Live-online → Daylong Workshop

Smashing Social Anxiety: Shame Attacking and Beyond 2022

Join David and Jill, the dynamic duo, for a fun and engaging day of learning, practice, and community building on Sunday October 2, 2022 8:30am-4:30pm PST - 7 CE units.

You will learn how to heal your patients (and yourself) quickly using three evidence-based treatment processes: Motivational, Cognitive and Behavioral

Goals of the workshop include learning to:
• Reduce resistance and boost motivation for overcoming social anxiety
• Eliminate the feelings of shame that nearly always accompany social anxiety
• Crush the distorted thoughts that trigger social anxiety
• Get out of the office and into the real world to confront your patient’s fears (as well as your own!)

Sneak peek at some of the Interpersonal Exposure Techniques that you will learn:
• Smile and Hello Practice
• Talk Show Host
• Flirting Training
• Rejection Practice
• Rejection Feared Fantasy
• Self-Disclosure
• Survey Technique
• Shame-Attacking Exercises

This is a live-streamed online one day workshop. 100% attendance and completion of CE survey after the workshop is required to receive CE certificate of completion.

If you have already registered, three days before the workshop you will have access to the workshop materials.

Learning Objectives
1. Identify two sources of resistance for social anxiety
2. Name one method to reduce resistance and boost motivation for social anxiety
3. Name two common cognitive distortions in patients with social anxiety
4. Describe the purpose of shame attacking
5. Describe the purpose of self-disclosure
6. Name one method for crushing negative thoughts
7. Describe the steps involved in the survey technique

Can't attend live? A recording of the workshop will be sent to all who register. Please note that CEs can only be provided to those who attend live.
Online registration closes at 5:30pm PST on Saturday 10/1/22. No Exceptions.

Continuing Education Accreditation
*The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Feeling Good Institute Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0175. FGI is a NAADAC Approved Education Provider. NAADAC Provider #149212. The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. FGI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Feeling Good Institute, #1442 is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this course. Ace provider approval period: 05/30/2021-05/30/2024. Feeling Good Institute, Inc. 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-0678. A certificate of attendance will be emailed to attendees who attend 100% of the training within a week of completion of the workshop survey. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations please contact Dr. Maor Katz at

Instructor Biographies
David Burns, M.D.-

Dr. Jill Levitt is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Director of Training at the Feeling Good Institute in Mountain View, CA.  Dr. Levitt has almost 20 years of experience conducting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and has been trained by some of the world’s leaders in CBT.  She has co-written several scholarly articles in the areas of OCD, PTSD and Panic Disorder. Most recently she has been co-teaching CBT with Dr. David Burns at the Stanford University School of Medicine in her role on the Adjunct Clinical Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She also trains other therapists in David Burns’ model of CBT called TEAM-CBT Therapy. She is a certified Level 5 Master Therapist and Trainer in TEAM-CBT Therapy.  Dr. Levitt teaches both in-person and online workshops for Feeling Good Institute on CBT methods, reducing resistance in psychotherapy, and improving the effectiveness of psychotherapy.

Refunds are available for cancelations outside of a 14-day window prior to the beginning of a training event or course. All refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee. A credit may be applied towards a future similar training within a year of the original purchase date. More here:

Course Dates: Sunday October 2, 2022 | 8:30am-4:30pm P...

  • Workshop materials and zoom login will appear below 2 days prior to workshop
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed