Dates & Locations
September 26-27, 2015
Heritage Hall at Beth Jacobs
1855 Lavista Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
$295 Early Registration (received 14 days prior to workshop)
$315 Regular Registration (received within 14 days of workshop)
$335 Onsite Registration (space permitting)
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Upon completion of this workshop, attendees will be better able to:
Anxiety is arguably the single most common mental health problem. Most patients and therapists alike struggle from anxiety. Sadly, these days most people (therapists and clients alike) look to pills for a solution. However, the latest research indicates that this is an incomplete solution at best, and that the most effective treatments are drug-free.
In this workshop, Dr. Burns will illustrate how to integrate the Motivational, Cognitive, Exposure, and Hidden Emotion Models in the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Phobias, Agoraphobia, Panic Disorder, Shyness, Public Speaking Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Performance Anxiety, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), and Hypochondriasis. The goal of the treatment is high-speed recovery and lasting change.
You will learn how to use a multitude of innovative, high-speed treatment methods, including the Experimental Technique, Feared Fantasy, Acceptance Paradox, Hidden Emotion Technique, Cognitive Flooding, Time-Travel, Shame-Attacking Exercises, and many more. Dr. Burns will not simply present a grab bag of techniques or formulas for various "disorders." Instead, he will show how to create a warm, vibrant collaborative relationship, overcome the patient’s resistance to change, and develop a systematic, individualized treatment plan that specifically targets each patient's unique problems and needs.
Dr. Burns will illustrate these new approaches with excerpts from one or more actual therapy session with individuals who are struggling with severe anxiety. You will see tears transformed into laughter when Dr. Burns gently but forcefully encourages each patient to confront his or her fears.
Come prepared to have fun while you learn from one of America's most highly acclaimed workshop leaders.
Registration opens at 7:45 am each day. The workshop days begin at 8:30 am and end at 4:30 pm.
Lunch is from 12 noon until 1 pm. There will be 15 minute breaks at about 10 am and 3 pm.
Please Note: Dr. Burns offers optional presentations during the last half hour of lunch each day. You may bring your food into the seminar room and eat while you listen. However, in some locations itis difficult to be served and get back before the presentation begins. If you wish to attend, we strongly recommend you bring your own lunch.