Transdiagnostic Approaches to Treating Anxiety and Related Disorders

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Transdiagnostic Approaches to Treating Anxiety and Related Disorders
Half-Day Virtual Workshop with Martin M. Antony, PhD, FRSC

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Traditionally, treatment approaches for anxiety-based problems have tended to emphasize the use of unique treatment protocols for specific disorders, even though most people with anxiety problems have more than one disorder, and the treatment strategies that are best supported tend to be similar across disorders. This workshop focuses on strategies for treating the core features of anxiety-related problems, regardless of the specific diagnosis. The presentation will discuss (1) the rationale and empirical support underlying transdiagnostic approaches, (2) Barlow’s Unified Protocol for Emotional Disorders, (3) Norton’s Transdiagnostic Group Treatment; and (4) transdiagnostic case formulation based treatments. Participants will receive a comprehensive handout.
At the end of the virtual workshop, participants will be able to:

At the end of the virtual workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe theoretical and empirical basis of transdiagnostic psychological treatments for anxiety and relateddisorders
  2. Describe evidence-based, transdiagnostic protocols for treating anxiety and related disorders
  3. Describe the use of case formulation in the transdiagnostic treatment of anxiety-based disorders

CBTI is happy to provide this 4-hour continuing education opportunity to the mental health care community in Manitoba at a reduced cost of $50.00.

In support of truth and reconciliation efforts, all proceeds from this event will be donated to the Bear Clan Patrol.

A certificate for 4 CE hours (CPA approved) will be provided upon completion of the workshop.

Registration deadline is March 18, 2023

Dr. Martin M. Antony is Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychology at Toronto Metropolitan University and provincial clinical and training lead for the Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program. Previously, he was founding director of both the Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic and the Psychology Residency Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a past president of the Canadian Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He has published 33 books and over 300 scientific articles and chapters in areas related to cognitive behavior therapy and anxiety-related disorders. He has given more than 425 presentations to audiences across four continents, and has been interviewed, featured, or quoted more than 450 times in various print, radio, television, and online media outlets, including BBC News, CBC, Chatelaine Magazine, CNN, CTV, the Globe and Mail, National PostNew York Times, O (Oprah) Magazine, Prevention Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Scientific American Mind, Toronto Star, USA Today, Washington Post, and many others.