Todd Farchione

Director, Intensive Program, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders
Assistant Director, Unified Treatment Program, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders
Research Assistant Professor, Psychology

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Dr. Farchione’s research interests are focused on the psychological factors associated with the development of anxiety and mood disorders. In particular, he is interested in the development of more effective treatments for these disorders and is currently working with Dr. David Barlow investigating a new unified transdiagostic treatment for anxiety and mood disorders. In addition,… Read more

Dr. Farchione’s research interests are focused on the psychological factors associated with the development of anxiety and mood disorders. In particular, he is interested in the development of more effective treatments for these disorders and is currently working with Dr. David Barlow investigating a new unified transdiagostic treatment for anxiety and mood disorders. In addition, Dr. Farchione directs the Intensive Treatment Program for Panic Disorder and Specific Phobias.

Dr. Farchione is slated to appear on an upcoming PBS NOVA special on emotional disorders and has been quoted in the Hartford CourantNew England PsychologistPsychiatric Times, MyFoxDC,Boston.comBUNow.

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  • The Right Way(s) To Do Introspection

    September 26, 2016

    New York Magazine Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders Like so many good and timeless things, knowing thyself has been co-opted by New Agey thought leaders and feel-good, if shallow, party anthems… Expert quote: “Ideally, approach the experience in a more open, I suppose, compassionate way. Not that the […]

  • Why working in the restaurant industry can be hard on your mental health

    March 1, 2016

    Boston Globe (subscription required) Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders Many years ago, restaurateur Gary Strack went to the roof of his restaurant, Central Kitchen in Central Square, and took out a kitchen knife… Expert quote: “The restaurant industry is particularly interesting: It’s a difficult environment for a […]

  • Winter Is Coming: How To Prepare For The Season

    October 20, 2015

    WBUR “Radio Boston” Todd Farchione, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders, College of Arts & Sciences Winter is coming — even it it’s not clear how fierce or mild it will be. The National Weather Service says — overall — the Northeast can expect a warmer-than-average winter… Listen to audio of expert Todd Farchione

  • Tips for Dealing with Four Common Phobias

    September 29, 2015

    Boston Magazine Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders A preflight booze binge, a string of cancelled doctor’s appointments, habitual date rescheduling: We all have ways of dealing with our anxieties… View full article quoting expert Todd Farchione

  • Witnesses to fatal stabbing on DC Metro watched it unfold

    July 10, 2015

    Associated Press Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders Kevin Sutherland died in the first-ever homicide aboard a Metro train in the subway system’s nearly 40-year history, stabbed to death after resisting a robbery attempt. The attack stunned passengers who watched it unfold… View full article quoting expert Todd […]

  • Are You Just Stressed…Or Is It An Anxiety Disorder?

    June 1, 2015

    Prevention Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders There are countless things to worry about, from global warming to what’s for dinner… Expert quote: “Most people would say something like moving or an upcoming wedding are normal stressors, but when it starts to become very intense to the point […]

  • This Mental Health Issue Is More Prevalent Than All Forms Of Cancer Combined

    May 27, 2015

    Huffington Post Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders As many as 4.3 million American adults who work full-time have experienced an anxiety disorder in the past year, according to a new study… Expert quote: “There are ways to get help and there is more than one option available. They […]

  • Todd Sampson opens his mind to brain training

    May 23, 2015

    Australian Financial Review Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders Todd Sampson is standing on the precipice of a Sydney office tower, 21 floors off the ground, preparing to step onto a thin wire cable… Expert quote: “The longer you stay in the situation, the easier it gets.” View […]

  • Dr. Oz viewers conquer their biggest fears

    May 20, 2015

    Dr. Oz Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders View video of expert Todd Farchione

  • 15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

    December 29, 2014

    Huffington Post Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders As the new year approaches, many of us will resolve to transform our bodies — but what about our minds?… Expert quote: “If you really want to help somebody, then the way you should go about it is to ask […]

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