Kimberly Morrow & Elizabeth DuPont Spencer – Social Anxiety: Step by Step Techniques to Overcome Fear, Shyness & Social Phobia
Description Of Social Anxiety: Step by Step Techniques to Overcome Fear, Shyness & Social Phobia
Do you work with kids who constantly feel out place in social situations? Do they refuse to go to school when faced with a presentation in front of the class? Do they prefer not to eat lunch at school so they don’t have to endure conversations with peers while eating?
Join Kimberly Morrow, LCSW and Elizabeth Dupont Spencer, LCSW-C for a strategy filled, interactive workshop using a form of CBT called exposure and response prevention. We will show you how exposure to embarrassing situations, challenging automatic thoughts and practicing common social interactions will help your clients develop the skills needed to take back their social life and prevent more devastating problems in their future.
Objectives Of Social Anxiety: Step by Step Techniques to Overcome Fear, Shyness & Social Phobia
- Explain the anxious brain so that your clients can understand why they avoid social situations.
- Develop and demonstrate appropriate exposures for social anxiety.
- Show the family to help their child accept their anxious thoughts and feelings and encourage brave behavior.
Outline Of Social Anxiety: Step by Step Techniques to Overcome Fear, Shyness & Social Phobia
- Principals of CBT / draw the anxious brain
- Thoughts, feelings, and actions
- Develop a hierarchy using trigger situations
- Social skills – practice common social interactions
- Develop and practice exposure and response prevention
- Practice challenging automatic thoughts
- Learn how to overcome obstacles to doing homework
- Demonstrate how to involve families in treatment
- Termination and relapse prevention
About Kimberly Morrow & Elizabeth DuPont Spencer
About Kimberly Morrow
Kimberly Morrow, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice in Erie, Pennsylvania. Graduating from Memphis State University with a Master’s in Psychology and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Master’s in Social Work, Kimberly is a compassionate therapist, an anxiety expert, and a national speaker. She has been specializing in treating people with anxiety and OCD for over 25 years and teaching other professionals how to treat anxiety for over 15 years.
Kimberly has given hundreds of presentations and workshops, including speaking at international conferences, providing a CBT certificate program, speaking to schools, and training thousands of master level clinicians throughout the United States. Kimberly is a graduate of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation’s Behavior Therapy Institute. She is a member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation and of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, chairing several committees.
She is the 2012 recipient of the Clinician Outreach Award and the 2015 Member of Distinction Award from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. She is co-owner of AnxietyTraining.com, which provides online training and case consultation for therapists to have easy access to quality, evidenced-based training for anxiety and OCD. Kimberly is the author of Face It and Feel It: 10 Simple But Not Easy Ways to Live Well With Anxiety (Independent Distributors/Heaven-Sent Creative Concepts, 2011) and the co-author of CBT for Anxiety: A Step-by-Step Training for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry, and OCD (PESI, 2018).
Financial: Kimberly Morrow is the co-owner of AnxietyTraining.com and maintains a private practice. She receives royalties as an author with Pesi Publishing. Kimberly Morrow receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from Pesi, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Kimberly Morrow is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.
About Elizabeth DuPont Spencer
Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, MSW, LCSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker and board approved supervisor. Trained as a cognitive behavioral therapist using exposure and response prevention for anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder and depression, she has been in private practice for 25 years, working with children, adolescents and adults. Elizabeth is a member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (IOCDF), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA).
She is a Clinical Fellow of the ADAA, and also received the 2012 Clinician Outreach Award and the 2017 Clinician of Distinction Award. Elizabeth is co-owner of AnxietyTraining.com with a mission to train clinician’s nation-wide in evidence-based treatments. A graduate of Columbia University in New York City, and the University of Maryland at Baltimore’s School of social work, she completed her clinical training at the National Institutes of Health and the Catholic University of America. She is the co-author of three books,
The Anxiety Cure (2nd Ed., Wiley, 2003), The Anxiety Cure for Kids (2nd Ed., Wiley, 2014), and CBT for Anxiety: A Step-by-Step Training Manual for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry, and OCD (PESI, 2018). Elizabeth works in Rockville, Maryland.
Financial: Elizabeth maintains a private practice and is co-owner of AnxietyTraining.com, LLC. She receives royalties as a published author. Elizabeth receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Elizabeth is a member of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America and the National Association of Social Workers.