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.
Mary A. Fristad, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health and Psychology & Nutrition
The Ohio State University
Dr. Fristad explains the meaning of comorbid in a diagnosis and describes treatment options for children. She also provides questions for parents to ask their children's mental health professionals.
Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders
Columbia University Medical Center
Co-Clinical Director, Youth Anxiety Center
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Dr. Albano describes the so-called transitional years, or emerging adults ages 18 to 25, and what makes this a unique group when it comes to treating anxiety, OCD, and depression.
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 Dr. Pollard gives advice to family members who live with someone who refuses treatment for OCD and anxiety disorders and explains a strategy that teaches family members to shape treatment-seeking behavior in someone with an anxiety disorder.
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.