Practical advice for parents on helping your children manage anxiety from Dr. Alden

2018-01-31T17:02:59-06:00

It's common for children to avoid the things that scare them. Our own Dr. Alison Alden shares her insight and expertise in how you can help your children to minimize anxiety by facing, rather than avoiding, their fears. She provides practical parenting advice so you can help your child gain self-confidence. Read more in Vice [...]

Practical advice for parents on helping your children manage anxiety from Dr. Alden2018-01-31T17:02:59-06:00

Mental Health Skills for the Next Generation

2017-05-24T17:38:23-05:00

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 [...]

Mental Health Skills for the Next Generation2017-05-24T17:38:23-05:00

Dr. Alden explains the use of DBT in Anxiety Treatment

2016-12-06T20:30:22-06:00

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 [...]

Dr. Alden explains the use of DBT in Anxiety Treatment2016-12-06T20:30:22-06:00

Dr. Alden discusses Mindfulness at OCD Live Forum

2015-01-16T16:16:45-06:00

Learn how mindfulness practice can change your brain at the OCD Live Forum on Thursday, February 5.  Dr. Alison Alden from the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago will join Dr. Rachel Jacobs in presenting exciting new research on how mindfulness can enhance traditional treatment for anxiety and depression.  This event will be held at [...]

Dr. Alden discusses Mindfulness at OCD Live Forum2015-01-16T16:16:45-06:00