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Saturday, August 15, 5:00PM EDT

Presented by Dr. Bill Knaus

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Dr. William J. Knaus, Ed.D. will be joining us on August 15, 2015 at 5:00 PM EDT for a new SMART Special Event Webinar: On Anxiety. 

Dr. Knaus is the foremost authority in the field of overcoming procrastination, but he is also renowned for his work in practical application of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety and has written extensively on the subject, most recently in his newest revision of: The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety: A Step-By-Step Program (2014).

Many of those recovering from substance abuse or other addictive disorders experience anxiety and panic. These “are intense emotions, and in the moments that you experience them it may seem like you are powerless, but nothing could be further from the truth.” Dr. Knaus will discuss practical ways to lessen anxiety and continue to build a strong, satisfying life. To paraphrase Joel Block, Ph.D., If getting a better handle on emotions, giving up perfectionism, and defeating social anxiety are your goals, you will hear Bill speaking directly to you. Dr. Knaus will also share a few insights on how to use procrastination technology to reduce anxiety and substance abuse simultaneously.

Bill Knaus originated the self-help movement in procrastination and has worked with thousands of people in his individual private practice and in his transformational workshops for people with procrastination. Over 1 million profited from reading his bestselling books on procrastination. An original director of post-graduate training in rational emotive behavioral therapy, Bill directly helped train over 1000 professionals, counselors and psychotherapists. He originated Rational Emotive Education (REE), an evidence-based positive mental health program for children and teens.

He is known by many in SMART Recovery as the author of The SMART Recovery Primer, a manual that helped launch SMART. In total, Dr. Knaus has authored more than 20 books. His latest book, End Procrastination Now (McGraw-Hill, 2010), is his fifth and most up-to-date book on how to overcome procrastination. The Procrastination Workbook (New Harbinger, 2002) came from his group work with people suffering from hardcore procrastination.T he Procrastination Workbook (New Harbinger, 2002) came from his group work with people suffering from hardcore procrastination. Dr. Knaus is also a regular contributor to Psychology Today.

Dr. Knaus is one of SMART’s favorite speakers, and we are delighted that he will be joining us this summer! We welcome the general public as well as our own community of SMART participants, facilitators, volunteers and professional friends. SMART is grateful for the sponsorship of Lucida Treatment Center in Florida to bring you this free webinar event.

Lucida Treatment CenterThis free webinar is made possible by the generous sponsorship of the Lucida Treatment Center of Lantana, Florida.