CBT A Clinical Perspective for Therapists-October 2023

October 12, 2023, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Pacific Standard Time (PST). Via Zoom Platform.

Training Dates: October 12, 19 & 26, 2023  Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am PST

Price: $120 per person

Course Description: 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach focuses on recognizing the differences between thoughts, feelings, and actions, and teaches that we all have the ability to shift our thinking patterns.  CBT is considered best practice for Depression and Anxiety.  This interactive training will include videos, role plays, and direct instruction.  Please bring your laptop and agency phone with you to allow for direct practice of documentation practices and use of free resources.

By the conclusion of this workshop, participants will:

  • The core tenets of CBT; relationship between thoughts, feelings and actions.
  • Cognitive Triangle, identification of common thinking errors and corresponding strategies to address them.
  • Receive at least 3 free resources and practice utilizing CBT interventions.

About the Trainer: 

Matthew T Rensi, Ph. D., LPCC. is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who also holds a Ph. D. in counselor education and supervision. He has extensive experience providing therapy to people struggling with psychosis, homelessness, various mental health issues and the legal system. In addition to this, he provides trainings throughout Santa Clara County on various aspects of mental health treatment including assessment, individual therapy, and safety/crisis situations. Matt has also conducted research on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders using linguistic analysis.

CE’s: This course is approved for  6 continuing education hours for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California B.B.S. under CEPA Provider #129412, and for RADT, CADC, and LAADC by CCAPP-EI CADAAC Provider # 7213401223.

Community Solutions is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs. Community Solutions maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Cancelation Policy: Cancellations are requested at least 48 hours prior to the training day. Kindly email  to un-enroll from the training if you unable to attend after registration in order to receive a refund.

Questions? Please contact our Training Division: or 408-846-4791

If you need special accommodations to ensure a comfortable learning experience please contact our Training Division.