Helping People Overcome Anxiety

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    Image: Bigstock/Kasia Bialasiewicz

    Image: Bigstock/Kasia Bialasiewicz

    Levels of anxiety are way up among adults and children – and many people cope by avoiding activities and things they are afraid of. An approach called “exposure therapy” has long shown promise in helping people with anxiety – and it’s coming into play more these days.

    In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss how it works.

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