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Treating Depression: It Takes More Than a Pill
Course - Reading
$29.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Course - Reading
Authors:
MARGARET WEHRENBERG, PSY.D.
BRUCE ECKER, MA, LMFT
LAUREL HULLEY, MA
MICHAEL YAPKO, PH.D.
PEGGY PAPP, LCSW
Publisher:
Psychotherapy Networker
Copyright:
3/13/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
NRC095557
Objectives
  • Describe how biological psychiatry has changed depression treatment.
  • Analyze the impact of a client's life context on his/her depression.
  • Identify three ways to motivate a depressed client into action.
  • Discuss the importance of symptom coherence in treating a depressed client.
Outline
"Turning “I Can’t” into "I Will": How to Motivate Depressed Clients" by Margaret Wehrenberg

"Deep from the Start: Profound Change in Brief Therapy Is a Real Possibility" by Bruce Ecker/ Laurel Hulley

"Stronger Medicine: A New Generation of Antidepressants Hasn't Made Therapy Obsolete" by Michael Yapko

"Listening to the System: To Successfully Treat Depression, We Must Understand It in Context" by Peggy Papp

Author

MARGARET WEHRENBERG, PSY.D.

Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist, is the author of nine books on the treatment of anxiety and depression, including her most recent e-book, Pandemic Anxiety: Fear, Stress, and Loss in Traumatic Times (January, 2021), best selling book, The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques (W.W. Norton, 2018), and You Can Handle It: 10 Steps to Shift Stress from Problem to Possibility (PESI, 2017). She has also written a book for the general public, The 10 Best Anxiety Busters.

An expert on the treatment of anxiety and depression, she also has extensive training and expertise in the neurobiology of psychological disorders. In addition to clinical work, she coaches business professionals on managing anxiety and has contributed articles for the Psychotherapy Networker magazine. She has produced Relaxation for Tension and Worry, audio soundtracks for breathing, muscle relaxation and imagery to use with anxious clients. Margaret blogs on depression for Psychology Today. Noted for humor, pragmatic treatment approaches, and her interactive teaching style, Dr. Wehrenberg is a sought-after speaker for conferences and trainings, consistently getting the highest ratings for her dynamic presentation and high-quality content. She is one of PESI’s most highly rated speakers and her evaluation from the most seasoned professionals often rank her training “as among the best I have ever attended.”

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Margaret Wehrenberg maintains a private practice. She is an author with W.W. Norton publishing and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Margaret Wehrenberg is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Anxiety Disorder Association of America.

BRUCE ECKER, MA, LMFT

Bruce Ecker, MA, LMFT, is codirector of the Coherence Psychology Institute, co-originator of Coherence Therapy, and coauthor of Unlocking Emotional Brain and Depth Oriented Brief Therapy. Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Bruce Ecker is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Bruce Ecker has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

LAUREL HULLEY, MA

Laurel Hulley, M.A., is the Coherence Psychology Institute's director of paradigm development, cofounder of the Julia Morgan Middle School for Girls in Oakland, California, and coauthor with Bruce Ecker of the Coherence Therapy Practice Manual & Training Guide.

MICHAEL YAPKO, PH.D.

Michael D. Yapko, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist residing in Fallbrook, California. He is internationally recognized for his work in depression and outcome-focused psychotherapy, routinely teaching to professional audiences all over the world. To date, he has been invited to present his innovative ideas and strategic methods to colleagues in 30 countries across six continents, and all over the United States.

Dr. Yapko has had a special interest which spans more than three decades in the intricacies of brief therapy, the clinical applications of directive and experiential methods, and proactively treating the disorder of major depression. He is the author of a dozen books and editor of three others, and numerous book chapters and articles on these subjects. These include his forthcoming book, Mindfulness and Hypnosis (scheduled for release from W.W. Norton in late 2011), his newest book, Depression is Contagious: How the Most Common Mood Disorder is Spreading Around the World and How to Stop It, as well as Hand-Me-Down Blues: How to Stop Depression from Spreading in Families, Treating Depression with Hypnosis, and Breaking the Patterns of Depression. His works have been translated into nine languages.

Dr. Yapko is a member of the American Psychological Association, a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a member of the International Society of Hypnosis, and a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his contributions to the field of psychotherapy. More information about Dr. Yapko's work is available on his website: www.yapko.com.

PEGGY PAPP, LCSW

Peggy Papp, L.C.S.W., S.W., is the director of the adolescent project at the Ackerman Institute for the Family. She's a cofounder of the Women's Project in Family Therapy, author of The Process of Change, editor of Couples on the Fault Line, and coauthor of The Invisible Web: Gender Patterns in Family Relationships.
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Audience
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