Managing Treatment Resistance
& Family Accommodation In CBT

A focused training that will teach you strategies to overcome treatment resistance, and empower your most challenging cases to trust ERP.

Gain the skills to help clients' family members let go of accommodations.

Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) can be difficult for even the most motivated clients. But, when a client refuses or family members continue to accommodate their worry and fear, it can feel impossible to make progress.

Learn to identify the reasons for and the ways through treatment resistance.

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

Attend to difficulties

Attend to difficulties in the therapeutic relationship that may be contributing to treatment resistance.


Implement the three key skills to help clients manage their distress around exposures.


Identify the four steps to help parents decrease accommodations.

Learn from Clients and Nationally Recognized Experts

This one hour class highlights an expert interview with a psychologist. It also contains the real-life testimony of a mother whose accommodations prevented her child from participating in therapy. Witness how she learned how to let go of fear and become an ally for her child.

You will also receive the client worksheet, “Moving Towards and Moving Away.” Use this activity to immediately help your clients overcome treatment resistance.

Learn from award-winning experts and authors Kimberly Morrow, LCSW, and Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C. Both have earned the Clinician Outreach Award and the Member of Distinction Award of Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). Combined, they bring over 50 years of experience and leadership in CBT. Their evidence-based classes and courses in CBT help professionals build confident, successful practices that change lives.

Course Curriculum

  • On-Demand Instruction
  • Characteristics & Symptoms of Treatment Resistance
  • Where to Start?
  • Case Study: Psychologist Michelle Witkin, PhD on Treating Children
  • How to Turn Family Members Into Anxiety Coaches
  • Case Study: How One Mom Let Go of Harmful Accommodations
  • Case Study: Client Sucess Story: One Child Bosses Back to Anxiety
  • Assess Your learning


Satisfaction Guarantee

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

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, 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 requirementsfor 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.