Category: News

CARD Welcomes Dr. John Otis, Director of Behavioral Medicine Program

July 10th, 2017 in News

Dr. John Otis is currently developing a Behavioral Medicine Program as part of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders that will give students the opportunity to develop clinical skills for working with patients with a variety of presenting problems including chronic pain, stress conditions, sleep, smoking, and substance use. Students will be supervised by Dr. Otis.

Dr. Otis has helped countless numbers of individuals gain greater control over their chronic pain. He travels nationally giving talks and workshops to both clinicians and patients on how the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can be used to help people lead healthier and more productive lives. He is the author of Managing Chronic Pain (Oxford University Press: Treatments that Work Series) – an “evidence based” treatment program.  He will be seeing pain patients at the Center.  For more information, call (617) 353-9610.

Dr. David Langer in US News & World Report on Common Phobias

November 29th, 2016 in News

Some may be surprised by these common phobias.

Dr. David Barlow in Wall Street Journal on Making CBT More Effective

November 29th, 2016 in News

Dr. Barlow shares his expertise on research focusing on making cognitive behavior therapy more effective.  Also, cited in the article are two psychologists who formerly worked at our Center, Dr. Alicia Meuret and Dr. Michelle Craske.

NY Magazine – Dr. David Barlow on How Some Anxiety Can Be Helpful

September 21st, 2016 in News, Uncategorized

Dr. David Barlow’s interview with New York Magazine on some benefits of a little anxiety.

Stop Clowning Around! NPR Fear of Clowns Radio Interview with Dr. Rachel Merson

September 21st, 2016 in News, Uncategorized

Dr. Rachel Merson addresses fear of clowns showing up in the woods in numerous states as well as phobias in general.

BU Hockey Legend Jack Parker Faces His Fear at CARD

August 25th, 2016 in News

It’s never too late to overcome your fears and make the most out of life!

Dr. Donna Pincus on Traveling with Children

December 2nd, 2015 in News

Dr. Donna Pincus, Director of our Child and Adolescent Fear and Anxiety Treatment Program, was interviewed by The Boston Globe for tips on making traveling easier with children.

Dr. Rachel Merson in New York Times on Treating Selective Mutism

August 19th, 2015 in News

Are You a Worrier? Dr. Stefan Hofmann’s GATE Study may be perfect for you!

March 24th, 2015 in News

Check out the details of his latest research endeavor –

Clinicians and Clinical Researchers : CARD Now Offering Unified Protocol Training

September 11th, 2014 in News

For more information on becoming trained/certified at delivery of the Unified Protocol, visit this site –