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Rational Living Therapy Certification Process

Rational Living Therapists must possess a minimum of a Masters degree in a mental health discipline from a regionally accredited institution.

Graduate students may begin the certification process but will not become certified until they obtain their graduate degree.

To obtain the "Certified Rational Living Therapist" certification, one must complete the following five levels of training.
 

Certification Levels

Level-One
Introduction to Rational Living Therapy
     -- Theoretical Basis of RLT, Including Evidence Supporting It
     -- Theory of Emotions and Behavior (Both "Healthy" and Maladaptive)
     -- Complete Presentation of the Entire Process of Therapy, from
         Assessment to Termination

Dealing with Resistance
     -- Complete Review of the Many Ways in Which Clients Can Have Difficulty
         Benefiting from Therapy and how Resistance is Treated in RLT

Introduction to the Treatment of Specific Problem Areas, Such as Depression, Suicide, Anxiety, Substance Abuse, Bipolar Disorder, and Schizophrenia.

Introduction to Group Therapy

 

The Level-One Training is Now Available Through Home Study.
For More Information, Click Here.

Level-Two
Treatment of "Personality Disorders", from engagement to treatment and
   termination.

Advanced "Underlying Assumption / Core Belief" Therapy

Advanced Cognitive Modification Skills

Application to Mood / Anxiety Disorders

Group Therapy
 

The Level-Two Training is Now Available Through Home Study.
For More Information, Click Here.

Level-Three
Rational Motivational Interviewing
     -- How to Engage the Client to be Motivated to Make Changes
         in His or Her Life

Marital Therapy, from assessment to termination

Substance Abuse Treatment

Treatment of Children

 

The Level-Three Training is Now Available Through Home Study.
For More Information, Click Here.

Level-Four

Advanced Case Application
     -- In-Depth Work on Therapy Cases Presented by Attendees

Advanced Recognition of Irrational Thoughts


Level-Five

Practicum (Six-Month weekly feedback of cases conducted via audio tape / email,
                    telephone)


Additional Available Training / Certifications


     -- Certified RLT Supervisor
     -- Certified RLT Instructor

      -- Certified Rational Hypnotherapist (Some Rational Living Therapists elect to utilize this
                    cognitive-behavioral approach to hypnotherapy to enhance the effectiveness of
                    therapy.  Rational Hypnotherapy is not a required aspect of Rational Living Therapy.)

The Rational Hypnotherapy Training is Now Available Through Home Study.
For More Information, Click Here.

 

 
 


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