allure: Everything You Should Know About OCD

2020-03-05T13:19:27-06:00

allure:  Everything You Should Know About OCD Christina Maxwell, MA, LCPC, LMHC, was recently quoted in an article on allure on understanding the basics of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).  While OCD has become more familiar to many of us thanks to TV characters like Monica from Friends and the title character of the series Monk, [...]

allure: Everything You Should Know About OCD2020-03-05T13:19:27-06:00

Breathe New Life Into Your Gratitude Journal

2019-04-26T09:02:39-05:00

Breathe New Life Into Your Gratitude Journal By Dr. Rahan Ali, Ph.D. You’ve probably heard about gratitude journaling and the many benefits that “counting your blessings” can have on your relationships, mental health, sleep, etc.  Two of the biggest challenges with keeping a gratitude journal are thinking of what to write about and preventing the [...]

Breathe New Life Into Your Gratitude Journal2019-04-26T09:02:39-05:00

Anxiety A-Z: How To Recognize Anxiety And What To Do About It

2019-04-23T19:51:04-05:00

Anxiety A-Z:  How To Recognize Anxiety And What To Do About It   Hear Sarah Peterman, MSW, LCSW, speak about Anxiety at Indian Trails Public Library: Where: Indian Trails Public Library When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Who:  Sarah Peterman, a licensed clinical social worker at the Anxiety Treatment [...]

Anxiety A-Z: How To Recognize Anxiety And What To Do About It2019-04-23T19:51:04-05:00

Common Myths about Mental Health Issues

2019-03-29T11:18:45-05:00

Common Myths about Mental Health Issues On April Fool’s Day it’s common to spoof, joke, play pranks, and generally create mischief.  It’s fun! We enjoy a good laugh and a gentle relaxing of some of the social behaviors normally in play.   We’re all aware that it’s just for the day and tomorrow everything goes [...]

Common Myths about Mental Health Issues2019-03-29T11:18:45-05:00

Hoarding 101

2019-03-25T14:05:27-05:00

Hear Dr. Julieanne Pojas Speak about Hoarding Disorder at the Mount Prospect Public Library Hoarding 101 Where: Mount Prospect Public Library When:  Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Who:    Dr. Julieanne Pojas, a licensed clinical psychologist at the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago (ATC) and member of the Chicagoland [...]

Hoarding 1012019-03-25T14:05:27-05:00

Helping Our Kids Find Emotional Balance in the Age of Social Media

2019-03-14T12:53:50-05:00

Helping Our Kids Find Emotional Balance in the Age of Social Media Community Action Together for Children’s Health (CATCH) presented Social Media & Its Impact On Emotional Wellness at the Northbrook Public Library on Thursday, March 7.  Dr. Karen Cassiday, managing director of the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago (ATC) and renowned specialist in [...]

Helping Our Kids Find Emotional Balance in the Age of Social Media2019-03-14T12:53:50-05:00

Refinery29: The Bigger Issue With “Natural Remedies” For Stress & Anxiety

2019-03-14T12:46:13-05:00

Refinery29:  The Bigger Issue With "Natural Remedies" For Stress & Anxiety Dr. Karen Cassiday was recently quoted in an article on Refinery29 on natural remedies for stress and anxiety.  According to the article’s author, Cory Stieg, “we are currently living in an age of ‘anxiety consumerism.’"  This has led to a plethora of products designed [...]

Refinery29: The Bigger Issue With “Natural Remedies” For Stress & Anxiety2019-03-14T12:46:13-05:00

Social Media & Emotional Wellness – Helping Our Kids Find Emotional Balance

2019-02-19T15:42:12-06:00

Community Action Together for Children’s Health (CATCH) presents:   Social Media & Its Impact On Emotional Wellness Where: Northbrook Public Library When:  Thursday, March 7, 2019, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Who:    Dr. Karen Cassiday, managing director of the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago (ATC) and renowned specialist in parenting in the [...]

Social Media & Emotional Wellness – Helping Our Kids Find Emotional Balance2019-02-19T15:42:12-06:00