Utilizing CBT in the Treatment of Panic Disorders and Health Anxiety
Panic disorder is frequently encountered in psychotherapy practice. Panic attacks may present on their own or in conjunction with other anxiety disorders or other psychiatric conditions. Panic disorder can also be associated with phobic avoidance and cause considerable impairment. Health anxiety, previously described as hypochondriasis, is also frequently seen in clinical practice and may present along with panic disorder or in conjunction with OCD or other anxiety issues. CBT has been found to be an effective therapy for both panic attacks and health anxiety. This seminar will explore the CBT...Read more model for these issues and will describe interventions that can be successfully used with these clients. Less...
- State the Cognitive Behavioral Model of panic disorder and health anxiety.
- Describe the role of catastrophic cognitions and dysfunctional beliefs in maintaining panic attacks and health anxiety.
- Discuss how interoceptive and in-vivo exposure assessment and intervention procedures can help Panic Disorder and health anxiety.
- Describe a cognitive behavioral conceptualization and cognitive behavioral interventions for panic disorder and health anxiety.
- Intermediate to Advanced
Saturday, August 26, 2023
11:00 AM EDT - 02:15 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
John Ludgate, PhD
Dr. Ludgate has written numerous journal articles and book chapters in the field of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety and Depression, most recently contributing a chapter on Relapse Prevention to the Handbook of CBT (2021) published by the American Psychological Association. He has presented many seminars and workshops on cognitive behavioral approaches, both nationally and internationally.
He is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and serves on the Credentialing Committee of the Academy.
11:00-11:05 – Introduction
11:05-11:30 –Characteristics of panic disorder: CBT model of panic attacks
11:30-12:00- Characteristics of health anxiety: CBT model of health anxiety
12:00-12:30- Evidence base for CBT for panic disorder and health anxiety and overview of cognitive-behavioral treatment
12:30-12:45 – Break
12:45-1:15 – CBT Assessment of panic and health anxiety
1.15-1:45 – Cognitive and behavioral interventions for panic disorder
1:45-2:05 – Cognitive and behavioral interventions for health anxiety
2:05-2:15 – Q&A
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