Health Anxiety

CBT Treatment For Health Anxiety Disorder

A focused training to teach you how to help your clients tackle illness and health anxiety.

Is excessive fear of illness holding back one or more of your clients from a full life? Do they excessively seek reassurance from one or more doctors? Do they compulsively research their symptoms to figure out what’s wrong?

Learn to diagnose and treat Health Anxiety Disorder with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with ERP.

This course content is advanced and assumes knowledge of CBT with ERP.


Identify and diagnose treatment differences for clients who have real medical conditions vs. those who have imagined medical conditions


Develop Exposure and Response Prevention strategies with clients focusing on their particular vulnerability with health


Create and use worry scripts for illness anxiety with clients

Learn from Clinical Examples and Nationally Recognized Experts

Kimberly Morrow leads this class. She 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 Elizabeth DuPont Spencer.

Learn from an interview with one of her clients with Health Anxiety in the middle of treatment. Kimberly’s client shares insights into how CBT helps her navigate the unique challenges of suffering from Health Anxiety Disorder alongside real medical issues.

Mike Heady, LCPC joins Kimberly to share his expertise on Health Anxiety Disorder. He is the co-owner and co-director of the Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute.

Curriculum Overview

Learn the essential information to diagnose Health Anxiety with or without physical symptoms. Help your clients discern the difference between a sensation and a symptom as well as how to develop exposures to help their clients change their relationship with this fear. Interviews with a client and a Health Anxiety expert are included.

  • On-Demand Instruction
  • Discover the difference between Illness Anxiety Disorder and Somatic Symptom Disorder
  • Case Study: Interview with a Client Struggling with Real Illness and Health Anxiety
  • Help your client create boundaries regarding doctor visits and researching illnesses
  • Teaching the appropriate mindset to face new health symptoms
  • Developing exposures to change your client’s relationship with their illness fears
  • Integrate mindfulness and acceptance into treatment
  • Expert Interview: Insights from Mark Heady, LCPC.
  • Assess Your learning


Satisfaction Guarantee

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Register for this intensive training at no risk.

If you are not completely satisfied contact us. However, we are confident this course will beyond deliver on its promises and help you to create meaningful change in your clients’ lives.

Continuing Education & Approved Accrediting Agencies

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: (10/17/22 – 10/17/25). Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 12 continuing education clock hours.
New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's Included in the class?

When you purchase this class, you receive one hour of content taught by an expert providers and continuing education credit to advance your career.

How long do I have to complete the class??

Complete this one-hour class the day you purchase it, or as it fits into your life. You will have one year of access to the content so you can decide when you complete it.

However, we do recommend completing it as soon as you can, so you can start creating life-changing results for your clients.

How long do I have access to the content?

You have one year of access so you can return to the curriculum as you need.

How do I receive CE credit? How many CEs do I get?

To receive CE credit, you must complete the classes, answer the completion questions correctly, review each handout, and complete the course evaluations. If you do not answer the questions correctly, review the materials and re-take the tests.

A CE certificate will be immediately emailed to you once you have completed the requirements for each class.

This class qualifies for one continuing education hour.

What accommodations does Anxiety Training make?

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