VIRTUAL-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
VIRTUAL-Thursday, January 19, 2023, 9:00AM-1:00PM-$109 including CEUs
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Stefanie Gregware, LMHC Andrea Wolloff, LMHC
This training is an intermediate level training that will focus on the different interventions used in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder. This training is best for practitioners with a foundational understanding of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy including the theory and structure of practice in adherent CBT. This training will focus on the interventions used in Cognitive behavioral therapy for symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder and will provide participants with an overview of the CBT model of generalized anxiety disorder and general assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment strategies. Participants will be oriented to, observe demonstrations of, and practice specific cognitive and behavioral strategies traditionally used in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.
Following this training the participants will be able to:
- Describe the CBT model of generalized anxiety disorder.
- Describe assessment, conceptualization, and general CBT treatment planning for generalized anxiety disorder.
- Identify specific behavioral and cognitive strategies for generalized anxiety disorder.
Stefanie Gregware, MA, LMHC is the Vice President of Clinical Services at Open Sky Community Services. In this capacity, she oversees clinical services agency wide. She is trained in all evidence-based practice models The Open Sky provides and supervises each clinical team ensuring fidelity, outcome measurement, training, supervision, and development of self-sufficient practices.
Ms. Gregware received her master’s degree from Assumption College with a concentration in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She was also awarded a certificate in CBT through the Aaron T. Beck Institute in Cognitive Studies at Assumption College. Ms. Gregware received advanced training and consultation in Recovery Oriented CBT for Schizophrenia through the Beck Institute and the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, she has received intensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Ms. Gregware has provided direct clinical care for the past 10 years with treatments based in a Cognitive Behavioral therapy framework. These treatments include; DBT, CBT for symptoms of psychosis, Cognitive Restructuring for PTSD, and CBT for anxiety and depression. She has received training and supervision from leaders in these practices (Charles Swenson, M.D., Kim Meuser, Ph.D., Jennifer Gottlieb, Ph.D., Corine Cather, Ph.D, Aaron Brinen, Ph.D,) Ms. Gregware is one of two CR for PTSD practitioners at Open Sky who are trained to provide fidelity ratings on audio-taped therapy sessions.
Ms. Gregware has also co-facilitated a 2-day course on Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy. This workshop was created under the supervision of Aaron Brinen, Ph.D., at the Beck Institute.
Andrea Wolloff, MA, LMHC received her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Assumption College. She also received additional certifications in CBT for children and families and general CBT from The Aaron T. Beck Institute for Cognitive Studies at Assumption College.
Ms. Wolloff is a Private Practitioner who provides counseling, consultation, training, and supervision. The treatment modality she provides is CBT. Her specialties include PTSD and trauma, anxiety disorders, and depression. She uses evidence-based treatment models to treat PTSD, including Cognitive Restructuring for PTSD, Prolonged Exposure, and Written Exposure Therapy.
Ms. Wolloff also delivers consultation and training in Cognitive Restructuring for PTSD.
In this capacity, Ms. Wolloff provides training and direct supervision to clinicians including providing fidelity assessments of audio recorded sessions for newly trained CR clinicians. In 2014, Ms. Wolloff lead a team that was awarded the Association for Behavioral Health’s Excellence in Outcomes award for their strong outcomes in CR for PTSD. Ms. Wolloff co-authored a research poster for these outcomes at the ABCT conference in 2018. She also provides consultation and supervision in CBT.
Prior to Private Practice, Ms. Wolloff worked at Open Sky Community Services for 18 years. During this time, she developed a specialty in working with those who experience serious and persistent mental illness. She received intensive training in Recovery Oriented CBT for Schizophrenia, CBT for Psychosis, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Restructuring for PTSD, and Prolonged Exposure for PTSD. She served as a treatment provider, training developer, trainer, consultant, and supervisor in these practices.