Therapists & Researchers
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.
Free Online Series: Recognizing and Treating Anxiety Disorders
ADAA has partnered with QuantiaMD to help health care providers better recognize and treat anxiety disorders. ADAA board member Mark Pollack, MD, has assembled a world-class faculty to deliver a web and mobile educational series of brief interactive presentations accessible from your computer, smartphone, or tablet computer.
Take a Survey on Mobile Apps
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University is conducting an online survey about the attitudes of mental health professionals and the use of mobile apps in clinical practice. It includes questions about your use of mobile technology and perceptions of its use in clinical practice.
Take the survey (and enter a drawing to win an iPad).
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.
Read about findings presented at the conference.
Listen to Dr. Steven Kurtz discuss how children are cured of selective mutism with tailored intensive treatment.
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.