Presenter: Rachel Strohl, Psy.D.
This presentation will discuss panic attack symptoms in adults. Webinar attendees will learn how to identify panic attack symptoms in several of the common anxiety disorders, including Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The focus will be on the evidenced-based treatment for Panic Disorder: Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). The components of CBT that will be explained include psychoeducation, relaxation, cognitive restructuring, and exposure. Case examples and illustrations will be provided.
Dr. Strohl received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from George Washington University, Washington, DC. She received her Masters of Psychology and Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at Rutgers University, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP). She is a New Jersey licensed psychologist. Throughout Dr. Strohl’s graduate training, she worked at the GSAPP Psychological Clinic providing individual cognitive-behavioral therapy through the CBT Clinic for Anxiety and Depression. She worked under the supervision and training of Dr. Allen Weg. Dr. Strohl also had the opportunity to co-lead several CBT groups focused on anxiety with Dr. Weg at Stress and Anxiety Service of NJ. She presently serves on the Board of Directors at the New Jersey Obsessive Compulsive Foundation.