REID WILSON, Ph.D. is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and a clinical psychologist in private practice in Chapel Hill, NC. 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.
Reid is known for his dynamic teaching style, interspersed throughout with humor. With 25 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.
He is the co-author of the new book Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children, is author of Don't Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks (HarperPerennial) 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) and is co-author of Achieving Comfortable Flight, a self-help package for the fearful flier.
He designed and served as lead psychologist for American Airlines' first national program 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. His free self-help website - anxieties.com - serves 450,000 visitors (over 17 million hits) per year.