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.
Licensed clinical social workers, psychologists, and other therapists can successfully treat disabling anxiety disorders.Watch
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
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.
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.Listen
Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital
Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital is a premier provider of mental health and addiction services in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago. All levels of care are provided, including inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient programs. We specialize in the treatment for mood disorders, anxiety and OCD, addictions, eating disorder, and self-injury — and we serve all age groups.