Karen Doyle Buckwalter welcomes Dr. Meg Van Deusen back to the show to discuss how modern culture is creating barriers to human attachment, a major topic in her recent book Stressed in the U.S.: Twelve Tools to Tackle Anxiety, Loneliness, Tech-Addiction and More.
After spending a few years as a teacher, Dr. Van Deusen returned to school to study psychology. Her studies spanned the Pacific Coast, starting at the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles and finishing her post-doctoral hours in Seattle's Family Services, then entering private practice in Seattle in 1994. Dr. Van Deusen has cultivated an approach to treatment that encompasses years of hard work and dedication to continuing education. She has consulted on external projects and has a blog on a topics she’s passionate about, stress, loneliness, sleep and anxiety. Her new book Stressed in the U.S.: Twelve Tools to Tackle Anxiety, Loneliness, Tech-Addiction and More was released in 2019. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the WA State Psychological Association.