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Understanding and Dealing with Co-morbidity in CBT

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Understanding and Dealing with Co-morbidity in CBT

PRESENTER: Dr. Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Ottawa

Co-morbidity is a rule rather than an exception in the management of mental health disorders. Missing co-occurring conditions can lead to treatment resistance. This workshop will review a range of approaches to understand comorbidity. Data on common forms of comorbidities across mental health disorders will be reviewed. Evidence for the treatment of common comorbid mental health conditions will be presented.

Differentiating primary and secondary conditions is an important step, in conceptualising comorbidity. Participants will do hands-on work to formulate co-morbidity and use a unified cognitive behavioural approach to develop specific intervention plans. Impact on functioning and client choice are important considerations in developing an approach to managing co-morbidity. Cognitive behaviour therapy and medication interactions in comorbid conditions will also be examined.

Workshop attendees will develop a roadmap for conceptualising, formulating, and treating co-occurring conditions.

WORKSHOP TRAINER:

Dr. Sanjay Rao is an experienced teacher and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa; in 2018, he was awarded a Fellowship of the Canadian Association of Cognitive Behavioural therapy for his contribution to CBT in Canada. He has received an award from the Department of Health in the United Kingdom for CBT development. He is the Director of the Unified CBT Academy.

Dr. Rao has trained in CBT, DBT, Mindfulness-based therapies, and strength focussed coaching. He has expertise in both psychological and pharmacological treatment of mental health conditions. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrist (UK) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada). He has delivered over 250 workshops in Cognitive behavioural therapies, presented in national, international conferences and published in several scientific journals.

Since 2011 he has helped the province of Nova Scotia develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy implementation by training and supervising therapists across the province. He has also served as an executive member of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy along with various management position such as Co-Chair of Chiefs of Psychiatrists in Nova Scotia, Clinical Director of The Mood and Anxiety Program at the Royal Ottawa Hospital and Clinical Lead of Improving Access to Structured Psychotherapy in Ottawa.

Dr. Rao is involved in research concerning distance delivery of CBT through technology as well as workplace mental health using CBT and problem-solving approaches. He is an active clinician delivering CBT in collaborative care settings.

He trains and supervises multidisciplinary teams including physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists and counsellors.

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December 4th, 2020, from 8:00 AM-1:00 PM

The course will be delivered using Zoom. On registration, you will receive a link through a separate email.

Course rates:

Early Bird Registration Fee: $165 + HST

Full Registration Fee: $215 + HST

Student Registration Fee: $145 + HST

Certificate:

Course attendees will receive a certificate of attendance from the Dept of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Registrant Cancellation Refund Policy:

  • A full refund minus a 50$ administration fee will be issued for all cancellations requested at least 2 weeks prior to the course
  • A 50% refund will be issued for all cancellations that are within 2 weeks of the course
  • All tickets are transferable; to transfer your ticket to another person please contact us at: info@unifiedcbt.com

Unified CBT Cancellation:

Unified CBT reserves the right to cancel this workshop at its discretion. In the unlikely event, a workshop must be cancelled or rescheduled, workshop fees will be refunded at 100%. Unified CBT including its coordinators, agents and/or trainers, hold no financial responsibility for any related additional costs including travel or accommodation costs incurred by the registrant. Thank you for your understanding.

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