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Free monthly webinars address some of the most frequently asked questions about psychological and pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, and related disorders for adults as well as children. Experts offer tips and other information you need to know. Mental health professionals are welcome to listen, and encouraged to share these webinars with their clients, but please note that this webinar series is intended for the general public.Continuing education credits are not available for this webinar series. Visit this page for webinars offering CE credits for professionals.

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September 4, 2019
Eda Gorbis, PhD, LMFT

This webinar includes an overview description of the characteristics of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), the challenges therapists face when diagnosing the disorder (including a contrast/comparison with OCD – a co-morbid disorder), and information about the most effective treatment options.  Dr.

July 22, 2019
Maren Nyer, PhD

You may have heard good things about yoga and how it can help anxiety and depression, but what does the research show? Dr.

July 12, 2019
ADAA Board Member, Ken Goodman, LCSW

Do you have a fear of driving? Are you afraid of having a panic attack behind the wheel? Do you worry about losing control and causing an accident? The fear of driving can cripple your life, but there is a solution.

June 20, 2019
Jon Hershfield, MFT

If you're afraid of germs, you might struggle to resist excessively washing your hands, but what if the contaminant you fear is unwanted violent thoughts? What if being "dirty" for you meant believing you might want to or choose to or impulsively hurt someone or hurt yourself?

June 3, 2019
Alexandra Hamlet

Dr. Alexandra Hamlet, a Clinical Psychologist with the Child Mind Institute in New York, discusses the current research and the current challenges facing young people who are members of the LGBTQ community. Dr. Hamlet shares the  best resources and tools for helping to meet these challenges.

April 17, 2019
Rachel Busman, PsyD

Separation anxiety for toddlers and young children is normal. However, when the anxiety interferes with normal activities and normal development, it can be a problem.

March 4, 2019
Michelle Witkin, Ph.D

When your brother or sister has OCD, it can affect everyone in the family - even you! 


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December 19, 2018
Lynne Siqueland, PhD
Deborah Ledley, PhD

Many children and teens live in a world that is fast-paced and highly demanding in many spheres: school, social life, and family life. Sometimes the pressure comes from these outside forces, and other times the pressure comes from within. 

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December 14, 2018
Jenni Schaefer

“Does it ever get better?” those in eating disorder recovery often ask. Healing from an eating disorder can be such a long journey—with so many bumps along the way—that many feel hopeless and believe they might never recover.

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November 14, 2018
Rachel Busman, PsyD

This webinar focuses on Selective Mutism, which is an anxiety disorder that renders a child, who might be otherwise chatty at home, unable to speak fully in places like school, with friends or in the community.

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