Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety

Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders
Cognitive Therapy Training for Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety


10:00 am to 4:30 pm Saturday, March 21, 2020
10:00 am to 4:30 pm Sunday, March 22, 2020

12 Continuing Education Units
$375 licensed/ $340 pre-licensed/ $200 Auditing for returning students

Key Benefits & Takeaways:

  • Teach anxious clients the key tools to reduce anxiety
  • Help anxious clients practice overcoming avoidance
  • Learn effective strategies on staying on task with anxious clients 

Numerous outcome studies support cognitive behavioral therapy's efficacy with anxiety disorders. In this comprehensive CBT training workshop for Anxiety Disorders, receive 12 CE units while enhancing your ability to treat your patients successfully using cognitive behavioral therapy and Mindfulness-based techniques.

Through instruction, CD’s of expert clinicians, experiential exercises using therapist’s cases, therapists practice using CBT skills working with anxious clients.

Specific Educational Objectives:

  • Participants will identify a treatment plan for generalized anxiety disorder
  • Participants will identify a treatment plan for panic disorder
  • Participants will be able to demonstrate using at least one technique for treating social anxiety

Day One

9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Registration and Check-In
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Morning Session                     

  • Common elements of anxiety disorders
  • Treatment of anxiety disorders
  • Mindfulness Techniques
  • Problem solving coping skills

Generalized Anxiety Disorder 

  • Assessment tools

12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Afternoon Session

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  • Treatment Plans
  • Practices on managing anxiety: Education and coping methods
  • Techniques on modifying images
  • Mindfulness exercises
  • Using automatic thought records with anxious clients
  • Assignments: strategies to increase compliance
  • Experiential exercises using therapist’s clinical cases




Day Two

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Morning Session

Panic Disorder

  • Assessment for Panic Disorder
  • Panic Disorder Interview
  • Reviewing the Panic Scenario
  • Inducing Panic Attacks
  • Treatment Plan for Panic Disorders: Session by session overview of objectives, methods
  • Possible assignments for patients with panic disorder
  • Experiential exercises using therapist’s clinical cases

12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Afternoon Session


Social Anxiety

  • Social anxiety: overview
  • Education about social anxiety
  • Assessment for social anxiety
  • Beliefs about social anxiety: Automatic thoughts, underlying assumptions, schema
  • Behaviors with social anxiety: avoidance, safety modes that clients use 
  • Treatment plan for social anxiety
  • Methods to use when client has social anxiety
  • Imaginal exposure, in vivo exposure, behavioral experiments
  • Assignments for social anxiety
  • Experiential exercises using therapist’s clinical cases

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Monday:

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Tuesday:

11:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

11:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

11:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

11:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

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Sunday:

Closed