While the presence of anxiety in our clients is often easy to identify, identifying the specific anxiety disorder can be a struggle. In this workshop, we will explore the category of Anxiety Disorders from the DSM-5, what this looks and sounds like in our clients, and recommended treatment techniques. Utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, participants will learn cognitive techniques to address anxious thinking as well as behavioral techniques to improve functioning.
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This training will provide participants clinical knowledge and tools to:
a). List the criteria for Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety, Separation Anxiety, Phobias, Selective Mutism, Agoraphobia, and Panic Disorder.
b). Utilize the cognitive behavioral model to better understand your clients’ anxiety disorder.
c). Learn cognitive techniques to address cognitive distortions including Socratic Questioning, Testing Your Thinking Worksheet, and Thought Record Worksheet.
d). Utilize a Cost-Benefit Analysis to identify advantages/disadvantages of current coping skills.
e). Learn and practice at least 2 relaxation techniques to decrease physiological arousal.
f). Identify how exposure therapy can be utilized for all anxiety disorders.
The target audience for this event includes psychologists, social workers, counselors, MFT’s, and other clinical mental health professionals.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Instructor(s): Amanda Petrik-Gardner, LCPC
Material Author(s): Amanda Petrik-Gardner, LCPC
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