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CBT Applied: Medical Conditions

December 7 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm EST

- $350


This workshop, taught by Francine Broder, PsyD, will focus on the application of CBT to patients with chronic medical conditions.  We will begin by defining the Stages of Change model and discuss its application to chronic illness, with a focus on modifying barriers to behavior change.  Next we will discuss and apply CBT interventions to diabetes, obesity, and chronic pain.  This interactive workshop includes case discussions and experiential exercises. It offers practical tools useful for planning and implementing treatment for patients with chronic medical conditions.

The Applied Series of workshops provides one-day, topic-specific skill building workshops at a reduced rate when combined with 3-day courses.

Add both workshops to your cart and use coupon code Med100 for $100 off this workshop when combined with the preceding CBT for Depression and Suicide workshop for 4 days of experiential training.


Quick Facts

Workshop Duration:

8:45am – 4:00pm

Workshop Location:

Beck Institute | Directions


Francine Broder, PsyD


$350 as a 1-day training

$250 when purchased with the preceding CBT for Depression and Suicide workshop for 4 days of experiential training

Workshop Schedule

8:45 – 10:30       The fundamentals of CBT as applied to the treatment of chronic medical conditions.

10:35 – 12:00      Stages of Change; Application of Stages of Change to health behaviors

12:00 – 1:00        Lunch

1:00 – 2:30         CBT interventions for diabetes, and obesity

2:35-3:45           CBT interventions for chronic pain

3:45 – 4:00        Workshop review and wrap-up

Workshop Objectives

  • Describe the fundamentals of CBT for chronic medical conditions
  • Define Stages of Change
  • Apply CBT to Stages of Change to promote positive health behaviors
  • Use CBT interventions for Diabetes
  • Use CBT interventions for Obesity
  • Use CBT interventions for Chronic Pain

Continuing Education

Overall Objectives

CE/CME: 6 credits

For more information, click here.

This course is appropriate for those with a beginner to intermediate level knowledge in the mental health or medical field

Doctorate or master’s degree (or equivalent degree for practitioners outside of the US) in a mental health, medical, or related field.

All trainees receive a Certificate of Workshop Attendance verifying participation in this program.

Travel and Hotel Information

For hotel and travel assistance, contact our travel team online or via phone at (919) 336-4126 x3.

There are two hotels within walking distance of the Beck Institute with special rates available. The Hilton City Avenue is directly across the street, and the Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue (formerly the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West) is about a ten-minute walk from Beck Institute. The Courtyard also offers a shuttle to Beck Institute trainees that will take you to and from our office each morning and afternoon.



December 7
8:45 am - 4:00 pm
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Philadelphia, PA – Beck Institute
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