Eating disorders can be very complex to treat. Dr. Cassiday shares insights for clinicians on the importance of considering all aspects of mental health for clients with eating disorders: National Eating Disorders Association Blog
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By Julieanne Pojas, PsyD Mental health is an integral part of children’s overall health. However, strong mental health starts prior to stepping into a therapist’s office. Children who practice mental health skills regularly could reduce their risk for mental illness and relapse. General guidelines for youth mental health: Teach them compassion and gratitude Teaching children [...]
Dr. Alden recently published an article on anxiety.org, with practical suggestions for parents in how best to respond to their child's tantrums. Rule #1: Ignore! It's important not to reinforce this type of behavior. Read more valuable suggestions here: What To Do When Your Anxious Child Throws A Tantrum.
The Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago clinicians attended the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) conference in San Francisco in early April. Staff attended sessions which offered the latest research-based findings on treatment for anxiety and depression, and learned strategies to improve treatments in our clinical practice. In addition, our own Dr. Karen Cassiday, as [...]
We are pleased to offer a FREE Stress Management Workshop this coming Tuesday, April 18th, at 3pm in the WeWork - Fulton Market building located at 220 N. Green Street in the West Loop of Chicago. Two of our Chicago-based clinicians, Dr. Dustin Siegel and Stephanie Kuhn, M.A. will teach attendees about factors that influence stress, and lead participants through activities [...]
If you've been immobilized by panic attacks or excessive anxiety, you do not need to suffer endlessly. Dr. Karen Cassiday describes effective treatment techniques in this US News and World Report article that can help you to successfully overcome your fears. At the Anxiety Treatment Center, our therapists can accompany you in situations where you feel [...]
Dr. Cassiday shares her expertise on OCD in Chicago Health, explaining the successful treatment options available to minimize the debilitating effects of this very treatable condition.
Struggling with obsessive thoughts that just won't quit? Our own Dr. Julieanne Pojas was invited to share her strategies for dealing with intrusive thoughts and OCD on IntrusiveThoughts.org. This guidance is valuable for those struggling with OCD as well as anyone who suffers from intrusive thoughts that just won't stop. Read her article to learn suggestions [...]
Dr. Cassiday shared her expertise on anxiety in an episode of Steph it up with Steph, a TV show on WTTW, Channel 11 in Chicago targeting women with a weekly dose of health, fitness, and lifestyle entertainment. The show aired on 2/18/17, and shows Dr. Cassiday providing insight and guidance on how to manage anxiety.
Looking for information on how to manage anxiety in children? Join Maha Zayed, Ph.D and Ben Harris, LCPC, at the "Piecing it All Together" conference for parents and clinicians on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in River Forest, IL at the Dominican University Priory Campus. They will be speaking on Anxiety in Youth and School Refusal. [...]