Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety

Mental Health Providers and Professionals

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  • Intermediate
  • Clinical Intervention
  • 2hrs 30m
  • $75/year courses w/ Companion Videos

Are you looking for evidence-based strategies to effectively treat anxiety? This course was built especially for you. With a blend of theory and practice, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety uses the skills taught in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Foundations and adapts them for clients with a variety of anxiety disorders. In this course, you will discover how to treat the cognitive, emotive, and behavioral aspects of anxiety using effective strategies such as relaxation training, breathing training, and the tense-relax method.

NOTE: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Foundations—A Skills-Based Approach is a prerequisite for this course. You will not receive credit for this course unless you have first completed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Foundations.


Learning Objectives

  • Interpret anxiety-causing cognitive distortions and evaluate these six restructuring techniques: thought change records, Socratic questioning, decatastrophizing, examining the evidence, generating alternatives, and coping cards.
  • Appraise anxious and avoidant behaviors and explain the following four behavioral activation techniques: disciplined worry periods, testing worry, stopping safety behavior, and surveying others.
  • Summarize the following six CBT strategies for coping with anxious emotions: emotional tolerance, acceptance, adapting, stress management, getting outside, and practicing the tense-relax method.
  • Examine the following three CBT session techniques: behavioral and cognitive modification, teaching healthy coping skills for anxiety, and explaining client homework assignments.
  • Gauge self-performance and client progress using measurement-based care and assess client’s readiness for termination of therapy, and/or potential for relapse using the techniques of maintenance, anticipating setbacks, and booster sessions.

Course Overview


Clinical Intervention

2 Hour 30 Min

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Psych Hub Certification and Continuing Education Available

Providers and Professionals

7 Modules, 3 Live role-play sessions, 7 Knowledge checks, 8 Animations

1 Overview video, 20 Client videos, 1 Provider video, 5 Text resources

4 Fireside chat, 5 Subject matter experts, 2 Guest speaker sessions

CBT Series with Companion Videos - $75/year for courses & companion videos

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