Dr. Alden recently published an article on anxiety.org, with practical suggestions for parents in how best to respond to their child's tantrums. Rule #1: Ignore! It's important not to reinforce this type of behavior. Read more valuable suggestions here: What To Do When Your Anxious Child Throws A Tantrum.
The Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago clinicians attended the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) conference in San Francisco in early April. Staff attended sessions which offered the latest research-based findings on treatment for anxiety and depression, and learned strategies to improve treatments in our clinical practice. In addition, our own Dr. Karen Cassiday, as [...]
We are pleased to offer a FREE Stress Management Workshop this coming Tuesday, April 18th, at 3pm in the WeWork - Fulton Market building located at 220 N. Green Street in the West Loop of Chicago. Two of our Chicago-based clinicians, Dr. Dustin Siegel and Stephanie Kuhn, M.A. will teach attendees about factors that influence stress, and lead participants through activities [...]
Dr. Cassiday shares her expertise on OCD in Chicago Health, explaining the successful treatment options available to minimize the debilitating effects of this very treatable condition.
Dr. Cassiday shared her expertise on anxiety in an episode of Steph it up with Steph, a TV show on WTTW, Channel 11 in Chicago targeting women with a weekly dose of health, fitness, and lifestyle entertainment. The show aired on 2/18/17, and shows Dr. Cassiday providing insight and guidance on how to manage anxiety.
Looking for information on how to manage anxiety in children? Join Maha Zayed, Ph.D and Ben Harris, LCPC, at the "Piecing it All Together" conference for parents and clinicians on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in River Forest, IL at the Dominican University Priory Campus. They will be speaking on Anxiety in Youth and School Refusal. [...]
Dr. Cassiday offers suggestions for dealing with depression in another article on the Today Show website: http://www.today.com/health/do-you-have-smiling-depression
We ALL have bad days once in a while. Dr. Cassiday is quoted in a story on the Today Show about how to turn things around when it's one of those days. Check it out here.
Although many of us love our pets, some people direct their attention to animals in an unhealthy way. Dr. Karen Cassiday shares her expertise in an article on animal hoarding in US News & World Report.
Many people struggle with social anxiety, especially during the busy holiday season. Dr. Karen Cassiday provides suggestions to those attending holiday parties in this article from Real Simple Magazine.