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.
A harrowing and traumatic childhood brought on debilitating panic attacks in adulthood. Discover what she learned as she triumphed over them.
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Ailsa Russell, PhD
Clinical Director for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
University of Bath
Dr. Russell addresses treatment approaches for people with OCD and autism spectrum disorders. Her research with colleagues at Kings College London has focused on studies of people with autism, in particular trying to adapt or develop effective psychological interventions for anxiety, OCD, and other emotional disorders.
Our annual clinical symposium will feature a panel of expert clinicians working on a very complex case: an adult client struggling with PTSD, OCD, and substance abuse. Complex cases are not the exception but the norm in the therapy room. One can feel stuck trying to figure out how to approach these clients without a case formulation and a solid treatment plan. However, complex cases often create challenges to our formulations and interventions.
A residential treatment center (RTC), sometimes called a rehab, is a live-in health care facility providing therapy for substance abuse, mental illness, or other behavioral problems.
Dr. Peggy Richter describes how CBT and various medication options can help treat people with OCD. Listen here.
An expert explains why reassuring words that you won't get Ebola are often not enough to soothe your anxieties.