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Conference at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, TN or Live Online
January 25-26, 2024

ADVANCED REGISTRATION DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE
Register today and save up to $200 –
includes up to 12.5 CE hours AND certification fees


Let’s face it - in a world that feels out of control, clients are struggling to believe they can change their relationship with anxiety. It makes your job to help them find relief tougher than ever. But getting better anxiety treatment results just got easier.

Immerse yourself in this incredible 2-day live certification training in vibrant Nashville, TN where you’ll learn to skillfully integrate today’s top therapies for better treatment outcomes in the most anxious times we’ve ever seen!

Enhance your ability to treat anxiety with:

  • Ways to help clients face their triggers and change their relationship with fear
  • Methods to use exposure therapy in meaningful, successful ways
  • Specific strategies for Panic Disorder, phobias, OCD, and social anxiety
  • Strategies to manage your own anxiety about treating your anxious clients

Register now and join us in beautiful Nashville, TN!

See What Your Colleagues Are Saying About Kimberly and Elizabeth’s 2-Day Anxiety Certification Course!
2-Day Anxiety Certification Course:
Integrate CBT and Exposure & Response Prevention for Treatment of GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, & Phobias

January 25 & 26, 2024 • 8am-4pm CST
Join us at the beautiful Omni hotel in Nashville, TN or watch the webcast from home!

$499.99 Value
$499.99 $299.99

Limited Time Only! Register by 01/01/2024

Earn up to 12.5 CE Hours! Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details
Can't attend these dates? Order the self-study version here!

CCATP Certification Fee Included for Free! A $249.99 Value!*
*Standards apply, learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/ccatp

Click here to register as the coordinator for this event.

Looking to improve your treatment of anxiety?

This one-of-a-kind immersive conference will help you join the ranks of the thousands of clinicians who have elevated their clinical practice by attending both days of this best-selling certification training in Music City!

Don't pass on this opportunity to put accessible interventions within your reach! This conference is approaching fast so secure your spot today.

PLUS, by attending you’ll be eligible to become a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional through Evergreen Certifications! This investment will increase your expertise and transform your practice.

 
The live in-person 2-Day Anxiety Certification Course is January 25 – 26, 2024 at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.


But if you can’t make it to Nashville… we’ve got you covered! You can still join us online for the live webcast.


Both options include up to 12.5 CE hours!

Option #1
Nashville, Tennessee

Held at the Omni Hotel in Nashville

  • Earn up to 12.5 CE hours
  • 2-day LIVE training in Nashville, TN
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Network with clinical colleagues
Option #2
Watch the Online Webcast

Broadcast Live from Nashville

  • Earn up to 12.5 CE hours
  • 2-day LIVE video-based training
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Video access available for 90 days afterwards
2-Day Anxiety Certification Course:
Integrate CBT and Exposure & Response Prevention for Treatment of GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, & Phobias

January 25 & 26, 2024 • 8am-4pm CST
Join us at the beautiful Omni hotel in Nashville, TN or watch the webcast from home!

$499.99 Value
$499.99 $299.99

Limited Time Only! Register by 01/01/2024

Earn up to 12.5 CE Hours! Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details
Can't attend these dates? Order the self-study version here!

CCATP Certification Fee Included for Free! A $249.99 Value!*
*Standards apply, learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/ccatp

Click here to register as the coordinator for this event.

What You’ll Learn During Your Two Days in Nashville

Take your practice to the next level! Here’s what you’ll learn at the amazing Omni Nashville hotel, where you can find onsite pools, massage and spa services, fine dining, and the Ryman Auditorium, Music City Center, Bridgestone Arena, and iconic Broadway all within walking distance!


