Therapists & Researchers

Handouts (2014)

Below are handouts received for the Anxiety and Depression Conference 2014.

Treating Children, Adolescents, and Teens With Anxiety and Depression

Held March 26, 2014
Aaronson
Albano and McGrath
Morrow

Treating Selective Mutism

ADAA

Steven M.S. Kurtz, PhD, ABPP

Kurtz Psychology Consulting PC
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

Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

5/5/2014

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

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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.

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New Podcast: DBT Skills for Children, Teens, Families

3/10/2014

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.

Insights

2/24/2014

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Conference Committee

Chair, 2016
Jordan Smoller, MD, ScD
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Conference Coordinators
Luana Marques, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Carmela Alcantara, PhD
Columbia University Medical Center

Incoming Chair, 2017
Gordon Asmundson, PhD
University of Regina

For the complete list of committee members, please visit this page.

Justification Tool Kit

ADAA understands that budgets are tight and making time in your demanding schedule takes more coordination and planning than ever before.

Taking time away from work and home, even for continuing education, needs to be justified as an important tool for improving your value to patients, faculty, colleagues, and the overall mission of your practice, hospital, or university.
 

Conference 2014 in the News

Read about findings presented at the Anxiety and Depression Conference 2014 featured in the media.

Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network
Despite low efficacy in OCD, adjunct antipsychotics still prescribed
(Audio interview)

Teaching Slides: CBT for Anxiety and Depressive Disorders

To better disseminate information on science-based practice, the slide sets below were created by ADAA Scientific Council member Michael Otto, PhD, for use in teaching about cognitive-behavioral interventions for anxiety disorders. 

 

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