Dr. Karen Cassiday Addresses Coronavirus Fears in the Chicago Tribune

2020-03-10T12:58:39-05:00

Some with OCD and other anxiety disorders are struggling amid the coronavirus epidemic. By Angie Leventis Lourgos for the Chicago Tribune   Highlights from the article: “The thing that makes the coronavirus difficult for people with anxiety is the level of uncertainty,” [Dr. Cassiday] said. “We know that when there’s uncertainty, then people with anxiety [...]

Dr. Karen Cassiday Addresses Coronavirus Fears in the Chicago Tribune2020-03-10T12:58:39-05:00

Bustle: How to Respond to Nosy Questions from Family

2020-03-05T13:21:29-06:00

Bustle:  How to Respond to Nosy Questions from Family Dr. Karen Cassiday recently talked with Bustle's Emma McGowan about managing the sometimes invasive personal questions we are often asked by our nearest and dearest during the holidays.  While the magnifying glass of our relatives' curiosity is strongest during these seasonal family parties, Dr. Cassiday's advice [...]

Bustle: How to Respond to Nosy Questions from Family2020-03-05T13:21:29-06:00

ADAA: Managing Holiday Stress for the Stressed

2020-03-05T13:20:06-06:00

ADAA: Managing Holiday Stress for the Stressed By:  Dr. Karen Cassiday "Let’s face it.  The holidays can be stressful for anyone with all of the expectations for joy, gift-giving, and getting together with family, friends, and co-workers.  When you are prone to worry, social anxiety, or depression, however, the pressure can feel doubled because you [...]

ADAA: Managing Holiday Stress for the Stressed2020-03-05T13:20:06-06:00

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