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Professional Training with Reid Wilson, PhD

REID WILSON, Ph.D. is Director of the Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Wilson has presented to audiences throughout the world on the treatment of anxiety disorders. Health professionals in Peru, Finland, New Zealand, Germany, Spain and Italy, as well as throughout Canada and the United States, have studied the skills needed to treat the full range of anxiety problems. His books are translated into nine languages. He is author of Stopping the Noise in Your Head: The New Way to Overcome Anxiety and Worry (HCI Books) and Don’t Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks (Harper) and Facing Panic: Self-Help for People with Panic Attacks (ADAA), is co-author, with Dr. Edna Foa, of Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions (Bantam), is co-author, with Lynn Lyons, LICSW, of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children (HCI Books) and of Playing with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids. He is co-author of Achieving Comfortable Flight, a self-help package for the fearful flier.  

Dr. Wilson served on the Board of Directors of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America for 12 years. He served as Program Chair of the National Conferences on Anxiety Disorders from 1988-1991. He designed and served as lead psychologist for American Airlines’ first national program for the fearful flier. He serves as the Expert for WebMD’s Anxiety and Panic Community. His free self-help website – – serves 500,000 visitors per year. 

Television appearances include The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Katie Show, Good Morning America, and CNN. He has served as psychologist in an episode of A&E’s Hoarders. 

In 2014 he was honored with the highest award given by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and he was presented the 2019 Service Award by the International OCD Foundation

Reid is known for his dynamic teaching style, interspersed throughout with humor. With 30 years of fulltime experience as a specialist in anxiety disorder treatment, he brings fresh case examples to illustrate interventions and the process of change.  

Sponsors of his worldwide trainings consistently acknowledge his success in making this material exciting for participants and, at the same time, easily understood. You can read their comments at “What past sponsors have to say.” 

Commonly, Reid presents one-day to two-day workshops. Sponsors can design a program specifically for their needs or can combine the topics listed at Workshop descriptions. Each individual topic can last from one hour to two full days. And he can speak on treatment of any of the anxiety disorders.