Young adults currently have an increased risk of anxiety, depression, and suicide. A U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey of adults taken the last week of June (one of the peak months of the pandemic), found that 25.5% in adults aged 18 to 24 responded that they had seriously considered suicide in the past 30 days. This age group also [...]
Talking Brains Podcast: A conversation with Ari Tuckman PsyD CST about coping with a pandemic when you have ADHD and/or anxiety. If you have ADHD and/or anxiety, the coronavirus pandemic can impact you in much more significant ways. Guest Ari Tuckman PsyD CST shares how you may be experiencing the pandemic differently, and how to [...]
Ways to cope with fears about contracting coronavirus. I have heard from many people who are having a severe increase in anxiety due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) epidemic. Learn ways you can cope with an increase in stress related to fears about contracting the virus.
Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation with Dr. Seth Gillihan about how cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can help you deal with difficult people. Research in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has found it to be an effective treatment for anxiety, depression, and ADHD. CBT can also help you cope with life stressors, including dealing with difficult people. [...]
Impostor syndrome can rob us of the enjoyment of our accomplishments. You may have felt that you just weren't very good at something. That's normal. It's completely acceptable to feel that you aren't the best at something - logically, you can't be the best at everything. However, it's an issue is when those feelings of inadequacy [...]
Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about anxiety, burnout, tribalism, & taking action with Anthony Quaglieri PhD LMHC BCC. Are you feeling an increase in anxiety and burnout, especially in the last couple of years? I speak with Anthony Quaglieri PhD LMHC BCC about this rise in disillusionment, feeling unsafe, and triggering of past trauma. We talk [...]
I have had more clients come in and say that being on social media has burned them out about the current political climate. They feel they can't make a difference. This feeling of not being able to create change can lead to increased anxiety, depression, and vicarious traumatization. It may be time for you to step [...]
The Overlap of ADHD and GAD Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can share similar symptoms and treatments. You are also more likely to have anxiety if you have ADHD. What is GAD? Symptoms of GAD include persistent and uncontrollable worrying, feeling on edge, and experiencing irritability and insomnia. People with GAD may feel anxiety more frequently about finances, health, relationships, and work. The diagnosis of GAD occurs [...]