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Upcoming Seminars

Live Online Seminars:

On 3/26/21, I will offer a 3.5 hour online seminar titled An Overview of CBT for Psychosis: Dialogue and Collaborative Exploration on the Edge of Reality You can find more information, or register, at that link.

Then, starting on 4/30/21 and monthly thereafter, I will be offering a series of 5 seminars that go deeper into CBT for psychosis. These will be:

Date: 4/30/21 Essential Elements of CBT for Psychosis: Engagement Style, Normalizing, & Developing a Formulation

Date: 5/28/21 Paranoia and Troublesome Beliefs: A CBT Approach

Date: 6/25/21 Voices, Visions, and Other Altered Perceptions: Changing Outcomes with CBT

Date: 7/23/21 Trauma, Dissociation, and Psychosis: CBT and Other Approaches to Understanding and Recovery

Date: 8-27/21 Addressing Spiritual and Cultural Issues Within Treatment for Psychosis

You can find more information, and options for registration, at this link.

Pre-recorded Online Courses:

Three seminars are currently available as “online courses” which consists of prerecorded videos and other materials that you watch whenever you want, with lifetime access.  You can also write questions which will be answered usually within a day or two.  These courses are:

CBT for Psychosis; An Individualized, Recovery Oriented Approach.” 

Working with Trauma, Dissociation, and Psychosis: CBT and Other Approaches to Understanding and Recovery” and

Spiritual Issues Within Treatment For Psychosis and Bipolar.”  These courses each come with 6 CE credits for most US professionals.

I am also available to teach live seminars for your organization (currently only online, though also in person once the Covid crisis abates.)  If you are interested and/or if you have questions, please contact me at 4ronunger at, or at 541-513-1811.

People seeking to become competent in psychological approaches to psychosis often find it helpful to consult with someone experience in that area.  I am available to provide such consultation:  details at this link.

On another note, I would like to publicize the availability of other opportunities to learn more about CBT for psychosis.

Stanford is offering some training related to CBT for psychosis: see this link. You may also find some options through The University of Washington,

Training in CBT for psychosis is also available on the east coast.  One option is the Institute of Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis (ICTP).  Go to their website for more information.   A second option is the Beck Institute, see this link.  NYC CBTp offers some trainings, see this page.

Some of you may be interested in training in the methods used in the Open Dialogue approach: see

There are continuing education courses available from the Mad in America Continuing Education Project – see

Also, I’ve put together a page with links to a variety on online courses, or collections of online courses, that relate to psychosis and seem worth consideration:  Check them out at this link!