Therapists & Researchers
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
Licensed clinical social workers, psychologists, and other therapists can successfully treat disabling anxiety disorders.
A young woman with OCD learns how to manage her OCD and finds out it no longer controls her.Watch
Methods clinicians use to treat anxiety disorders: medications (psychopharmacology), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), complementary treatments.Watch
A licensed clinical social worker describes how cognitive-behavioral therapy effectively treats anxiety.Watch
Details about how to implement cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in treating anxiety, specifically using exposure and response prevention (ERP), cognitive restructuring, behavioral experiments (exposure to anxiety triggers)Watch
How complementary approaches to treating anxiety can be effective, including family therapy, mindfulness (acceptance), exercise, yoga, and breathing.Watch
Mental Health Experts to Present Cutting-Edge Research on Treatment for Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, OCD
More than one thousand mental health and scientific experts specializing in anxiety, depression, PTSD, and OCD will attend the Anxiety and Depression Conference 2015, sponsored by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). They will meet April 9–12 at the Hyatt Regency Miami, in Miami, Fla.
Should doctors treat depression more like a stroke? ADAA members discuss new approaches to training the depressed brain. Researchers are developing new psychological treatments that aim to directly target the particular dysfunctions and processes that underlie depression.