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Scared Stiff: Fast, Effective Treatment for Anxiety Disorders with Dr. David Burns
For: Professionals

Date and Time

Wed Oct 29 to Thu Oct 30, 2008 (This event is over)


Edmonton, AB, T5S 1T3

Event Description

IN THIS WORKSHOP, Dr. Burns will describe three powerful models for the treatment of anxiety disorders: the Cognitive Model, the Behavioural Model, and the Hidden Emotional Model.
Dr. Burns will illustrate how to integrate all three models in the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Specific Phobias, Agoraphobia, Social Phobia, Panic Disorder, OCD, PTSD, Performance Anxiety, Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Hypochondriasis. He will also emphasize the importance of assessing and treating comorbid difficulties such as depression, addictions, and personality disorders.
Dr. Burns will not present a grab bag of techniques or formulas for various “disorders”. Instead, he will show to create a warm, vibrant collaborative relationship and develop a systematic, individualized treatment plan that specifically targets each person’s unique problems and needs. Teaching methods will include lecture, role-playing demonstrations, and interactive exercises.

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Mood Disorders
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