches to CBT and their implications, integration of other techniques with CBT and advanced disputation. The program will address issues related to CBT with a range of challenging clients.

This workshop is for participants who have completed the Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

Areas covered in this workshop may include:

  • CBT with difficult clients
  • CBT in the treatment of PTSD and OCD
  • Advanced disputation strategies
  • CBT and resilience: a positive approach

The days will involve morning lecture/discussion sessions with a strong emphasis on skills application and demonstration. Participants will be required to practice therapy skills during the lunch break.

In the afternoon, small group workshops with a maximum of eight participants, will focus on skills development involving modelling, role-play, discussion and reviewing audiotapes recorded during the lunch break.

Course Leaders:

Dr Monica O'Kelly Dr Dom DiMattia Dr James Collard

Dr Monica O'Kelly

Dr Dom DiMattia

Dr James Collard

Daily Structure:

  • Lecturer Input (9:00am - 12:30pm)
  • Lunch & Practice Session with Partner (12:30pm - 2:00pm)
  • Skills Supervision (2:00pm - 5:00pm)

Dates & Venues:


CBT Australia 4-day CBT Advanced workshops are $1,416.00 (early bird registration $1,316.00)

Please Note: Participants will need to bring a recording device (dictaphone or mobile phone with voice recording capability) for use in the afternoon session.

Cancellation Policy: Notice of cancellation must be received in writing to CBT Australia ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).  Cancellations received by 5pm a minimum of 10 days prior to the commencement of a course are eligible for a refund (less 10%). Cancellations received AFTER this date, are ineligible for a refund, however, may be transferred to another course conducted within a 12 month period of the initial registration, upon payment of an additional 20% fee. Registrations are transferable to another person upon application.

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