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Managing Depression Using a  Skill-Building Strategic Approach

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This is a LIVE TRAINING with Dr Michael Yapko and it includes theoretical information and practical exercises as well as Live Q&A.

Get The Best Result by Addressing Depresssion using a Strategic Approach

Help Yourself and Others Who are Dealing with Depression

Depression is the most common mood disorder in the world and continues to be on the rise in all age groups. Worldwide, over 300 million people suffer from depression and each year over 700,000 end their life in despair.

Major Depressive Disorder, or simply called depression, can be the result of many contributing factors. These might include a genetic predisposition, a history of physical or emotional abuse, loss of a loved one, medication side effects, substance misuse, conflict and war, and chronic illness, to name just a few of those factors.

Even though there are many ways to help those suffering with depression, most people rely on medications rather than pursuing non-pharmacological approaches such as psychotherapy. Fortunately, depression is highly responsive to well-targeted therapeutic interventions as long-term therapy and follow-up studies indicate.

Medications alone are not and can never be an entirely adequate reply to the growing rates of depression for reasons that will be discussed in this webinar.

 “Adjusting” individuals chemically while individuals, couples and families face life challenges they are not adequately prepared to meet suggests the problem is always in their biology and not their circumstances.

This is an increasingly untenable position to take given the current research that emphasizes the merits of active forms of psychotherapy.

Good psychotherapy applied strategically can teach the kinds of specific skills that are known to not only reduce depression, but even prevent it. In this three-part 4-hour highly practical webinar, we will consider some of the key targets of effective treatment and ways to reach them.

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Addressing Depression Strategically

We all need help at times, especially at times we find challenging. At those times, we naturally look for solutions. But some solutions are better than others and the research has made it clear that good psychotherapy can outperform antidepressants in specific ways. You’ll learn how in this informative and inspiring webinar.

Here is what you get access to when you join 

Skills Over Pills for Managing Your Mood

This is a webinar that emphasizes practicality. By attending you will have the chance to learn, observe, and experiment with some of the key principles and method(s) taught by Dr. Michael Yapko. By the end of the webinar, you will have a deeper understanding of the risk factors for depression and how to effectively address them with experiential methods.

Learn the Principles

Understanding the underlying processes behind depression helps you develop the best strategy to approach it for maximum results.

Apply the Method

There are no results without practical application. Once you get the basices, it is time to put it to work. Practice makes perfect.

Personal Experience

Nothing beats personal experience right? You are in luck because you will have the chance to put the information into practic of these during the training.

Bonuses and Special Perks

When you join this program, you will also get access to special bonuses worth hundreds of dollars from us and some of our partners.

Join Now and get a Front Row Seat


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Manage Mood and Depression Strategically


Part 1: Redefining What We Thought We Knew About Depression

  • Genetics, epigenetics, and socialization as key variables to consider
  • What antidepressant medications won’t do because they can’t
  • The social context: Depression is contagious
  • Why it matters: How the way you think about depression shapes treatment


Part 2: Targets of Treatment

  • Over general thinking as a cognitive style vulnerable to depression
  • Ambiguity as a major risk factor: Being clear about uncertainty
  • The illusion of knowledge: Asking “how” questions
  • Group exercise: Is it in or out of your control?


Part 3: Decision Making and your Quality of Life

  • Stress generation: Bad decisions that make things worse
  • Video clips: What stress generation looks and sounds like
  • Expectancy: The strongest determinant of therapeutic responsiveness
  • What about prevention?
  • Summary and Q & A


When you sign up for this prorgam,
you also get access to amazing bonuses

Bonus 1

$77 value

Access to Video Recordings

We all want and need to review information we learn so we can better understand it and master it.

By signing up for this class, you also are ensured to receive Lifetime access to the video recordings of the training so you can watch them anytime you want.

Bonus 2

$47 value

Download the Audio Version

Are you more of a listener then a visual person?
Not a problem. Join the class and you will receive the audio recording of the class at very high quality so you can listen to it anywhere you go and anytime you want. Join now and enJoy for life.

Let's get to know each other:
Dr. Michael Yapko

Dr. Michael Yapko is a clinical psychologist who is internationally recognized for his work in clinical hypnosis and outcome-focused psychotherapy, especially in the treatment of major depression. He is the author of 16 books and editor of three others, as well as numerous book chapters and articles on the subjects of the brief therapy of depression and the use of clinical hypnosis in strategic psychotherapies.

Dr. Yapko is a recipient of lifetime achievement awards from the International Society of Hypnosis, The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, and the American Psychological Association

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Deepen Your Understanding of Depression

Chances are, if you are reading this, it means you are interested in helping people!
This program aims to help you better understand depression and how to address it.
You have access to practical information, deep knowledge, practice sessions as well as bonus video, and audio recordings.

Attending this presentation does NOT require prior training. While it will provide practical skill-building strategies to participants, it is not meant to define anyone as a qualified practitioner for addressing the complex disorder of depression.

This webinar is accessible to everyone who seeks a better understanding of what depression is and ways you can start using the information right away.

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It's simple, if you don't like it, you get your money back. No questions asked, no explanations, no hassle.

You have nothing to lose but everything to gain. If by the end of the class you come to the conclusion that this program is not helping you or is not for you and you want to refund you can do so very easily. Your investment is 100% guaranteed. Just send us an email within 72 hours and we will return your investment immediately!


Is this a Live training?

Yes! This training takes place exclusively online. You don't need to go anywhere. All you have to do is havee access to internet and you can connect from your phone, computer or tablet and take part in the course sessions. (we recommend using a computer)

What happens if I cannot practice in class?

This is a practical training but we do understand that there might be an impossibility to practice live with your peers. In this case, you can simply attend as an observer and still get the benefits of the practice session.

Is this a practical class?

Yes. This program, like all our courses and programs, is a practical one. Dr Yapko will present an exercise which you will be able to practice with your peers.

Can I practice after the training?

Of course! The information, and the exercise we present in this course are practical and you can apply them immediately. This method work as long as the conditions explained and presented in the course are met. Stick to the method and you will be successful most of your sessions.

Will there be recordings available?

Yes. This program will be recorded and edited for ease of access and learning. The recordings are included as a special BONUS. All participants can get Lifetime Access to the recordings.

Is there a certification?

Yes, this training course is certified by the Romanian Hypnosis Association and Good Mind.

Learn, Grow, Share

This is our slogan, the motto that drives us and pushes us to do what we do. We invite you to come join us and to Learn, Grow and Share TOGETHER, so that we can help as many people as possible.

We are in the business of helping more people help more people and we hope that, together with you, we can achieve this.

Join us and let's make this world a better place. ❤️

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