35ª TURMA - AGOSTO 2018

The Course in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is indicated to students and professionals who seek theoretical and practical foundation of the main techniques that underlie the clinical practice of Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT'S) in different mental disorders.

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Nominated students and professionals seeking theoretical and practical foundation of the main techniques that underlie the clinical practice of Cognitive Behavior Therapy

The course is given to students and professionals seeking theoretical and practical foundation of the main techniques that underlie the clinical practice of Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT'S) in different mental disorders.


15 modules with 8 hours / class each - total 120 hours / class Course Length: 1 ½ years


1 (registration) + 18 installments of R$ 210.00
* Discount for early enrollment
** See discount for cash payments
Module I - Theoretical foundations and practical of Cognitive Therapies (8hours / class)

Provides the theoretical grounds that underlie the practice of cognitive therapy
behavioral (CBT's) for professionals and academics in the field of mental health, developing the following contents:

  • Influences and philosophical and epistemological assumptions of cognitive therapies.

  • The behavioral model constraints and functional behavior analysis

  • Fundamentals of the cognitive model:

    • mental representation, cognitive processing and cognitive distortions;

    • mindsets and belief system

    • cognitive conceptualization and metacognition;

  • relationship between explanatory models of mental disorders and psychotherapeutic techniques.

Module II - Main cognitive and behavioral techniques (8hours / class)

Presents the main techniques used in psychotherapy practice that underlie
Clinical and Cognitive Therapies that will be elaborated in the following modules as:

  • Setting agenda;

  • record of dysfunctional thoughts;

  • self monitoring

  • rational dispute;

  • down arrow

  • to stress inoculation;

  • troubleshooting

  • lettering cognitive distortions;

  • systematic desensitization and behavioral testing.

Module III - Cognitive Therapy of Depressive Disorders and Bipolar (8hours / class)

Cognitive Model and the main strategies of Depressive Disorders and Bipolar.

Module IV - Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders - Specific Phobias, Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia: (8hours / class)

Explanatory models of specific phobias. Behavioral and cognitive techniques.
Interface biological-cognitive panic; stress inoculation and complementary techniques; behavioral approach to agoraphobia.

Module V - Social Anxiety Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder - Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders: (8hours / class)

Cognitive-behavioral model of social phobia; main cognitive distortions; behavioral and cognitive techniques.
TAG and comorbidities; Differential diagnosis; Cognitive and Metapreocupação model.

Module VI - Cognitive Therapy of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Body Dysmorphic and Accumulation: (8hours / class)

Diagnosis of Spectrum Disorders Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Model for psychoeducation and main techniques.

Module VII - Cognitive Therapy Stress Disorder Post-Traumatic and Acute Stress Disorder: (8hours / class)

Cognitive-Behavioral Model; New techniques in the management of PTSD in childhood and adulthood.

Module VIII - Cognitive Therapy of Eating Disorders and Obesity: (8hours / class)

Model of binge eating, compensatory strategies, behavioral and cognitive techniques, relapse prevention.

Module IX - Cognitive Therapy of Substance-Related Disorders and Disorders Additives: (8hours / class)

Cognitive and behavioral models of addiction, the main intervention techniques. The prevention of relapse; Stages of Readiness for Change and Motivational Interviewing.

Module X - Cognitive Therapy of Sexual Dysfunctions and Paraphilias: (8hours / class)

The sexual response cycle. The cognitive and behavioral models of sexual dysfunctions. Treatment protocols based on evidence.

Module XI - Relations of Cognitive Therapies with the Neuroscience and relations of Psciofarmacologia with TCCs: (8hours / class)

Biological bases of cognitive process; potentiation of effects; studies comparing CBT and pharmacology; doctor-psychologist and its repercussions.

Module XII - Cognitive models of personality disorders: (8hours / class)

The understanding of cognitive therapy for the development of normal and pathological character.

The cognitive model of personality disorders.

The model of cognitive therapy focused Schemes Jeffrey Young.

Module XIII - Treatment of Personality Disorders: (8hours / class)

Main strategies and techniques of Cognitive Therapy, the Schema Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Personality Disorders.

Module XIV - Cognitive therapy for major disorders of childhood / adolescence: (8hours / class)

Understanding the Cognitive Therapy for the normal and pathological development.

The structuring of treatment with children and adolescents. Training Parents.

The main techniques for disruptive, depressive and anxiety disorders of childhood and adolescence.

Module XV - Theoretical and Practical Advances in Cognitive Therapies and third wave: (8hours / class)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy;

Therapy Compassion;


Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
Coordenação geral
Ricardo Wainer

Ricardo Wainer
Augusto Faria
Breno Sanvicente
Elisa Steinhorst
Elisabeth Meyer
Francisco Crauss
Júlio Pachalski
Kelly Paim
Luisa Maciel
Luiza Mothes
Luiziana Schaeffer
Mariana Squefi
Michelle Deluchi
Rafaela Frizzo
Renata Araújo
Saulo Tractenberg
Wilson Melo
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