This workshop will present a comprehensive look at anxiety disorders including panic, phobias, generalized anxiety, and social anxiety disorders. While the content of the course is all evidence-informed, the emphasis will be not on research findings but on how to assess and treat these disorders in the real clinical world. We will explore the factors that maintain and exacerbate disorder-specific symptoms, not stress management or general techniques for calming. The model is an integration of meta-cognitive, CBT, ACT, and other relevant psychodynamic and biological contributions. We will also take a look at distinguishing anxiety disorders in the context of co-occurring mood, obsessive-compulsive , trauma and substance use disorders. The underlying project is to help the patient to change their relationship with anxious experience so that anxiety no longer dictates choices or limits flexibility.
Dr Winston is founder and executive director of the Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland which is an independent center located on the campus of Sheppard Pratt Hospital in Baltimore. She has been working in the field of anxiety disorders and OCD for four decades, and was nationally recognized with the inaugural Jerilyn Ross Award of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) in 2011. She is co-author (with Dr Martin Seif) of What Every Therapist Needs to Know about Anxiety Disorders, Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts (which has been translated into nine languages including Chinese), and Needing to Know for Sure. Their current book (in press) is on Overcoming Anticipatory Anxiety. She has a blog called Living with a Sticky Mind at PsychologyToday.com. Her workshops present her evidence-informed integrative approach to anxiety disorders and OCD. She was recently honoured by the Maryland Psychological Association with an award for outstanding contribution to the education and training of psychologists. She still maintains an active clinical practice.
Dr Winston was born and brought up in Montreal, Canada. She has three adult daughters who live in Canada, Australia and the US and two granddaughters. Her late husband Morton Winston was an acclaimed international human rights scholar and activist.
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Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCES
What Every Therapist Needs to Know About Anxiety Disorders. Martin Seif and Sally Winston Routledge, 2014
The Worry Trick, David Carbonell , New Harbinger Press, 2016
Overcoming Anticipatory Anxiety: ACBT Guide for Moving Past Chronic Indecisiveness, Avoidance and Catastrophic Thinking, Sally Winston and Martin Seif, New Harbinger Press 2022
The Panic Attacks Workbook, David Carbonell,. New Harbinger Press, 2022, (updated revision)
Anxiety and Depression Association of America website <adaa.org> 2022
Living with a Sticky Mind, Psychology Today blog (ongoing) Seif and Winston
The Confidence Gap, Russ Harris, Trumpeter Books, 2011
Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement
The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for 3 Category I Continuing Education Units. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.
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Cost is $70 and includes CE credit. Registering after May 11, 2023 will incur an additional $20 late fee. *Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the live interactive webinar to receive a refund or a credit letter.
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