Workshop
Home

Workshops

UCBTA Workshops

Unified CBT Behavioral Activation for Depression PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa COURSE DESCRIPTION: Contrary to popular belief behavioural activation treatment (BAT) is not merely increasing activity levels. BAT is one of the evidence-based treatment for depression. Learn the insides of BAT from a practising …Read More »
Unified CBT for Formulating and Treating Co-morbid Mental Health Conditions PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: Co-morbidity is a rule rather than an exception in the management of mental health disorders. Missing co-occurring conditions can lead to treatment resistance. This workshop will review …Read More »
Mindfulness and 3rd Approaches Across Cognitive Behavioural Therapies PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: The third wave of cognitive behavioural therapies, involving mindfulness and compassion approaches have revolutionised the practice of therapy. Mindfulness is practised in religious, secular and clinical contexts. There are …Read More »
Schema Focussed Approaches in CBT PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: Schemas are not just beliefs but entire experiences. Schema is a term used in many different ways in cognitive behavioural therapies and very rarely translates to clear, crisp interventions. Schemas are a …Read More »
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Anger PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa Workshop Description Anger is a serious problem in clinical practice and society at large but is not considered a primary clinical problem.  The mental health professionals continue to recognize anger as secondary to depression, …Read More »
Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Unified CBT Approach PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa COURSE DESCRIPTION: Are you the therapist who wants to scale up your PTSD treatment skills? Do you want to learn how to treat complex PTSD avoiding dropouts and therapy stagnation? Would …Read More »
Unified and Experiential CBT PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa The course attendees receive a certificate from the Department of Psychiatry at Ottawa University. Have you ever wondered how to practise CBT which combines skills and approaches from all the three waves of therapy: Cognitive, Behavioural …Read More »
Unified Experiential CBT for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a first-line evidence-based treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).  Workshop Description  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a first-line evidence-based treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).  OCD is a complex condition …Read More »
PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa Unified CBT for Social Anxiety Social anxiety disorder is one of the commonest anxiety disorder in the community. Clients do not have to endure unnecessary suffering when cognitive behavioural therapy- the first-line treatment of social anxiety- is effective in the majority …Read More »
Unified Experiential CBT for Generalised Anxiety Disorder PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa Course Description This course covers the key theories on worrying including intolerance of uncertainty, metacognitive beliefs, experiential avoidance and failures in problems solving. Workshop Description Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is one of …Read More »
CBT for Insomnia in Mental Health Disorders PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa Presented by Professor Colleen Carney COURSE DESCRIPTION: Background CBT-I (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia) is a relatively straightforward treatment to deliver, but providing this treatment with complex cases, particularly those with comorbid mental …Read More »
Understanding and Treating Clinical Perfectionism PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa Professor Martin M. Antony, PhD, FRSC WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: Clinical perfectionism is a tendency to hold standards for oneself or others that are unreasonably high and overly rigid and to measure one’s worth almost entirely based …Read More »
Unified CBT for Body Dysmorphic Disorder PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa Course Description TBD WORKSHOP TRAINERS: Dr Sanjay Rao is an experienced teacher and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa In 2018 he was awarded a Fellowship of the Canadian Association …Read More »
Unified CBT for Health Anxiety & Somatic symptom disorders PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa COURSE DESCRIPTION This course will review the phenomenology and DSM-5 diagnoses of these disorders. The CBT approach and evidence will be discussed. Attendees will work with a step by step …Read More »
Rumination Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa Course Description Rumination is a common phenomenon across a range of conditions like posttraumatic stress disorder and social anxiety disorder. It can be a challenge for therapists as it is associated with poor clinical …Read More »
Unified Experiential CBT Skin Picking & Hair Pulling PRESENTER: Dr Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa Course Description Trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder) and Excoriation Disorders (Skin Picking Disorder) are included in the obsessive-compulsive related disorder section of the DSM-5 and are present in about 1-2% of the population. …Read More »

 

Learn more about our programs
Enter your email address and we'll reach out to you with more information!

Learn more
close-link

Unified CBT for Social Anxiety
17/10/2019 | 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Get an insightful understanding of experiential cognitive and exposure-based exposure treatment of social anxiety. Enhance your confidence in providing therapy by following a step by step specific protocol rather than all too common generic ‘thought mood’ stereotypes of CBT formulation. 


Bookings are closed for this event.


close-link

Unified Experiential CBT for Generalised Anxiety Disorder
03/10/2019 | 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Get an insightful understanding of experiential cognitive and exposure-based exposure treatment of social anxiety. Enhance your confidence in providing therapy by following a step by step specific protocol rather than all too common generic ‘thought mood’ stereotypes of CBT formulation. 


Bookings are closed for this event.


close-link

Behavioural Activation Treatment For Depression
10/10/2019 | All Day EDT

The course covers the theory and model for diagnosing and treating depression. Approach BAT through the functional analysis of avoidance and loss of rewards in depression. By understanding the skilled use of the activity diary, you will learn to identify ‘stuck’ points and effective treatment strategies to get clients unstuck. 


Bookings are closed for this event.


close-link

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Unified CBT Approach
23/11/2019 - 24/11/2019 | 9:00 am EDT

TBD


Bookings are closed for this event.


close-link

Unified Experiential CBT for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
07/11/2019 | 12:00 pm EDT

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a first line evidence-based treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). 


Bookings are closed for this event.


close-link

Rumination Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
14/11/2019 | 9:00 am EDT

Rumination is a common phenomenon across a range of conditions like posttraumatic stress disorder and social anxiety disorder. It can be a challenge for therapists as it is associated with poor clinical outcomes. Rumination may go undetected and derail therapy.


Bookings are closed for this event.


close-link

STAR Centre’s Structured Psychotherapies Conference
15/11/2019 | 8:00 am EDT

This 1-day event is packed with learning opportunities for practicing clinicians with a diverse array of topics on structured psychotherapies delivered by recognized experts. The conference consists of state of the art presentations and workshops, focused on key skills for practice.


Bookings are closed for this event.


close-link

Unified Experiential CBT Skin Picking & Hair pulling
21/11/2019 | 12:00 pm EDT

Trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder) and Excoriation Disorders (Skin Picking Disorder) are included in the obsessive-compulsive related disorder section of the DSM-5 and are present in about 1-2% of the population. They are more common in females, often co-morbid with other conditions.


Bookings are closed for this event.


close-link

Unified Experiential CBT for ADHD
28/11/2019 | 12:00 pm EDT

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a common presentation in adult mental health. It is often co-morbid mood and anxiety disorders. Adult ADHD (AADHD) is frequently missed in presentations. There is also the danger of overdiagnosis in presence of other conditions which disrupt attention and concentration. 


Bookings are closed for this event.


close-link