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Margaret Wehrenberg on effective anxiety treatment

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Copyright : 08/01/2018

Calming the Anxious Brain

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  1. Use examples to illustrate how the anxious brain functions and how to use that information in session to improve treatment outcomes. 
  2. Describe the role of the amygdala and cortex in maintaining anxiety disorders s for purposes of client psychoeducation. 
  3. Explain how learning about the neuroscience of anxiety can improve client engagement. 
  4. Use neurologically informed CBT techniques to help clients reduce anxious responding by making changes in both the cortex and the amygdala. 

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Introduction

Using Neuroscience in the Treatment of Anxiety

Understanding Anxiety in the Brain: The Amygdala Pathway

Understanding Anxiety in the Brain: The Cortex Pathway

Copyright : 03/22/2019

Calming the Anxious Brain - Part 2

Copyright : 03/22/2019

Mastering the Anxiety Game: Teaching Clients to Welcome Their Fears

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Introduction to anxiety disorders and treatment methods

Experiencing the treatment of anxiety disorders

Question and answer session with Reid Wilson and concluding remarks

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  1. Explain how to rapidly engage anxious clients in the therapeutic alliance and change their mindset toward their fears.
  2. Identify why the first step to changing an overwhelming response to anxiety is accepting the perceived threat as something the client can approach and change.
  3. Implement strategies to help clients transform their fear into a challenge to be met or a puzzle to be solved.

Copyright : 03/17/2016

Disrupting Rumination: Changing the Cognitions that Underlie Anxiety and Depression

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  1. Articulate methods to help clients identify perfectionism in thought and behavior and explore treatment interventions to decrease symptoms of anxiety.
  2. Implement strategies for stress management to reduce symptoms of anxiety in clients, including lifestyle changes, cognitive interventions and time management tools.
  3. Evaluate the negative impact of rumination on the brain structure and function to inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions.
  4. Ascertain the underlying neurological processes that impact depression symptoms in clients.

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Rumination as The Link Between Anxiety and Depression

Manage Worry The Impact of Stress and 4 Competencies to Prevent Stress Damage on Health, Anxiety and Depression Perfectionism and the Too Much Activity (TMA) person A look at Depression - Raising Energy and Altering Cognitions “Born to be blue” - Spotting and altering the impact of endogenous depression Situational Stressors Interrupt helplessness Positive Impacts of Early Life Adversity

Copyright : 03/22/2018

Ron Siegel on Befriending Worry and Anxiety through Mindfulness Practices

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Copyright : 07/18/2018

Lynn Lyons on Treating Anxiety in Children

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Copyright : 03/04/2019