Abusive relationships tend to follow patterns for behaviors, underlying emotional needs, and cognitive distortions related to those patterns. This course reviews these patterns in unhealthy and codependent relationships and offers practical interventions for clinicians to help their codependent clients.
In this 2-hour continuing education webinar for therapists, Leo DeBroeck, MS, LMHC, CMHS, MHP will review the evidence provided by research on codependency. Areas of focus will include using tools with clients and using talk therapy to help clients be introspective into their own thoughts and feelings about relationships. Mr. DeBroeck will provide explanation and practice on using specifically Socratic questioning, the wheel of power and control, the four horsemen, the love languages, and the sound relationship house technique.
Mr. DeBroeck will complete an overview of the most common questions clinicians can use with clients to be able to better directly address the underlying problems using the therapeutic alliance rather than at its cost.
This continuing education webinar is designed to help mental health professionals:
Statement of program material’s accuracy, utility, and risks: This presentation may reference serious matters including murder, suicide, rape, war, child abuse, terrorism, drug use, domestic violence, and injustices. Course material references will be provided. Replication/duplication of the material without written permission is prohibited. This presentation is intended for educational purposes for mental health professionals, not for general public practice or news outlets.
Declaration of conflicts of interest and commercial support: Leo DeBroeck is not an employee of any company or product that is being used. This presentation is without any endorsement, marketing, sales orientation, or bias. The presenter has no conflicts of interest to declare.
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Leo DeBroeck is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Child Mental Health Specialist in Washington State who works full-time at a community health center. He is CBT Plus certified through the University of Washington and Harborview Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress Center.
Leo completed his Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology at Eastern Washington University with his thesis on factors in suicide. At Eastern Washington University, he completed the Addiction Studies Suicide Assessment, Treatment, & Management Certification. He has experience working with children and adolescents at an intensive inpatient program in Spokane, Washington for several years. He has worked in several different levels of care for mental health treatment including long-term inpatient care, WISe wraparound intensive services, school-based therapy services, and outpatient clinical settings. He also works as a quarterly faculty lecturer for Eastern Washington University’s satellite campus at Bellevue College and the main Cheney campus. He provides continuing education credits to other professionals and teaches night classes and seminars to graduate and undergraduates in foundations of psychotherapy, trauma: assessment, management, and treatment, cognitive and behavior change, and more.
Leo has published peer-reviewed scientific research on young adults related to suicidality. He has also written several self-published children's therapy books for use in therapy settings addressing grief, addiction, neglect, abuse, and more. He is the president and founder of Counselor's Choice Award, LLC which reviews and promotes scientifically validated counseling products, therapeutic tools, and books.