Brittany Schulman, Psy.D – Consult The Expert On ADHD

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This month, I spoke with Brittany Schulman, Psy.D for our Consult The Expert interview. She’s a licensed clinical psychologist here at the Center and has a special interest in diagnosing and treating Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Most of us have at least a vague understanding of ADHD, but may not really know much about  the […]

Vanessa Finkelman, Psy.D – Consult The Expert On Social Anxiety

This month, I talked with Vanessa Finkelman, Psy.D. As a postdoctoral fellow, she will be treating various anxieties and mood disorders at our center, beginning in September. One of her special interests is in working with those who are challenged by social anxiety, which is the fear of being judged or negatively evaluated in social […]

Eric Spinner, Psy.D – Consult The Expert On Eating Disorders

This month, we talked with Eric Spinner, Psy.D. Beginning in September, he will be working at The Center for Anxiety and Mood Disorders as a Post Doctoral Resident. For the past two years before joining the team, Dr. Spinner worked at a residential facility for women, treating adolescents to older adults with eating disorders. As […]

Does Anxiety Get Better With Age?

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It’s no secret that the elderly population is the fastest growing age group in the United States. In fact, there are now approximately 76 million baby boomers in the United States and that number is increasing daily. While some things get better with age (think of fine wines), will aging affect mood disorders? Does anxiety get better with age?

Finding Meaning: From Post-traumatic stress to Post-traumatic Growth

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. At Dancing Lion Studio we are dedicated to bring you the best in not only yoga, meditation and movement, but all the healing arts. Beginning this summer we will be offering a wide variety of workshops lead by professionals who’s ideals are in alignment with ours. Let us help you ride the waves of your feelings. 

Post-Pandemic Social Anxiety: Simple Steps To Start Living Again After Covid

My colleagues and I have noticed a dramatic increase in anxiety and anxiety-related disorders over the past two pandemic years. While apprehension is a typical response during times of strife, as we return to more normal lives, many people have been caught off-guard to realize how uncomfortable they now are in social situations – especially if they were never fearful before.

Lonette Belizaire, Ph.D. – Consult The Expert On Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) And Self-Care

Dr. Lonette Belizaire works with young adults in our Anxiety Center, as well as with children and teens in our Children’s Center. Her primary treatment approach utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). This is a modality which helps people recognize and change their negative thoughts and behaviors. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be effective in treating many mental health conditions, including anxiety and depression.