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The Magic of CBT for Anxiety and OCD AND How to Help Your Clients Understand the Anxious Brain

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Identify 5 aspects that are unique to CBT
  2. Educate clients on CBT for anxiety
  3. Structure the initial and future sessions according to CBT principals
  4. Differentiate between healthy and necessary anxiety vs. maladaptive anxiety
  5. Educate clients on the neurobiology of anxiety disorders
  6. Disseminate information on the role of medication and CBT in treating anxiety disorders

Outline

Copyright : 07/02/2015

Ask the Right Questions AND Being a Detective!

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Objectives

  1. Use cross-cutting symptom measures for adults and children
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the DSM-5® diagnostic criteria for anxiety and related diagnoses
  3. Recognize clinical signs of anxiety and related diagnoses
  4. Teach clients how to construct their own self-help notebook to guide progress
  5. Identify current problems caused by anxiety
  6. Implement anxiety-rating scales in sessions

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Copyright : 07/02/2015

The Art of Exposure and Response Prevention AND You Are What You Think

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Objectives

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the role of avoidance in the formation of an anxiety disorder
  2. Explain the role of habituation in the treatment of anxiety disorders
  3. Implement Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) in the treatment of anxiety disorders
  4. Identify 2 key aspects to cognitive therapy and when to introduce it in session
  5. Teach clients about 9 cognitive distortions
  6. Educate clients on at least 4 different ways to talk back to their brain

Outline

Copyright : 07/02/2015

Playing with Fear AND Don't Panic!

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Objectives

  1. Diagnose and treat children ages 6-17 with anxiety and related disorders
  2. Engage children and parents in the treatment process in a meaningful way
  3. Demonstrate age-appropriate ways to explain cognitive restricting and brain training for anxiety
  4. Identify 2 ways that Panic Disorder is unique
  5. Educate clients on how to eliminate safety behaviors
  6. Teach interoceptive therapy to clients with panic disorder

Outline

Copyright : 07/02/2015

I Can't Do That AND The Role of Mindfulness in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

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Objectives

  1. Evaluate a client for OCD using the YBOCS
  2. Develop scripts for clients to use as exposures
  3. Coach a client through exposure and response prevention for OCD symptoms
  4. Explain the importance of tolerating feelings in the treatment of anxiety disorders
  5. Identify the fundamentals of Mindfulness in relationship to anxiety disorders
  6. Utilize breathing and progressive muscle techniques

Outline

Copyright : 07/02/2015

Termination and Relapse Prevention AND Complex Cases

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Objectives

  1. Utilize the criteria for when a client is ready to terminate treatment
  2. Develop a discharge plan that includes provisions for relapse prevention and relapses
  3. Discuss with the client how they can use what they have learned in treatment to assist in other areas of their life
  4. Identify 3 reasons for client resistance to treatment
  5. Utilize practice guidelines to treat clients with co-morbid disorders
  6. Implement several strategies when the treatment does not seem to be working

Outline

Copyright : 07/02/2015

Hoarding Disorder: Diagnosis, Assessment and Effective Treatment Strategies for Mental Health Professionals

OUTLINE

Inside the Mind of a Person Who Hoards

Diagnosis and Assessment of Hoarding Disorder

Treatment & Strategies         

OBJECTIVES

Copyright : 31/10/2013

The Top One-Minute Mindfulness Strategies to Use in Your Practice

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OUTLINE:
De-Stress Your Inner Space

Find Pleasantness

Meditation Strategy

One-Minute Centering Intentions and Affirmations

Gratitude for the Day

Silence and Lessons from the Earth

Copyright : 16/07/2012