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The Ten Best-Ever Anxiety Treatment Techniques
Course - Audio (On Demand)
$89.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Course - Audio (On Demand)   Instructions
Author:
MARGARET WEHRENBERG, PSY.D.
Publisher:
Psychotherapy Networker
Copyright:
1/3/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
NOS095516
Objectives

  1. Discuss when to use and how to teach breathing, thought management, and relaxation methods in managing panic and social phobia symptoms.
  2. Understand the role arousal plays in anxiety and explain strategies for helping clients regulate themselves.
  3. Define stress, list lifestyle factors that contribute to stress, and describe effective approaches that motivate clients to make changes in lifestyle.
  4. Indicate when to teach clients and know when to apply thought-stopping techniques for generalized anxiety and rumination in all anxiety disorders.
  5. Explain the unique challenges of social anxiety and how to address them.
  6. Identify when anger underlies anxiety and be able to apply the techniques clients need to overcome this problem.

Outline

Session 1:

  • The basics of the anxious brain; the correct use of breathing for panic; the different use of breathing for generalized anxiety

Session 2:

  • How to apply techniques for managing physiological arousal in panic and acute anxiety
  • How to help a client who is anxious while in session

Session 3:

  • Why stress is so destructive
  • How to teach clients the importance of managing stress
  • Techniques for helping the "stressed out" and overly tense client
  • Lifestyle management
  • Motivating clients to take charge of lifestyle issues that make stress destructive

Session 4:

  • Techniques to manage rumination and how to make them really work

Session 5:

  • The combination of arousal and cognition that is problematic for social phobia clients
  • How to use and apply energy therapy techniques, EMDR, and medication in targeted ways for rapid symptom reduction

Session 6:

  • Alternative methods and when to use them in therapy
  • Discussion of case studies from the instructor and participants
Author

MARGARET WEHRENBERG, PSY.D.

Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist, is the author of 6 books on the treatment of anxiety and depression, including her most recent book for the general public, The 10 Best Anxiety Busters. An expert on the treatment of anxiety and depression, she also has extensive training and expertise in the neurobiology of psychological disorders. She earned her M.A. specializing in psychodrama and play therapy with children. Dr. Wehrenberg has years of experience as a drug and alcoholism counselor, working with the U.S. Army in Germany and Lutheran Social Services in Illinois. She also has training in trauma treatment, EMDR and Thought Field Therapy. She has a private psychotherapy practice in Naperville, IL, specializing in treating anxiety. As a consultant, she is a sought-after speaker for continuing education seminars, consistently getting the highest ratings from participants for her dynamic style and high quality content.

In addition to clinical work, she coaches business professionals on managing anxiety, she frequently contributes articles for The Psychotherapy Networker magazine, and she has produced Relaxation for Tension and Worry, a CD for breathing, muscle relaxation and imagery to use with anxious clients. Her book The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques, published by W. W. Norton, is a consistent top seller for anxiety management. You can find her on the web at www.margaret wehrenberg.com
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Target Audience
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