Anxiety & Coping


Wit & Reason with Dr. Alexis Moreno

Over the past few years we’ve heard more celebrities publicly disclose their personal challenges with anxiety and even panic attacks. Dr. Alexis Moreno and guest expert, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Alicia Hodge, review who has been quoted talking about anxiety and how it relates to any of the 6 different types anxiety disorders. Dr. Alexis and Dr. Alicia answer your Anxiety & Coping questions with Healthy Lifestyle Tips to increase your ability to take on whatever life throws at you.

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Dr. Moreno is passionate about the interplay between mass media communications, culture, and personal factors. Which explains her academic pursuits. She has a Doctorate in Community Clinical Psychology, a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and a Bachelor of Science in both Television Broadcasting and Psychology. The more time she spends studying psychological theory, researching human behavior, and working in the community, the more she is inspired by the power of systematically addressing personal and social issues. She has worked as a health educator with middle and high school students, provided psychotherapy with children, families, and couples recovering from violence and trauma, and treated adults on parole and in maximum security psychiatric hospitals suffering with severe mental illness. Dr. Moreno uses an ecological and biopsychosocial approach to every case conceptualization and collaboratively works with teams in a respectful, humanistic style. Passionate about working with diverse clientele, she tailors her interventions and presentations to engage and meet the needs of every stakeholder involved. 


Dr. Alicia Hodge is a clinical psychologist in the DC Metropolitan area. Originally a Connecticut native, Dr. Hodge identifies as African American with strong West Indian roots. She is a graduate of the University of Hartford's doctoral program and a proud alumna of Rutgers University and The Ethel Walker School. Her mission and work centers around assisting people to overcome limiting beliefs in order to reach their goals with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She also has a passion for helping women change their internal language from criticism to self-compassion. Dr. Hodge specializes in the treatment of anxiety and launched the Slay Your Anxiety campaign to share a message of conquering fear through humor and self-compassion.