Jeff Riggenbach, PhD

 

is a three-time best-selling and award-winning author who has trained clinicians in all 50 United States, Canada, Mexico, the UK, Malta, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. He is an internationally recognized expert in Cognitive approaches psychotherapy and specifically treatment of personality disorders and other "difficult to treat" clients. He brings 20 years clinical experience to the table and has developed a knack for taking evidence based concepts and adapting them for clinicians working with everyday clients "in the trenches." Jeff's conference evaluations routinely get the highest marks from workshop participants internationally,  and his work has earned him the nickname of "the practical tools guy."

You can book him for in-house trainings, conference events, or register for his virtual workshops. His company is an approved APA and NBCC/ACEP provider for continuing education credits.

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Trainings and Workshops

 

  • 2 Day CBT Intensive: Evidence-Based Treatment for Multiple Symptom Sets
  • ¬†Assessment and Treatment of Personality Disorders: The Challenge of the Hidden Agenda (2 Day Conference/12 hour Course)
  • PTSD, Trauma and Addiction: A Cognitive Approach
  • An Integrative, Comprehensive Approach to Borderline Personality Disorder: Treatment that Works!
  • Schema-Focused Cognitive Therapy: Easy to Implement¬†Strategies for Helping Your Most Difficult to Treat Clients Get Unstuck!
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CBT Consulting Packages

The CBT Coach Program offers an affordable way to refresh and hone your CBT specific skills on an ongoing basis. Get CBT approaches to trauma and addiction, relationships, OCD, Depression, Anxiety, Personality disordered clients, and More! OR...Consult with Dr. R. individually to help you get unstuck with your difficult clients!

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Recent Speaking Engagements 

 

 

 

June 14, 2024.  Minneapolis, MN. CBT for Multiple Symptom Sets.

May 6, 2024. Western Canada Trauma Conference - Topic: Trauma and Addiction: A Cognitive Approach

April 4-25, 2024. National Canadian Personalty Disorder Certification Training. 

March 1, 2024. Sioux Falls, SD. CBT for Depression and Anxiety

February 16, 2024.  Kansas City, MO. The Personality Disorder Toolkit: From Domination to Collaboration.

January 5, 2004. Clarksville, MD. (Virtual) Schema-Focused Cognitive Therapy.  

December 1, 2023. Montreal, QB (Virtual) Assessment and Treatment of Complex Cases.

November 29, 2023. Toronto, ON. The Ontario Mental Health Summit. Treatment of Personality Disorders.

November 13, 2023. Vancouver, BC. Dealing with Difficult Clients.

 October 18, 2023. Limerick, Ireland. (Virtual). International Bullying Summit. Keynote: Dealing with High-Conflict Personalities in the Workplace.

September 29, 2023. Calgary, AB.Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Nothin but the Skills!

August 26, 2023. Cancun, Mexico. 7th International Congress of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Keynote Address: Assessment and Treatment Setup of Borderline Personality Disorder. 

July 14 2023. Edmonton, AB (Virtual). Integrated Evidence Based Treatment of BPD.

July 1, 2023. Eastbourne, UK. Transforming Your Mind Conference Session. Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Empirically Supported Strategies for Persons of Faith.

June 27, 2023. Valetta, Malta. Treating Complex Cases.

June 25, 2023. Limerick, Ireland. International Bullying Summit. Keynote: Dealing with High-Conflict Personalities in the Workplace.

May 26, 2023. Western Canada Mental Health Summit. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: It's More Than What You Think!

April 14, 2023. Kansas City, MO.Schema-Focused Cognitive Therapy

September 23, 2022. Calgary, AB.Schema-Focused Strategies: Advanced Techniques for Treating Your Most Difficult Patients.

June 14-15, 2022. Vancouver, BC. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Evidence-Based Strategies for Multiple Symptom Sets. 

June17, 2022.  Minneapolis, MN (Live) Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Evidence-Based  Strategies for Multiple Symptom Sets.

 June 17, 2021.  Kansas City, MO. Suicide and Parasuicide in BPD.

 February 18, 2021.  Edmonton, AB. Evidence-Based Treatment of Personality Disorders: 21 Simple Techniques for Treating Your Most Difficult Clients.

 June 25-26, 2020.  London, UK (Virtual) Dealing with Difficult Clients in a Pandemic.

