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5 Common Myths about Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. featuring Dr. Kevin Chapman:


4 signs that you might have an anxiety disorder, and aren’t just a worrier

By Caroline Praderio featuring Dr. Kevin Chapman:


Is Your Worry Normal or a Sign of an Anxiety Disorder?

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. featuring Dr. Kevin Chapman:


Dr. Chapman appears as an Expert Cognitive Behavioral Therapist in 2 of the 23 video series. You can receive this full suite of Learning Cognitive-Behavior Therapy videos with the purchase of “Learning Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: An Illustrated Guide, Second Edition” featuring the following authors:

Jesse H. Wright, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor and Chief of Adult Psychiatry at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky.
Gregory K. Brown, Ph.D., is Research Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Michael E. Thase, M.D., is Professor and Chief of Adult Academic Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Monica R. Basco, Ph.D., is Associate Director Science Policy, Planning, and Analysis at the National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women’s Health, Bethesda, Maryland.


The MindSide Episode 111 – The Psychological and Physiological Impacts of Anxiety on Performance

“Pressure is one of the greatest, singular forces on our planet. With the right amount of pressure, just about anything can crack. Athletes face a mountain of pressure every day.  Pressure to perform. Pressure to Win. Pressure to beat out teammates for playing time. The anxiety that many athletes struggle with is a direct result of the pressures they face on a day to day basis. Dr. L Kevin Chapman, a licensed clinical psychologist in his own private practice, specializes in the assessment and treatment of anxiety…”

Click here to read more at the MindSide.

Kevin Chapman, PhD, a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) says that morning anxiety usually comes from not looking forward to what you have to do in the day, whether you have a big project due, or you feel unprepared for that big team meeting.


Dr. Kevin Chapman, a Kentucky-based psychologist who counts himself among Target’s many fans, notes that one reason why Target in particular can entice unplanned spending is that the company has a long history of hiring and working with some of the best design minds. These people help ensure that not only are Target’s in-house product ranges often a cut above others in their price bracket (hello, high-fashion collabs), but the aesthetic feel of their stores are, too.

The Target Effect: Why Shopping Leads to Random Hauls

Another trick Target uses to get you to rack up? Their stores’ happy aesthetic and design style, added Kentucky-based psychologist Dr. Kevin Chapman

There’s A Scientific Reason Why We Can’t Control Ourselves At Target

Psychologist Dr. Kevin Chapman told the publication that another reason Target in particular can make people more impulsive is because of the store’s ‘happy aesthetic and design style.’

Why it’s impossible to buy only one thing in Kmart, according to science

Dr. Kevin Chapman, a Kentucky-based psychologist, also noted that Target stores are “well lit” and have an “ambient atmosphere” so that customers can spend more money.

The “Target Effect” Is Real! Experts Reveal Why You Can’t Just Buy One Item While Shopping At Target

Unfortunately, obsessing over things until I get an answer is something that I do all the time. But as scattered as I feel when this happens, Kevin Chapman, PhD, a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), reassures me that overthinking or obsessing over things is extremely common in most people.

Here’s What It Means If You Constantly Overthink Everything

“Excessive or high intake of caffeine has been shown by studies to increase risk of anxiety, especially panic attacks, particularly in sensitive individuals such as those already suffering from psychiatric conditions, and in adolescents and others who are genetically predisposed,” says L. Kevin Chapman, a clinical psychologist in Louisville, Kentucky, who specializes in anxiety disorders and cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT.

Can Coffee and Nicotine Contribute to Your Anxiety?

“This is one of those situations where anxiety is a good thing,” says Kevin Chapman, PhD, a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA).
He explains that anxiety is a essentially your body’s way or preparing you for a potential threat, and in that sense, it can help you adapt to cope with danger.

How To Not Freak Out When Waiting For Test Results

“The lighting, the bright colors … it brightens your affect and you tend to have a pretty good time so it’s conducive to buying,” The ‘Target Effect:’ A psychologist explains why you can’t just buy one thing

More Anxiety Experts Reveal What They Really Want Everyone to Know About Anxiety

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. featuring Dr. Kevin Chapman:


“The easiest explanation is it’s a perceived lack of reward,” Chapman said. “There’s no immediate gratification involved in these mundane tasks.” I tried the ‘If it only takes a minute, do it now’ cleaning hack. Here’s what happened.

These Are The Best Books for People With Anxiety, According to Psychologists

By Amy Capetta featuring Dr. Kevin Chapman:


Episode 8: Coping with Anxiety

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses coping with anxiety with Dr. Kevin Chapman. Listen as we breakdown: What is anxiety? How is anxiety good or bad? How does anxiety impact sports performance? What is involved in CBT?

Millennial Money: 3 ways to curb a shopping urge

By COURTNEY JESPERSEN of NerdWallet featuring Dr. Kevin Chapman:


Anxiety Looks Different in Men

When a man explodes in anger over something seemingly insignificant, he may appear like just a jerk. But he could be anxious.

‘I Always Feel Like I Have To Be Doing Something—Help!’

By MARISSA GAINSBURG featuring Dr. Kevin Chapman:


Is anxiety more common in our 30s and 40s?

The data shows the likelihood of experiencing anxiety rises then declines – and women are more likely to feel it than men

How Often You Should Take a Mental Health Day, According to a Psychologist

By ANDREA ROMANO featuring Dr. Kevin Chapman:


Could Mini, Monthly Goals Be the Key to Resolution Success? We’re About to Find Out

Woman’s Day is trying out a fresh take on resolutions that will help you set manageable goals, keep the momentum going until the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve 2020.

Clinical Psychologist Gives Tips on Talking to Your Kids About DC Violence

BY BRENNON GURLEY featuring Jonathan Bauman:


Exercise Can Be Unhealthy, Too. Here Are 3 Red Flags to Look For

Sometimes the gym isn’t the best thing for your mental well-being. When do habits become more harmful than helpful?

Therapy Talks: Ways to Cope with Anxiety, OCD, Panic, and Phobias with Clinical Psychologist Kevin Chapman


For Those Closest to Damar Hamlin, Risk of PTSD Looms

Kevin Chapman had briefly stepped away from watching Monday night’s Bills-Bengals game at his house in the Louisville area when his phone began buzzing. The texts were alerting him to the news that Bills safety Damar Hamlin had gone into cardiac arrest on the field.

As Seen on Charla Young Show | yourpowertv.com

As Seen on Wicked Sheets | PTSD & Night Sweats

As Seen on The Intersection | with Jeff Johnson and Elsa M.

As Seen on Wicked Sheets | CBT, anxiety, & sleep

Dr. Chapman regular contributes to the media and social media and is recognized as an expert for national programs and publications. Dr. Chapman’s ability to educate the public on topics ranging from anxiety and related disorders to effective treatment has been publicized by a number of popular media outlets. Dr. Chapman also assists production companies with logistical considerations as they relate to the mental health of participants throughout the duration of various programs. Aside from being a prolific writer for the media, Dr. Chapman’s ability to describe mental health conditions and the effective treatment of mental health conditions in the media to an increasingly diverse population makes him a heavily sought out contributor to a number of television networks. You will find examples of Dr. Chapman’s media contributions below.


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How to navigate COVID 19

As Seen on A&E – 60 Days In

As Seen on PBS – KET | Connections with Renee Shaw