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May 12, 2020

Season 2, Episode 12: As Chief Medical Officer with The Meadows, Dr. Jon Caldwell knows how easily anxiety can overwhelm us. This is especially true in a time of uncertainty like the COVID-19 pandemic. But instead of running from fear, what if we lean into it? Can confronting the reality of our own powerlessness actually loosen fear’s grip?


Dr. Jon Caldwell is a psychiatrist and clinical research investigator who specializes in treating those healing from trauma and addictive behaviors. He currently serves as Chief Medical Officer with The Meadows in Wickenburg, Arizona.


Read the article Dr. Caldwell wrote about Leaning Into Fear at


Learn more about The Meadows' Surviving Social Distancing virtual workshop, which Dr. Caldwell is contributing to, at


To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit


Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.