Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Andrea Umbach, Psy.D.

Dr. Andrea Umbach enjoys working with adults, teens, and children. Her areas of interest include anxiety issues (obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic, social anxiety, specific phobias, worry, and generalized anxiety), hoarding, organizing, trichotillomania, sleep, and psychoeducational assessments.

Dr. Umbach practices from a cognitive-behavioral perspective focused on increasing flexibility in thinking and making adaptive behavior changes. She is the author of Conquer Your Fears and Phobias for Teens.

ARTICLES BY ANDREA UMBACH

Flying across time zones can affect your circadian rhythm, causing flight fatigue. Don't know how to get over jet lag? Try out our 9 tips for long flights!

How to Get Over Jet Lag: 9 Tips for Long Flights

How to Get Over Jet Lag: 9 Tips for Long Fights Flying across time zones puts our internal circadian rhythm, or sleep/wake cycle, out of sync with our external environment. Eventually, our natural cycles will...
It can be difficult overcoming social anxiety. Today’s topic focuses on improving balanced communication between you and another individual.

Overcoming Social Anxiety: Improving Balanced Communication

Overcoming Social Anxiety Today is the final article exploring several skill areas that socially anxious individuals can practice to begin feeling more confident in their ability to face anxiety-provoking situations. And honestly, these are skills...
When overcoming social anxiety, many people struggle with initiating and maintaining conversations. Improving your conversation skills is important when...

Overcoming Social Anxiety: Improving Your Conversation Skills

Overcoming Social Anxiety I have been discussing several skill areas that socially anxious individuals can practice to begin feeling more confident in their ability to face anxiety-provoking situations. And honestly, these are skills we all need...
It can be difficult overcoming social anxiety. Today’s topic focuses on improving your pre-conversation skills. Before beginning conversations, you...

Overcoming Social Anxiety: Improving Your Pre-Conversation Skills

Overcoming Social Anxiety This series covers several skill areas that socially anxious individuals can practice to begin feeling more confident in their ability to face anxiety-provoking situations. And honestly, these are skills we all need to...
It can be difficult overcoming social anxiety and shyness. Today’s topic focuses on improving your nonverbal communication in social situations.

Overcoming Social Anxiety: Improving Your Nonverbal Communication

Overcoming Social Anxiety For individuals who are shy or have social anxiety, it can be very hard to feel comfortable interacting in social situations. These situations can range from one-on-one conversations, group meetings, social events,...