Sharpen the focus of your treatment of clients with anxiety disorders by learning the underlying neurobiological causes of anxiety symptoms.
What's Covered in A406: The Anxious Brain:
- How to select the treatment methods that will give your clients the fastest symptom relief.
- Concrete guide to the underlying brain structures and functional problems that cause the different types of anxiety symptoms.
- Specific strategies to change physiology and behavior for symptom relief.
- How psychotherapy works to calm the anxious brain.
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A406 The Anxious Brain
- The basics of the panicky brain
- Structures and neurobiological factors
- Techniques for managing physiological arousal in panic and acute anxiety
- Helping a client who is anxious while in session
- The basics of brain structure and function in creating generalized anxiety disorder
- Techniques to manage cognitive problems of GAD, especially aspects of rumination
- The neurobiological basis of social anxiety and anxiety sensitivity
- How to prevent the sensitive child from developing social anxiety
- The most effective approach for changing the avoidant behaviors of social anxiety
- The lessons from panic and GAD that support behavioral change in social anxiety
Meet Presenter Margaret Wehrenberg, PsyD
Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., has been in private practice as an addictions counselor and a psychologist for more than 20 years. She is the author of the forthcoming W.W. Norton book The Anxious Brain: The Neurobiological Basis of Anxiety Disorders and How to Effectively Treat Them.