Half-Day Psychopharmacology Series | Treating Anxiety: Medications and Their Integration with Psychotherapy

CCSME Half-Day Psychopharmacology Series | This course in our series will focus on the treatment of anxiety. Join us to review the spectrum of medications that can be helpful in treating anxiety disorders, common side effects, and dosing strategies. We will also discuss the integration of medication treatment with cognitive and behavioral therapies.


All in the Psychopharmacology Series

January 11, 2018, Freeport | Jeffrey Barkin, MD – Mood Disorders: How to Diagnose and Treat

March 9, 2018, Bangor | William Allen Schaffer, MD – Practical Outpatient Prescribing

March 14, 2018, Westbrook | Leah Bauer, MD – Addressing Co-Occurring Conditions as You Prescribe

April 7, 2018, 9:00 – 12:00, Husson Westbrook | Benjamin Crocker, MD – Treating Anxiety: Medications and Their Integration with Psychotherapy

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Benjamin Crocker MD

Benjamin Crocker, MD, went to Medical School on the GI bill at Ohio State University, and completed his training in psychiatry at LAC-USC medical center in Los Angeles, where he participated in several studies regarding the treatment of anxiety disorders. For about a decade before moving to Maine he had a private practice in Los Angeles County focusing on the treatment of anxiety disorders, as well as holding several community psychiatry jobs. He moved to Maine in 1995. Read more…


  • 3 contact hours for nurses.
    CCSME Provider Unit is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
    Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by ANCC, NE-MSD or CCSME Provider Unit.

  • 3 Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided.
    CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.

  • 3 contact hours for CHES.
    CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

  • Certificate of attendance for 3 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals.

  • Up to 3 CME Credits for Physicians and Physician Assistants.
    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation through the partnership of Maine Medical Education Trust and CCSME. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association to provide CME activities for physicians.

Certificates will be emailed to participants upon completion of an online course evaluation. 


Check-in will begin at 8:45 am. The program begins at 9:00 am.

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