A nervous awareness of potential illness will continue to lurk on every doorknob and in every crowded room for years to come.
But for many clients, extreme anxieties about their health lead to hours checking their symptoms online, undergoing dozens of unnecessary doctor visits, and doing anything to evade perceived health risks.
And if you can’t help these clients learn to stop fearing death, they’ll continue to avoid life.
But these anxieties can be tricky to recognize and tough to treat. Without the right approach you could fail to spot the problem, lose your client’s trust when you suggest their fears are exaggerated, or even inadvertently reinforce their anxieties.
That’s why health anxiety treatment expert and author Taylor Ham, LMFT created this online training, so you can get the up-to-date skills and clinical tools you need to confidently diagnose and treat these clients and free them from the fears that control their lives.
Packed with case studies, worksheets and practice tips, Taylor will provide you a blueprint for identifying health anxieties that can hide beneath relationship distress, OCD and other presenting issues. PLUS she’ll give you step-by-step instructions on how to use CBT, ACT, and mindfulness-based interventions to make real therapeutic progress and:
Don’t wait to get the tools you need to break the unhealthy cycle trapping so many of today’s clients.
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
Taylor M. Ham, LMFT, CCATP, is a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional and author of the book The Health Anxiety Workbook: Practical Exercises to Overcome Your Health Worries (Rockridge Press, 2021).
Ms. Ham specializes in treating a range of anxiety and mood issues, as well as stress and relational issues. In her practice, she uses evidence-based cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based techniques to help clients leave their health-related anxieties behind so they can live the lives they want. Ms. Ham earned her MS degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Virginia Tech University and has been designated a Clinical Fellow by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).
Financial: Taylor Ham maintains a private practice and receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Taylor Ham has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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