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Using the ABC model to manage your anxiety

Christine Courbasson, Ph.D., clinical psychologist

Dr. Christine Courbasson, a registered psychologist, is Director of the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectic Behavioural Therapy, and Humanistic Therapy Centre in Toronto. Over her career, she developed cognitive behavioural treatments for substance use, eating disorders and social anxiety. Dr. Courbasson also developed residential, day treatment and outpatient services, and she participated in cognitive behavioural interventions for coping with cancer. She has held various positions at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, been Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, and Adjunct Faculty at universities and professional schools in North America and Europe. She has given worldwide workshops for professionals, authored numerous scientific articles and book chapters, lectured on many topics, and appeared on television and radio.

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Dr. Christine Corbasson reviews this technique to help manage stress or anxiety in job situations.

This video was created for the Cancer and Work project, an interactive website which provides information and resources about return to work for Canadian cancer survivors, health care providers and employers.