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Practical Tools and Techniques for Reducing Anxiety

Gain the tools needed to leverage your body and mind to cope most effectively during challenging times.

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased stress and strain on a global scale, and our personal and professional well-being relies on our ability to identify and manage it. Join Dr. Aaron Weiner, board-certified counseling psychologist, for a focused course in the underlying purpose of anxiety and stress and how we can leverage our bodies and minds to cope most effectively during challenging times.

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Agenda

Introduction

Current Anxiety Trends During COVID-19, and How They Have Impacted the Workplace

Understanding Stress, Anxiety, Avoidance, and Safety Behaviors

  • Evolutionary Purpose of Stress and Anxiety
    • Stress More Biological
    • Anxiety More Cognitive
  • The Reinforcing Nature of Avoidance
  • Safety Behaviors and Objects

Techniques and Approaches to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

  • Stress Reduction Techniques
    • Grounding/Mindfulness (Activate Parasympathetic Nervous System)
    • Diaphragmatic Breathing/ 4Square Breathing
    • 54321
    • Mindfulness Meditation/Apps
  • Anxiety/Fear Reduction Techniques (Cognitive Shifts)
    • Cognitive Change Teaching Yourself/Exposures
    • Cognitive Distractions for Thought Spirals
    • Gratefulness Activities

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This course was last revised on June 10, 2021.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Aaron Weiner

Aaron Weiner

Bridge Forward Group

  • Board certified psychologist and owner of Bridge Forward Group, a private practice and consulting organization
  • Served as the director of Addiction Services at Linden Oaks Behavioral Health in Naperville, Illinois, and the founder and clinical director of the Spectrum Health Addiction Rehabilitation Program in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Strong advocate for evidence-based care in treating chemical dependency and behavioral addictions, as well as a proponent of integrating behavioral health services into medical settings
  • Advocate for numerous forward-leaning trends, including naloxone co-prescribing in hospital settings, fentanyl test strips, responsible opioid destruction, marijuana education, person-first language for stigma reduction, and vaping awareness for youth
  • Spoken nationally on the topics of opioid addiction, marijuana commercialization, and the vaping epidemic, as well as has served as a context expert for both policy makers and media outlets
  • Adjunct faculty in the Counseling Psychology Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Served on the board of the Society of Addiction Psychology, and won multiple regional awards for his commitment to converting best practice ideas into real-world change
  • Doctorate degree, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; completed his fellowship in addiction psychology, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
  • For more information, visit weinerphd.com
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Product ID: 408717
Published 2021
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