CBT and Beliefs (CBT and Behavior Modification Certificate Course - Session 6) (Self-Study)



Discover how to help reshape thought and behavior

At this 8-Session Certificate Course that is based on the Cognitive Neuroscience and Behavioral Science

Hosted by SWEET Institute

This is the sixth session in the CBT and Behavior Modification Certificate Course.

To register for the full Certificate Course, please click here.

What will you learn from this CBT and Behavior Modification Certificate Course?

  1. Learn CBT for depression and how to use cognitive restructuring for depression
  2. Discover how to help clients and patients become successful in habit formation by learning how to switch to a different state of awareness
  3. Master the reciprocal relationship between the sublevels of awareness and habits, as well as its practical application

What else do I need to know about this Certificate Course?

  1. Learn how to stay motivated in each area of the 7 Life Area Model using the 10 CAWW
  2. Master how to best make use of tools, such as the Strength Inventory, Passion Inventory, and Rule of 9, to help our patients and clients in different areas of their lives
  3. Learn how to best make use of the most common inquiries in cognitive restructuring

When you register, you will start preparing yourself mentally to embark into the latest, cutting edge techniques, instead of waiting for the typical 25-30 years for the science to make it to clinical practice.

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Session Topics:

Session 1: Success Habits through 5 Levels of Awareness

Session 2: The 8 Sublevels of Awareness and Habits

Session 3: Purpose, Behaviors, and Habits

Session 4: Strength Awareness, Behaviors, and Habits

Session 5: CBT and Cognitive Distortions

Session 6: CBT and Beliefs

Session 7: CBT and Cognitive Restructuring

Session 8: Essential CBT Skills for Depression


Who is this for?

This course is for any clinician invested in learning new or honing existing skills to be able to use in dynamic ways to support their patients and clients and to end suffering.


This course is eligible for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASACs), and Psychologists in New York State

For more information about CEU approval, please click here.

Format: Self-Study Online Seminar

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"The CBT techniques were specific and detailed, and I never learned these from a textbook." - Hee, LCSW

"I am growing in my understanding and appreciation of your organization and with the realization that this is exactly what I have been looking for and need. Thank you." - Sharon, LSCSW

"I was able to get a better understanding of the connection between cognitive distortions and cognitive restructuring. I was also able to better understand both concepts individually." - Luis, LMHC

“SWEET rocks and learning has been a fun experience with the presenters. Beginning to develop a greater foundation in areas of interest ‘CBT and Substance Use,’ while developing the confidence to put into practice.” - Nelson, LMSW

"Detailed explanation of each technique was wonderful! I really liked that level of detail. The information was helpful and the tools made sense." - Lakeasha, LICSW

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s special about this Certificate Course?
You get two for one - CBT and Behavioral Modification.
Do I need to attend all the classes in order to get my SWEET Institute final certificate of completion?
Yes. Otherwise, you risk accumulating gaps, which may, in turn, lead to an inability to use the material adequately.
Does this Certificate Course offer CEUs?
Session #8 of this Certificate Course is eligible for 2 CEUs for social workers through the NASW National CE Approval Program in 46 states.

Each of the sessions of this Certificate Course is also eligible for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASACs), and Psychologists in New York State, for a total of 16 CEUs.
What are your reimbursement policies?
Anyone who registered for this Certificate Course and wishes to withdraw for whatever reason is entitled to a reimbursement, with no questions asked other than for improvement purposes. The reimbursement will be minus the price of each single class attended by the date of wish to withdraw.
Is this whole Certificate Course at No additional cost for all SWEET Members?
If you have an unlimited membership plan, then yes, everything is included in your plan with no exceptions, including all our Certificate Courses. The SWEET Institute pledges to make all courses available for free to members who have an unlimited membership plan and who have maintained their membership. If you have a membership plan that is not an unlimited plan, you can consider upgrading your membership, as this will save you thousands of dollars in the long run. If you are unsure whether your membership plan is unlimited, please email us at [email protected]
Is this Certificate Course to help clinicians, or for clinicians to better help their clients?
The material from this Certificate Course is likely to be novel for most clinicians and coaches and almost all clients. For clients to best benefit from it, their clinicians ought to learn it. As clinicians and coaches learn the material in preparation to help their clients, they too, will have gone through a process of transformation.
Are there any other requirements to getting a SWEET Institute final certificate besides completing each and every one of the classes?
(1) After each of the classes, you must complete an evaluation if you attended live. If you attended any of the classes as a self-study, you must pass a post-test and complete an evaluation for those classes. You must score at least 80% on the post-test to obtain a certificate for that particular class. (2) At the end of the Certificate Course, email us all of the certificates associated with this course at [email protected] and request your SWEET Institute final certificate of completion. Once we have verified all the information, we will send you the final certificate of completion. There is no exception to this requirement. No one will be able to receive a final certificate of completion for this Certificate Course without having met the above requirement.

Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator

Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW
Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW

Mardoche Sidor, MD, is a Harvard-trained Quadruple Board Certified Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, School of Physicians and Surgeons, trained in and taught all major psychotherapeutic modalities, including and not limited to CBT, DBT, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is also the author of 11 books including Journey to Empowerment, Discovering Your Worth, The Power of Faith. and, The Art of Living. Dr. Sidor has worked both as a primary care physician and Medical Director in three different settings, including a Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES). He is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute. His 11th book, entitled, NLP for Clinicians is now available to the public.

Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW, is a Columbia-trained Social Worker with wide clinical, teaching, and supervision experience. She also has a background in management, mentorship, and leadership that spans more than 20 years. Her added passion is in advocacy and coaching. She has previously held Executive level positions, and two other directorships in different organizations. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She also maintains a private practice, provides supervision, and clinical and management training. She is also a personal and executive-level coach. She is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute.

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