Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a leading modality of talk therapy, has a robust evidence base for treating a multitude of diagnoses including depression, anxiety, insomnia, and obesity. Current evidence suggests that CBT can effectively aid in initiating and sustaining lifestyle interventions such as improved diet and exercise. Many of these interventions can be utilized by a variety of providers including medical practitioners, mental health clinicians, physical therapists, and those in the nutrition fields. Participants will understand how to use the CBT model to effectively engage patients and create a plan for lifestyle interventions.
1. Summarize therapeutic model of CBT
2. Identify evidence for lifestyle interventions
3. Review techniques to initiate and sustain interventions