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Dr. Russ Morfitt

Anxiety

Upcoming Talk on College Life and Social Anxiety

What do you really want out of life and what is getting in the way? I've been invited to speak at Normandale College in the Twin Cities to address the ways that social anxiety problems can interfere with finding success in reaching one's life goals. Starting college is one of…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
February 7, 2014
Anxiety

Celebrities with Social Anxiety

Did you know that there are many celebrities who have suffered or still suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder? It seems counter-intuitive to be living such a public life and to feel anxiety in public, but it's true. Some of them have coped by avoiding the spotlight whenever possible while others have…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
January 27, 2014
Anxiety

On Parenting a Child with Anxiety

I sometimes get questions from people asking about identifying and treating anxiety in children, in particular social anxiety in children. "What do I do as a parent or teacher? How do I recognize social anxiety disorder in my child?" The short answer is a) be patient and supportive, b) listen to your child, a…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
January 9, 2014
Anxiety

Self-Evaluations & New Year’s Resolutions: Some Final Thoughts

This is the final post in a three-part series on New Year's Resolutions.  Be sure to read part one on Setting an Effective New Year’s Resolution & Proper End-of-Year Self-Evaluation and part two on Common Mistakes with Self-Evaluations & New Year's Resolutions.  If our evaluation leaves us feeling negatively about our year,…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
December 31, 2013