Anxiety Disorders

Expert information and cutting-edge research on different kinds of anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder, with inspiring testimonials from patient experts.

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How Getting Over the Fear of Public Speaking Helped Me Get Over Other Fears

Patient advocate Mike Veny discusses tips to turn fear and anxiety into courage by sharing stories about how he has overcome his fears.

By Mike Veny

How to Get Emotional Support as a Man

Mental health advocate Mike Veny offers strategies to break through the stoic wall of male emotions and get the support you need.

By Mike Veny

When Mental Health Professional Offer Conflicting Advice

It's important to work with a team of mental health professionals, but what when they say different things? Patient advocate Mike Veny weighs in.

By Mike Veny

8 Things You Might Not Know About Eating Disorders

Many people think of anorexia nervosa when they think of eating disorders but these illnesses are much more complicated than they appear.

By Eileen Bailey

Got Anxiety? Looking on the Bright Side May Help (No, Really)

Looking for something good in a bad situation can actually be effective in reducing anxiety. And the less money you make, the more effective this tactic could be.

By Lara DeSanto

A Brief History of the Term Stress

The use of the term "stress" has changed over the centuries. Stress now embraces biochemical, behavioral, physiological, and psychological effects. Learn more.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Can Parenting Styles Affect Child Anxiety?

Parenting needs to be tailored to children’s personalities say psychologists and psychiatrist. Find out how and why some children do better with more direction, while being overprotective is dangerous for others.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Anxiety and Vision Problems

One of the common side effects of anxiety is some form of distorted vision. The effects can further fuel anxiety and cause the person to feel worse than they already are. Here are some ways to understand the connection better.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

10 Reasons to Consider CBT

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) can be a very useful psychological treatment used to help people adjust thoughts and behaviors. Psychologist Jerry Kennard provides 10 reasons to consider the treatment.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Are Anxiety and Excitement the Same?

The symptoms of both anxiety and excitement are strikingly similar. Knowing this can provide you with a way to redirect your anxiety into something positive.

By Mike Veny

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

Health Writer

Amy Hendel P.A.,The HealthGal, is a medical/lifestyle reporter, nutrition/fitness expert, Health Coach/brand ambassador.

Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

B.S. Dietetics, Dietitian, Health Professional

Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.