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Watch videos or listen to podcasts on a variety of topics produced by ADAA's professional members, our partners, and friends.
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ADAA sits down with ADAA Members Emily E. Bernstein, PhD and Nicholas C. Jacobson, PhD to discuss what app-based therapies and the ongoing research in digital mental health.

If we are using an app, what does it mean for that app based therapy to be guided versus not guided?

When it's…

ADAA sits down with ADAA Member Jenny Yip, PsyD, ABPP and Ashley Bramhall, MA to discuss what burnout means, strategies to practice self-care, and how to find balance in your life.

Can you define what burnout means?

Dr. Yip: Well, I think there are many different definitions of burnout…

What is dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)? Experts Jeff Cohen, PsyD and Colleen Sloan, PhD share an introduction to DBT as a treatment option for your mental health journey including what DBT's goals and core principals are, when it is generally used, and what to expect if seeking DBT treatment…

 

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?  ADAA Member Aureen Wagner, PhD shares an introduction to CBT as a treatment option for your mental health journey including what CBT’s goals and core principals are, when it is generally used, and what to expect if seeking CBT treatment.…

What is Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)?   ADAA Member Taylor Wilmer, PhD shares an introduction on ERP as a treatment option for your mental health journey and discusses what ERP's goals and core principals are, when it is generally used to treat, and what to expect if seeking ERP…

What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)? ADAA Member Barbara Waldfogel, LCSW shares an introduction to ACT as a treatment option for your mental health journey and discusses what the goals and core principals of ACT are, when it is generally used,, and what to expect if seeking ACT…

A Personal Story of Triumph from our Public Community - Andy's Story. I created this video because, for as long as I can remember, mental health has been a daily factor in my life-- something which has weighed me down…

ADAA sits down with ADAA Member Paul Greene, PhD to discuss the many aspects of trauma: what it is, how it’s different from PTSD and stress, and how to get help if suffering from a traumatic experience. 

What is trauma? 

Dr. Greene: Trauma is a stressful or disturbing exposure to a…

ADAA went live on Instagram with Darius Dawson, PhD and ADAA Ally Tiara Johnson for a discussion on embracing black mental health, the importance of ally ship, and the mental health of black men.

Ben Eckstein, LCSW, discusses the use of exposure and response prevention (ERP) when treating contamination obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He explains hierarchies, which are the ratings of triggers that cause the least amount of anxiety to the most amount anxiety. 

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Throstur Bjorgvinsson, PhD, ABPP, gives an example of Exposure with Response Prevention, creating a hierarchy, doing exposures, and more. Presented in partnership with Anxiety and Depression Association of American (ADAA) and the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). 

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Throstur Bjorgvinsson, PhD, ABPP, explains that cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a form of psychotherapy. It is effective in treating many different disorders, though CBT is done differently for different disorders. 

Presented in partnership with Anxiety and Depression…

ADAA Member Jonathan Grayson, PhD, discusses that there is treatment available for OCD. Both the American Psychological Association and the American Psychiatric Association both agree that ERP is the best treatment for OCD. If you are doing CBT, it's best to make sure that it's specifically ERP…

ADAA Member Elizabeth McIngvale, PhD provides her expertise to help you learn the difference between Cognitive Therapy (CT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). Discover the best treatment option for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

ADAA Member Elizabeth McIngvale, PhD talks about intrusive thoughts related to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Exposure with Response Prevention (ERP) treatment.

Presented in partnership with the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). 

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Jonathan S. Abramowitz, PhD, ABPP explains what obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is and what it is not. He goes over mental health stigma and how OCD can take over your life.

Presented in partnership with the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). 

For more resources, visit …

Learn the differences between Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) verse Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) from Eric Storch, PhD. 

Presented in partnership with the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). 

For more resources,…

ADAA member Elizabeth McIngvale, PhD, LCSW talks about her personal experience with living with OCD. When you are in the middle of a battle or a big trigger, it can seem hopeless but your OCD does not define you and OCD treatment makes that possible for all of us.

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PTSD is an illness that people may develop months after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, including a terrorist attack like 9/11; combat; earthquake, tsunami, hurricane, tornado, or other natural disaster; serious auto or plane accidents; personal assault or abuse; or the…

I have always suffered with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, but really hit rock bottom about 5 years ago after my hysterectomy.  About 18 years ago after the birth of my first child I suffered some complications. To this day, I can replay every moment - this is when the doctors diagnosed me with…

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