ADAA is delighted to share member blog posts on various innovative and current research and practice issues. You can search our blog posts (see search option to the right of this page) by keyword or by population. The most recent blog posts are those that appear at the top of the page. As each blog post is also comment enabled, we invite you to share your thoughts to further the conversation. We encourage our members and the broader professional community to read and share these informative posts with colleagues. ADAA also invites members interested in submitting a blog post to contact us. Blog posts need to include a title, be no more than 500 words in length, and accompanied by a head shot and a 2-3 sentence biography. Blog posts will be posted here and shared through Insights - ADAA’s weekly member email newsletter and through social media. ADAA members are also encouraged to submit blog posts (the same submission criteria applies) that are consumer focused. These will be posted on the consumer blog post page of the ADAA website and shared via social media and through Triumph, our monthly consumer email newsletter.

by Dr. Priscila Chacon, Dr. Alice de Mathis, Dr. Juliana Negreiros

Author Information:

1. Dr. Priscila Chacon, Departamento de Psiquiatria da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo

2. Dr. Alice de Mathis,  Departamento de Psiquiatria da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo

by Susan K. Gurley, ADAA Executive Director

Susan Gurley joined the ADAA staff in 2015 and has more than 15 years of leadership experience in the access to health and justice-centered nonprofit sector, international development, and higher education administration, as well as in global membership-association management.

by Stefan G. Hofmann

Stefan G. Hofmann, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Boston University, where he directs the Psychotherapy and Emotion Research Laboratory. Having published more than 15 books and 300 articles, he is a Highly Cited Researcher.

by Kevin Chapman

Dr. Kevin Chapman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice, where he engages in the assessment and treatment of anxiety and related disorders and the culturally-infused implementation of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).

by Elizabeth DuPont Spencer

Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker and Board-approved supervisor.

by Alison R. Alden & Julieanne Pojas

Alison R. Alden, Ph.D., and Julieanne Pojas, Psy.D. are Licensed Clinical Psychologists at the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago in Deerfield, IL.

by Luana Marques, PhD

Luana Marques, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist in the states of Massachusetts and New York and an expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

by Juliana Negreiros

Dr. Juliana Negreiros is a registered psychologist who has extensive clinical and research experience working with children and youth with OCD and anxiety disorders in community, school, and hospital settings.

by Michael E. Thase

Michael E. Thase, MD works with the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania and the Cpl Michael J Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

by Claire Mysko

Claire Mysko is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Eating Disorders Association and an internationally recognized leader in eating disorders advocacy and education.