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Webinar: Helping Patients with Gambling Disorder in Group Therapy

Webinar: Helping Patients with Gambling Disorder in Group Therapy

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May 6, 2016 1:00-2:30 PM EST

Dr. Bruce Liese has had years of experience working with addictive disorders as a clinical psychologists. In this webinar, Dr. Liese, will discuss the process of applying cognitive-behavioral approaches in group psychotherapy with patients with gambling disorder. Strategies for enhancing group composition, processing aspects of underlying issues associated with problem gambling, and enhancing group dynamics will be presented along with examples to illustrate the principals being taught. Participants will (1) learn ways to create an optimum structure to enhance group therapy including identifying factors that contra-indicate enrolling a patient in group, (2) learn CBT approaches to cognitive restructuring irrational thought processes that contribute to problem gambling, and (3) learn ways to transition patients in groups through various stages of group development, and (4) learn ways to track and monitor patient progress in group therapy.

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