Impostor Syndrome: What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know
Do you ever feel like a fraud? Or worry that you are not quite as competent as everyone thinks you should be?
In this one-of-a-kind workshop, you will learn a 5-step process that will enable you to shift your inner voice of doubt to a reality-based narrative that supports your confidence throughout your career. You will receive two worksheets for managing critical inner voices that you can use with clients for years to come. Rarely do you find a training that transforms you personally while simultaneously teaching practical new clinical interventions--this is one course you will never forget.
What you'll get:
- 2 hours of on-demand video continuing education
- 3 downloadable worksheets to help you meaningfully deconstruct your inner critic and develop a healthy, realistic assessment of self
- Renewed confidence in yourself as a professional and freedom from that nagging inner critic!
Instructor: Dr. Diane Gehart, Professor in the Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling Programs at California State University, Northridge. Author of Mindfulness for Chocolate Lovers: A Lighthearted Way to Stress Less and Savor More Each Day, Mindfulness and Acceptance in Couple and Family Therapy, and Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy.
CE Approval: This course has been approved for 2 hours of continuing education units from the NBCC and CAMFT for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and LEP’s as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Diane R. Gehart, Ph.D., LMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs (Provider ID 42228). Course CEU certificates will be awarded via email within 24 hours upon completion of all course modules and the evaluation.
Course Goal: By the end of the program, participants will reduce their sense of being an "imposter" in their professional lives and have a revised professional identity narrative that inspires a greater sense of confidence.
- Participants will be able to able to use the "fact-checking" worksheet (based on CBT) at the end of the course to reduce a person’s sense of inadequacy.
- Participants will be able to use the "who's in your everybody" exercise (based on narrative therapy) to reduce "inner critic" voices in self and clients.
- Participants will be able to help clients develop strategies to realistically assess their skills and develop a grounded sense of self worth.
Refunds: Because this is an entirely online course, no refunds are offered after purchase.
Accommodations/Grievances: Questions for accommodations and/or grievances related to the course should be directed to [email protected]. These communications will be responded to within 2 working days.
Access: Participants will have access to the course for a minimum of one year.