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Catherine M. Pittman – Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional Training Course
Neuroscience has provided us with a map of the brain that can help us work with anxious minds. But knowing how to interpret the complex map neuroscience provides has left many clinicians wondering… How do I unlock the complicated inner workings of the brain to guide my client sessions?
In this new, comprehensive certificate training, you’ll see how The neuroscience of anxiety can reveal why, how and which techniques can be used to help clients get rid of the symptoms — even the tough to treat panic attacks, worry, rumination, nausea, and pounding hearts.
You can now join Catherine PittmanDr. HSPP, Dr. Complete step-by step clinical training Learn how neuroplasticity can help you revolutionize your anxiety treatment.
There is more to neurobiological than the mere neurological “whats and whys,” you’ll also learn the “hows” Treatment of the actual condition — so you’ll know exactly how to empower your clients with strategies to resist anxiety-Initiating cognitions
You’ll end this course with your Certificate in Applied Neuroscience for Treating AnxietyBe ready to integrate your brain by avoiding panic, worry and fear-based strategies that motivate lasting change for calming the mind — even in your most anxious, worried, traumatized, or obsessive clients.
Bonus! You can now be a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. To fulfill your education requirements, you can complete this online certificate program. Learn more below…
Today’s advances in neuroscience have provided us with more evidence-Based explanations of the causes and treatment for anxiety-based disorders than any other clinical disorder you’ll see in your practice.
Through 10 comprehensive modules, you’ll learn through easy-To-understand language how you can apply neuroscience to your anxiety treatment plans to effectively and easily modify the processes in the brain that give rise to anxiety — so you can help your clients find deep, lasting relief from panic, worry, trauma, and obsessions.
What does Neuroscience have to do with anxiety treatment? Module 1 will focus on the neurological mechanisms behind anxiety. You’ll also learn…
- How you can help anxious clients understand themselves, their feelings, interpretations, and beliefs
- What should you do if your anxiety treatment plans produce anxiety?
- How to work within the context of the goal for changing the brain and not the goal for reducing anxiety
- How neuroplasticity makes it more resistant to anxiety
- Clients can be given simple explanations of how anxiety travels through their brains.
Module 2, you’ll learn how the amygdala fuels anxiety and how amygdala management can improve your client’s level of functioning without the use of medication.
- Why is amygdala Management so Important for All Anxiety Disorders, OCD, Depression, PTSD, OCD
- The amygdala’s role in the stress/fear/anxiety response and formation of emotional memories
- How to get your brain to stop reacting to negative anxiety “triggers”
- The Vagus nerve’s role in recovery from the activation of the sympathetic nervous system
- Interventions to lower anxiety “fuel” Produced in amygdala
- Exposure: Safely activating the fear circuitry in the amygdala, to create new connections
The brain’s cortex plays an “anxiety igniting” Many anxiety disorders include OCD, GAD, SAD and OCD. In Module 3, you’ll learn tools and strategies for recognizing and managing anxiety driven by the cortex. You’ll also learn…
- The way the cortex constructs reality
- How to avoid the negative effects of anxiety and healthy (adaptive use) of worry
- “Survival of the busiest” principle — strengthen or weaken specific circuitry
- How to recognize and reduce the uncertainty impact
- Techniques for the left hemisphere: Cognitive defusion, coping thoughts and fighting anticipation
- Techniques applicable to the right hemisphere
Even when you don’t prescribe medications, it’s important to understand how medication impacts your treatment plan. In this module, you’ll learn how your partnership with prescribers can improve overall client education on how medication affects clients and their therapeutic goals.
- The chemical imbalance myth
- Assessment tools for medication use during initial intake
- How SSRIs & SNRIs can promote neuroplasticity
- There is a danger in sedating the brain using benzodiazepines
- And overview of buspirone, beta blockers and sedatives/hypnotics/z-Drogue
- The effectiveness of CBT/meds
Exposure can be used to teach the brain positive responses. In this module, you’ll learn to safely and effectively use exposure strategies to create new emotional learning.
- Tools to help clients reduce anxiety and avoidance
- Psychoeducation, breathing training, and cognitive restructuring are some of the ways to prepare clients for exposure.
- In vivo vs. imaginal exposure approaches
- Methods for exposure and interoceptive triggers
- Use of Subjective Units Of Distress/Discomfort (SUDS).
- Safety signals, medication, and distraction: Concerns
- How to troubleshoot problems
Our clients with anxiety or depression may be so tuned into worry or rumination that they aren’t aware of their experiences. Mindfulness provides evidence by introducing Mindfulness to anxious brains.-It is possible to change the brain’s response to anxiety and symptoms.
- Defining basic emotional reactions: Attachment, Aversion, Indifference
- How to be a self-practice-Acceptance and erasure of the negative effect of judgment
- Mindfulness can be used to explore thoughts, feelings, and emotions.
- How to use the power and influence of intention to guide thoughts in new directions
- How to deal with common reactions to fear
In this module, you’ll work on increasing the effectiveness of CBT tools by using neurologically informed interventions. You’ll learn exactly what to do to use this skills-A based approach to helping your clients to practice new behaviors and strengthen their neural connections to ease anxiety.
