Articles Tagged: anxiety

Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

No Fear

October 27, 2014

One of my best skating buddies had the phrase “No Fear” shellacked onto the bottom of her right skate – the skate she lands jumps on. And that’s how she jumps – without fear. During her competitive heyday she had some of the best jumps in the world. Not just Duluth or even Minnesota – [...]

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Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

Medications

February 10, 2014

Well, I wasn’t just whistling Dixie last night on the show when I said I had tried to cram a three-hour show inside of 24 minutes (which is approximately the real time that we have to actually discuss any topic on the show). I could have had both of them back on for the next [...]

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Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

DEATH AND LOSS: HELPING CHILDREN COPE WITH GRIEF

December 11, 2012

I thought last week’s show was a wonderful show with great information from our truly expert guests.  Here are some things to remember:  children need the facts about a dying person or a person who has died in language that is age-appropriate for them.  Parents can be helpful by: 1)       Checking out what their child [...]

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Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

October 16, 2012

Thanks for all of you who tuned in to Thursday night’s show on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.  We had a great audience response.  To recap, here’s what we know. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a combination of obsessions which are persistent and recurrent thoughts, urges or images that are experienced at some time during the disturbance as intrusive [...]

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Episode 5: Anxiety Tips and Suggested Book

November 1, 2010

Thank you to all who tuned in to our fifth episode of Speak Your Mind, about Anxiety. Thank you to our guests as well! Book of the week for topic of the week: “Master Your Panic and Take Back Your Life,” by Denise F. Beckfield, Ph.D. This is an excellent how-to book that anyone, age [...]

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