Outsmart Your Anxious Brain

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Dave Carbonell, PhD
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Anxiety and Depression
Thursday, January 23, 2020 3:03 pm
- 3:05 pm ET

Anxiety makes us question our decisions and ourselves, and worry about the future. It fills our days with dread and emotional turbulence. But what if we understood that anxiety is mostly a trick of the mind, constantly triggering alarms even when we’re not in any particular danger? ADAA member Dr. David Carbonell introduces some of the most powerful techniques to help you respond differently and start to overcome panic, anxiety, worry, and phobias.  Also by Dr. Carbonell: ADAA blog post - The Key to Overcoming Anxiety, Panic & Worry.

Presenter(s) Biography

Dave Carbonell, PhD

David Carbonell, PhD

Member Since 2003

David Carbonell, PhD. is a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in treating anxiety. He is the author of four self- help books:  Panic Attacks Workbook, The Worry Trick, Fear of Flying Workbook, and Outsmart Your Anxious Brain: Ten Simple Ways to Beat the Worry Trick. 

Dr. Carbonell is the “coach” of a popular self-help site where you can find his books: https://www.anxietycoach.com. He has taught workshops on the treatment of anxiety disorders to more than 10,000 therapists in the U.S. and abroad.  He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from DePaul University in Chicago in 1985 and has maintained a practice devoted to the treatment of anxiety disorders in Chicago since 1990. In his spare time, he is the founding member of The Therapy Players, an improvisational comedy troupe of professional psychotherapists in the Chicago area.

Dr. Carbonell and ADAA

"I was a newly licensed psychologist in 1987, in my first job in a Chicago suburb, and volunteered to facilitate a local anxiety self-help group. That was my introduction to everything about anxiety disorders that I hadn’t learned in graduate school. What an education it was! I first learned of ADAA there (it was the Phobia Society of America at that time). Eager to learn more, I attended my first conference probably 1987 or ’88, in San Francisco, and was really dazzled by my first Reid Wilson workshop, among others. The conferences for me, and the educational resources for clients and consumers. And I’ve met some great people.”

“In the beginning, it gave me a clinical focus when it was quite rare to specialize in anxiety disorder treatment, and that has really defined my career.”

Dave Carbonell, PhD is a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in treating anxiety. He is the author of four self- help books: Panic Attacks Workbook, The Worry Trick, Fear of Flying Workbook, and Outsmart Your Anxious Brain: 10 Simple Ways to Beat the Worry Trick. He is the “coach” of the popular self-help site, anxietycoach.com, and has taught workshops on the treatment of anxiety disorders to more than 10,000 therapists in the U.S. and abroad.  He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from DePaul University in Chicago in 1985 and has maintained a practice devoted to the treatment of anxiety disorders in Chicago since 1990. In his spare time, he is the founding member of The Therapy Players, an improvisational comedy troupe of professional psychotherapists in the Chicago area."

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