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Episode #169 – Parent-Coached Exposure Therapy for Children Who Have OCD or Anxiety with Dr. Stephen Whiteside

March 13, 2024

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In this episode, I’m joined by Dr. Stephen Whiteside, a Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Pediatric Anxiety Disorders Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. We talk about..

  • How parent-coached exposure therapy differs from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • How anxiety disorders differ from everyday nerves and worries
  • Who the best people are to help coach kids through their fears and worries

Stephen P. H. Whiteside, Ph.D. is a Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist, Professor of Psychology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, and Director of the Pediatric Anxiety Disorders Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. His research focuses on improving access to evidence-based care for pediatric anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder through the development of effective and efficient treatments facilitated by technology. He has published over 80 scientific articles, co-authored the books Exposure Therapy for Child and Adolescent Anxiety and OCDExposure Therapy for Anxiety: Principles and Practice (2nd Ed), and Mayo Clinic Anxiety Coach: A Parent’s Guide to Treating Childhood Anxiety and OCD.

Anxiety Coach book purchasing link: ⁠https://www.amazon.com/Mayo-Clinic-Anxiety-Coach-Groundbreaking/dp/B0BQMJNXR3⁠

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