Mixed Anxiety and Depression: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach
by Donald Meichenbaum, PhD
In this video, internationally renowned therapist Donald Meichenbaum demonstrates a brief, effective approach for treating these comorbid disorders.
Clients seeking psychotherapy frequently suffer from both anxiety and depression, making treatment particularly challenging. In this video, internationally renowned therapist Donald Meichenbaum demonstrates a brief, effective approach for treating these comorbid disorders. Viewers follow a dramatic recreation of key moments in his 12-session course of therapy with Anna P., a 40-year-old woman who experiences recurrent bouts of panic in addition to a long history of depression.
By watching this video, you’ll gain increased understanding and skills in:
Using assessment procedures to establish therapeutic priorities and a collaborative treatment plan.
Helping clients clearly see the connections between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and develop strategies for change.
Reconceptualizing presenting complaints into problems with hopeful solutions.
Teaching intra- and interpersonal coping skills by means of stress inoculation training and other cognitive-behavioral techniques.
Combining footage from numerous therapy sessions with commentary by Dr. Meichenbaum, this video will be a valuable teaching tool for practitioners of all orientations and experience levels.