Leader: Michael Hickey, Ph.D.
3 Contact Hours (APA, NBCC, New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work & Mental Health Counselors)
Location: 145 East 32nd Street, 9th Floor (Directions)
Registration: $100 | F/T Students: $90
Social anxiety, generalized anxiety, and various forms of phobias are a few examples of disorders that include unhealthy anxiety as a core symptom and source of functional impairment. Anxiety disorders are among the most common form of psychological disorders in the United States and motivate many people to seek psychotherapy. Fortunately, many highly effective, evidence-based approaches are available to practitioners. This half-day workshop will focus on how anxiety disorders develop and how evidence-based approaches can be utilized in the treatment of anxiety. Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (RE&CBT) theory, research, and techniques will be reviewed and discussed. Participants will learn how to utilize cognitive, emotive, and behavioral techniques to address a range of anxiety-related problems.
Participants will learn to explain etiological factors in the development of anxiety and anxiety disorders.
Participants will learn to describe evidence-based interventions and refer to relevant research that supports these interventions.
Participants will learn to integrate an REBT framework within the cognitive- behavioral approach toward anxiety management.
Participants will be taught specific cognitive, emotive, and behavioral techniques to manage anxiety as it presents in various disorders.
1:30 – 3:00 pm: Review of diagnostic considerations for various anxiety disorders.
Summary of RE&CBT theory and research for anxiety disorders.
3:00 – 4:30 pm: Cognitive, emotive, and behavioral interventions for anxiety.
4:30 – 4:45 pm: Question & Answer and evaluations.
Registration: $100 | F/T Students: $90 | 3 Contact Hours
Albert Ellis Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Albert Ellis Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Albert Ellis Institute is approved by The State Education Departments State Board for Social Work. The Albert Ellis Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Albert Ellis Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5145. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Albert Ellis Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Albert Ellis Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Social Workers as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0131.
Albert Ellis Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors #MHC-0019.