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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  • 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 […]

  • What Not To Do When Someone Is Having A Panic Attack

    November 13, 2014

    Huffington Post Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders Picture this: You’re going about your normal routine, whether it be cleaning the bathroom, doing dinner or getting ready for work. Perhaps you’re packing for a trip or getting ready to grab the train. You’re calm. But then the next […]

  • This Is What A Panic Attack Physically Feels Like

    October 21, 2014

    Huffington Post Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders For the millions of American adults who suffer from anxiety and panic disorders, panic attacks may be one of the most prevalent and persistent symptoms. And while the experience of a panic attack is different for each individual, there is one universal […]

  • 5 Of The Most Helpful Things You Can Say To Someone With Anxiety

    October 16, 2014

    Huffington Post Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders For those who haven’t been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, it might be difficult to truly comprehend what’s going on inside the mind of the 40 million American adults who live with the condition… Expert quote: “These are human emotions that we […]

  • A shock to your system to get you in gear

    October 15, 2014

    Boston Globe (subscription required) Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders It’s the stuff of dystopian science fiction — a device strapped to your body, remotely controlled, and ready to deliver an electric shock at the first hint of disobedience. I could hardly wait to try it… Expert quote: […]

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