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 is quoted throughout the article OMG I Can't Even—How Much Anxiety Is Normal and How Can Millennials Cope? in Greatist.com. She discusses the positive impact that stress can have, and the importance of resilience. "Some anxiety in the face of stress is warranted, Cassiday says. (Think: nerves prior to giving a lecture, taking an exam, or performing; [...]
Dr. Cassiday discusses irrational fears and phobias on Rivet Radio on, appropriately, Friday the 13th of November, 2015. To listen to this 5 minute interview, Click Here.
In a series of morning news episodes, Dr. Karen Cassiday was enlisted by the news team at WCIU TV Morning News Show, You and Me, to work with staff members who struggled with animal phobias. The 'patients' came to The Anxiety Treatment Center for short-term exposure therapy, with impressive results! In this piece, Dr. Cassiday works [...]
OCD Live Forum: Manning the Lifeboat: What to do when someone you love is sinking fast. On Thursday, November 19th, 2015, Dr. Cassiday will be speaking at Francis Parker School in Chicago from 7-9pm about how to manage the difficulties of everyday life when someone you love has overwhelming anxiety symptoms. Sometimes typical outpatient treatment in not [...]
Dr. Karen Cassiday spoke to host Tony Sarabia on NPR Affiliate WBEZ's Morning Shift on Wednesday, September 2, 1015. She described the psychological causes and treatment of hoarding disorder, in response to the City of Chicago's new advisory board created to help compulsive hoarders. Click here to listen to the broadcast: WBEZ Morning Shift September 2, 2015.
Dr. Cassiday led a BeyondOCD LiveForum on Scrupulosity on April 18, 2015, at Francis Parker School in Chicago. Scrupulosity is a form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) involving religious or moral obsessions. Scrupulous individuals are overly concerned that something they thought or did might be a sin or other violation of moral doctrine. During the forum, [...]
Non-stop coverage of the Ebola crisis has raised the anxiety level in the calmest of individuals. Dr. Karen Cassiday writes about the steps you can take to avoid increasing your own anxiety in an article for BeyondOCD: Preventing Panic from Concern about Ebola.
Dr. Cassiday was asked to appear as a mental health expert on a HuffPost Live video session during Huffington Post's week-long series about mental health in America. In this video, several people who suffer from anxiety (including the host, Alyona Minkovski) share their stores while Dr. Cassiday offers expert advice on how to live with [...]
Dr. Karen Cassiday is quoted in an article on yahoo.com, where she she describes the importance of so many people stepping forward to disclose their own struggles with depression. “If something is kept silent, it creates stigma. It’s important for people to find out that they are not alone.” You can find the article here: Robin Williams's Suicide Inspires [...]