June 17, 2020.  Calgary, AB (virtual). Copin’ with Covid: 19 Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus 19 and Adapt to the New Normal.

November 21, 2019.  Canadian Mental Health Summit. Assessment and Treatment of Personality Disorders

November 20, 2019.  Canadian Mental Health Summit. Core Competencies in CBT

October 20, 2019.  Tulsa, OK Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Multiple Symptom Sets

September 18, 2019.  Pierre SD. NAMI State Conference. Keynote Address: Borderline Personality Disorder: A new Era for Hope and Recovery

August 23, 2019.  Houston, Tx: CBT: Empirically Supported Strategies for Crisis Intervention

¬†July 9, 2019.¬†¬†Dallas, Tx‚ÄĚ NSSI and BPD: Walking the Razor‚Äôs Edge

May 28, 2019.  Perth, Australia Dealing with Your Most Difficult Clients

 May 27, 2019.  Perth, Australia Integrated Approaches to Working with Clients with Borderline Personality Disorder

May 24, 2019.  Adelaide, Australia Integrated Approaches to Working with Clients with Borderline Personality Disorder

May 22, 2019.  Adelaide, Australia Dealing with Your Most Difficult Clients

May 20, 2019.  Melbourne, Australia Integrated Approaches to Working with Clients with Borderline Personality Disorder

May 17, 2019.  Melbourne, Australia Dealing with Your Most Difficult Clients

May 15, 2019. Brisbane, Australia Integrated Approaches to Working with Clients with Borderline Personality Disorder

May 13, 2019.  Brisbane, Australia Dealing with Your Most Difficult Clients

May 10 2019.  Sydney, Australia Integrated Approaches to Working with Clients with BPD

May 9, 2019.  Sydney, Australia Dealing with Your Most Difficult Clients

March 16, 2019.  Toronto, ON, CA Assessment and Treatment of Personality Disorders: The Challenge of the Hidden Agenda.

February 14-15, 2019.  Saskatoon, SA, CA. Psychological Association of Saskatoon Annual Conference. CBT for Multiple Symptom Sets.

January 22, 2019. Minneapolis, MN. Cognitive Therapy; It’s More than What You Think!

January 21, 2019.  Minneapolis, MN Assessment and Treatment of Personality Disorders: The Challenge of the Hidden Agenda.

November 28, 2018    Vancouver, BC, CA. The Canadian Health Summit. Assessment and Treatment of Personality Disorders:

September 10, 2018.  Nelspruit, South Africa. Cognitive Therapy for Multiple Symptom Sets.

September 12, 2018 Johannesburg, South Africa. CBT for Multiple Symptom Sets.

 September 14, 2018 Durban, South Africa. Cognitive Therapy for Multiple Symptom Sets.

September 16, 2018. Cape Town, South Africa. Cognitive Therapy for Multiple Symptom Sets

 June 7, 2018.  Washington DC. Association of Family and Conciliatory Courts Annual Conference: Trauma Informed Jurisprudence: Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder in Legal Settings.

 April 23,  2018.  Utqiavik, AK Cognitive Therapy: It’s More Than What You Think!

April 24, 2018.  Utqiavik, AK CBT for Clinicians, Case Managers, and Advocates.

October 28-30, 2017 Atlanta, GA. CBT Boot Camp: 3 Day Intensive Training

August 21-23, 2017.  Anchorage, AK. CBT Boot Camp: 3 Day Intensive Training

August 16-18, 2017.  Anaheim, CA. CBT Boot Camp: 3 Day Intensive Training

July 19-21, 2017.  Philadelphia, PA. CBT Boot Camp: 3 Day Intensive CBT Training

July 10-12, 2017.  Charlottetown, PEI, Canada. CBT Boot Camp: 3 Day Intensive Training

 

What Participants are Saying!

– Donna, Vancouver, BC, Canada

 “I learned so much today - Thank You! I am leaving here today a better therapist."

– Marie, Texas, USA 

 “Dr. Riggenbach is an extraordinary presenter who is not only extremely knowledgable, but has a unique ability to convey the knowledge to others in a way that is understandable to learners of all levels.”

 Emma, London, UK

“Dr. Riggenbach is a dynamic  presenter. He made the seminar very interesting. The Day Flew by!” 

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