Video Tutorials

All the tutorials are adapted from chapters of Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention.


RFT Basics

Language and Cognition from an RFT Perspective

This tutorial is adapted from the first part of Chapter 1 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will be introduced to relational frame theory, contextual behavioral science, and functional contextualism. You will also learn about the importance of language in therapy and how RFT approaches language and cognition as a learned behavior.


The Steps of Learning Language and Cognition

This tutorial is adapted from the second part of Chapter 1 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn the basic principles of RFT: the principles of intrinsic and symbolic relating and deriving, transformation of function, and rules.


Language and Psychopathology

Problems Linked to a Lack of Fluency and Flexibility in Relational Framing, to Experiential Avoidance, and to Persistence

This tutorial is adapted from the first part of Chapter 2 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about problems problems linked to a lack of fluency and flexibility in relational framing, problems linked to experiential avoidance, and problems linked to persistence.


Problems Linked to Sense Making and Motivation

This tutorial is adapted from the second part of Chapter 2 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about problems linked to sense making and motivation.


Implication of RFT Principles for the Use of Language in Psychotherapy

This tutorial is adapted from the last part of Chapter 2 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about the general implications of RFT principles for the use of language in psychotherapy.


The RFT-CBS Framework

The Overarching Goals of Therapy Based on CBS and RFT (Part 1: Promoting Flexible Context Sensitivity)

This tutorial is adapted from the first part of Chapter 3 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about the first overarching goal of therapy, flexible context sensitivity.


The Overarching Goals of Therapy Based on CBS and RFT (Part 2: Promoting Functional Coherence)

This tutorial is adapted from the second part of Chapter 3 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about the second overarching goal of therapy, functional coherence.


The Different Types of Relational Framings and Their Use in Therapy

This tutorial is adapted from the third part of Chapter 3 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about how therapists can alter the context to transform symbolic functions.


Psychological Assessment

Creating an Experiential Context for Assessment / Assessing Context Sensitivity

This tutorial is adapted from the first part of Chapter 4 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about creating an experiential context for assessment and how to assess context sensitivity.


Assessing Coherence

This tutorial is adapted from the second part of Chapter 4 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. In this tutorial, you will learn about assessing coherence.


Activating Behavior Change

Increasing Functional Contextual Awareness

This tutorial is adapted from the first part of Chapter 5 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You you will learn about increasing functional contextual awareness.


Making Functional Sense

This tutorial is adapted from the second part of Chapter 5 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about making functional sense.


Increasing Response Flexibility

This tutorial is adapted from the third part of Chapter 5 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about increasing response flexibility.


Shaping Behavior Change

Reinforcing Effective Behaviors

This tutorial is adapted from the fourth part of Chapter 5 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about reinforcing progress step by step.


Weakening Ineffective Behaviors

This tutorial is adapted from the fifth part of Chapter 5 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. In this tutorial, you will learn about weakening problematic behaviors.


Building a Flexible Sense of Self

Coming soon!


Fostering Life Meaning

Identifying Sources of Meaning

This tutorial is adapted from the first part of Chapter 7 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about identifying sources of meaning.


Identifying Meaningful Actions

This tutorial is adapted from the second part of Chapter 7 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about identifying meaningful actions.


Sustaining Motivation

This tutorial is adapted from the third part of Chapter 7 in Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Language as Intervention. You will learn about sustaining motivation through augmenting processes.


Using Experiential Metaphors

Coming soon!


Formal Experiential Practice

Coming soon!


The Therapeutic Relationship

Coming soon!


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