Podcasts: Anxiety and Anxiety-Related Disorders
Listen to interviews with experts on a wide variety of subjects related to anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and other disorders.
Andrew Nierenberg, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Director, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Principal Investigator, MoodNetwork
Dr. Nierenberg discusses treatment for people who have co-occurring bipolar and anxiety. He points out the benefits of joining MoodNetwork, a community of patients, doctors, and researchers working together to find new treatments.
Alec Pollard, PhD
Founder and Director, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute Anxiety Disorders Center
Professor, Community and Family Medicine at Saint Louis University
Dr. Pollard gives advice to family members who live with someone who refuses treatment for OCD and anxiety disorders.
Ailsa Russell, PhD
Clinical Director for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
University of Bath
Dr. Russell addresses treatment approaches for people with OCD and autism spectrum disorders. Her research with colleagues at Kings College London has focused on studies of people with autism, in particular trying to adapt or develop effective psychological interventions for anxiety, OCD, and other emotional disorders.
Gail Steketee, PhD
Dean and Professor
Boston University School of Social Work
Dr. Steketee describes the prevalence of hoarding in older adults, what can trigger it, and what family members can do to get help for a loved one.
She is on the Scientific Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation and has authored hundreds of articles and chapters on anxiety, OCD, and related disorders.
Peggy Richter, MD
- Associate Scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
- Head, Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
- Director, Clinic for OCD & Related Disorders, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
- Affiliate scientist, Neurosciences Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
- Associate Professor, department of psychiatry, University of Toronto
- Associate Member, graduate faculty, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto
Dr. Richter describes how CBT and various medication options can help treat people with OCD.
Using DBT Skills to Reduce Emotion Dysregulation and Reactivity in Children, Adolescents, and Parents
Pat Harvey, LCSW-C
Private practice in Rockville, Maryland
Cofounder of the Metro DC DBT Consortium
Ms. Harvey describes dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, and how it can help family members of children, adolescents and adults who have intense emotions.
Stefan Hofmann, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Director, Social Anxiety Program
Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University
Dr. Hofmann's recent research has uncovered a novel application of the drug d-cycloserine to treat social anxiety disorder.
Lizabeth Roemer, PhD
Professor of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
University of Massachusetts Boston
Dr. Roemer explains mindfulness skills and how people can learn to apply them to daily living, and she describes how acceptance-based behavioral therapies are used to treat anxiety disorders and depression.