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Fremont Office
39210 State Street, Suite 200
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 896-8958
Santa Cruz Office
555 Soquel Ave Suite 260
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 621-1150

TEAM-CBT Training Classes

Feeling Good Therapy and Training Center offers TEAM-CBT classes to mental health clinicians, students, and professionals in various health-related disciplines. 

Feeling Good Therapy & Training Center is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) and California Psychological Association (CPA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Feeling Good Therapy & Training Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes the APA and the CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for its licensees, MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs. Feeling Good Therapy & Training Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Courses are designed with an attention to curriculum to build competency and skill in TEAM-CBT. Registering for all three quarters is highly recommended to clarify the theory behind method before developing refinements. Multi-course registration qualifies for tuition discount.

Our instructors are Dr. Karen Yeh, Psy.D. and Dr. Katie Dashtban, Psy.D. Both Karen and Katie are Certified Level 4 TEAM-CBT trainers.


Quarter 1 Basics of TEAM-CBT
For beginners and those who wish to gain an understanding of the TEAM-CBT model from the beginning to end.  

Live Online, 12 Fridays (18 CE)                             September 8th - December 1  2018, 09:00 - 10:30 A.M PST

                                                                                   No Class on Friday November 24

Quarter 2 Refining TEAM-CBT

For beginner to intermediates who are ready to apply the model and to transition from the mechanics to refinement.    

 Live OnLine 12 Fridays (18 CE)                                 Jan 11, 2019 - March 29, 2019, 09:00 - 10:30 A.M PST

Quarter 3 TEAM-CBT Training   

For intermediates and above seeking to enhance their TEAM-CBT skills and develop the art of TEAM-CBT therapy in preparation for Level 3 Certification.                                                                                                                                                              

 Live OnLine 5 Thursdays (No CE)                                May 10 - June 7, 2018, 10:00 - 12:00  P.M PST



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18 hours of continuing education credit are awarded per completion of the basics and intermediate quarterly courses. See our Attendance Policy for details. 

What Participants Will Learn in Each Quarterly Course:

 Quarter One Objectives: Basics of TEAM-CBT

  1. Learn to analyze pre- and post-session data from BMS and Therapist Evaluation    
  2. Describe a set of tools for assessment and evaluation to begin therapy
  3. Demonstrate “5 Secrets of Effective Communication” empathy skills
  4. Utilize empathy skills to address empathy failures
  5. Use empathy to manage hopelessness and angry criticism expressed by patients to move beyond being stuck
  6. Use empathy to manage sexually provocative patient situations
  7. Name the four steps in Agenda Setting
  8. Utilize the “Magic Button” question to identify Outcome Resistance
  9. Identify sources of Outcome and Process Resistance for depression, anxiety, and relationship problems
  10. Issue an Invitation to work on a specifically identified problem
  11. Demonstrate concept of Open Hands
  12. Utilize the Daily Mood Log and Recovery Circle to formalize Agenda Setting and transition to Methods

 Quarter Two Objectives: Refining TEAM-CBT

  1. Introduce the EASY and Brief Mood Survey to patients
  2. Utilize pre- and post-session data from BMS and Evaluation of Therapy to correct empathy failures
  3. Describe and demonstrate all six of the “5 Secrets of Effective Communication”
  4. Use the Disarm with difficult patients and in empathy failures
  5. Demonstrate use of empathy when an Invitation is not accepted
  6. Describe the four steps of Agenda Setting
  7. Utilize the “Magic Button” and “Magic Dial” to identify Outcome Resistance
  8. Demonstrate Voice of the Resistance technique in Agenda Setting
  9. Using Paradoxical Agenda Setting techniques in Motivation step of Agenda Setting
  10. Introduce the Daily Mood Log and Recovery Circle to patients
  11. Set up and demonstrate Identify the Distortions
  12. Set up and demonstrate a Compassion Technique: Double Standard
  13. Set up and demonstrate a Role Play Technique: Externalization of Voices
  14. Introduce concept of and set up Relapse Prevention for patients.

Quarter 3 TEAM-CBT Training

This class meets live, on-line for 5 weeks. The purpose of this class is to help improve and solidify individuals' learnings in the basics and intermediate classes. Students can enjoy a variety of learning opportunities through personal work, case consultation, didactics, role plays, Q and A's, etc. This class also has been helpful for clinicians getting ready for certification as a Level 3 TEAM-CBT therapist. 



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Santa Cruz Center: (831) 621-1150
Fremont Center: (510) 896-8958