Mental Health Webinars for the Public

ADAA's 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. Below is a list of upcoming webinars, as well as all on-demand offerings. You can search our webinar library by keyword/presenter, topics and demographics. 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.

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Thursday, October 20, 2022 9:00 am
Michelle Patriquin, PhD, ABPP and
Recorded Webinar
Anxiety and stress related to politics and elections affects us all. ADAA partners with Menninger to bring you this webinar. It provides tips and best practices for managing your political stress and anxiety during and after the mid-term election.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 12:00 pm
Mary Karapetian Alvord, PhD and
Dana Kornfeld, MD and
Beth Salcedo, MD and
Recorded Webinar
Learn practical and evidence-based skills to encourage in your children as they move forward this year.
Monday, August 29, 2022 12:00 pm
Sally Winston, PsyD and
Martin Seif, PhD, ABPP and
Recorded Webinar
ADAA sits down to chat with Drs. Sally Winston and Martin Seif on their three self-help publication ono overcoming intrusive thoughts, compulsive thoughts, and anticipatory anxiety.
Thursday, August 25, 2022 12:00 pm
Amie R. Newins, PhD and
Deborah C. Beidel, PhD, ABPP and
Recorded Webinar
Learn strategies for managing fear and worry about school shootings for parents/guardians, teachers/school staff, and students.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 3:00 pm
Jacqueline Sperling, PhD and
Recorded Webinar
In this webinar, you’ll learn about the different ways that social anxiety can show up and the tools available to help you feel more in charge of your emotions.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 12:00 pm
Risa B. Weisberg, PhD and
Recorded Webinar
Dr. Weisberg reviews the common problems that often come along with chronic pain, including anxiety, depression, difficulties with pain medications and other substances, and feeling misunderstood by medical professionals and others in your life.
Wednesday, July 06, 2022 11:00 am
Tynessa Franks, PhD and
Recorded Webinar
5 Tips to help you overcome your anxiety to do your best at a job interview.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 11:00 am
Jessi Gold, MD, MS and
Recorded Webinar

ADAA and Jessi Gold, MD, MS sat down for an ADAA Instagram live community discussion on mental health and medication in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Thursday, May 12, 2022 12:00 pm
Karen Cassiday, PhD, ACT and
Recorded Webinar
Come listen and talk to Dr. Karen Cassiday to learn the latest tips and information about overcoming agoraphobia and reclaiming your life.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 12:00 pm
Martin Paulus, PhD, Scientific Council Chair and
Recorded Webinar

The use of cannabis in the U.S. has undergone a dramatic change over the past two decades.  Starting with the campaign to legalize the use of cannabis in the 90s, use, attitudes and risk perception have changed in both adolescent and adult population.

Tuesday, April 05, 2022 9:30 am
Jennifer Erickson, PhD, LPC and
Recorded Webinar
In this webinar, we will help you have a better understanding on what anxiety, ADHD, and executive functioning and how they may be intertwined.
Thursday, February 10, 2022 3:00 pm
Ken Goodman, LCSW and
Recorded Webinar
Why do people worry, why does it trigger physical symptoms of anxiety, and what you can do about it.
Friday, January 14, 2022 9:00 am
Scott Granet, LCSW and
Recorded Webinar
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What is Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)? It’s a disorder of great distress about one’s physical appearance, with tormenting obsessions and compulsions.
Friday, November 05, 2021 9:00 am
Recorded Webinar
While apps are not a replacement for seeing a licensed professional, they can be a starting point for getting support, an add-on to treatment you are already receiving, and/or a helpful tool to have in your back pocket to help you stay on top of your overall wellness. 
Wednesday, October 06, 2021 9:00 am
Kimberley Quinlan, LMFT and
Recorded Webinar

When times are difficult, we often respond to our suffering with self-criticism, self-punishment, or pleasure withholding.  In this webinar, you will learn how to use self-compassion, the art of treating yourself with kindness, care, and respect.

