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Treating the Big Two: Effective Strategies for Co-Morbid Anxiety and Depression with Dr. Margaret Wehrenberg
For: Professionals
Provided by: Medipsy Psychological Services

Date and Time

Thu Nov 10, 2016 (This event is over)
9:00 - 4:00pm


149 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0H7

Event Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Anxiety and depression are the most common disorders that therapists treat. The symptoms present a special challenge when they are co-morbid. Clients and patients who are caught in a mix of anxiety and depression present with different combinations of symptoms. The many underlying reasons for these symptoms as well as their reactions to their symptoms affects the direction therapists must take to begin the recovery process. Clients benefit when therapists take an approach that compensates for the intensity of symptoms of each disorder. This workshop will identify the subtypes of anxious/depressed patients and examine how to effectively engage each type in treatment.

BIO: Dr. Margaret Wehrenberg, is a clinical psychologist and author of 6 acclaimed books on the treatment of anxiety and depression, including The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques and Anxiety + Depression: Effectively Treating the Big Two Co-Occurring Disorders. Her new book is titled Tough to Treat Anxiety: Effective solutions for hidden problems. An international trainer of mental health professionals, Margaret receives consistently glowing comments for her professional content, down-to-earth methods and engaging style.

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This event is listed under these topics

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Mood Disorders
Mental Health in General
Social Anxiety Disorder
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