Led by Robert Hindman, PhD, this experiential workshop covers cognitive behavior theory and treatment for mental health professionals who have clients with anxiety disorders. Participants will learn evidence-based, cognitive behavioral methods for conceptualizing anxious patients, planning treatment based on the individualized conceptualization, engaging the anxious patient in the therapeutic relationship, decreasing physiological symptoms of anxiety and increasing functional behavior.
First he will present CBT theory and treatment strategies for anxiety disorders in general. Then he will focus on specific disorders: Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Participants will learn how to do cognitive restructuring, set up behavioral experiments, make exposure exercises more effective, and incorporate mindfulness-based strategies into treatment. The workshop will include lecture, discussion of cases, videos, role-playing, and experiential exercises.
2 Days, Sat-Sun: 8:45am – 4:00pm
The workshop features a special question-and-answer and role-play session with Dr. Aaron Beck. Participants are encouraged to prepare or have in mind cases for discussion or role-play
Day 1: Core Strategies of CBT for Anxiety
- Introduction and overview of CBT for anxiety
- Course of treatment
- Session structure
- Cognitive case conceptualization
- Cognitive restructuring
Day 2: Clinical Applications of CBT for Anxiety
- Emotional regulation and mindfulness
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Social Anxiety Disorder
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
For hotel and travel assistance, contact our travel team online or via phone at (919) 336-4126 x3.
Hotel rooms are available at La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago – Lake Shore. Please call 773-324-3000 and mention Beck Institute for a reduced rate.