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April 2014

ATC Staff Present at National ADAA Conference

2016-07-19T16:26:50-05:00April 29th, 2014|

The annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America met in Chicago.  All of the staff made presentations to an international audience on the latest advances in treatment of anxiety and depression.  Dr. Cassiday, Dr. Pojas and Dr. Laris spoke of helping patients develop good mental health.  Dr. [...]

Brand New Panic Relief System Comes to ATC

2016-07-19T16:26:57-05:00April 29th, 2014|

The Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago has a new panic management system available for the fast and effective treatment of panic attacks.  The Canary Breathing System uses biofeedback to help you  normalize your breathing so that you can prevent panic attacks from happening.  This state of the art, newly [...]

January 2014

Coping with Anxiety

2014-03-19T15:23:33-05:00January 13th, 2014|

Anxiety is a normal feeling for most human beings, but can become a problem when it overtakes your life.  Dr. Karen Cassiday contributes her expertise in a September 18, 2012, Chicago Tribune article about coping with anxiety, and offers suggestions for overprotective parents:

Animal Hoarding: What is it? Can it be cured?

2014-03-19T15:26:40-05:00January 13th, 2014|

The incidence of animal hoarding has increased five-fold in the last decade, and Dr. Karen Cassiday discusses symptoms of hoarding and recommended treatment options:

November 2013

Dr. Cassiday Presents at College of DuPage

2014-03-19T16:29:01-05:00November 20th, 2013|

Nationally known expert on Obsessive-Compulsive spectrum disorders, Dr. Karen Cassiday, will provide a free presentation at College of DuPage on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 from 1:45 to 2:50 p.m. A former guest on The Today Show, 20/20, Nightline, Discovery Channel and many other radio and television programs, Dr. Cassiday will provide [...]

August 2013

BeyondOCD Scientific Advisory Board appoints Dr. Melanie Santos

2014-03-19T17:12:05-05:00August 13th, 2013|

Dr. Melanie Santos, Psy.D., Psychologist and Director of the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago's Chicago Office, was appointed to theBeyondOCD Scientific Advisory Board in August of 2013.  She joins Dr. Karen Cassiday on this prestigious panel. For more information about BeyondOCD, go to

October 2011

Dr. Cassiday Appears on Face to Facebook Documentary

2016-07-19T16:27:27-05:00October 5th, 2011|

Arlynn Leiber Presser, who suffers from Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia, created a documentary film of self discovery. As she traveled the world to visit each of her facebook friends, she not only challenged herself to go farther than she’s ever been, she broke free from her fears and anxiety.  Dr. Cassiday [...]

July 2010

May 2008

Agoraphobia Explained

2014-03-20T11:54:08-05:00May 29th, 2008|

Dr. Cassiday appears on Your Mental Health Talk Radio to discuss agoraphobia: More Health Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with jsforeman on BlogTalkRadio