Workshop #1 Worry, Panic and Anxiety

Illinois Psychological Association 2016 Clinical Workshop Series

This workshop offers 6.0 continuing education credits
Workshop Presenter(s):
David A Carbonell Ph.D., Patrick B McGrath Ph.D.
Illinois Psychological Association, Argosy University

The Illinois Psychological Association is sponsoring a series of 3 workshops in 2016.These workshops will provide training for psychologists wishing to develop their clinical knowledge and skills. The following information is about Workshop #1.

Argosy University’s Illinois School of Professional Psychology will support this program by hosting this series at their campus at 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1300, Chicago. IL. (312-777-7600). This building requires preregistration and a picture ID to pass through security.

The Illinois Psychological Association is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in continuing education activities. Presenters and attendees are asked to be aware of the need for privacy and confidentiality during and after the program. Additionally, if a participant has special needs, she/he should contact Marsha Karey by February 19, 2016 to discuss what accommodations can be provided. All questions, concerns, or complaints should be directed to Ms. Karey (312-372-7610 x201 or

There is no commercial support for this program, nor are there any relationships between the CE sponsor, presenting organization, presenter, program content, research, grants, or other funding that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest.

This workshops is scheduled from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Bagels and coffee will be offered for breakfast. Lunch is on your own.

Argosy University does not have parking facilities; however, there are several commercial parking lots close to campus. There is a Self-Park one block west of Michigan Avenue on Lake Street.

Continuing Education:
Each full day workshop offers 6.0 continuing education credits. The Illinois Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Illinois Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The IPA has been approved by The Illinois Social Work Continuing Education Committee for the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation to offer CE credit for social workers. #159-000291.
APA CE credits satisfy the continuing education requirements of Illinois Licensed Professional Counselors.

Cancellation Policy
No refunds will be offered for this workshop for cancellations after Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

Grievances about the workshop may be addressed to the Illinois Psychological Association in writing.

Illinois Psychological Association
67 East Madison Street Suite 1817
Chicago, Illinois 60603

The Workshop
Friday March 11
Worry, Panic and Anxiety
Dave Carbonell, Ph.D. and Patrick McGrath, Ph.D.

Learning Objectives:
1. Attendees can list 3 evidence based therapy techniques to treat anxiety disorders.

2. Attendees will be able to describe to their patients a rationale for using CBT and ERP to treat anxiety.

3. Attendees can explain to patients how to utilize effective change techniques.

4. Attendees will be able to teach patients anxiety tricks to avoid getting stuck and how to turn that around.

5. Attendees can demonstrate how to apply exposure techniques to worries as readily as to feared objects and activities.

Workshop Schedule
9 – 10:30 AM: Workshop

10:30 – 10:45AM: Break

10:45 – Noon: Workshop

Noon – 1PM: Lunch on your own Workshop

1 – 2:30 PM: Workshop

2:30 – 2:45PM: Break

2:45 – 4:30-PM: Workshop


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