Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Basics and Beyond

Instructor: Reji Mathew, Ph.D., LCSW

Date:  Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Course Code:  SWCBTBAS

Room: Silberman/TBD

Cost: $210.00

Description:  This practical mini-course will provide students an understanding of the principles and practice of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), an empirically validated treatment model. Students will gain an understanding of the (CBT) Cognitive-Behavioral approach as a framework for treating a variety of mental health concerns.

In addition to understanding the theoretical context for this model, this course will offer a practical skiWlls approach for students to utilize directly in clinical settings.

CE Hours:  6

About the Instructor:

Dr. Reji Mathew is a senior clinical social worker at the Counseling and Wellness division of the New York University Student Health Center. Her interests include health and wellness, health care advocacy, integrative psychotherapy, and coping skills education. She is trained in CBT, DBT, TB-CBT, EMDR, Narrative Therapy and the Voice Dialogue method.

Dr. Mathew earned a BSW from Dominican College and an MSW and Ph.D. from New York University School of Social Work. Dr. Mathew is the recipient of the 2004 Greenstein Fellowship Dissertation Award. She also received an Alumni Service Award for her health advocacy writing from the Dominican College Alumni Association in 2012.
Dr. Mathew is a freelance health advocacy writer. She publishes a web-site showcasing her articles on wellness. She has interviewed numerous health advocates and experts in various disability and health communities.
She is an Assistant Adjunct Professor at the NYU Silver School of Social Work where she teaches DBT, CBT, Positive Psychology, Mindfulness and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.
She is also a member of ASJA – American Society of Journalists & Authors. See her Website for more information – Reji Mathew, PhD – Writer –


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