Mastering Anxiety and Panic for Adolescents (MAP-A)
Mastering Anxiety and Panic for Adolescents is a type of exposure therapy that includes strategies and techniques to help individuals deal with panic disorder and agoraphobia. The therapy is based on principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy. The main function of the treatment involves corrective learning and prepares adolescents to face agoraphobic situations and physical symptoms of panic from a new perspective. Self-assessments, quizzes, homework exercise and interactive worksheets allow adolescents to become active in learning to manage their panic attacks, anxiety about panic and avoidance of agoraphobic situations. This treatment is perfect for adolescents who engage in school refusal and avoidance.