Friday, September 24, 2021 9:00 am
Diana Hill, PhD and
Katy Rothfelder, LPC-A and
Recorded Webinar
This webinar will explore Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)—including mindfulness, acceptance, values-based living, and self-compassion.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 12:00 pm
Mary Karapetian Alvord, PhD and
Dana Kornfeld, MD and
Beth Salcedo, MD and
Live Webinar
Our goal is to show how building resilience can ease the transition back to school this fall and help your children thrive despite the uncertainties and changes they will face. The panelists, a child and adolescent psychologist, a pediatrician and an adult psychiatrist discuss practical and evidence-based skills that parents can encourage in their kids as they move forward into a new school year.  
Friday, July 23, 2021 1:00 pm
Ashley J. Smith, PhD and
Upcoming Webinar
Learn how to boost your wellbeing, happiness, and life satisfaction despite anxiety or depression. With ADAA member Dr. Ashley Smith. On-demand after July 23.
Friday, May 07, 2021 12:00 pm
Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA and
Ken Goodman, LCSW and
David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP and
Recorded Webinar
As restrictions are lifting, uncertainty is causing many people to experience anxiety. This free live webinar features an ADAA panel of experts providing tips and strategies on how to move through and past your fears and worries to reclaim your life. 
Tuesday, April 06, 2021 12:00 pm
Ken Goodman, LCSW and
Recorded Webinar

ADAA Board member and health anxiety expert, Ken Goodman LCSW, shares helpful tips and strategies to manage COVID anxiety. Ken also interviews a former patient who struggled with COVID health anxiety.

 

Tuesday, January 05, 2021 2:18 am
Ken Goodman, LCSW and
Recorded Webinar

The illness you fear may not be the illness you have. Do you worry about cancer, heart attacks, or a brain aneurism? Do you regularly google your symptoms or reexam parts of your body that are concerning?

Friday, December 04, 2020 1:00 pm
Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA and
Ken Goodman, LCSW and
David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP and
Recorded Webinar

Are you struggling with Covid fatigue? Is it becoming increasingly difficult to stay positive and strong? Come join our panel of experts, ADAA members Ken Goodman, LCSW, Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA and David H.

Thursday, November 05, 2020 1:00 pm
Paul Greene, PhD and

Intrusive thoughts can create intense anxiety and lead to rumination for those who suffer from them. ADAA members Drs.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:00 am
Kimberlye Dean, PhD and

In the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the chronic stressor of systemic racism continues to impede physical and mental health. Are you wondering what you can do to support BIPOC in light of this chronic stressor? Dr.

Friday, September 04, 2020 11:00 am
Kathariya Mokrue, PhD and
Mbemba Jabbi, PhD and

This webinar provides an overview of the cumulative, inter-generational, and persistent racial inequities faced by communities of color.   We also discuss the effects of these trauma on the mind and body and offer strategies on how to cope during this difficult time.

 

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:00 pm
Rachel Busman, PsyD and
Recorded Webinar

In this webinar, Dr. Busman, Senior Director of the Child Mind Institute discusses parenting in the time of the coronavirus.

Friday, March 27, 2020 1:01 pm
Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA and
Ken Goodman, LCSW and
David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP and
Recorded Webinar

ADAA members Ken Goodman, LCSW, Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA and David H. Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP share helpful tips and strategies to manage coronavirus anxiety and stress for families.

 

Friday, March 20, 2020 2:02 pm
Ken Goodman, LCSW and
Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA and
David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP and
Recorded Webinar

ADAA members Ken Goodman, LCSW, Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA and David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP share "top 10" tips and strategies to help manage coronavirus panic and anxiety in this short video.

Friday, January 31, 2020 11:00 am
Mitchell Greene, PhD and

Research shows, and everyone agrees, that exercising and playing sports can be one of the best natural stress relievers we have for feelings of anxiety, depression and overwhelm.

Thursday, January 23, 2020 3:03 pm
Dave Carbonell, PhD and

Anxiety makes us question our decisions and ourselves, and worry

Wednesday, December 04, 2019 2:03 pm
Jenny Yip, PsyD, ABPP and

What is the longest length of time you’ve been without a digital device? In our evermore digitized world, being compulsively “connected” 24/7 has become the norm.

