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DVD Video - 4+ hours
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
5/11/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
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  • Describe the 5 pathways to psychopathology according to "bump theory".
  • Utilize the three steps of the win-win waltz for conflict resolution and problem-solving.
  • Instruct clients to visualize anxiety in their body to self-assess treatment progress.
  • Identify cognitive errors that invite performance anxiety.
  • Implement acupoint tapping to alleviate PTSD, social anxiety, and phobias.
  • Demonstrate the butterfly technique for ending panic attacks.

Conflict resolution theory: an integrative therapy approach

  • 5 responses to conflict and the emotional states that they lead to
  • The role of anxiety in emotional health, psychopathology and psychotherapy
  • Practice session: Problem-solving with the 3 steps of the Win-Win Waltz

Why prescriptions without pills?

  • Common anxiety medications
  • Downsides of medication treatments
  • Video study: Reducing amygdala hyper-reactivity

Situational anxiety

  • The 3-Steps basic anxiety treatment formula
  • Visualization - locate anxiety in the body, assess intensity and access subconscious concerns
  • Keys to success with visualization techniques
  • When current anxiety is based on past incidents
  • Practice Session: The 3-Steps formula and 3 visualizations

Phobias, social anxiety, PTSD, and panic attacks: quick and long-lasting relief for repeated episodes of intense anxiety

  • Mindfulness, distraction and problem-solving: when to use each
  • Acupoint tapping (EFT) for repeated episodic anxiety
  • Case study: The Butterfly Thought technique for neutralizing panic attacks
  • Practice session: Acupoint tapping and treating panic attacks

Anticipatory anxieties: worry and performance anxiety

  • The CBT No-Fly List
  • How is worrying learned?
  • The best antidote to anxiety is information
  • CBT for performance anxiety

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)

  • Emotion Code: case of the 11-year-old girl
  • Case examples and practice: Do or Become and Put the Past in the Past
  • Video study: Jet-propelled psychoanalysis

Tension = interpersonal anxiety

  • The circle of skills for relieving relationship anxiety
  • Mind-reading and cross-overs versus how and what questions
  • Six sentence starters for calm and collaborative dialogue
  • Chronic anxiety as an indicator of domestic abuse
  • Practice session: The 6 Sentence Starters

Treatment-resistant anxiety

  • Medication/drug side effects
  • Sleep and food issues
  • Medical issues to get evaluated


Susan Heitler, Ph.D., is a graduate of Harvard and NYU. She practices as a Denver clinical psychologist and is the author of Prescriptions Without Pills®: For Relief from Depression, Anger, Anxiety and More. Dr. Heitler specializes in rapid alleviation of anxiety, depression, and marriage difficulties, plus anger and general emotional distress. Her treatment methods focus on helping to resolve the underlying problems that trigger distress. Dr. Heitler’s blogposts have received over 9 million views.

Dr. Heitler’s other books: From Conflict to Resolution, The Power of Two and The Power of Two Workbook set forth an integrative perspective on the causes and cures of emotional distress and clarify the collaborative communication skills that sustain good feelings. Her books have been translated into six foreign languages.

Dr. Heitler has taught workshops on her treatment techniques for organizations across the US, as well as in Europe, Turkey, the Middle East (UAE, Israel, and Lebanon), Australia and China.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Susan Heitler is in private practice. She is an author for Morgan James Publishing, New Harbinger Publications, and W.W. Norton & Company and receives royalties. Dr. Heitler receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Susan Heitler has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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