Seventh Annual Meeting

CBT for All: Recognizing and Embracing Diversity


May 18-19, 2017

Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2

Day 1 - Thursday, May 18th -

Keynote Address: Dr. Trevor Hart
Expanding the Reach of CBT to Sexually Diverse Populations: Gaps and Future Directions for the Field

Half-Day Workshops:

  • Using Motivational Interviewing to Acquire the Critical Skill of Rolling with Resistance with Dr. Henry Westra
  • Thérapie cognitive comportementale de l'insomnie (French only) with Dr. Charles Morin

Mini Workshops:

  • Developing Competency in Therapist-Guided Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos
  • Attempting to See With Two Eyes: Offering Evidence-Based Culturally Appropriate Parenting Support to Indigenous Families with Dr. Catherine Lee
  • TCC pour le trouble de stress-post traumatique (French only) by Dr. Stéphane Guay

Panel Discussions:

  • Tips and Tricks for a Successful Private Practice
  • Getting Ready For and Getting the Most of Internship

Day 2 - Friday, May 19th, 2017:

Half Day Workshops:

  • Cultural-Clinical Psychology: Reconciling Cultural Competence and Evidence-Based Practice with Drs. Andrew Ryder and Jessica Dere
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for PTSD: Treatment Considerations with Dr. Daniel Peluso
  • Integrated Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Practitioners with Dr. Cary Kogan

Mini Workshops

  • Where's Your Edge? An Introduction to Radically Open-Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for Disorders of Overcontrol with Dr. Jaqueline Cohen
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Focus on the Importance of Self-Concept Clarity with Dr. Vytas Vlyvis

Beverages, snacks, and lunches included with registration!


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Cancellations and Refunds Policy
If you need to cancel your registration, refunds less a $50 cancellation fee are available until May 4, 2017.