- Enhance client engagement by using CBT and neurological information
- Strategic use of neuroscience in CBT: Advantages
- Why disputing and logic have their limits
- Using skills-Based approaches in CBT to give the brain experiences it needs to learn
With some estimates showing that 60% of those with anxiety will also have symptoms depression, you are likely treating individuals for both disorders. In this module, you’ll explore the link between anxiety and depression and learn how you can more effectively improve both disorders through interventions that help make the brain more resistant to anxiety and depression.
- How the hippocampus influences negative thinking
- Help clients to focus on the positive
- Common cognitive errors in depression include worry, rumination, or worry.
- Goal setting and behavioral activation have many benefits
- Social interaction and social support play a crucial role
Clients who are obsessive, ruminative, and worried-based thinking, clinicians can easily get caught up in the process. In module 9, we’ll cover effective approaches for working with OCD and GAD that ensure we don’t co-obsess.
- How to challenge unrealistic beliefs and images and distorted thinking
- How to recognize and stop anxiety-OCD and GAD both have common triggers for thoughts.
- Strategies to help clients accept uncertainty
- Making OCD or worry the adversary: Don’t be bullied!
- How clients can schedule their obsessions and worries to control them
Breakthrough research shows we can modify and erase old memories through reactivation – which can reduce anxiety symptoms quickly. In this final module, you’ll explore step-By-Step by step instructions on how to safely use therapeutic memories reconsolidation to improve anxiety treatment
- How to explain implicit emotional learning, and identify examples
- How can you help the client feel the memory structure at the moment?
- How to promote your client’s experiential learning of emotional truth
- Steps to confirm or discredit an emotional memory “mismatching” Information that would invalidate it
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Get Certified and Go Further… Be a guru Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional Your employer, potential clients, and colleagues should see that you are committed to learning and staying current on anxiety treatment.-practices.
Differentiate yourself from your peers to increase your chances of career advancement, earning potential and client growth. Your certification is an achievement that you can take pride in and a reliable indicator of your abilities.
Display your certification to give clients and customers assurance. Once you have completed your certification, They can feel confident that you provide them with the best strategies and tools to improve their clinical outcomes.
Mindfulness Toolbox: 50 Practical Tools, Tips, and Handouts| The Mindfulness Toolbox: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Anxiety, Depression, Stress & Pain
This guidebook contains awareness boosting methods that allow you to reappraise your negative and anxious thoughts, habits and pain. It also offers a method of looking at stress and how it can be observed in new ways. This will help you gain new insight and positive change.
Features More than 40 reproducible and easy-to use handouts Expertly crafted Guided scripts — such as working with the breath, overcoming depression with here and now pleasantness, calming the anxious mind with sense grounding, expanding a client’s strength narrative, the stress pause S-T-O-Meditations for peace, acceptance, re and the P technique.-envisioning pain — this book is ideal for clinicians wanting to integrate mindfulness into their work.
Jennifer Abel Ph.D.
This interactive workbook It will help you to manage worry, anxiety and depression. This simple program is supported by science.-To-This guide contains a lot of useful information. practical, proven worksheets, self-monitoring forms, exercises scripts You can help your clients change their lives and habits.
— Therapist Guide to help clients go deeper into the workbook
— Access to free mindfulness recordings
In this exclusive Q&A call recording, Catherine PittmanHSPP, Ph.D., answers questions directly from attendees of the course and offers additional insight into how to improve therapeutic outcomes for anxious clients.
Catherine M. Pittman, Ph.D., HSPP, is a professor of Psychology at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN. Dr. Pittman Is the author of the well-known book How to Rewire Your Anxious Mind: How to Use Neuroscience of Fear to End AnxietyPanic and Worry.
She is a graduate of neuropsychology, cognitive behavior therapy, fear and fear.-They have also done conditioning research and been treating anxiety-Since 1995, the clinical practice of based disorders has been extensive.
Catherine’s experience makes her uniquely qualified to provide a clear understanding of neuroscience and how that informs the selection and application of successful anxiety treatment strategies. She is a regular presenter at national conferences and webinars on anxiety treatment and is a member of the Public Education Committee of the Anxiety American Depression Association.
Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Catherine Pittman is an associate professor at Saint Mary’s College. She is an author of New Harbinger, and she receives royalties. Dr. Pittman Receives a speaking honorarium of PESI Inc. Non-financial: Catherine Pittman is a member Anxiety American Depression Association.
For whom is this training?
This certificate training is for professionals working with anxiety. It has been created especially for counselors and psychologists, as well as teachers, occupational therapists and case managers, addiction counselors and nurses. This intensive online training can help you bring life to clients who struggle with anxiety, fear, trauma, obsessive, and other symptoms.
This online interactive certificate training offers you the opportunity to connect with mentors and peers, all of whom are focused on helping clients succeed.
You can earn continuing education credits!
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Certificate of Completion
Participants will receive a certificate to acknowledge their completion of this intensive training.
Your certificate not only highlights your professional and personal accomplishments, it also differentiates you from your peers.
To become a certified teacher, you must earn your certificate. Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP) via the Institute of Certified Anxiety Treatment Professionals.
All course videos and material online permanently. Study the course material at your own pace, at your convenience. Plus, use The CE21 Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-Use your mobile devices to go anywhere and whenever you wish.
Instantly connect with other professionals Use interactive message boards to access course materials. You’ll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on mastering anxiety treatment, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Completion of your CE online tests Earn up to 18.5 CE Hours! specific to your profession.
Here’s what you’ll get in Catherine M. Pittman – Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional Training Course
- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 0
- Duration Lifetime access
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 1
- Assessments Yes