About the Event
Cognitive Behavior Institute is excited to welcome Dr. Thea Gallagher for a 4-Day Intensive Workshop on the topic: CBT for Anxiety Disorders and Depression
10/12/2023 9am-4:30pm EST
10/13/2023 9am-4:30pm EST
10/26/2023 9am-4:30pm EST
10/27/2023 9am-4:30pm EST
Location: online via zoom meetings
*Participants will have access to their video and microphone
Credit Hours: 26 total CEs including 24 clinical and 2 suicide prevention credits
Anxiety disorders and depression are two of the most common types of mental illnesses (Bandelow et al., 2017; Eilert et al., 2020; Wang et al., 2017). Additionally, since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, adults in the United States have reported symptoms of both anxiety and depression at more than three times the rate than prior to 2020 (Twenge & Joiner, 2020).
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is considered the gold standard for treating both anxiety disorders and depression (Bandelow et al., 2017). CBT has repeatedly been shown to reduce symptoms for a variety of anxiety disorders (Carpenter et al., 2018) and depression (Lepping et al., 2017) and is effective even when patients are resistant to pharmacological interventions (Nakagawa et al., 2017).
In this training, participants will review DSM-5 symptoms for anxiety disorders and depression and learn how to treat these conditions using CBT strategies. Participants will learn the basic implementation of CBT as well as the different challenges and methods associated with treating anxiety disorders and depression, respectively.
|9 – 9:30||Day 1: Introduction & Course Overview (Conflicts of interest, learning objectives, limitations)|
|9:30 – 10:30||CBT Assessment|
|9 – 10:45||Day 2: Anxiety Disorders|
|3:15-4:30||Specific Phobias/Panic Disorder|
|9 – 10:45||Day 3: OCD|
|9 – 10:45||Day 4: CBT Skills|
|3:15-4:30||Q & A|
Participants will identify the symptoms associated with anxiety disorders and learn how to assess with CBT assessment tools.
Participants will describe challenges in treating patients with anxiety disorders.
Participants will explain empirically-supported therapeutic treatments for anxiety disorders.
Participants will identify the symptoms associated with depression and learn how to assess with CBT assessment tools.
Participants will describe challenges in treating patients with depression.
Participants will explain empirically-supported therapeutic treatments for depression.
Participants will describe the differences in cognition, behavior, and symptomatology between different anxiety disorders and depression.
Participants will describe the key principles of CBT.
Participants will explain how three different CBT strategies can be used for patients with anxiety disorders.
Participants will explain how three different CBT strategies can be used for patients with depression.
Participants will describe the similarities and differences in using CBT to treat anxiety disorders versus using CBT to treat depression.
Participants will describe how to assess for suicide and practice according to the APA ethics guidelines.
Participants will identify four risk factors for increased risk of suicide.
Participants will describe challenges in treating patients with suicidal thoughts.
Participants will explain how to assess social phobias.
Participants will describe how three different CBT strategies can be used for patients with social phobia.
Participants will explain how to assess specific phobias and panic disorder.
Participants will explain how three different CBT strategies can be used for patients with specific phobias/panic disorder.
Participants will explain how to diagnose OCD.
Participants will explain how three different CBT strategies can be used for patients with OCD.
Participants will explain how to diagnose PTSD.
Participants will explain how three different CBT strategies can be used for patients with PTSD.
Participants will describe the similarities and differences in using CBT to treat social phobias, OCD, and PTSD.
Participants will explain and be able to demonstrate how to use CBT strategies on patients with different anxiety disorders.
Participants will explain and be able to demonstrate how to use CBT strategies on patients with depression.
Participants will identify important ethical considerations around the use of CBT to treat anxiety disorders and depression.
Thea Gallagher, PsyD, is a nationally recognized psychologist and anxiety specialist and is an associate professor and digital mental health, outcomes, and wellness coordinator in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU Langone Health.
Dr. Gallagher previously held several positions at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, including assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, clinic director, media coordinator, and counseling psychologist at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety and clinical director of COBALT, a digital wellness platform for employees at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Gallagher specializes in prolonged exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), exposure and response prevention for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and cognitive-behavioral treatments for other mental health illnesses such as social anxiety, panic disorder, specific phobias, generalized anxiety, eating disorders, self-harm, and depression.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Gallagher serves as the digital mental health, outcomes, and wellness coordinator. In this role, she is enhancing mental health support and resources for NYU Langone’s health care workers through digital content, particularly during this critical time when so many healthcare workers have suffered various levels of burnout due to the strains of the COVID pandemic.
Dr. Gallagher obtained her PsyD in clinical psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then completed her postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania before joining the faculty where she has worked for the past seven years.
Over the course of her career, Dr. Gallagher has presented at several national and international conferences, led dozens of cognitive behavioral therapy trainings, and published numerous research papers, review articles, and book chapters. She is regularly featured in national media outlets and hosts a mental health-focused podcast, Mind in View.
Bandelow, B., Michaelis, S., & Wedekind, D. (2017). Treatment of anxiety disorders. Dialogues in clinical neuroscience, 19(2), 93. 10.31887/DCNS.2017.19.2/bbandelow
Carpenter, J. K., Andrews, L. A., Witcraft, S. M., Powers, M. B., Smits, J. A., & Hofmann, S. G. (2018). Cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and related disorders: A meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials. Depression and anxiety, 35(6), 502-514. https://doi.org/10.1002/da.22728
Eilert, N., Enrique, A., Wogan, R., Mooney, O., Timulak, L., & Richards, D. (2021). The effectiveness of Internet-delivered treatment for generalized anxiety disorder: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Depression and anxiety, 38(2), 196–219. https://doi.org/10.1002/da.23115
Lepping, P., Whittington, R., Sambhi, R. S., Lane, S., Poole, R., Leucht, S., Cuijpers, P., McCabe, R., & Waheed, W. (2017). Clinical relevance of findings in trials of CBT for depression. European psychiatry :the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists, 45, 207–211.https://doi-org.pitt.idm.oclc.org/10.1016/j.eurpsy.2017.07.003
Nakagawa, A., Mitsuda, D., Sado, M., Abe, T., Fujisawa, D., Kikuchi, T., Iwashita, S., Mimura, M., & Ono,Y. (2017). Effectiveness of Supplementary Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pharmacotherapy-Resistant Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 78(8), 1126–1135. https://doi-org.pitt.idm.oclc.org/10.4088/JCP.15m...
Twenge, J. M., & Joiner, T. E. (2020). US Census Bureau‐assessed prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms in 2019 and during the 2020 COVID‐19 pandemic. Depression and anxiety, 37(10), 954-956. https://doi.org/10.1002/da.23077
Wang, J., X. Wu, W. Lai, et al. (2017). Prevalence of depression and depressive symptoms among outpatients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 7: e017173.doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2017-017173
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