Frank Anderson – The Psychotherapy of Psychopharmacology: What every Mental Health Professional needs to know!
Courses Content :
- Frank Anderson
- 6 Hours 1 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Jun 16, 2016
|Manual (1.43 MB)||31 Pages||Available after Purchase|
The Therapist’s Role
- Determining when a med consult is appropriate
- What prescribers need to hear from you
- Prepare your client to talk to their prescriber
- Working with your own feelings and beliefs about medications
Preparing your client
- Exploring your client’s hopes and fears about medications
- Help your client differentiate a psychological issue from a biological syndrome
- Uncover the roadblocks to successful treatment
Neurotransmitters and Receptors
- How medications work in the brain
- The Five Neurotransmitters: All you need to know
- Cortisol and the stress response
- Matching symptoms with the correct medications
- For the treatment of depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD and more
- SSRI’s, SNRI’s and dual agents
- Dealing with sexual side effects
- How to boost the antidepressant response
- Treating kids and the elderly
- Hormones and mood: What’s the connection?
- Benzodiazepines- why they are so addictive?
- Why so many doctors prescribe them
- How to help clients use them appropriately and get off them safely
- What is best med for acute trauma?
- How they work to treat bipolar disorder, PTSD and more
- Why is compliance such a big issue?
- Dealing with the drawbacks and downsides
- For treating schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, PTSD, dissociation & more
- Why the upsurge in popularity?
- The differences between the old and new antipsychotics
- What I need to know about “metabolic syndrome?”
Meds for ADHD, Sleep Disorders and Substance Abuse
- Are they addictive? Do they actually work?
- Why are they overprescribed?
- How do I help my clients use them safely?
Exploring Alternative Treatments
- Omega 3 fatty acids
- St John’s wart
- Diet & exercise
- Light therapy
- Medical marijuana…and more!
What’s new and what’s in the pipeline?
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Frank Anderson, MD, completed his residency and was a clinical instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is both a psychiatrist and psychotherapist and specializes in the treatment of trauma and dissociation. He is passionate about teaching brain-based psychotherapy and integrating current neuroscience knowledge with the IFS model of therapy.
Dr. Anderson is a lead trainer at the IFS Institute with Richard Schwartz and maintains a long affiliation with, and trains for, Bessel van der Kolk’s Trauma Center. He serves as an advisor to the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP) and was the former chair and director of the Foundation for Self-Leadership.
Dr. Anderson has lectured extensively on the Neurobiology of PTSD and Dissociation and wrote the chapter “Who’s Taking What” Connecting Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology and Internal Family Systems for Trauma in Internal Family Systems Therapy – New Dimensions. He co-authored a chapter on “What IFS Brings to Trauma Treatment in Innovations and Elaborations in Internal Family Systems Therapy” and recently co-authored Internal Family Systems Skills Training Manual.
Dr. Anderson maintains a private practice in Concord, MA.
Financial: Frank Anderson maintains a private practice. He receives a consulting fee from the Center for Self Leadership. Dr. Anderson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Frank Anderson is the President of the Foundation for Self Leadership.