Dr. Cassiday offers suggestions for dealing with depression in another article on the Today Show website: http://www.today.com/health/do-you-have-smiling-depression
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We ALL have bad days once in a while. Dr. Cassiday is quoted in a story on the Today Show about how to turn things around when it's one of those days. Check it out here.
Although many of us love our pets, some people direct their attention to animals in an unhealthy way. Dr. Karen Cassiday shares her expertise in an article on animal hoarding in US News & World Report.
Many people struggle with social anxiety, especially during the busy holiday season. Dr. Karen Cassiday provides suggestions to those attending holiday parties in this article from Real Simple Magazine.
Dr. Maha Zayed utilized her expertise in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to conduct a full-day training session for employees at Heartland Alliance in Chicago. Heartland Alliance is a community agency that works with refugees, and the training was intended to help staff provide effective CBT based treatments for clients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to Treat Anxiety Disorders By Dr. Alison Alden Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is form of cognitive behavioral therapy that combines mindfulness, ideas from Zen Buddhism, and behavioral principles to help people better ride out and regulate their own emotions. Although it was originally developed to treat individuals with personality [...]
The Atlantic Magazine recently ran a story on the importance of using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy for OCD. Dr. Karen Cassiday is quoted in the article, which talks about how difficult it is for patients to find the right kind of therapy. At the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago our clinicians are all trained in [...]
Recently, several members of our team have shared their expertise with fellow mental health professionals. Dr. Pojas spoke at the Lake County Behavioral Health Alliance meeting, educating mental health providers on how to identify different subtypes of OCD and the treatment differences among obsessive compulsive disorder, obsessive compulsive personality disorder, and hoarding disorder. Dr. Zayed and Ben Harris recently shared the resources [...]
Hoarding Treatment Group: We will be offering a new intensive hoarding disorder treatment group, led by Julieanne Pojas, PsyD, beginning in May, 2017. This is a therapist-led, CBT-based treatment group that teaches skills to help hoarders conquer their clutter. The group will meet for 16 weeks from May through September on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm. Members who complete this group will have the [...]
Our Western Suburban Office is now open. In response to increasing demand for convenient access to excellent anxiety treatment, we have recently opened a new office in the western suburbs. We are located at 1550 Spring Road, Suite 220. You no longer need to travel to our our downtown or north shore locations to access the [...]