Course Description

 Fundamentals of CBT 

Webinar – Recorded – Available self-paced, to view at your convenience

Do you have the experience of your clients spending much of the session wanting to discuss what is most urgent to them and wonder, “How do I get them to set or work toward goals?”  This overview of CBT theory will help you to structure your sessions immediately, allowing you and your client the freedom to work together toward the goals you set collaboratively in order to help them get back to their lives. 

  • Outline

Learning Objectives

  • Educate and socialize anxious clients to the CBT session structure in order to achieve positive clinical outcomes.

  • Explain to clients the interrelationship of thoughts, actions, and feelings.  Speakers names and bios 

  • Teach clients using Socratic Questions to help them challenge their automatic thoughts. 

Continuing Education:   

Anxiety Training, ACE Provider Number 1637, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Anxiety Training maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: (10/17/19 – 10/17/22). Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education creditsSocial workers participating in this course will receive 1 continuing education clock hour.

Anxiety Training is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0640.

Anxiety Training has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7108. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Anxiety Training is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Course Fee: 

$29.99 includes 1 hour of content, hand-outs, and continuing education credit. To receive CE credit, you must complete the webinar, answer the completion questions correctly, and complete a course evaluation. If you do not answer the questions correctly, review the materials and re-take the test. A CE certificate will be immediately emailed to you once you have completed the requirements. Anxiety Training offers a complete, 100% refund if you are not completely satisfied with this course. Contact for refund information or with any other concerns about this course. 


We are committed to making this course accessible to all.  Contact to request accommodations.  In some cases, documentation is requested for review. 

Anxiety Training Co-founder

Elizabeth DuPont Spencer LCSW-C

Elizabeth DuPont Spencer is a graduate of Columbia University and is a Clinical Fellow of ADAA. She was also earner the Clinician Outreach Award (2012) and the Clinician of Distinction (2017) from ADAA. She has co-authored several books, including The Anxiety Cure and The Anxiety Cure for Kids.

Anxiety Training Co-founder

Kimberly Morrow, LCSW

Kimberly Morrow earned the Clinician Outreach Award (2012) and the Member of Distinction Award (2015) from Anxiety and Depression Association of American (ADAA). She is a graduate of the International Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation’s Behavior Therapy Institute. She sits on the board for OCD Pennsylvania. She wrote Face It and Feel It: 10 Simple (But Not Easy) Ways to Live Well with Anxiety. She co-authored CBT for Anxiety: A Step-By-Step Training Manual for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry and OCD with Spencer.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Fundamentals of CBT!

    • Welcome!

    • Keys to effective CBT for anxiety and OCD

    • Goals of CBT

    • Using behavioral experiments to power change

    • Tips to make homework more effective

    • Resources

    • Session Structure

    • Socratic Questions

    • Cultural Competence

    • Power Point Part 1

    • Power Point Part 2

    • Power Point Part 3

    • Power Point Part 4

  • 2

    Next Steps...

    • Test your learning - CE Questions

    • Webinar Evaluation rating key: 5 = Strongly agree 4 = Agree 3 = Unsure, no opinion, N/A 2 = Disagree 1 = Strongly disagree