The Department of Clinical Psychology is pleased to announce that Margaret Wehrenberg, PsyD will be the speaker at Field Supervisors Day on February 18. She will be presenting on Pragmatic Approaches to Anxiety: Evidence-based, Effective and Fast Recovery for Panic and Worry.
Dr. Wehrenberg is a clinical psychologist and the author of The Anxious Brain, The 10 Best Ever Anxiety Management Techniques, and The 10 Best Ever Depression Management Techniques. She earned her MA, specializing in psychodrama and play therapy with children, and has years of experience as a certified drug and alcoholism counselor. She earned a PsyD at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology (now Argosy), specializing in the treatment of anxiety, trauma, and addiction. Currently, she sees private clients through Wehrenberg and Associates in Naperville, Illinois and Chesterfield, Missouri. She is a nationally recognized speaker on topics of clinical psychotherapy and is noted for her down-to-earth, pragmatic teaching style.
In addition to clinical work, she is a frequent contributor of articles to The Psychotherapy Networker magazine and has produced Relaxation for Tension and Worry, a CD for breathing, muscle relaxation, and imagery to use with anxious clients. She has also written a workbook, Stress Solutions: Ten Effective Strategies to Eliminate Your Stress, and her companion workbook on anxiety management is due in fall 2011 from W.W. Norton.