Paul Foxman, PhD
Dancing with fear - Paul Foxman, PhDIn this workshop participants will grasp how anxiety develops in children, adolescents and adults and will aquire practical treatment strategies that can be applied immediately in their professional work. Seven key anxiety disorders will be addressed: separation anxiety disorder, panic disorder, overanxious disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder. Emphasis will be on integrative psychotherapeutic interventions involving insight-oriented, cognitive-behavioural, mind-body, solution oriented and family systems approaches.
Dr. Paul Foxman is the founder and director of the Center for Anxiety Disorders in Burlington, Vermont. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Vanderbilt University. He has been in private practice for 35 years.
Dr. Foxman specializes in anxiety disorders in children and adults and frequently appears at conferences and on television and radio shows to address anxiety and stress-related issues. He also provides professional opportunities and continuing education courses for mental health professionals.
Dr. Foxman has written several books explaining the symptoms and sources of anxiety and providing solutions to anxiety. He is the author of "Dancing with Fear," a best-selling book offering help for anxiety disorders, and "The Worried Child," a complete explanation of how anxiety begins in childhood with guidance for preventing and reducing anxiety.
Dr. Foxman is also affiliated with CHAANGE, an international anxiety treatment organization. CHAANGE offers structured anxiety self-help programs for adults and children. These programs, delivered in the form of CDs and readings, involve learning new skills and thought processes that reduce stress and anxiety. Several studies on the adult program have shown a success rate of approximately 80 percent, as well as a significant reduction in health care expenses after completing the program.
Diagnose nine DSM-V anxiety disorders
Use an effective therapy strategy for each of the DSM-V anxiety disorders
Introduce relaxation skills and activities to adult and child clients (e.g. Relaxation Response, Flow, Mindfulness, Yoga)
Use a three-step process for teaching stress management skills to clients
Recommend steps that schools can take to reduce student anxiety
Make recommendations to parents for managing children's media exposure
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