Upcoming Medical Conferences in AmarilloSearch Criteria : United States of America Amarillo
May 22, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Amarillo, Texas
Anxiety, Worry & Panic: Effective Strategies to Calm the Anxious Mind is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 22, 2019 at Embassy Suites Amarillo-Downtown, Amarillo, Texas, United States of America. Target Audience • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapist • Assistants • Speech Language Pathologists • Nurses • Other Mental Health • Professionals Course Description Do you want to gain powerful techniques for your clients who struggle with treatment-resistant anxiety, worry and panic? Learn how to assess anxious habits, symptoms and behaviours using effective cutting-edge, evidence-based strategies…even with your toughest clients! Dr Jennifer Abel will teach you how to stop the anxiety spiral early to significantly reduce the habit of worry and panic using self-controlled desensitization. Experience how evidence-based treatments can help your clients problem solve, reduce tension, and increase energy. Learn unique, effective approaches to mindfulness, cognitive therapy, and exposure, including thought-labelling, interoceptive exposure, and better-but believable thoughts. Case studies, role plays, demonstrations and interactive discussions will be utilized in this cutting-edge seminar. Course Objectives • Articulate components of the “anxiety spiral” and utilize several evidence-based strategies (including self-controlled desensitization) to prevent exacerbation of symptoms. • Specify five potential anxiety treatment pitfalls and learn evidence-based approaches to avoid or correct them. • Implement four mindfulness strategies for treating anxiety symptoms in a clinical setting. • Evaluate the inverse relationship between worry and problem solving, and identify its implications for treatment of anxiety. • Examine the clinical presentation of panic, worry and fear of guilt and how they compare to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; learn clinical strategies to stop these cycles of negative reinforcement. • Develop clinical skills to address treatment-resistant issues, including perfectionism, subjugation, procrastination, hypochondriasis, and catastrophizing/intolerance of uncertainty. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.