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How to Improve Your Communication Skills using CBT and ACT

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How to Improve Your Communication Skills using CBT and ACT

How to Improve Your Communication Skills using CBT and ACT

This course includes
50:28 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion
The instructors
This course was recorded in August 2018


Course Overview:

Join Alison Sim to learn how to effectively communicate and motivate your patients using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) approaches.


Topics Discussed:

  • What is CBT and ACT?
  • What does the literature tell us about these approaches?
  • What is motivational interviewing and how can we integrate these principles into our practice tomorrow?


Who Is This Course For?

This course is for practitioners who are interested in an introduction to CBT and ACT approaches and how to integrate them into their practices.

The instructors
Alison Sim
BSc(Clin Sci), MHSc(Osteo), MSc Med(Pain Management)

Alison has a keen interest in educating health professionals about the latest science surrounding pain, especially pain that hangs around- chronic or persisting pain.

Dr. Alison Sim trained as an osteopath in Australia and has completed a Masters degree in pain management. She has been speaking on the topic of pain science and the integration of this knowledge into clinical practice for several years. She is a firm believer that a good understanding of integrated pain science knowledge is powerful for both clinicians and patients, and that manual therapists are among the best placed practitioners to be implementing such approaches in the healthcare setting. She works in private practice in a chronic pain setting in Melbourne, Australia.

She has completed Masters of science in Medicine in Pain Management through the Sydney University Medical School and Royal North Shore Pain Management Research Institute. She has lectured at Australian Catholic University, Victoria University, and RMIT in a variety of science and clinical subject. She has also worked as part of the teaching team at Deakin University Medical School.

Course Material included in this course
  • Expert Series
  • Introduction
  • The Biopsychosocial Approach to Headaches and Migraines
  • CBT Evidence
  • Medication
  • Making Changes
  • Conclusion
  • Feedback
  • What's Next?
  • Next Steps
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