Monday, September 23, 2019 9:09 am
Lizabeth Roemer, PhD and
Recorded Webinar

This webinar describes the nature of anxiety and various ways in which anxiety can be maintained.    Dr. Roemer provides an overview of mindfulness, the various ways it can be practiced, and how mindfulness can be of benefit to those with anxiety.

Wednesday, September 04, 2019 9:09 am
Eda Gorbis, PhD, LMFT and

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.

Monday, July 22, 2019 12:00 am
Maren Nyer, PhD and

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

Friday, July 12, 2019 3:00 pm
Ken Goodman, LCSW and
Recorded Webinar

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.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:00 am
Rachel Busman, PsyD and
Recorded Webinar

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.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 12:00 am
Deborah Ledley, PhD and
Recorded Webinar

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. 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12:00 am
Melissa G. Hunt, PhD and
Recorded Webinar

There is a lot of overlap between IBS and anxiety disorders. IBS causes anxiety. Also, people with anxiety disorders have a much higher than average occurrence of IBS.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 12:00 pm
Rachel Busman, PsyD and
Recorded Webinar

This webinar focuses on anxiety disorders in children and adolescents and ways that caregivers can help. In addition to describing what the symptoms are, specific ways that adults can help are highlighted.

Friday, September 28, 2018 12:00 am
Natalie Arbid and

Ansiedad: una breve introducción a la ansiedad, los síntomas, las opciones de tratamiento y unos recursos por Natalie Arbid.

Friday, September 28, 2018 12:00 am
Karen Martinez, MD, MSC and
Recorded Webinar

Depresión y ansiedad en niños: una discusión acerca de por qué es importante saber que la depresión y la ansiedad también puede ocurrir en niños, niñas y adolescentes por Karen G. Martinez 

Tuesday, August 07, 2018 12:00 pm
Karen G. Martínez, MD, MSc and
Jessica Graham-LoPresti, PhD and
Recorded Webinar

This webinar focuses on the negative impact of racism on mental health symptoms for people of color.  In addition, we will provide some coping resources to deal with the stress, anxiety, and overall emotional toll of racism.

Monday, August 06, 2018 12:00 pm
Daniel Singley, PhD and
Recorded Webinar

While most mental health clinicians and organizations focus on the mother-child relationship, a wealth of research now shows that fathers can strongly impact – and be impacted by – their partners’ and babies’ well-being throughout the perinatal period.

Monday, May 21, 2018 12:00 am
Garlene Guadron, LPC and
Recorded Webinar

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Monday, April 24, 2017 9:09 am
Andrew Rosen, PhD, ABPP, FAACP and

Some of the topics covered: What are the roles of medication and therapy? How can my psychiatrist (or primary care doctor) and my therapist work together as a team? How soon can I expect to see results from medication? How soon can I expect to see results from cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)?

Friday, December 02, 2016 9:09 am
Recorded Webinar

Anxiety and parenting expert, Dr. Debra Kissen, provides practical tips on how to find a balance between providing too much and too little information about complex national and global affairs and how to have these discussions in an age appropriate manner.

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 12:00 am
Dr. Hammett and
Recorded Webinar

Dr. Hammett addresses anxiety, autism spectrum disorder, and children.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 9:09 am
Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP and
Recorded Webinar

Dr. Anne Marie Albano addresses the treatment needs specific to high school and college students with anxiety disorders and depression.

Friday, July 08, 2016 9:09 am
Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA and
Recorded Webinar

Dr. Debra Kissen explains fear and anxiety related to mass shootings and other forms of terrorism, and she describes how cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can help you.

