The Mentally STRONG Method for Professionals$599
About this course
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Training for Professionals
Online CBT Training & Courses for Therapists Who Want to Use the Mentally STRONG Method
Using the Mentally STRONG Method in Your Practice
As dedicated mental health professionals, we all want to see our clients reach their full potential. Often, it’s easier said than done. You may find that many of your clients are struggling to overcome significant obstacles in their lives outside of a traditional therapy setting. That is why our team has developed a new and practical CBT training program to help anyone learn how to manage their own mental health and overcome some of life’s toughest challenges.
Course Learning Objectives:
- To understand how The Mentally STRONG Method meets the criteria for a Cognitive Behavioral Technique.
- To understand the 4 elements of The Mentally STRONG Method.
- To understand the 10 categories outlined in the element: Identify and Organize.
- To understand how to use Choice Opportunities Worksheets within the Power of Choice element.
- To feel confident using The Mentally STRONG Method with a client in a professional session.
CE Hours awarded for Completion: 5.5
The Mentally STRONG Method is a hands-on, self-directed approach to understanding how negative experiences impact your thoughts, feelings and behaviors. By learning how to identify and challenge negative beliefs about yourself, you’ll be able to develop new skills to help overcome your own personal struggles. This method can treat a wide range of conditions such as depression and anxiety as it draws on various evidence-based aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Our unique CBT training program is designed to teach you how to use the Mentally STRONG Method to empower your clients to achieve their greatest goals and desires.
What is the Mentally STRONG Method?
Created by Dr. Cristi Bundukamara Ed.D. PMHNP, the Mentally STRONG Method draws on different aspects of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and allows users to understand their thoughts, feelings and behaviors through analyzing their past experiences.
Who is a good fit for this course and what qualifications are required?
Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Social Workers (LSW), RNs working in Psychiatry, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, and Psychiatrists are all qualified to take the Mentally STRONG Method online CBT training course.
Mentally STRONG also intends to offer Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) once our pending application is approved.
Why would this CBT training course be useful to your clients?
By implementing our Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training in your practice, you will be able to provide your clients with additional strategies to live the life they have always dreamed. Through learning and applying this approach in your practice, your clients will gain techniques to organize their thoughts and manage negative emotions. This will then support them in making positive life choices.
Using the Mentally STRONG Method with your clients will also provide strategies to navigate intrusive thoughts and beliefs about themselves or their past. This means clients can feel empowered and take more ownership of their thoughts and emotions as they practice and apply what they have learned on their own. The Method is easy to implement, with a built-in treatment plan, easy-to-track goals and progress and applicable, individualized worksheets.
What type of research or fieldwork has been performed to prove the effectiveness of this Method?
Our team of experts is currently working with Cambridge Brain Science to develop a research protocol.
How is this course structured?
The following is an overview of the valuable information you will learn in the 8 Module, online CBT training course.
CONTENT WARNING: This course contains descriptions and extensive discussion regarding sexual abuse, self harming behavior and the mental state of someone who suffered abuse or engaging in self harming behavior. Videos contained in this course may be emotionally activating for some participants.
- Module 1: Introduction to the Mentally STRONG Method and hear Dr. B’s story
- Module 2: Read about CBT training in connection to the Mentally STRONG Method. You will also be introduced to the case study you will be following throughout the course
- Modules 3-6: Learn the Mentally STRONG Method elements and how your clients can apply them to practical use
- Module 7: Learn how to use Choice Opportunity Worksheets to empower your clients to choose
- Module 8: In the final module, you will receive a Course Post Test, Course Evaluation and references
What happens after the CBT training course is completed?
Upon finishing the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training course, you have the option to sign the professional advocate agreement. In doing so, you will have permission to use the Mentally STRONG Method in your practice at no cost.
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