This 4-hour CE workshop on Virtual Reality Therapy will be presented at the 127th American Psychological Association Convention in Chicago held August 8-11, 2019.
The workshop will include demonstrations and participant experiences of Virtual Reality (VR) programs. Research supporting the use of VR in treating anxiety will be reviewed and case examples will be presented.
For more information: Virtual Reality Therapy: A Breakthrough in Treatment for Anxiety
VIRTUAL REALITY THERAPY: A BREAKTHROUGH IN TREATMENT FOR ANXIETY
CE CREDITS 4
ENROLLMENT LIMIT 40
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL WORKSHOP
Learn how virtual reality therapy (VRT) can benefit your clients and your practice.
Experience 3-D immersive VR for yourself.
VR is used in treating specific phobias, posttramatic stress disorders, public speaking fear, social anxiety, OCD, substance abuse, body image, eating disorders, and other common clinical problems.
VR helps teach relaxation and mindfulness and is used with all ages from children to the elderly. It is used for pain control, rehabilitation, and preparation for medical procedures.
Research findings and clinical experience support its efficacy and effectiveness, especially with phobias.
Case examples and recommendations for incorporating VR exposure therapy (VRET) for anxiety are presented.