Items Tagged ‘reassurance’

Being there for someone with anxiety or depression

December 11, 2019

Being there for someone with anxiety or depression

By UCLA50Plus UCLA50Plus

When a family member or friend is feeling sad or anxious, it can be awkward when you don’t know what to say. You want to help – and not make matters worse – but how? Dr. Emanuel Maidenberg, UCLA psychologist and clinical professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, has recommendations about how to help someone […]

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Tags: Anxiety, depression, friendship, psychotherapy, reassurance, UCLA 50 Plus Program


July 12, 2018

Ways to “be there” for someone with anxiety or depression

By Leigh Hopper Leigh Hopper

When a family member or friend is feeling sad or anxious, it can be awkward when you don’t know what to say. You want to help — and you definitely don’t want to make matters worse – but how? Lekeisha Sumner and Emanuel Maidenberg, both psychologists and clinical professors of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at […]

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Tags: Anxiety, depression, friendship, psychotherapy, reassurance