Cognitive Distortions and our Clients - 2nd Edition (Self-Study)



Master a practical and easy way for your clients make the progress you want for them

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Your clients have been using their thoughts against themselves without realizing it. Their thoughts are filled with distortions, which they feel and act out, and they continue to have the same types of results in their life, and they wonder why.


  1. How to help your clients identify their most frequent cognitive distortions
  2. How to help your clients learn the type of cognitive errors behind their anxiety, their depression, their anger, and their low sense of self
  3. How to help your clients replace their cognitive distortions with a wise mind and a mind rooted in Reality

What will you learn from this seminar?

  1. Master the 14 most clinically relevant cognitive distortions and learn how to effectively identify them
  2. Discover the cognitive distortions behind the 6 most common emotions and learn how to address each one of them
  3. Identify the 4 types of individuals based on level of consciousness and learn how to help your clients shift from a state of awareness of suffering to one of empowerment

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 appreciate this model because it can be used with all different types of people in different situations." - Diana, LMSW

"The information shared was very practical and will be helpful both personally and professionally. I really like the 5 perceptual positions." - Simone M., LMSW

"I really appreciate the positivity behind this approach and will be utilizing strategies to help students with deflection." - Shannon, 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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