In his efforts to provide empirical evidence for psychoanalysis in the 1950s, Aaron Beck, MD, was instead led to search for alternative explanations for depression. He discovered that distorted, negative thoughts are a primary feature of depression.
Although conducting therapy over video has great similarity to providing office-based services, the new medium does present some special challenges and considerations.There is no doubt that the full range of senses and observation is reduced in the video-conference environment.
This webinar provides a more in-depth presentation on using exposures as experiments to test and modify automatic thoughts, underlying assumptions and core beliefs for the purpose of decreasing social anxiety and building self-confidence.
This webinar discusses cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) with a particular focus on how cognitive strategies can be used to maximize gains for complex patients, increase client motivation and willingness to engage in exposure and response prevention, and m
This webinar provides an overview of five evidence-based cognitive-behavioral strategies for the treatment of social anxiety disorder: experiments/exposure; cognitive restructuring; mindful focus/ thought defusion; assertion training; core belief change work.
This webinar provides therapists with a working knowledge of the most commonly used medications and their benefits and side effects. They gain an understanding of how decisions are made regarding medication choices, dosing, and managing side effects.
The webinar focuses on the practical who, where, and how of telemental health via VC. We discuss relevant legal regulations that determine interstate treatment, including specific examples of state guidelines.
ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders through education, practice, and research.