Dr. Chloe Carmichael Blogs

The Surprising Benefit of Anxiety

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Sep 6, 2021 2:59:49 PM
The Surprising Benefit of Anxiety

 

Learn about ANXIETY for today's #MentalHealthMinute!

 

 

Yes! You read the title right! Whether you’re with me on this or not, I’m sure about this— anxiety is not bad after all. Snap out that negative list you have about anxiety. It’s time to look at the other side of the coin— the good thing that comes out from being anxious.

How To Overcome Your Fear Of Rejection

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Sep 6, 2021 2:59:44 PM
How To Overcome Your Fear Of Rejection

Dr. Chloe talking about REJECTION SENSITIVITY and how to handle your fear of rejection.

 

 

Every one of us has our fair share of rejections; some may handle it pretty well, but some people who have a high level of nervousness struggle to overcome it.

Plastic Surgery: A Sign of Confidence or Low Self Esteem?

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Aug 4, 2021 12:09:15 PM
Plastic Surgery: A Sign of Confidence or Low Self Esteem?

When we think of plastic surgery, there can be immediate connotations, positive or negative, that come to our minds: our favorite celebrities, our guilty-pleasure reality TV shows, or even our friends and families who have had procedures. There tends to be an air of negativity around plastic surgery: assumptions about people’s motivations, and judgements about before and after transformations, can make plastic surgery feel like a taboo topic. While this blog focuses on plastic surgery, the same points apply to botox, fillers, and other cosmetic procedures.

3 Tips For Helping (Not Enabling) A Friend With Anxiety, From A Clinical Psychologist

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jul 28, 2021 3:24:46 PM
3 Tips For Helping (Not Enabling) A Friend With Anxiety, From A Clinical Psychologist

As a clinical psychologist, people ask me a lot of questions about mental well-being, both on social media and IRL. I recently invited my Instagram followers to ask me questions through the stories feature, and I received a ton of responses. Here is one recent query that stood out:

Women’s Fertility Game Changer: Egg Freezing

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Mar 25, 2021 2:37:27 PM
Women’s Fertility Game Changer: Egg Freezing

As a clinical psychologist, I have encountered many women in their late 20’s and early 30’s who have anxiety because their biological clock is ticking, and they are nowhere near ready to have a baby– many of them feel they are too busy with careers or graduate school; and others struggle because they want to wait till they find a husband before becoming pregnant– yet they have no way of knowing when Mr Right will materialize.

Yes, You Can Learn CBT-Based Skills Without Therapy!

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Mar 24, 2021 5:29:25 PM
Yes, You Can Learn CBT-Based Skills Without Therapy!

Feeling anxious? We have good news! No matter how busy you are, how often you travel, or how limited your budget is, there is a new approach that may work for you. It can stand alone or be added to enrich your existing therapy experience. You can use it alone or in a group, and with or without optional live phone coaching. It’s called online learning with optional homework!