This course is designed to help mental health professionals more effectively treat those who are struggling with anxiety and depression. This course not only addresses the spectrum of disorders from both a medical and clinical perspective, but also explores the exciting new world of interpersonal neurobiology.
- Describe symptoms of, models, theories and treatment modalities for anxiety.
- Identify the symptoms and types of Mood Disorders.
- List the nine major components of integrating neurological processes into treatment.
TAD 101: Exposure Treatments and Techniques for Anxiety Disorders
Linda Mintle, Ph.D.
This session will introduce a general discussion about emotional disorders and the DSM-5. Anxiety will be defined and various models and theories will be explored in determining its origins and correction. Specifically, treatment for anxiety should entail evidence-based practice, and the two most widely implemented approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure therapy.
Runtime: 49 minutes 22 seconds
TAD 102: Bipolar and Spectrum Mood Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies
Paul Meier, M.D.
Mood disorders can reflect a person’s aversion of any mood. The causes of mood disorders vary: emotional, spiritual, medical, and genetic. As a predominating mood disorder, bipolar spectrum disorder is overviewed in this session along with various forms of the disorder such as: schizoaffective disorder and cyclothymia.
Runtime: 58 minutes 49 seconds
TAD 103: Interpersonal Neurobiology: The Nine Domains of Integration
Curt Thompson, M.D.
When working with people, we must understand that the mind and all of its components represent a process that is characterized as embodied, embrained and relational. This session seeks to identify nine major components of integrating neurological processes. Participants are encouraged to realize the importance of community influence and a biblical narrative of the mind for Christian clients.
Runtime: 52 minutes 18 seconds
2.50 CE Credits available for LPC, LMFT, LSW.
3.00 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.
The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: https://www.lightuniversity.com/continuing-education-statements/.