CBT for Depression - 3rd Edition (Self-Study)



Understand the cognitive and behavioral components of CBT and their relevance to depression management. Explore cognitive restructuring techniques to challenge and modify negative thought patterns associated with depression.

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This seminar aims to equip clinicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively implement CBT techniques in the treatment of depression. By understanding the theoretical foundations, conducting comprehensive assessments, and practicing evidence-based interventions, clinicians will be able to enhance their abilities to support clients with depression in their process toward recovery and improved mental well-being.

What else will you learn from this seminar?

  1. Master CBT Techniques for Cognitive Restructuring for depression
  2. Understand the role of cognitive distortions and cognitive biases in maintaining depressive symptoms
  3. Introduce behavioral activation as a core component of CBT for Depression
  4. Teach problem-solving skills to enhance the ability to cope with life stressors and challenges
  5. Develop strategies to manage negative emotions associated with depression, such as sadness and guilt
  6. Identify negative core beliefs and schemas that contribute to depression
  7. Explore techniques for modifying and challenging deeply held beliefs
  8. Address Cognitive Biases and Automatic Thoughts
  9. Recognize common cognitive biases and automatic thoughts in individuals with depression
  10. Explore the importance of interpersonal relationships in depression management
  11. Discuss relapse prevention strategies to maintain treatment gains after completing CBT
  12. Learn how to identify early signs of relapse and implement coping strategies

During this 2-hour seminar, we will guide you through an experiential learning process where you will be learning what it takes to help your clients, and how to implement that in daily practice.

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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, and Psychologists in New York State

For more information about CEU approval, please click here.

Format: Self-Study Online Seminar

Here's what attendees have been saying about SWEET seminars:

"I think the course was easy to find and sign up for. The presenter was engaging and encouraged participation." - Kathleen, LCSW

"The presenter was excellent in conveying theoretical and practical material." - Lois, PhD

"This was an excellent final session for the series. It not only provided a neat summation of key concepts, but I also learned who Mehrabian was." - Anne-Elizabeth, LCSW

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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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