What To Say When There Is Another School Shooting Answering your child's questions and helping them cope when terrifying events happen can be a daunting task. Dr. Karen Cassiday offers advice on how to handle this situation in a guest blog on CATCH.
Getting Radical About Gratitude By Karen Cassiday What if I told you that there is something you could do for only five to ten minutes a day that would make it easier to live longer, feel more joy, have better relationships, and could add seven years to your life? What if I told you that [...]
One of our newest therapists, Sonia Chand, speaks to NBC5 Chicago about why she runs for team Autism Speaks in the Chicago marathon:
We are excited to announce Dr. Karen Cassiday has published her first book! The No Worries Guide to Raising Your Anxious Child: A Handbook to Help You and Your Anxious Child Thrive is a two-in-one handbook that will help you understand your child's anxiety and how to ease it, while also showing you how to [...]
Returning to school in the fall can be an anxious time for children even in normal circumstances. After last year's lockdowns, learning losses, and continued concerns about the coronavirus, many parents and children are more worried than ever about what the next school year will bring. Care.com provides some timely advice on managing back-to-school anxiety [...]
Virtual therapy saw a rise in popularity during the last year, and as conditions change people continue to ask if an online option is as effective as in-person therapy. Dr. Karen Cassiday gives her opinion in The Wall Street Journal article, "Online Therapy Got Popular During Covid. Should You Still See Your Therapist in Person?"
Whether you have struggled with anxiety and depression in the past or not, current polls suggest the pandemic has made a serious impact on Americans' mental health. While many things are out of our control right now, there are evidence-based practices that can help us cope. Join Christina Maxwell virtually at the Round Lake Area [...]
BBC Worklife asks the question, "Why do we feel uneasy about a ‘new normal’?" Many of us have longed for a return to normal routines, normal interactions, normal life. But now that stay-at-home orders are beginning to lift, some are beginning to feel anxious about returning to normal life. ATC's Dr. Cassiday and Dr. Rosmarin of [...]
Mental Health America, the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans, is hosting a roundtable discussion on anxiety Thursday, May 28, at 3:30 p.m. (ET). The panel includes our clinic director Dr. Karen Cassiday, actor Tati Gabrielle, and [...]
Elle magazine explores the impact of quarantine on women who suffer from agoraphobia: is it easier to stay at home? Are there concerns about backsliding and losing ground? What will it be like to reopen? Dr. Karen Cassiday was interviewed as one of the experts. From the article: "[Dr. Cassiday has] already noticed what were previously 'little [...]