Webinars

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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January 5, 2021
Ken Goodman, LCSW

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?

December 4, 2020
Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA
Ken Goodman, LCSW
David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP

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.

November 5, 2020
Paul Greene, PhD

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

September 17, 2020
Kimberlye Dean, PhD

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.

September 4, 2020
Kathariya Mokrue, PhD
Mbemba Jabbi, PhD

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.

 

May 13, 2020
Rachel Busman, PsyD

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

March 27, 2020
Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA
Ken Goodman, LCSW
David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP

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.

 

March 20, 2020
Ken Goodman, LCSW
Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA
David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP

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.

January 31, 2020
Mitchell Greene, PhD

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.

January 23, 2020
Dave Carbonell, PhD

Anxiety makes us question our decisions and ourselves, and worry

December 4, 2019
Jenny Yip, PsyD, ABPP

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.

September 23, 2019
Lizabeth Roemer, PhD

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.

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
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.

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.

December 19, 2018
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. 

October 24, 2018
Melissa G. Hunt, PhD

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.

October 17, 2018
Rachel Busman, PsyD

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.

September 28, 2018
Karen Martinez, MD, MSC

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 

September 28, 2018
Natalie Arbid

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

August 7, 2018
Dr Karen G. Martínez, MD, MSc
Jessica Graham-LoPresti, PhD

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.

August 6, 2018
Daniel Singley, PhD

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.

May 21, 2018
Garlene Guadron, LPC

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April 24, 2017
Andrew Rosen, PhD, ABPP, FAACP

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)?

December 2, 2016

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.

October 5, 2016
Dr. Hammett

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

August 10, 2016
Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP

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

July 8, 2016
Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA

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.

June 8, 2016
Melanie VanDyke, PhD, Clark Kebodeaux,PharmD, and Hedva Barenholtz, PharmD

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

May 4, 2016
Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D.

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

February 24, 2016

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

January 12, 2016
Catherine Pittman, PhD

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

August 10, 2015

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

June 3, 2015
Michael Otto, PhD

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

May 6, 2015
Dr. Debra Hope

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

November 5, 2014

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.

October 22, 2014
Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD
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.)
September 19, 2014
Sally Winston, PsyD

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

June 4, 2014
Katharine Phillips, MD

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.

May 7, 2014
Scott Stossel

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.

April 16, 2014
Daniel Pine, MD

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.

January 8, 2014
Jenny Yip, PsyD, ABPP

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.

October 9, 2013
Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP

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

August 7, 2013
Patrick McGrath, PhD

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. 

May 1, 2013
Andrea Umbach, PsyD

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.

April 17, 2013
Sally Winston, PsyD

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

February 6, 2013

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.

January 9, 2013
Catherine Pittman, PhD

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.

December 12, 2012
Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D.

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.

Ken Goodman, LCSW

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.

 

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