About Dr. Reid Wilson

Dr. Reid Wilson - Anxieties SiteR. Reid Wilson, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who directs the Anxiety Disorders Treatment Program in Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina. He is also Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Dr. Wilson specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders. He is author of Don't Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks (Harper Perennial), now in its Revised Edition, is co-author of Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions (Bantam) and is co-author of "Achieving Comfortable Flight", a self-help kit for the fearful flier. He designed and served as lead psychologist for American Airlines' first national program for the fearful flier.

Dr. Wilson served on the Board of Directors of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America for 12 years. He served as Program Chair of the National Conferences on Anxiety Disorders from 1988-1991.

Educational Background:

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, Sociology, with highest honors, 1973
  • Antioch Graduate School, Masters in Counseling, 1977
  • Fielding Institute, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 1980

Television appearances:

  • Oprah Winfrey Show
  • Good Morning America
  • America's Talking.

Areas of specialization: All anxiety disorders (panic disorder, phobias, social phobias, obsessions, compulsions), fear of flying.

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Last Updated: June 30, 2016

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