Podcasts: Anxiety and Anxiety-Related Disorders
Listen to a new podcast every month.
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.
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.
Mark Reinecke, PhD, ABPP, ACT
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chief, Division of Psychology
Dr. Reinecke addresses adolescent suicide, what family and friends can do to prevent it, as well as effective treatment strategies for depressed adolescents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beth Salcedo, MD
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.