From the Anxious to Calm: Rewire the Anxious Brain with Neuroscience Informed Treatment

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Target Audience

Social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators, school personnel, mental health professionals, clinicians, health and human service practitioners, and other health care professionals.

Description

Join Dr. Debra Premashakti Alvis, licensed psychologist, and learn her keys for successful anxiety treatment. Dr. Alvis integrates brain-based strategies for calming the anxious mind with client communication techniques that motivate change in your clients. Her approach promotes adherence to treatment and strengthens the therapeutic alliance - which is essential when working with anxious, worried, traumatized, or obsessive clients. Dr. Alvis will give you tools and techniques to:

*Identify and treat the roots of anxiety in both the amygdala and the cortex
*Explain “the language of the amygdala” in an accessible, straightforward way
*Identify how the cortex contributes to anxiety, and empower clients with strategies to resist anxiety-igniting cognitions

Register today for this workshop and put the power of neuroplasticity to work for you and your anxious clients!

Charlotte AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Charlotte AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

Objectives

  • Develop client engagement in treatment using personalized goals and attending to the therapeutic relationship.
  • Evaluate the differences between amygdala-based and cortex-based anxiety symptoms and identify how these symptoms inform treatment interventions.
  • Communicate strategies for calming and training the amygdala in order to alleviate symptoms of anxiety.
  • Implement methods for teaching clients to retrain the cortex so that anxiety is resisted rather than exacerbated.
  • Analyze how psychotropic medication impacts neuroplasticity in the brain; identify related treatment implications.

Contact

Gabriela Staley, MEd

Sessions

Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Dr. Debra Alvis, PhD, RYT
Date(s)
May 2, 2019
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Credit
6.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.60 - CEU
6.00 - Contact Hours
6.00 - NBCC Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Details
Status
Closed
Date(s)
May 2, 2019
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Fees
$165.00
Registration Fee. Breakfast and Lunch Provided.
Credits
0.60
CEU
6.00
Contact Hours
6.00
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
6.00
NBCC Hours