Much More Than Shy

“Hi! I'm Jack. And I have an anxiety disorder.”

Merely talking to other people makes me anxious. I often experience "phone fear." I avoid social gatherings (particularly parties), which I find excruciating. Crowded settings, especially without a perceptible escape route, cause me uneasiness, sometimes panic.

My Success Over OCD

Two years ago I wondered if the horrible feeling, the gnawing in my stomach would ever leave. Inside my freshman dorm room, I lived in my own mind, fixated on my thoughts and tormented by irrational messages and faulty fears.

Ashley D. Kendall, PhD

Ashley D. Kendall, PhD, is a clinical psychologist actively engaged in both scientific research and clinical practice. Dr. Kendall received her PhD in clinical science from Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois), and currently practices at Light on Anxiety Treatment Center of Chicago (Illinois). Her studies, conducted in collaboration with leading experts in the field, have uncovered new biological and emotional risk factors for the development of anxiety and related disorders, and have demonstrated the efficacy new psychosocial treatments.

Christine Moberg

Christine Moberg is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Head of Psychology at Pacifica Labs, Inc. a mental health technology startup dedicated to empowering individuals to manage their stress, anxiety and depression. At Pacifica, Christina is responsible for designing and conducting research, writing grants, interfacing with forward-thinking health care providers and organizations, and designing digital tools that are based on best practices in mental health treatment.

Dr. David Cueva

Desde 2013, el Dr. Cueva ha trabajado en la clinica de comunidad para Veteranos en Brooksville, FL que forma parte del Hospital James A. Haley para Veteranos. Allí trabaja en la clínica de salud mental donde sirve a Veteranos con una amplia gama de enfermedades incluyendo pero no limitado a estrés postraumático (PTSD), depresión y abuso de sustancias. Antes de estar en esta posición, el Dr. Cueva trabajó casi cinco años como psicólogo en la clinica de estrés-postraumático en el Hospital para Veteranos en Washington, DC.

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