Treating Anxiety Disorders as an EMDR Therapist
EMDR Therapy can be an effective treatment modality for clients suffering from anxiety, particularly when their symptoms are informed by inadequately processed disturbing memories. This training will explore comprehensive treatment for the most common presentations of anxiety from an AIP informed perspective. Included will be an overview of the physiology of anxiety, methods of increasing capacity for emotional regulation, treatment planning, and practicum.
The Northwest Ohio EMDRIA Regional Network and Karuna House
- Identify the physiological symptoms of anxiety as they are affected by the autonomic nervous system.
- Utilize two strategies for assisting clients to increase capacity for self-soothing and emotional regulation.
- Prepare an AIP informed treatment plan for at least three anxiety disorders.
- Demonstrate treatment of simple or process phobia in practicum.
- Recognize the role of attachment disruptions in one or more anxiety disorders.
- Explain unique challenges in treating obsessive compulsive disorder.
8:00 am – 8:30 am - Registration/Coffee/Housekeeping
8:30 am – 11:45 am - Session w/ 15-minute break
11:45 pm – 1:00 pm - Lunch on your own
1:00 pm – 4:15 pm - Session w/ 15-minute break
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm - Evaluations/Local Announcements
6 CEs Commonwealth Educational Seminars | 6 CEs Ohio CE Broker Approval # MCST06194908
6 EMDRIA Credits Program #17019-15
Prerequisite: Participants must have completed EMDR Basic Training with an EMDRIA-approved training provider.
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6 CEs Available for an additional $10
** About The Presenter
Bill Brislin has been a psychotherapist in the Orlando area for over thirty years. His interest in anxiety, trauma and complex trauma began during his fifteen years as a counselor at a local AIDS support agency. An EMDR Certified Therapist and EMDRIA Approved Consultant, Bill enjoys unlocking the potential for EMDR Therapy with anxious clients who have often had prior experiences with therapy and are seeking more permanent relief. A graduate of the Catholic University of America and the University of Notre Dame, he is committeto ongoing learning and formation. Bill holds memberships in the EMDR International Association, the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis, and the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. Additionally, Bill is a Part 1 EMDR Basic Trainer for Trauma Recovery/HAP and is an EMDR R-TEP/G-TEP trainer.
** Additional Information
Continuing Education credit is requested from the Ohio CSWMFTB.
Continuing Education credit for this program is also requested from Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions:
Commonwealth Educational Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Commonwealth Educational Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists completing this program will receive 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.
** Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors:
Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LPCs/LMHCs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. LPCs/LMHCs completing this program will receive 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.
** Social Workers:
Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Social Workers. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for Social Workers. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Social Workers completing this program will receive 6.0 clinical hours of clinical continuing education credit.
** Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists:
Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LMFTs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. LMFTs completing this program will receive 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.
Connect CE/U provider Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) seeks to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Please submit a written grievance to CES, 1020 Osterville West Barnstable Rd, Marstons Mills, MA 02648. Grievances will initially be directed to the training instructor. Grievances would receive, to the best of our ability, corrective action in order to prevent further problems. If you have questions or concerns, contact Commonwealth Educational Seminars at (800) 376-3345.
Connect EMDR’s training facilities are handicap accessible. Individuals needing special accommodations, please contact: Claire Mauer (321) 765-3961.
Full refunds will be given up to two weeks prior to the training start date. After that, no refunds will be given. In cases of extreme illness or catastrophe, please contact us to discuss the possibility of attending a training at a later date.
Participants must have completed a full EMDRIA approved Basic EMDR training.
- Claire Mauer