Workshop 10 – Reid Wilson, PhD – Mastering the Anxiety Game: Teaching Clients to Welcome their Fears

09 Dec 2016
8:30 am - 11:30 am

Workshop 10 – Reid Wilson, PhD – Mastering the Anxiety Game: Teaching Clients to Welcome their Fears

Therapists are supposed to make clients safe and secure, creating a cozy haven from a cruel world, right? Well, when it comes to treating anxiety, there’s growing evidence that the quickest, most effective approach involves instructing them to ramp up their fears while telling themselves how much they welcome the experience. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to help clients shift their relationship with their fears and override the responses that perpetuate them.

Educational Objectives

  1. Identify the four problems that make clients vulnerable to anxiety
  2. Name the three strategies anxious clients typically use that maintain anxious symptoms
  3. Name the four therapeutic strategies to win over anxiety