February 05, 2015, BY Kathryn Kopchik

Margaret WehrenbergMargaret Wehrenberg, author of The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques and The 10 Best-Ever Depression Management Techniques, will give a talk about the challenge of anxiety and depression in university students on Tuesday, March 3, at 7 p.m. in Walls Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.

Wehrenberg will describe how to recognize these disorders and how to know when outside help is needed. She will talk about the best ways to control worry, perfectionism and social fears and how to defeat negative thinking.

She also will discuss recognizing and managing anxiety in university students; identify differences between OCD and worry; describe anxious perfectionism; and look at how anxiety may be caused by undiagnosed ADHD. She will include specific methods of managing the perfectionism, worry, and social concerns of anxious students.

A licensed clinical psychologist, Wehrenberg is the author of six books, including her most recent 10 Best Anxiety Busters and Anxiety + Depression: Effective Treatment of the Big Two Co-Occurring Disorders. She blogs for Psychology Today Online, and speaks internationally on clinical psychotherapy topics. She is the curriculum development director for Candeo's online depression and anxiety program.

The talk, which is free and open to the public, is part of Anxiety Prevention Week events sponsored by Bucknell's Counseling and Student Development Center. The talk will be followed by a book signing. Wehrenberg's books are available at the Bookstore.