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Treating Selective Mutism

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Steven M.S. Kurtz, PhD, ABPP

Director, Selective Mutism Program
Child Mind Institute, New York, New York

Founder of the Brave Buddies Program  

Dr. Kurtz discusses the success of tailored intensive treatment for children with selective mutism, and how kids are cured.

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Using DBT Skills to Reduce Emotion Dysregulation and Reactivity in Children, Adolescents, and Parents

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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.

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New Research in the Treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder

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Stefan Hofmann, PhD

Professor of Psychology

Director
Psychotherapy and Emotion Research Laboratory

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.

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Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy for Generalized Anxiety and Comorbid Disorders

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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.

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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy With Depressed and Suicidal Adolescents

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Mark Reinecke, PhD, ABPP, ACT
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chief, Division of Psychology
Northwestern University

Dr. Reinecke addresses adolescent suicide, what family and friends can do to prevent it, as well as effective treatment strategies for depressed adolescents.

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Understanding Anxiety in Children

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Jenny C. Yip, PsyD, ABPP

Executive Director, Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, USC - Keck School of Medicine
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program

Dr. Yip addresses the challenges in diagnosing anxiety disorders in children, identifying the underlying cause of anxiety, and providing appropriate and effective treatment.

 

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C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Helping the Families of Those Who Refuse Treatment

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C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Founder and Director, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute Anxiety Disorders Center

Professor, Community and Family Medicine, St. Louis University

Author and coauthor of more than 80 publications about anxiety disorders and related topics

Dr. Pollard explains a strategy that teaches family members to shape treatment-seeking behavior in someone with an anxiety disorder.

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Teen Social Anxiety Disorder: Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions That Work

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Jennifer Shannon, LMFT

Co-Founder and Clinical Director
Santa Rosa Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Santa Rosa, California

Ms. Shannon, a licensed marriage and family therapist, describes effective treatments for social anxiety disorder in teens.

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Integrating CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Into Anxiety and Depression Treatment

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Philip R. Muskin, MD
Professor, Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University Medical Center, New York

Chief of Service: Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Dr. Muskin describes how complementary and alternative medicine differs from traditional therapies for anxiety and depression, when it's appropriate to employ, and effective outcomes.

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Fear of Weight Gain From SSRIs

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Beth Salcedo, MD
Medical Director
The Ross Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The George Washington University College of Medicine and Health Sciences

Dr. Salcedo addresses the pros and cons of taking SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) vs. weight gain and how these medications work to treat anxiety and depression.

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