Whole-Client Anxiety Treatment: Somatic and Mindfulness-Based Interventions to Defuse Anxiety, Deactivate Panic and Manage Bodily Sensations
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Debra Alvis, Ph.D.
6 Hours 28 Minutes
Audio and Video
Jul 13, 2021
Muscles tensing, stomachs dropping, and hearts pounding…many of your anxious clients are uncomfortable in their own skins.
And while cognitive approaches impact anxious thoughts and feelings, without tackling distressing bodily sensations that can lead to avoidance in clients your treatment could fail to
deliver long-lasting relief.
This one-day training will give you a whole-person anxiety treatment approach and show you how to integrate body-oriented strategies and contemplative practices with traditional psychotherapeutic methods to address anxious thoughts AND the physical symptoms that can lead to confused and frightened reactions in anxious clients.
Watch Dr. Debra Alvis, one of PESI’s most seasoned and accomplished trainers on somatic and contemplative practices, and discover the breath and movement strategies, visual meditations, mindfulness techniques and relaxation skills training you need to skillfully help clients:
- Reduce anxiety symptomology
- Interrupt the worry cycle
- Deactivate panic
- Overcome health anxieties surrounding illness and disease
- Build resilience and self-efficacy through interoceptive awareness
- Trigger the calming parasympathetic nervous system response, and much more!
Don’t miss this chance to get the clear guidance and detailed instruction on this real-life application you need to help your clients overcome anxiety and the overwhelming bodily sensations that accompany it.
Debra Premashakti Alvis, PhD, a licensed psychologist, developed the Mind/Body Program at the University of Georgia providing clinician training on the integration of mindfulness and contemplative practices into psychotherapy. Her work as a professor at the University of Georgia included the supervision of doctoral students and co-leading a research team investigating mindfulness.
In addition to teaching, Dr. Alvis maintains a private practice and has more than 25 years of clinical experience in treating clients with a variety of conditions by mindfulness principles, body-oriented principles and traditional psychotherapeutic approaches. She also has an over 30-year personal contemplative practice.
Financial: Debra Alvis is in private practice. Dr. Alvis receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Debra Alvis has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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