Psychopharmacology Update For Experienced Therapists (4 DVD)

plus P&P (if applicable)

This 6 hours seminar gives you up-to-date information on the latest developments and trends in psychopharmacology field. Presented by Dr John Preston, extremely informed and engaging speaker, this seminar (among many other issues) addresses: suicidality with antidepressants, childhood-onset bipolar disorder, new bipolar medications, empirically-derived treatment guidelines for ADHD, experimental treatments for PTSD, and new studies on over-the-counter products.


Participants will learn

  • Better diagnostic skills
  • New approaches to specific medication treatments
  • Limitations of pharmacologic treatments
  • Integrated approaches (combined use of medications and psychotherapy)
  • The use of over-the-counter products and their limitations

Brief Course Outline:

  1. Basic consideration
    • Limitations of pharmacologic treatment. Legal and ethical considerations
    • Factors that interfere with pharmacologic treatment outcomes
    • Treatment guidelines: evidence-based medicine
  2. Major Depression
    • New treatment guidelines
    • Strategies for treatment-resistant cases
    • Controversies: e.g. increased suicidality in adolescents treated with antidepressants; over-the-counter products; experimental treatments
    • Combining drug treatments and psychotherapy
  3. Bipolar Spectrum Disorders
    • Changes in diagnostic criteria
    • Treatment guidelines. Guidelines for children
    • Specific psychotherapy treatment approaches
  4. Controversies
    • PTSD - experimental treatments
    • Autism spectrum disorders - experimental treatments
    • Over-the-counter products for mood disorders
    • Other experimental treatments

Purchasing Options:


1. Psychopharmacology Update For Experienced Therapists – 4 DVD Set (IV) – Individual Version

2. Psychopharmacology Update For Experienced Therapists – ITP (6 CPD Hours) – Individual Training Programme Includes: 4 DVD Set, CD-ROM with seminar materials, Certificate of Completion for 6 CPD Hours

3. Psychopharmacology Update For Experienced Therapists – ORGANISATIONAL – Organisational Training Programme Includes: 4 DVD Set, CD-ROM with seminar materials, Group License

4. Psychopharmacology Update For Experienced Therapists – 4 Audio CD (IV) - Individual Version


This is an individual version for private use only. (What is it?)
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To buy Organisational Version of this training pack licensed for use with groups or at training events go to: Organisational Version of this product page



About Dr John Preston


John Preston, Psy.D. is a board certified neuropsychologist, and ABPP in counselling psychology. He is the author or co-author of twenty one books on various topics including psychopharmacology, psychological assessment, neurobiology and psychotherapy. His books have been translated into 14 foreign languages. He has been in clinical practice for 30 years and a workshop presenter for the past 25 years. He has lectured in many locations throughout the North America, as well as in Africa, Europe and Russia. Dr. Preston's strength as a presenter is his ability to present complex material in a clear, understandable and lively fashion. His presentations are filled with numerous clinical vignettes, interesting videos, and a focus that is always practical and applied. And, he has a sense of humour! His “Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists” was the number one best seller with the Behavioural Science Book Club. His self-help book, “You Can Beat Depression”, has been endorsed by the National Mental Health Association for use in their nation wide campaign to combat clinical depression.


Dispatched from United Kingdom. International delivery available: Worldwide.


Regular price:
Individual Training Pack no CPD hours – £80.44

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