You Ask, Our Docs Answer! Podcast Miniseries – Shrinking It Down

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Posted in: Multimedia, Podcast

Topics: Anxiety, Autism Spectrum, Mental Illness + Psychiatric Disorders, Q+A

This past May, Mental Health Awareness Month, we received child mental health questions from our Instagram followers. In this podcast miniseries, Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr. Khadijah Booth Watkins, along with special guests, answered them in short episodes.

Tune in below, or subscribe wherever you stream – just search for Shrinking It Down.

How Do You Find Out If Your Teenager Has Undiagnosed ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)?

Gene and Khadijah are joined by special guest Gagan Joshi, MD to answer. See more resources on this topic, below.


How Do I Fall Asleep When I’m Anxious?

Gene and Khadijah answer. Learn more about different forms of anxiety on our Anxiety Topics Page.


How Do You Find a Therapist for Elementary Kids With Anxiety?

Gene and Khadijah answer. Read more on this topic here, in both English and Spanish.


How Does Schizophrenia Affect a Young Person and Their Caregivers?

Gene and Khadijah are joined by Abigail Donovan, MD to answer. See more resources on this topic, below.


Have a Question? Ask Our Docs!

If you have a question for us, e-mail us or tag us on Instagram!

Thank you for all you do to support the young developing minds in your life. It really makes a difference. Please remember that we’re here to support you.

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Khadijah Booth Watkins

Khadijah Booth Watkins, Associate Director

Khadijah Booth Watkins, MD, MPH, is associate director of the Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and the Associate Director of the Child and...

To learn more about Khadijah, or to contact her directly, please see Our Team.

Gene Beresin

Gene Beresin, Executive Director

Gene Beresin, MD, MA is executive director of The MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, and a staff child and adolescent psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also...

To learn more about Gene, or to contact him directly, please see Our Team.