Dealing with Anxiety Disorders | Black dog Institute

Dealing with Anxiety Disorders

  • Duration
    6-hours Plus morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Program Outline
    This highly interactive workshop aims to provide GPs with a comprehensive theoretical understanding of anxiety disorders together with an extensive range of skills and strategies to better manage anxiety in their practices. Clinical scenarios form the basis of learning as participants explore how anxiety disorders arise, how they are maintained and the role general practitioners can play in addressing these effectively.
    The program will assist GPs to gain further confidence and competence in the effective use of Focused Psychological Strategies (FPS).
  • Accreditation
    • 40 RACGP QI&CPD Category 1
    • 30 ACRRM PRPD
    • Approved for Focused Psychological Strategies CPD (FPS CPD)
  • Prerequisites
    Completion of predisposing activity
  • Suitable for


  • Topics Covered
    Topic 1: Understanding Anxiety
    Topic 2: Assessing Anxiety
    Topic 3: Behavioural Strategies
    Topic 4: The Anxious Mind
    Topic 5: Pharmacological Treatments
    Topic 6: Putting it all Together
  • Learning Objectives
    • Distinguish between normal anxiety and clinically significant anxiety disorders.
    • Identify common avoidance and safety behaviours and the central role they play in anxiety disorders.
    • Employ behavioural techniques such as relaxation, mindfulness meditation and graded exposure to assist patients with anxiety disorders.
    • Challenge unhelpful cognitions and metacognitions commonly associated with anxiety disorders.
    • Appraise the role of medications in the management of anxiety disorders.

Choose your location and book this course online:

State City Date Time Fee Book Now
NSW Randwick 16 May 2020 09 AM - 05 PM $360.00 GP accreditation for this workshop in the 2020-23 triennium is pending approval with the RACGP and ACRRM
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QLD Brisbane 07 Mar 2020 09 AM - 05 PM $360.00 Register and Pay Online 
VIC Melbourne 02 Nov 2019 09 AM - 05 PM $360.00 Register and Pay Online 

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