Based on patient feedback and internet research NewsMax named The Anxiety & Depression Center one of the Top 10 Private Depression Treatment Centers in the United States.
Mind Over Mood is written by clinical psychologists Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D, and Christine A. Padesky, Ph.D. Greenberger is the founder and director of the Anxiety and Depression Center in Newport Beach, Calif. Padesky is the cofounder of the Center for Cognitive Therapy in Huntington Beach, Calif.
This month we talked with the authors about Mind Over Mood, which was recently revised and updated. Dr. Greenberger and Dr. Padesky also reveal the pivotal role our thoughts play in creating our mood and one thing you can do right now to feel better — and much, much more.
At the Anxiety and Depression Center in Newport Beach, CA, many patients who struggle with sleep-related problems are seen. Robert Yeilding, Psy.D. a staff psychologist at the Anxiety and Depression Center says that “while such problems frequently occur as a result of increased anxiety or changes in mood, we will utilize a diagnosis of Insomnia Disorder when one’s predominant complaint is difficulty initiating and/or maintaining sleep. Read the full article on Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia
(October 2007) - Do you sweat at the thought of flying, giving a speech or even going to a party? Join the club: Anxiety disorders--including specific phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorders--afflict 40 million Americans aged 18 and older.
Forbes - No pills, no shrink's sofa, no whining. Cognitive behavioral therapy sheds long-winded wallowing in past pain-- and may be better than Prozac-- after only 25 sessions ...
Bibliotherapy: Reading Your Way To Mental Health (July 31, 2007) - Wall Street Journal - A growing number of therapists are recommending something surprising for depressed and anxious patients: Read a book ... [Related Reading - Mind Over Mood]
NPR Interview Regarding Cognitive Therapy and Dieting (April 12, 2007) NPR Morning Edition - Learn how the strategies and methods of cognitive therapy, which have proven to be so helpful to people with mood disorders, can be used to help you lose weight.
NPR Audio webcast (February 2, 2007) - For years, scientists believed the brain's structure couldn't be changed. The new science of neuroplasticity says that's not the case, and argue the brain is much more flexible than previously thought. Science writer Sharon Begley talks about her new book, Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain.
Going into therapy (September 16, 2006) - The Sydney Morning Herald - Cognitive behavior therapy is seen as an effective way to treat depression, writes Adele Horin.
"Why Does It Still Hurt, Doc?" (August 29, 2006) - Washington Post - For Some Patients Stumped by Unexplained Physical Symptoms, Answers Are Elusive. * Now There's a Promising Treatment: Cognitive Therapy.
Cognitive Therapy: Don't Tell Me About Your Childhood (August 6, 2006) - San Francisco Chronicle - The Bay Area Embraces a "Here and Now" Approach to Psychotherapy with Surprising Results
Listen to the one hour interview with Dr. Dennis Greenberger and learn more about anxiety, depression, cognitive behavioral therapy and the use of Mind Over Mood. Also, listen to the three minute KDKA interview!! Turn on your speakers or headphones and click play buttons next to the podcast of interest.
Click the play button to listen to Dr. Greenberger's Interview on "What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy"
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Download Interview 1 "What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy" Interview (5MB MP3)
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Download Interview 3 Anxiety, Depression, CBT & Mind Over Mood Interview (23MB MP3)
Download Interview 4 KDKA Radio Interview (Intro to Anxiety ... ) (2MB MP3)