Wednesday, June 08, 2016 12:00 am
Melanie VanDyke, PhD and
Recorded Webinar

Melanie VanDyke, PhD, Clark Kebodeaux, PharmD, and Hedva Barenholtz, PharmD, explain how pharmacists can be a resource for people with anxiety and depression.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 9:09 am
Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D. and

Dr. Dennis Greenberger provides self-help strategies that can help combat anxiety and depression.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 9:09 am
Eli Lebowitz, PhD and
Recorded Webinar

Clinical psychologist Dr. Eli Lebowitz addresses how to recognize bullying and how it relates to anxiety and depression.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 9:09 am
Catherine Pittman, PhD and
Recorded Webinar

Dr. Catherine Pittman describes the dangers of long-term use of benzodiazepines, as well as better alternatives to consider.

Monday, August 10, 2015 9:09 am
Recorded Webinar

Dr. Eli Lebowitz addresses how to help kids with anxiety disorders when they don't want your help.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 9:09 am
Michael Otto, PhD and

Dr. Michael Otto discusses how to start and maintain an exercise program to improve your mood, anxiety, and depression.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 12:00 am
Dr. Debra Hope and

Dr. Debra Hope provides ways to thrive through the challenges of having anxiety and depression in the LGBTQ community.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 9:09 am
Recorded Webinar

Dr. Lynne Siqueland discusses how to help your child cope with anxiety and get through typical difficult times (school mornings, stomachaches, homework, and bedtime) and how parents can take care of themselves so they can take care of their children.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:09 am
Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD and
Recorded Webinar
Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody focuses on new treatment options for anxiety and depression in perinatal women.
 
(Note: Due to technical difficulties, the recording is of the final half-hour only.)
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:00 am
Sally Winston, PsyD and

Dr. Sally Winston details the biggest obstacles to your overcoming anxiety disorders.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014 9:09 am
Katharine Phillips, MD and
Recorded Webinar

Dr. Katharine Phillips addresses what you need to know about the latest changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), with a focus on anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive and related disorders.

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 9:09 am
Scott Stossel and
Recorded Webinar

Mr. Stossel, author of My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind, talks about his own anxiety and treatments with Dr. Jenny Yip.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:09 am
Daniel Pine, MD and
Recorded Webinar

Daniel Pine, MD, who specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry, discusses medication and psychosocial treatments for kids and teens who are suffering from anxiety and depression.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 9:09 am
Jenny Yip, PsyD, ABPP and
Recorded Webinar

Dr. Jenny Yip addresses the academic challenges a child with anxiety commonly faces, and the key aspects of obtaining school accommodations for a child can gain sufficient tools in treatment to manage anxiety successfully.

Wednesday, October 09, 2013 9:09 am
Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP and
Recorded Webinar

Dr. Anne Marie Albano discusses anxiety and mood disorders in adolescents and effective treatments.

Wednesday, August 07, 2013 12:00 am
Patrick McGrath, PhD and

Patrick McGrath, PhD, focuses on seven simple things that you can start to do differently today to help you overcome basic feelings of worry, stress, and anxiety. 

Wednesday, May 01, 2013 9:09 am
Andrea Umbach, PsyD and
Recorded Webinar

Andrea Umbach, PsyD, discusses diagnostic symptoms of anxiety and depression and how these symptoms might manifest themselves in children. She addresses practical strategies for early intervention to help parents support their children through difficult times.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 9:09 am
Sally Winston, PsyD and

Sally Winston, PsyD, discusses some commonly held beliefs about anxiety disorders that are mostly or partially false, including why reducing stress, thinking positive thoughts, gaining insight about its origins, and lots of  reassurance often do not really help much in reducing significant sympto

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 9:09 am

Beth Salcedo, MD, addresses reasons to consider medications for anxiety disorders; types and choices; the indications, risks, side effects, and benefits; lengths of treatment and tapering and discontinuing.

Wednesday, January 09, 2013 9:09 am
Catherine Pittman, PhD and
Recorded Webinar

Catherine Pittman, PhD, a clinical psychologist, explains the processes in the brain that influence anxiety and what techniques actually allow us to change our anxious brains.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 9:09 am
Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D. and
Recorded Webinar

Dennis Greenberger, PhD, addresses the differences and similarities between symptoms of anxiety and depression, how the disorders are treated with CBT, and what patients can expect in treatment.