May is Mental Health Month, featuring two free webinars:

Mind Over Mood

Practical, Powerful, and Proven Self-Help Strategies for Anxiety and Depression

Dennis Greenberger, PhDWednesday, May 4, 2016
7:00 pm ET (6:00 pm CT / 5:00 pm MT / 4:00 pm PT)

Dennis Greenberger, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and the founder and director of the Anxiety and Depression Center in Newport Beach, California. He is also an assistant clinical professor at University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine.

Listen to a podcast with Dr. Greenberger: "CBT: What Is It?"

Register now.

Mind Over MoodCo-author, with Christine Padesky, PhD, of Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think

Read a chapter here.

Special offer for webinar attendees: Guilford Press will offer a 20 percent discount and free shipping on Mind Over Mood, Second Edition.

  • Webinar format: A live 45-minute presentation, followed by a brief Q&A session.
  • Free: no fees 

Clinicians and other mental health professionals are welcome to attend, but this webinar series is intended for the general public.

Continuing education credits are not available for this webinar series. Visit this page for webinars offering CE for professionals.

  • For best results, do not use Chrome as your browser.

Childhood Selective Mutism

What to Do If Your Child Won't Talk: How Kids Can Overcome Selective Mutism

Sandra Mendlowitz, PhD, CPsychWednesday, May 18, 2016
7:00 pm ET (6:00 pm CT / 5:00 pm MT / 4:00 pm PT)

Sandra Mendlowitz, PhD, CPsych, addresses what to do if your child won't talk, and she gives advice on how kids can overcome selective mutism.    

Dr. Mendlowitz is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and an assistant professor in the Department of Child Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and a founding partner of the Clinical Psychology Centre.

Register now.

  • Webinar format: A live 45-minute presentation, followed by a brief Q&A session.
  • Free: no fees 

Clinicians and other mental health professionals are welcome to attend, but this webinar series is intended for the general public.

Continuing education credits are not available for this webinar series. Visit this page for webinars offering CE for professionals.

  • For best results, do not use Chrome as your browser.

Recorded Webinars

2016

How to Worry Less (April 12, 2016)
Dr. David Carbonell helps you discover the "trick" behind chronic worry and illustrates why your efforts to stop worrying often lead to more persistent worry. He shows how to worry less: what to do differently to allow less worry and how to put your time and energy back into living the life you want. Watch the recorded webinar.

Bullying, Anxiety, and Depression (February 24, 2016)
Clinical psychologist Dr. Eli Lebowitz addresses how to recognize bullying and how it relates to anxiety and depression. Watch the recorded webinar.

Your Anxious Brain on Drugs (January 12, 2016)   
Dr. Catherine Pittman describes the dangers of long-term use of benzodiazepines, as well as better alternatives to consider. Watch the recorded webinar.


2015

Coping With Panic Attacks (December 8, 2015)
Dr. Jenny Yip explains what happens to you during a panic attack and offers tips to help you cope. Watch the recorded webinar.

¿Por qué siento nervios? (October 21, 2015)
Hay muchas situaciones que nos pueden hacer sentir nerviosos. Los nervios son una respuesta normal del cuerpo pero pueden también pueden indicar que hay un problema que debe ser atendido por un profesional. En esta charla aprenderás cuándo debes buscar ayuda a causa de los nervios y cuáles son las alternativas para poder mejorar. (La Dra. Karen G. Martínez, psiquiatra de adultos, niños y adolescentes en San Juan, Puerto Rico) Mira el webinar grabado.

Helping Family Members Handle Suicide (September 23, 2015)
Dr. Kathariya Mokrue provides tips for family and loved ones for managing when a family member has suicidal thoughts, makes a suicide attempt, or dies by suicide. Watch the recorded webinar.

When Kids Resist Treatment (August 10, 2015)
Dr. Eli Lebowitz addressed how to help kids with anxiety disorders when they don't want your help.
Watch the recorded webinar.

Depression: What You Need to Know About Medications (July 1, 2015)
Dr. Beth Salcedo answered questions about starting, stopping, and switching medications for depression, as well as managing side effects and other concerns.
Watch the recorded webinar.

Exercise Against Anxiety and Depression (June 3, 2015)
Dr. Michael Otto discussed how to start and maintain an exercise program to improve your mood, anxiety, and depression.
Watch the recorded webinar.

Anxiety, Depression, and the LGBTQ Community: Thriving Through the Challenges (May 6, 2015)
Dr. Debra Hope provided ways to thrive through the challenges of having anxiety and depression in the LGBTQ community.
Watch the recorded webinar.

My Child Has Mood Swings: How Do I Know if It’s Bipolar Disorder, and What Do I Do?
Diagnosis and Treatments for Bipolar Children & Adolescents
(April 1, 2015)
Amy West, PhD, provided information about diagnosing pediatric bipolar disorder, how to recognize mood symptoms in your children, and an overview of important psychosocial interventions.
Watch the recorded webinar.

Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder (March 18, 2015)
Kiara Timpano, PhD, addressed hoarding disorder and ways to treat it.
Watch the recorded webinar.

Getting Help for Complicated Grief (Feb. 18, 2015)
Katherine Shear, MD, explained complicated grief, how it differs from bereavement, and how you can find treatment and relief. Watch the recorded webinar.

Marijuana and the Adolescent Brain: Are Teens Self-Medicating Their Anxiety? What Are the Potential Long-Term Consequences? (January 21, 2015)
Amir Levine, MD addressed marijuana and its impact on adolescent psychopathology and its use for medicinal purposes. Watch the recorded webinar.