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Continuing Education

Trauma, Dissociation & Psychosis: CBT & Other Approaches to Understanding & Recovery
Course Description

A large number of studies now provide evidence that psychosis can be an understandable reaction to trauma, abuse, and other difficult life experiences, with dissociation involved in that reaction.

Explore a science-based yet humanistic conceptualization of extreme human experiences, and discover ways to use CBT and other methods to help people change their relationship with these experiences, while collaborating in building coherent and compassionate self-narratives that set the stage for real recovery.

Prior knowledge of CBT for psychosis is helpful but not required for this seminar.

This class can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of our Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate program. For information about this program, click here.

Instructor Biography

Ron Unger, LCSW, is a therapist specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapy for psychosis. He has given numerous seminars on that subject and on the relationships between trauma and psychosis. His presentations emphasize practical and humanistic ways of working with difficulties that are often too easily perceived as being beyond understanding.
Course Information
April 15, 2017
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Berkeley campus, Room 216
CAMFT, RN
Instructor(s): Ron Unger
LCSW
Credit Hours: 6
Course #: CEB2023
Fee: $159.00
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