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Alicia H. Clark Psy.D.
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Do relationship insecurities have you feeling anxious? A few tweaks to your attitude and a willingness to dig deeper can help you use anxiety to your advantage.
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Alicia Clark, Psy.D., is a Washington, D.C.-based psychologist specializing in anxiety and relationships, and author of the book, Hack Your Anxiety.