Essentials of CBT and CBT for Depression

June 26, 2018, 9:00 am to June 27, 2018, 4:30 am

About the Event:

Beck Institute is a leading international source for training, therapy, and resources in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). The Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress is excited to offer an opportunity for mental health providers to be trained by Beck Institute in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression to enhance and expand their skills working with adults. Participants will learn how to conceptualize working with adult depressed clients, plan treatment based on an individualized conceptualization, establish the therapeutic relationship, instill hope, and use effective cognitive and behavioral strategies to motivate adult clients to complete homework, modify their maladaptive thinking and behavior, and solve problems on their own. Participants will learn how to elicit and respond to clients’ feedback, measure progress, and prevent relapse.

Francie Broder, PsyD, Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Broder has extensive experience in cognitive behavioral therapies and is a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. In addition to treating adolescents and adults with a wide range of mental health problems, Dr. Broder has expertise in the treatment of Eating Disorders. Dr. Broder earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she was the recipient of the award for Advocacy, Leadership and Service.vDuring her doctoral studies, she focused her research on predictors of weight loss following bariatric surgery. Dr. Broder completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center and a post-doctoral residency at the Beck Institute. She is the current co-chair of an Integrated Health Committee of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Broder has published in the field of eating disorders, and other clinical topics in applied psychology.


3825 Greenspring Avenue
Bowles Boardroom
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

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