John Sharp, MD

Dr. John Sharp is a board-certified psychiatrist on the faculty at Harvard Medical School and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is renowned for clearly conveying evidenced-based messages regarding health and well-being. Dr. Sharp is a member of the American College of Psychiatrists and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He has been voted by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America for the past 10 years. His first book, The Emotional Calendar: Understanding Seasonal Influences and Milestones to Become Happier, More Fulfilled, and in Control of your Life, was published in 2011 by Times Books and translated into five languages. His second book, The Insight Cure: Change Your Story, Transform Your Life, was published in 2018 by Hay House.

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Posts by John Sharp, MD

Coping with the coronavirus pandemic for people with anxiety disorders

John Sharp, MD

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The coronavirus pandemic causing COVID-19 understandably makes most people feel anxious. Coping with the challenges is even more difficult for the many people who have a pre-existing anxiety disorder.

How to not practice emotional distancing during social distancing

John Sharp, MD

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While COVID-19 brings normal life to a temporary halt as we practice social distancing, it helps to double-down on deepening social bonds and practicing kindness and gratitude, not emotional distancing.

Coping with coronavirus anxiety

John Sharp, MD

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Anxiety about the new coronavirus is understandable. But there are actions you can take –– or avoid –– to help you cope with anxious feelings and choices you can make to help yourself and others.