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
  • Getting your client to complete 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)
  • Help clients ride the wave of anxiety
  • Create a fear hierarchy using SUD scales
  • How to set up an exposure
  • Strategies to handle 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!
  • When and how to use imaginary 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
  • Challenge the belief that “I won’t be able to handle it”
  • Understand worry as a compulsion
  • Skills to help clients handle distressing thoughts/feelings
  • Mindfulness to get out of the future and into 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 for future struggles
  • Teach clients to do ongoing exposures
  • Establish a plan for when to return to therapy
  • Risks and limitations of the research

Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the CBT session structure with anxious clients in order to achieve positive clinical outcomes.
  2. Assess for and diagnose each DSM-5® anxiety disorder, including Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder, PANS/PANDAS, and Panic Disorder.
  3. Integrate Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) techniques to increase your client’s success.
  4. Utilize strategies that help family members become anxiety “coaches” for the client.
  5. Formulate interventions for challenging automatic negative thoughts in clients who have been diagnosed with anxiety.
  6. Plan when it is clinically appropriate to use extreme exposure interventions with clients.
  7. Demonstrate the use of interoceptive therapy for treating panic in clients.
  8. Analyze the purpose of utilizing paradoxical exposures when treating social anxiety.
  9. Apply knowledge about Generalized Anxiety Disorder to learn how to prevent fears about the future from interfering with quality of life.
  10. Utilize play-based exposure interventions for the treatment of anxiety in children.
  11. Employ Exposure and Response Prevention techniques to reduce symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
  12. Formulate treatment termination and relapse prevention plans with clients.

Certification Made Simple



In just three easy steps, you will become a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP)* starting today:

  • Step 1: Attend the conference.
  • Step 2: Complete the CE test and instantly print your CE certificate.
  • Step 3: Submit your application to Evergreen Certifications and we’ll cover the cost of your certification fee for 2 years. ($199.99 value!)

That's it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

*Professional standards apply. Learn more by clicking here.

We partner with Evergreen Certifications to include certification with some of our products. When you purchase such a product, we may disclose your information to Evergreen Certifications for purposes of providing services directly to you or to contact you regarding relevant offers.
2-Day Anxiety Certification Course:
Integrate CBT and Exposure & Response Prevention for Treatment of GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, & Phobias

January 25 & 26, 2024 • 8am-4pm CST
Join us at the beautiful Omni hotel in Nashville, TN or watch the webcast from home!

$499.99 Value
$499.99 $299.99

Limited Time Only! Register by 01/01/2024

Earn up to 12.5 CE Hours! Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details
Can't attend these dates? Order the self-study version here!

CCATP Certification Fee Included for Free! A $249.99 Value!*
*Standards apply, learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/ccatp

Click here to register as the coordinator for this event.
Venue Location

Omni Nashville
250 Rep. John Lewis Way S.
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 782-5300

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Meet Your Trainers


Sean G. Smith
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




Sean G. Smith
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 clinicians 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
2-Day Anxiety Certification Course:
Integrate CBT and Exposure & Response Prevention for Treatment of GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, & Phobias

January 25 & 26, 2024 • 8am-4pm CST
Join us at the beautiful Omni hotel in Nashville, TN or watch the webcast from home!

$499.99 Value
$499.99 $299.99

Limited Time Only! Register by 01/01/2024

Earn up to 12.5 CE Hours! Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details
Can't attend these dates? Order the self-study version here!

CCATP Certification Fee Included for Free! A $249.99 Value!*
*Standards apply, learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/ccatp

Click here to register as the coordinator for this event.
Frequently Asked Questions

Will this training just be a bunch of research and theory, or will I learn how to apply these techniques and use them with clients?

Kimberly and Elizabeth deliver an engaging course, filled with case studies, exercises, and interactive sessions that will show you how to use various interventions like CBT and ERP with your anxious clients right away!


Will you cover working with anxious kids, as well as adults?

Yes! Not only will Kimberly and Elizabeth give you solutions and practical interventions for adults, but they will also guide you through working with kids on Day 2 as well!


Who is this conference designed for?

 
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Physicians
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Other Mental Health Professionals
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