Continuing Education Courses by Hannah Smith

Hannah is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist and Certified Group Psychotherapist with nearly 20 years of experience and Master’s degrees in Special Education and Counseling Psychology. In addition, she holds various specialty certifications, including Certified Group Psychotherapist, and is a State-approved Therapy Supervisor. She has done extensive study and work in neuroscience-informed treatment of Anxiety and Trauma and she worked as a family therapist for many years. Her work experience, in both in the US and abroad, has given her a unique perspective and relatability. She has an engaging communication style and can convey difficult information in a compassionate and understandable manner.

NBCC CE Hours: 4

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) has been proven to be a clinically robust and highly effective therapy for all types of people who struggle regulating their emotions. By incorporating modern-day neuroscience, this course will take your basic understanding of the four basic skills – Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance, and Interpersonal Effectiveness – to the next level, giving you added understanding of the skills themselves and an increased authority in teaching and using them.

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NBCC CE Hours: 4

Identify therapeutic impact of COVID-19 and social distancing on the human brain and explain it to clients. Apply somatic- and cognitive-based “tips and tricks” for reducing anxiety and increasing self-efficacy during ever-changing times. Analyze clinician self-care and avoid compassion fatigue and burn-out. Develop a plan for successfully treating clients online.

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NBCC CE Hours: 6

This dynamic and interactive workshop will help participants learn more about the brain basics and how to explain the complicated relationship between the neurobiology and psychology of anxiety in client-friendly terms, with the goal of reducing shame and increasing engagement. They will gain insight into the whole person and learn novel ways to deal with resistance in others. They may even learn a bit about themselves!

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NBCC CE Hours: 4

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the most confounding anxiety-related maladies in the world today. That said, common vernacular whenever a person is a bit fastidious or does something a little odd is, “There goes my OCD again!” OCD can be played down, obscured, and difficult to properly diagnose. In addition, shame and media stigma may prevent people from accurately describing the symptoms.

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NBCC CE Hours: 6

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the most confounding mental health maladies in the world today. That said, it has become almost common vernacular whenever a person is a bit fastidious or does something a little odd. We often hear statements such as, “There goes my OCD again!” The devastating effects of OCD can be played down and obscured, resulting in increased difficulty in recognition and proper diagnoses. In addition, shame and media stigma may prevent people from accurately describing the symptoms.

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NBCC CE Hours: 6

In this highly interactive session, attendees will learn pertinent brain science with an emphasis on practical understanding and application. The same methods taught will be used to engage participants in a down-to-earth manner, thereby making absorbing the information easier.

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NBCC CE Hours: 1.5

This short class introduces viewers to brain-based effects of addiction in general and provides insights into how client behavior may point the way to causal effects. A clear cycle is presented to help clinicians understand the chain of events that perpetuate addiction and a framework for addressing psychological effects is proposed, explained, and modeled by case study. 1.5 CE Credit Hours.

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