Recovery-oriented CBT

* Moderator Paul Grant

Turning disadvantage to advantage is one of Tim Beck’s values, along with continuously improving our understanding and innovating our practice. In honor of Tim’s 100th year — one dominated by COVID-19 — these four presentations aim to share hard-earned progress.

  1. CT-R advances and frontiers

BST (1+GMT) 18:00 -18:10 Paul Grant (presenter) and Ellen Inverso

This presentation will showcase several recent developments in CT-R, including outcomes from a state-wide implementation in New York to applications for peer specialists, “crisis” and “warm” call centers, homelessness outreach, and sex offender treatment.

  1. What does CT-R add to the practice of a CBTp expert — part 1

BST (1+GMT) 18:10 – 18:20 Marci Gaither

This session considers the differences between CBTp and CT-R through the lens of an expert CBTp therapist. Both individual and telehealth group applications of CT-R for persons given serious mental health condition diagnoses will be presented.


  1. What does CT-R add to the practice of a CBTp expert — part 2


BST (1+GMT) 18:20 – 18:30 Bob Reiser

This presentation will describe how expert CBTp therapist becomes adept at CT-R and how this extends his effectiveness as a clinician collaborating with individuals given serious mental health condition diagnoses.

  1. CT-R for justice involved individuals: a transformative and efficient approach for recovery, empowerment, and social justice

BST (1+GMT) 18:30 – 18:40 Shelby Arnold and Joe Keifer (presenters)


This session will be an introduction to an innovative CT-R program, currently being implemented in forensic settings within the United States, that promotes recovery and resilience while also mitigating risk and addressing empirically-supported targets for justice-involved individuals.


BST (1+GMT) 18:40 – 18:50 Discussion


 BST (1+GMT) 18:50 – 19:00 BREAK

BST (1+GMT) 19:00 – 19:25

Special Interest Discussion group Round 1


BST (1+GMT) 19:30 – 19:55


Special Interest Discussion group Round 2


 BST (1+GMT) 19:55 – 20:05 BREAK


Challenges and opportunities for CBTp training and dissemination: COVID and beyond

* Moderator: Kate Hardy

  1. Title: Zoom or Bust? CBTp training in the pandemic


BST (1+GMT) 20:05 – 20:15 Louise Isham, presenter


Covid-19 has required us all to adopt a new way of working, which has created both difficulties and opportunities.  This talk will focus on the challenges, adaptations, and successes of online delivery of CBTp supervision and training, and consider how our learning from the last year may change the face of CBTp training for many years to come.

  1. Title: Increasing access to CBT for psychosis: CBT for distressing voices delivered by Assistant Psychologists (the GiVE2 trial)


BST (1+GMT) 20:15 – 20:25 Mark Hayward, presenter



  1. Title: CBTpro: Scaling up CBT for psychosis using simulated patients and spoken language technologies


BST (1+GMT) 20:25 – 20:35 Sarah Kopelovich, presenter

BST (1+GMT) 20:35 – 20:45 Discussion

BST (1+GMT) 20:45 – 21:00

Discussants of the day: Elizabeth Kuipers and David Kingdon



BST (1+GMT) 21:00-22:00 Meet each other in the wonder space. You should use Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Firefox as browser for the wonder space!