1 04, 2019

Five Spring Decluttering Tips

By | April 1st, 2019|Partner Perspectives|

Develop a system to manage paper. Paper is the number ONE item when it comes to clutter. Newspapers, magazines, and junk mail all add to the mountain of paper in our homes. The first step in organizing paper is to develop a system to manage it. Think in terms of time. Papers such as the […]

27 03, 2018

Three Apps Therapists Can Use With Anxious Teens

By | March 27th, 2018|Partner Perspectives, Teen Topics|

Therapists can use apps to promote interventions that might be beneficial to treating teens with anxiety. Here are three top apps to consider.

8 03, 2018

One Reason Why Your Workbooks Aren’t Working

By | March 8th, 2018|Partner Perspectives|

A major challenge to using a mental health workbook is that we tend to make quick conclusions about how helpful a given exercise or tool will be.

23 02, 2018

Three Videos To Address Teen Stress

By | February 23rd, 2018|Partner Perspectives, Teen Topics|

There are endless videos available on anxiety, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and various topics for teens. Here are three that can get you started.

16 02, 2018

Collaboratively Talking With Your Teen About Anxiety

By | February 16th, 2018|Partner Perspectives, Teen Topics|

Trying to have collaborative discussions with your teen can be difficult. Talking about anxiety, which can bring on stress just by mentioning it, can be especially challenging.

16 02, 2018

Six Tips for Assigning Therapy Homework with Teens

By | February 16th, 2018|Partner Perspectives, Teen Topics|

"The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens: CBT Skills to Help You Deal with Worry and Anxiety" includes many activities that will help your teen clients feel more relaxed and worry free.

6 01, 2018

Recognizing Ambivalence When Treating Hoarding Disorder

By | January 6th, 2018|From OCD to Anxiety, Partner Perspectives|

Ambivalence – and a great deal of it – is a typical feature of hoarding disorder. Even clients who seek treatment for this debilitating condition bring considerable ambivalence to the goals and tasks of the treatment.

16 12, 2017

Does My Loved One Have Hoarding Disorder (HD)?

By | December 16th, 2017|From OCD to Anxiety, Partner Perspectives|

The visible signs that a loved one has Hoarding Disorder (HD) can, in some cases, be pretty obvious. Here are ten warning signs that your loved one may have HD.

1 12, 2017

Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and Harm Reduction for Hoarding Disorder

By | December 1st, 2017|From OCD to Anxiety, Partner Perspectives|

Hoarding disorder (HD) is a complex condition that affects approximately two to five percent of the population and is a difficult problem to treat. However, researchers have developed a special form of cognitive-behavior therapy that is promising for the treatment of the condition. For those who don't seek treatment, communities have undertaken harm reduction approaches.

30 09, 2017

Addressing Family Accommodation in the Treatment of Pediatric Anxiety and OCD

By | September 30th, 2017|From OCD to Anxiety, Partner Perspectives|

As a clinician specializing in the treatment of pediatric anxiety and OCD, I am very fortunate to have access to so many effective interventions designed to treat the children suffering from these disorders. However, as anyone who works with this population knows, addressing the child’s symptoms is only half the battle.