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).
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 [...]
Dr. Maha Zayed Volunteering with Physicians for Peace Dr. Maha Zayed traveled with the prestigious organization, Physicians for Peace, in June to offer psychological services to underserved populations. She was the only mental health professional in a team of 21 physicians that volunteered in 3 impoverished hospitals in Asia. She provided education about effective treatments for anxiety disorders to professionals in the mental [...]
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. Schmaus and Dr. Zayed spoke [...]