10.23.2012 Posted In: NP0025: Treating Anxiety: Latest Advances By Psychotherapy Networker
Treating Anxiety: The Latest Advances: NP0025 – Session 6
Join Reid Wilson as he explores a step-by-step approach that helps clients shift their relationship with panic so they can overcome their anxiety. By gradually learning to approach, exaggerate, personify, and caricature panic, the client is able override the responses that perpetuate anxiety.
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09.12.2012 Posted In: NETWORKER EXCHANGE By Psychotherapy Networker
Reid Wilson advocates intentionally triggering panic, in order to master it.
An hour-long visit to an island of calm—that’s what many clients who panic hope for when they go to a therapist.
But according to Reid Wilson, an expert on panic and other anxiety disorders, that’s the least beneficial thing we can provide. In fact, the safety of the consulting room makes it the ideal place for clients to intentionally trigger their panic. Then, with our support, they can move into the experience and master it.
In a recent conversation—part of our upcoming webcast series on the latest advances in treating anxiety—Reid illustrates the use of practical strategies for gradual exposure through which the client always comes out on top.
In this brief video clip, Reid explains how he prepares clients to “take the hit” that will allow him or her to step out of the victim position and onto the road to healing. Take just a few minutes to watch. I think you’ll find plenty you can use right away in your own work with clients who are anxious or given to panic attacks.
Reid Wilson is just one of the six innovators included in our upcoming video webcast series: Treating Anxiety: The Latest Advances. It offers a vivid look at the practical methods experts on anxiety treatment like Danie Beaulieu, Peg Wehrenberg, Steve Andreas, Lynn Lyons and David Burns have to offer that can expand your own clinical repertoire with psychotherapy’s most common presenting problem. To learn more about this exciting new webcast, click here.
Want to learn more about treating anxiety and panic? Here are 3 Free articles that are popular with your peers: "Facing Our Worst Fears: Finding the Courage to Stay in the Moment" by Reid Wilson, "The Ten Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques" by Margaret Wehrenberg, and "Nightmind: Making Darkness Our Friend Again" by Ruben Naiman.
About Reid Wilson: Reid is associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He runs www.anxieties.com, the largest, free anxiety self-help site on the Internet. He’s the author of Don’t Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks and Facing Panic: Self-Help for People with Panic Attacks.
08.31.2012 Posted In: NETWORKER EXCHANGE By Psychotherapy Networker
Integrating Brain Science into Anxiety Treatment
In recent years, our rapidly expanding understanding of the neurobiology of anxiety has become much more than an arcane scientific disciple filled with polysyllabic terms. Therapists like Margaret Wehrenberg, who have studied closely what this new research reveals, have discovered that brain science now offers a range of practical tools that can make work with anxious clients much more efficient and effective.
In a recent conversation—part of our upcoming webcast series on the latest advances in treating anxiety—Margaret offered both an eye-opening look at the neuroanatomy of a panic attack and a highly practical discussion of how that can lead to more effective clinical interventions.
In this brief video clip, Margaret shows how she begins work with new clients—learning about their current strategies for dealing with anxiety, providing education about the neurobiology underlying their emotional state, and beginning to structure treatment.
Just in the few minutes of the interview, you’ll find plenty that you apply directly in your own work with anxious clients.
Margaret Werenberg is just one of the six innovators included in our upcoming video webcast series: Treating Anxiety: The Latest Advances. It offers a vivid look at the practical methods experts on anxiety treatment like Reid Wilson, Danie Beaulieu, Steve Andreas, Lynn Lyons and David Burns have to offer that can expand your own clinical repertoire with psychotherapy’s most common presenting problem. To learn more about this exciting new webcast, click here.
Want to learn more about treating anxiety and panic? Here are 3 Free articles that are popular with your peers: "The Ten Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques", by Margaret Wehrenberg, "Confronting the New Anxiety: How Therapists Can Help Today’s Fearful Kids" by Ron Taffel, and "The Anxious Client Reconsidered: Getting Beyond Symptoms to Deeper Change" by Graham Campbell.
About Margaret Wehrenberg: Specializing in anxiety treatment, Margaret uses a holistic approach for symptom management. She’s the author of The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques and, most recently, The 10 Best-Ever Depression Management Techniques.