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Breaking the Generational Cycle of Worry:Treating Anxiety Disorders

Lynn Lyons, LICSW

12.0 CE Hours Available

All orders include the entire presentation with handouts and a CE test.
Streaming videos and audio downloads will be available immediately after checkout
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Audio Download
Price$160.00
CD Audio w/ Audio Download
Price$175.00
DVD Video w/ Streaming Video
Price$200.00
Streaming Video
Price$185.00
Extra CE Test
Price$70.00

Description

This workshop will provide concrete and often counter-intuitive strategies that normalize worry for families. It will provide an “umbrella approach” that is applicable to all of the anxiety disorders, including Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Lyons will also describe simple, process-based strategies for interrupting patterns of thinking that inadvertently support the avoidance of anxious symptoms.

Objectives

Participants will be able to describe:

  • How to coach adults to interrupt their own patterns of anxious parenting
  • How to develop active assignments for families to correct the common cognitive traps that bolster anxiety and depression
  • The difference between content-based and process-based interventions
  • How to use playfulness, humor, games, collaboration, and active homework assignments
  • How to create interventions that interrupt the process rather than the content of OCD in families

Topics

A Process-Based Approach to Anxiety

  • Three Critical Concepts
  • Patterns of Worried Families
  • Don’t do the Disorder

The Seven Puzzle Pieces

  • Getting out of the Anxiety Cult
  • The Importance of Frontloading
  • Cognitive Patterns: The GCPs
  • Creating Interventions and Homework

Schools, Accommodations, and Parents

  • Creating Effective Behavioral Plans
  • Case Studies and Common Issues

The Three Frames for Treatment and Prevention

  • Experience is Variable
  • The Value of Parts
  • Action Counts

The Challenge of Somatic Symptoms

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
The Importance of Process

  • Myths and Current Research
  • Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis
  • Creating a Family Plan
  • Ideas and Interventions: Ways to Teach the Skills
  • Current Research on Medications