Promoting Mental Wellness in the Classroom

10 Tips for Teachers: Promoting Mental Wellness in the Classroom by: Dr. Samantha Myhre  Understanding the emotional and behavioral needs of each student can feel overwhelming. Check out these tips to help promote mental wellness in your classroom! Create an open, team-based environment in your classroom. Encourage inclusivity and recognize diversity. Doing so can help … Read more

Book Recommendations For Anxiety

Books For Adults Gratitude Diaries By: Janice Kaplan When we deal with anxiety, we may find our thinking patterns to be more on the negative side. This book combines personal experience of the author with research and scholarly findings to explain why practicing gratitude can improve one’s overall quality of life. She divides the book … Read more

Austin OCD Event

With OCD Awareness Week approaching, we are thrilled to announce a special showing of UNSTUCK and The Noise in Your Head. Following the show, we will host a Q&A where we will be answering all of your OCD related questions. Mark your calendars for the week of October 9th and join us as we spread … Read more

2017 Back To School Anxiety Workshop

Once again summer has flown by and the first day of school is just around the corner. The transition back to school is stressful for many children (and parents too!); however, it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Be proactive this year and equip your child with practical strategies to manage anxiety before it begins to interfere. RESERVE … Read more

Panic Disorder: Is Kendra Losing Control?

Part II: The Fear and Behavior Changes that Define Panic Disorder A month and a half has passed since Kendra first went to the ER, the night she spent worrying she was dying instead of enjoying her celebratory work dinner with friends. At the ER that night, the doctor ran several tests. They took her blood, hooked … Read more

1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk

1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk Did you know that 1 in 100 adults and up to 1 in 200 children have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)? OCD can be a debilitating disorder; however, it is very treatable. Unfortunately, it takes many people suffering with OCD 14-17 years from initial symptom onset to access effective treatment. In … Read more

Tips For Managing Anxiety And Stress

An estimated 40 million American adults and one in eight children experience anxiety disorders. If you or your child is experiencing anxiety and stress, try practicing a few of the strategies outlined above. For more information about anxiety or to schedule an appointment with one of our anxiety treatment specialists please call (512) 246-7225 or email us … Read more

Panic Disorder: Is Kendra Dying?

Part I: The Unexpected Terror that Defines Panic Attacks Meet Kendra, a 23-year-old recent college graduate working in a law firm. It’s Friday night and she just finished up at the office. She is headed to a work dinner to celebrate helping the firm win a major case last week. She pushed herself hard over the … Read more