“Knowledgeable presenter - current info, good examples. I liked the video that showed a real life example of treatment.”-Shannon T., Professional Counselor, Massachusetts
The fight or flight response is a normal biological process in which the body prepares itself to take on dangerous circumstances. At times, however, the response is activated under situations that are not life threatening. Individuals may experience these panic attacks in a variety of situations. In the context of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia, one’s fear of panic sensations and their consequences is a driving force for ongoing distress and life disruption. Attendees will learn to distinguish panic attacks that occur in context of Panic Disorder with those that occur outside of Panic Disorder. In addition, the webinar will address vulnerabilities and maintaining factors of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia. Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia will be conceptualized from the cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) perspective. Attendees will be educated about the appropriate treatment interventions, such as cognitive restructuring and exposure therapy. Exposure therapy will be explained, incorporating visual examples and demonstrations by the presenter.