Childhood anxiety, even severe and chronic, doesn’t necessarily stand in the way of success and achievement. But caring parents will do anything to help relieve their children of misery. Scott Stossel, the editor of The Atlantic magazine, tells his story of struggling, coping, and living a very productive life.Read
ADAA mourns the loss of Robin Williams and too many others whose lives have ended due to suicide. His tragic death illustrates the great need for increased public awareness of the grave risk that suicide poses.
ADAA member Dr. Richard Heimberg, director of the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University, explains social anxiety disorder, which affects more than 15 million Americans.
ADAA produced these videos in association with the Andrew Kukes Foundation for Social Anxiety.
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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.
Listen to Dr. Steven Kurtz discuss how children are cured of selective mutism with tailored intensive treatment.
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.
Licensed clinical social worker Pat Harvey describes dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, and how it can help family members of children, adolescents and adults who have intense emotions.