The Anxious in Austin podcast features two Austin psychologists, Dr. Marianne Stout and Dr. Thomas Smithyman, who practice Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and focus on anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder. 

In this podcast, Dr. Smithyman and Dr. Stout discuss the many benefits of self-compassion including increasing motivation, happiness, resiliency, drive, positive body image, and calmness.

Thomas Smithyman, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist currently practicing in Austin, Texas. He treats the full range of anxiety disorders and OCD, and has a special focus on alleviating social anxiety. Dr. Smithyman was raised in Australia, and moved to the US to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies. You can find more information at

Marianne Stout, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Austin, Texas.  She treats the full spectrum of anxiety disorders and OCD, but takes a special interest in perinatal (before and soon after birth) anxiety disorders and OCD as well as insomnia.  

You can learn more about Dr. Stout and Dr. Smithyman at their practice:

Click here to link to the ongoing podcast.

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