There are 3 Continuing Education Units included with this course.
This course is designed to help counselors more effectively help 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.
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.
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.
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.