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Coping with Panic Attacks: 5 Effective Treatments Aside from Psychiatric Drugs

2019-07-18T06:24:21+00:00

Coping with panic attacks; it's easier said than done. Panic attacks can be a very scary and debilitating experience. And if you have had one, you might be constantly on alert, dreading the possibility of the next attack. When you are stuck in the middle of an attack, you often feel powerless to do anything about it. Many client have the told me of the terror they felt when they wondered if they were having a heart attack. This very sense of feeling powerless over your own body and mind actually adds to the fearful negative mix of feelings that you [...]

Coping with Panic Attacks: 5 Effective Treatments Aside from Psychiatric Drugs2019-07-18T06:24:21+00:00

Anxiety and Childhood Trauma: Why the Roots of Chronic Anxiety Often Go Back to Early Life Experiences

2019-04-13T18:19:56+00:00

It can be hard to understand why you have chronic anxiety or even trauma-induced anxiety. After all, you’ve felt this way for such a long time, as far back as you can remember. And this makes it difficult to understand and gain perspective on not only the source of your problem but also what to do about it. The key may be exploring early life trauma experiences. By studying your past, it’s possible to connect those early experiences to why you struggle with anxiety now as an adult. Although this may not be an easy thing to do, it does hold the [...]

Anxiety and Childhood Trauma: Why the Roots of Chronic Anxiety Often Go Back to Early Life Experiences2019-04-13T18:19:56+00:00

Anxiety Symptoms in Teens- Don’t Overlook These 5 Signs

2019-04-11T05:24:23+00:00

Anxiety Symptoms in Teens Can Be Different It's common enough for adults to have trouble recognizing their own struggle with anxiety. And it can be even more difficult to see when your teen is suffering. Anxiety symptoms in teens can be hard to read. How can you tell whether what you are seeing is just "typical teen behavior", or is a problem that needs some attention. Recently, "Karen" talked with me about her dilemma.  She confided that she doesn't want to be "a worry wart". But she also doesn't want to neglect her son if he is suffering. Some Teens Suffer [...]

Anxiety Symptoms in Teens- Don’t Overlook These 5 Signs2019-04-11T05:24:23+00:00

The Body-Mind Connection: What Are the Effects of Anxiety on the Body?

2019-04-11T05:24:35+00:00

You thought you knew everything about anxiety. After all, you have to face it every single day of your life, right? There’s the constant worrying that’s always in the back of your head. Or the stress that you face when you experience a trigger. Sure, you've noticed that anxiety can make your heart beat faster or your breathing to be more labored. And that when you get stressed you usually begin to sweat a little. However, did you know the effects of anxiety on the body can actually much more severe than that? We are discovering more about the body-mind connection all the [...]

The Body-Mind Connection: What Are the Effects of Anxiety on the Body?2019-04-11T05:24:35+00:00

Overcoming Anxiety: Yes, Even Chronic Anxiety Can Be Healed!

2019-04-11T05:25:48+00:00

In over twenty years of practice, I'm happy to have helped many people  with overcoming anxiety-even when it's chronic been chronic. What's anxiety like for them? There’s the constant worrying and fear that dominates their lives. Alongside, this sits the uncomfortable physical anxiety symptoms. The struggle includes not just the issues that trigger the anxiety. It can even involve worrying about the anxiety itself! These anxiety sufferers feel stuck with their symptoms over a long time and sometimes feel pretty hopeless with overcoming their chronic anxiety. However, it is possible to discover anxiety relief. Yes, you can be healed! Consider these [...]

Overcoming Anxiety: Yes, Even Chronic Anxiety Can Be Healed!2019-04-11T05:25:48+00:00

EMDR For Anxiety: How Does It Help Provide Relief?

2019-04-11T05:33:50+00:00

Anxiety feels awful- doesn't it? Your stomach tightens into a bit of a knot and you don't know why. Your jaw clenches and your breath constricts. Sometimes you think there is nothing that is going to help- you will never be that calm, cool and collected person. If this sounds like you, EMDR for anxiety might just be the thing that will help you. Although anxiety makes you suffer, there is good news. We know more about treating anxiety than perhaps any other psychological problem. EMDR For Anxiety Helps In These 3 Ways: 1. EMDR Strengthens Anxiety Coping Skills You remember [...]

EMDR For Anxiety: How Does It Help Provide Relief?2019-04-11T05:33:50+00:00

3 Important Tips From An Anxiety Therapist

2019-04-11T05:35:25+00:00

As an anxiety therapist, I began helping clients over 20 years ago. During that time, I've seen a number of women and men make full recoveries. Sadly, I've also seen people struggle to get better. Today, a friend asked me for advice. He wanted to know what he should look for in his search to find someone to help with his anxiety.  Although he is an experienced therapy client, he has never gotten the relief he's sought. Here the advice I gave him over coffee... Tip # 1 -Work With An Anxiety Therapist Who Is Integrative. Why does this matter? Because [...]

3 Important Tips From An Anxiety Therapist2019-04-11T05:35:25+00:00

How Anxiety in Senior Citizens Manifests Differently – Signs & Symptoms

2019-04-11T05:35:40+00:00

It’s well known that the population in many countries, including the United States, is getting older. With advancing age often come various physical and mental issues, which can cause an elderly person to become anxious. As the population ages, then, there is a greater chance that more people will suffer from anxiety. In contrast to younger adults, though, anxiety in senior citizens presents its own set of problems. It's important understanding the signs and symptoms of the condition in the elderly and how they may manifest. With a proper diagnosis, it’s possible for senior citizens to get treatment for their anxiety [...]

How Anxiety in Senior Citizens Manifests Differently – Signs & Symptoms2019-04-11T05:35:40+00:00

ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression—Often Related Conditions in Adults and Teens

2019-04-15T00:57:12+00:00

It’s hard having to face going to work or school every day. You never seem to be able to pay attention or stay on task. The work you do turn in is considered sloppy, incomplete, or just not good enough. You can feel your peers, supervisors, or teachers judging you. They are sending the message that you already know: you must be stupid. What other reason could there be? You try to cope as best you can, but this only causes more stress in your life. As you can see from this scenario, it’s not hard to make the connection between ADHD, anxiety, [...]

ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression—Often Related Conditions in Adults and Teens2019-04-15T00:57:12+00:00

Anxiety Treatment: Essential and Commonly Ignored Components

2019-01-28T23:58:15+00:00

You’ve decided to get help and get anxiety treatment.   That’s great!   Anxiety Treatment- It'll Help You With Reducing Anxiety Symptoms and Improving the Quality of Your Life.   However, there are several components that are essential for treating anxiety, and reducing anxiety symptoms, that often are ignored. Not addressing these issues actually makes it more difficult for you to receive treatment and to find relief from anxiety.   By educating yourself about these components, you can make sure that you cover “all your bases.” 1. How Anxiety Works in Your Brain and Nervous System One issue that is often [...]

Anxiety Treatment: Essential and Commonly Ignored Components2019-01-28T23:58:15+00:00