Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for psychosis is an evidence-based method to reduce distress and disability related to psychotic experiences, and to support a possible full recovery. Ron Unger LCSW, an ISPS-US member, is the instructor for this 5 hour/5 CE online course which you complete on your own time, with lifetime access to all course materials. Use this link for more information and to register - 50% of your tuition directly supports ISPS-US!
A large body of research now indicates that trauma can be a cause of psychosis, with dissociation playing an important role. This online course will help you understand how this happens, and how to use CBT and other approaches to support work toward recovery. Ron Unger LCSW is the instructor, 6 hour/6 CE. Use this link for more information and to register - 50% of your tuition directly supports ISPS-US!
ISPS-US has partnered with Mad in America to promote their online courses. The courses are free, but they ask for donations.
The following videos may be of particular interest to ISPS-US viewers:
Antipsychotics: Short and Long-Term Effects
Can Clinical Care be Recovery Oriented?
How Vermont Discovered the Possibility of Recovery
Prescribing Antipsychotics in First Episode Psychosis: Is Less More?
Psychiatric Medications and Long-Term Outcomes for Schizophrenia
Martin Harrow and Thomas Jobe
Psychiatry Past and Present (Part 1: The Changing Face of Psychosis)
Unraveling the Bundles of Research Bias
The Voices in my Head
Why Few Patients Benefit from Psychiatric Medications
Peter Gøtzsche and Albert Gjedde