by Patricia E. Zurita Ona, PsyD

Anya, a 26-year-old, was in charge of organizing the schedule for the annual camping trip with her college classmates. She was excited and ready to make phone calls and gather prices for transportation, camping sites, etc.

by Patricia E. Zurita Ona, PsyD

Have your clients faced those situations where, in getting ready to make values-based exposure exercises, their minds come up with thoughts along the lines of, “It will be too much; I won’t be able to handle it; It will be a disaster; how do I know it’s going to work; Do I really have to do it?”

by Erika J. Vivyan, PhD 

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent increased awareness of systemic racism have left me, a white psychologist, at a loss for words. I wanted to write a post for other anti-racist allies who are also struggling to voice and act in increasingly anti-racist ways both personally and professionally.

by Mbemba Jabbi, PhD and Kathariya Mokrue, PhD

Racial and related inequities have immensely traumatized Black and Brown citizens of the United States for centuries.

by Angelina F. Gomez, MA and Stefan G. Hofmann, PhD

Feeling anxious, worried, and tense? You are not alone!

by Anna Bartuska BS/BA, Derri Shtasel, MD, MPH, Luana Marques, PhD

Though none are immune to COVID-19, the rippling impacts of the current pandemic a

by Soo Jeong Youn,PhD, Torrey A. Creed,PhD, Shannon Wiltsey Stirman, PhD, Luana Marques, PhD

In an already challenged, and often under-resourced mental health care system, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in mental health needs across the globe1,2.

by Erika J. Vivyan, PhD

The use of positive behavioral strategies in the treatment of anxiety and comorbid behavior disorders is incredibly helpful during therapy sessions.

by Mark A. Smith, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc

This blog post is presented by the ADAA 2020 Conference Gold Sponsor VistaGen Therapeutics.

by Suma Chand, MPhil, PhD

There is no doubt that coping with chronic neurological illnesses can be very distressing. What is however not frequently recognized is the fact that the distress is often a full-fledged co-morbid (co-existing) psychiatric condition that is present alongside the neurological condition.

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