October 28, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Online continuing education workshop

Pro Bono Counseling Project

2021 Professional Continuing Education Online Webinar

Techniques for Helping Clients Who Worry

Thursday, October 28, 2021, from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Online Workshop – 1.5 CE Credits

Fee: $19/person

FREE for Active PBCP Volunteer Clinicians

Featured Presenter: Megan English, MA, LGPC

Course Description: This workshop will give attendees an overview of chronic worry as seen in OCD and generalized anxiety disorder, how to identify it, and how to treat it. Attendees will gain an understanding of why commonly used methods to address worry often end up backfiring and leave with practical tools to utilize in their practice.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, the participant will:

  • Explain why many attempts to address worry in therapy fail.
  • Describe the process of worry as a habit.
  • Apply five specific techniques for helping clients recognize and interrupt worry.

Presenter Bio:

Megan English is a licensed graduate professional counselor in Maryland. She began her career as a therapist working at a local community mental health clinic while simultaneously completing a post-graduate traineeship at the Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland, LLC, training under the supervision of Carl Robbins, LCPC. After a year and a half of training, Megan transitioned to working full-time as a Clinical Associate at ASDI where she continues to specialize in OCD and anxiety disorders.

Workshop registrants will receive a code prior to the webinar to log on to Zoom and participate in the online session.

IMPORTANT: Attendance will be monitored. Participants must be logged on to the meeting by the workshop start time and participate in the entire event in order to earn CE credit.
The Pro Bono Counseling Project is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Pro Bono Counseling Project maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Maryland Boards of Social Work Examiners and Professional Counselors and Therapists certify that this program meets the criteria for 1.5 credit hours of continuing education for social workers (Category 1), professional counselors, and therapists (Category A) licensed in Maryland.
CE credit is granted to participants with documented attendance at individual workshops and completed evaluation forms for those sessions. Attendance is monitored. Credit will not be granted to registrants who log on late or depart early from a session. It is the responsibility of registrants to comply with these requirements.