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Evidence Based CBT: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Format Seminar/Presentation
Presenters Professor Tian Oei
Description The fact that CBT is an evidence-based psychotherapy is well known and whole heartedly accepted by researchers, practitioners and regulators. What is seldom discussed and thus less known are the bad and the ugly sides of the evidence-based CBT. This talk will discuss these negative sides of evidence-based CBT. It is hoped that by openly and critically discussing the negative aspects of evidence-based CBT that all of us can be confident regarding the use of evidence-based CBT and can move the field forward. Mindfulness, a third wave of CBT, will be examined also in this talk.
About the presenter(s) Dr Oei was born and raised in Indonesia and received all his education in the west. He graduated with an honours degree from Queens' University in Canada, a master of clinical psychology degree from UNSW and finally a PhD from Newcastle University in 1978. He was a professor of clinical psychology and a director of the clinical psychology program at the University of Queensland. He is now an emeritus professor and director of the CBT unit at Toowong private hospital. He has contributed significantly in the areas of assessment, theory prevention and treatment of addictive behaviors, anxiety and depression by publishing more than 350 papers, books, and book chapters. Dr Oei is a fellow of the APS and serves as a member of editorial boards of many journals published in Asia and America. He founded the Asian Cognitive Behavior Therepy Association (ACBTAa) and currently is the president elect of the ACBTA.
Location NSW Metro, Australia
Venue Sydney Masonic Centre
Goulburn & Castlereagh Streets, Sydney

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 3 Dec 2012
Time 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Cost Free for Clinical College members
Notes This presentation will be given prior to the NSW Branch AGM at 8:30 PM.
Organiser College of Clinical Psychologists (CCLIN) (NSW)
Contact Name Roy Laube
Email r.laube@unsw.edu.au
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