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Dr. Karen Cassiday Has Published a Book!

2021-09-14T12:53:10-05:00

We are excited to announce Dr. Karen Cassiday has published her first book!  The No Worries Guide to Raising Your Anxious Child:  A Handbook to Help You and Your Anxious Child Thrive is a two-in-one handbook that will help you understand your child's anxiety and how to ease it, while also showing you how to [...]

Dr. Karen Cassiday Has Published a Book!2021-09-14T12:53:10-05:00

Care.com Asks Dr. Karen Cassiday about Back-to-School Anxiety

2021-08-17T17:21:45-05:00

Returning to school in the fall can be an anxious time for children even in normal circumstances.  After last year's lockdowns, learning losses, and continued concerns about the coronavirus, many parents and children are more worried than ever about what the next school year will bring.  Care.com provides some timely advice on managing back-to-school anxiety [...]

Care.com Asks Dr. Karen Cassiday about Back-to-School Anxiety2021-08-17T17:21:45-05:00

Dr. Karen Cassiday Interviewed by The WSJ on Virtual Therapy

2021-08-10T10:29:46-05:00

Virtual therapy saw a rise in popularity during the last year, and as conditions change people continue to ask if an online option is as effective as in-person therapy.  Dr. Karen Cassiday gives her opinion in The Wall Street Journal article, "Online Therapy Got Popular During Covid.  Should You Still See Your Therapist in Person?"

Dr. Karen Cassiday Interviewed by The WSJ on Virtual Therapy2021-08-10T10:29:46-05:00

Coping with COVID-19: Managing Anxiety and Depression with Christina Maxwell

2020-07-16T15:42:41-05:00

Whether you have struggled with anxiety and depression in the past or not, current polls suggest the pandemic has made a serious impact on Americans' mental health.  While many things are out of our control right now, there are evidence-based practices that can help us cope.  Join Christina Maxwell virtually at the Round Lake Area [...]

Coping with COVID-19: Managing Anxiety and Depression with Christina Maxwell2020-07-16T15:42:41-05:00

Dr. Karen Cassiday Speaks with BBC Worklife About Returning to Work

2020-06-04T16:43:55-05:00

BBC Worklife asks the question, "Why do we feel uneasy about a ‘new normal’?" Many of us have longed for a return to normal routines, normal interactions, normal life.  But now that stay-at-home orders are beginning to lift, some are beginning to feel anxious about returning to normal life.  ATC's Dr. Cassiday and Dr. Rosmarin of [...]

Dr. Karen Cassiday Speaks with BBC Worklife About Returning to Work2020-06-04T16:43:55-05:00

Mental Health America’s Anxiety Roundtable on Facebook Live Featuring Dr. Cassiday

2020-05-27T13:56:48-05:00

Mental Health America, the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans, is hosting a roundtable discussion on anxiety Thursday, May 28, at 3:30 p.m. (ET).  The panel includes our clinic director Dr. Karen Cassiday, actor Tati Gabrielle, and [...]

Mental Health America’s Anxiety Roundtable on Facebook Live Featuring Dr. Cassiday2020-05-27T13:56:48-05:00

‘I Should Be Good At This’: Agoraphobic People Are Suffering Through Quarantine With Everyone Else

2020-05-21T10:53:57-05:00

Elle magazine explores the impact of quarantine on women who suffer from agoraphobia:  is it easier to stay at home?  Are there concerns about backsliding and losing ground?  What will it be like to reopen?  Dr. Karen Cassiday was interviewed as one of the experts.  From the article: "[Dr. Cassiday has] already noticed what were previously 'little [...]

‘I Should Be Good At This’: Agoraphobic People Are Suffering Through Quarantine With Everyone Else2020-05-21T10:53:57-05:00

Dr. Cassiday Addresses Medication Concerns on Fatherly.com

2020-05-12T12:09:49-05:00

Though we continue to adapt to new situations and daily changes in routine during COVID-19,  anxiety and depression have increased for so many.  Since everyone is in the same boat, how do you know if you are suffering with normal symptoms or a treatable condition?  Should you ask for medication, and if so, when? Dr. [...]

Dr. Cassiday Addresses Medication Concerns on Fatherly.com2020-05-12T12:09:49-05:00

Finding Calm in the COVID-19 Storm by Dr. Karen Cassiday

2020-05-08T14:11:37-05:00

"What if you have the kind of anxiety that makes you feel trapped and panicky because of the stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19?  While there are some whose anxiety disorder might find it a relief to stay home and engage in social distancing, there are many for whom this situation creates a special nightmare." In [...]

Finding Calm in the COVID-19 Storm by Dr. Karen Cassiday2020-05-08T14:11:37-05:00

Do I Have Anxiety or Am I Just Stressed? Listen to Christina Maxwell’s WGN Radio Interview

2020-04-30T16:08:38-05:00

Christina Maxwell joined "Into the Night" host Ji Suk Yi on WGN Radio 720 to explain the differences and similarities between stress and anxiety, how to best manage them during the pandemic, as well as offer life-long tools to help cope with anxiety-triggering situations.  Enjoy listening to the interview, and be sure to check out [...]

Do I Have Anxiety or Am I Just Stressed? Listen to Christina Maxwell’s WGN Radio Interview2020-04-30T16:08:38-05:00