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FREE 2-Day Online Training

Anxiety Certification Course:
Integrate CBT and Exposure & Response Prevention for Treatment of
GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, & Phobias

February 16th & 17th, 2023 from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Central
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!

It’s all led by Kimberly Morrow, LSCW, & Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, MSW, LCSW-C, award-winning experts in treating anxiety and OCD.

Join Kimberly and Elizabeth LIVE on February 16 and 17 for 2 full days of learning the gold standard of care for treating GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, and Phobias.

You’ll get:

 

  • 2 days of live expert-led training 
  • On-demand access to the recording for 14 days 
  • Interactive Q&A 
  • The complete set of course materials 
  • Upgrade to receive up to 12.5 live or self-study CE hours 

Plus, when you upgrade to CE credit, you’re instantly eligible to become a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP) through Evergreen Certifications!  

Getting Started: How to Optimize the Early CBT Sessions

  • Principles of CBT – Establish roles and goals
  • How to socialize your client to the CBT Session structure
  • Get your client to do homework
  • What not to do (reassurance, rabbit hole)
  • Tools for goal setting
  • Begin with the end in mind: Termination considerations

Assessment and Treatment Planning: Set the Stage for Successful Treatment

  • Diagnosis – why it’s important
  • Key questions to ask at intake
  • Assessment forms – where to find them
  • Teach your clients to use a notebook
  • Using a SUDS scale

Anxiety and the Brain: What Every Client Needs to Know

  • Why this is a pivotal point of treatment
  • Simple ways to teach clients about anxiety and the brain
  • The role of avoidance and safety behaviors
  • Medication-what is helpful and what is not

The Art of Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)

  • The role of the clinician
  • Teach clients to ride the wave of anxiety
  • Create a fear hierarchy using SUD scales
  • How to set up an exposure
  • Working with resistance to exposure
  • What NOT to do and why

Cognitive Therapy: Change the Way Clients Think about Thinking

  • Empower clients to choose how to interpret their thoughts
  • Utilize values clarification to motivate change
  • Challenge distortions and core beliefs that get in the way of change
  • The role of mindfulness in anxiety treatment

Family Involvement: Teach Loved Ones to be a Part of the Solution

  • Help families learn healthier ways to talk back to anxiety
  • Teach how to respond without reassuring
  • Challenge loved ones to face their own fears

Phobias and OCD: Exposure and Response Prevention in Action

  • Identify OCD’s tricks
  • Strategies for the most common phobias (heights, spiders, small spaces and more!)
  • How to get comfortable with extreme exposures
    • Vomit phobia, fear of harm, contamination, obsessive thoughts, sexual obsession
  • Identify your own obstacles to successful ERP
  • Get out of the office!
  • Using scripts
  • Demonstrations and practice

Panic Disorder: Interoceptive Exposure Techniques That Work

  • Why deep breaths aren’t enough
  • Practice breathing to increase CO2
  • Identify the fear in panic
  • How to induce symptoms of panic to build tolerance of discomfort
  • Strategies for choosing a panic behavior to replicate

Social Anxiety: Paradoxical Treatment Interventions that Get Results

  • Going after embarrassment
  • Tools to practice mindfulness during conversations
  • Build clients’ “I can handle it” muscle
  • Help clients improve insight about their fears
  • How to remove safety behaviors in social situations

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Worry: Helping Our Clients Live in the Present

  • Overcoming the fear that “I won’t be able to handle it”
  • Tools that teach clients how to handle distressing thoughts/feelings
  • Utilize mindfulness/living in the present
  • Write worry scripts, assign time for worry, chase after worry

Kids with Anxiety: Playing with Fear

  • Special considerations when working with children
  • School refusal, contamination, bad thoughts, PANS/PANDAS
  • Add play to your treatment plan
  • Strategies for age appropriate interventions
  • Teach kids to talk back to their fears
  • How to handle parent resistance/therapy interference

Termination and Relapse Prevention

  • Develop a client wellness plan that sticks
  • Help clients identify red flags
  • Teach clients to do ongoing exposures
  • Establish a plan for when to return to therapy
  • Risks and limitations of the research 
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FREE 2-Day Online Certification Training
Anxiety Certification Course:
Integrate CBT and Exposure & Response Prevention for Treatment of
GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, & Phobias
February 16th & 17th, 2023 from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Central
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!
Your Speakers
 
Kimberly Morrow

Kimberly Morrow, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice in Erie, Pennsylvania. Graduating from Memphis State University with a Master’s in Psychology and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Master’s in Social Work, Kimberly is a compassionate therapist, an anxiety expert, and a national speaker. She has been specializing in treating people with anxiety and OCD for over 25 years and teaching other professionals how to treat anxiety for over 15 years. Kimberly has given hundreds of presentations and workshops, including speaking at international conferences, providing a CBT certificate program, speaking to schools, and training thousands of master level clinicians throughout the United States. Kimberly is a graduate of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation's Behavior Therapy Institute. She is a member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation and of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, chairing several committees. She is the 2012 recipient of the Clinician Outreach Award and the 2015 Member of Distinction Award from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. She is co-owner of AnxietyTraining.com, which provides online training and case consultation for therapists to have easy access to quality, evidenced-based training for anxiety and OCD. Kimberly is the author of Face It and Feel It: 10 Simple But Not Easy Ways to Live Well With Anxiety (Independent Distributors/Heaven-Sent Creative Concepts, 2011) and the co-author of CBT for Anxiety: A Step-by-Step Training for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry, and OCD (PESI, 2018).

Click here for information about Kimberly Morrow.


Elizabeth DuPont Spencer

Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, MSW, LCSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker and board approved supervisor. Trained as a cognitive behavioral therapist using exposure and response prevention for anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder and depression, she has been in private practice for 25 years, working with children, adolescents and adults. Elizabeth is a member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (IOCDF), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). She is a Clinical Fellow of the ADAA, and also received the 2012 Clinician Outreach Award and the 2017 Clinician of Distinction Award. Elizabeth is co-owner of AnxietyTraining.com with a mission to train clinician’s nation-wide in evidence-based treatments. A graduate of Columbia University in New York City, and the University of Maryland at Baltimore’s School of social work, she completed her clinical training at the National Institutes of Health and the Catholic University of America. She is the co-author of three books, The Anxiety Cure (2nd Ed., Wiley, 2003), The Anxiety Cure for Kids (2nd Ed., Wiley, 2014)and CBT for Anxiety: A Step-by-Step Training Manual for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry, and OCD (PESI, 2018). Elizabeth works in Rockville, Maryland.

Click here for information about Elizabeth DuPont Spencer.

FREE 2-Day Online Certification Training
Anxiety Certification Course:
Integrate CBT and Exposure & Response Prevention for Treatment of
GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, & Phobias
February 16th & 17th, 2023 from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Central
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!

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