1. Panic Attacks and Anxiety

    Panic Attacks and Anxiety Many people who suffer from anxiety have had the unfortunate experience of having a panic attack. But what exactly is a panic attack? A panic attack is an abrupt surge of intense fear or intense discomfort that reaches a peak within minutes, and during which time four or more of the following symptoms occur: Palpitations, pounding heart, or accelerated heart rate Sweatin…Read More

  2. Avoid Anxiety, Stress, and Depression by Being in the Present

    Avoid Anxiety, Stress, and Depression by Being in the Present A statement that I constantly tell my clients as a therapist and counselor is that "depression is dwelling about the past, anxiety is worrying about the future, and the only healthy and happy place to be in is the present". Anxiety is the constant worry about what will come tomorrow with the expectation that it will be negative. A quest…Read More

  3. How to Use the Perfect Day Technique to Get Rid of Stress & Anxiety

    HOW TO USE THE PERFECT DAY TECHNIQUE TO GET RID OF STRESS & ANXIETY When you experience anxiety or depression, negative and irrational thoughts can flood your mind and feel overwhelming. You might have the same thought that makes you feel anxious all day long over and over again. These thoughts feel like they are spiraling out of control or have a snowball effect. Or you could have really nega…Read More

  4. How to use the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Three Rational Questions Technique for Anxiety and Depression

    How to use the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Three Rational Questions Technique for Anxiety and Depression   Anxiety and depression is created and perpetuated by negative and irrational thoughts. In order to stop your anxiety or depression you must become aware of the thoughts that you have that are irrational and replace them with rational ones. A great cognitive behavioral therapy mental health …Read More

  5. Using Positive Affirmations to Combat Anxiety, Depression, & Low Self Esteem

    Using Positive Affirmations to Combat Anxiety, Depression, & Low Self Esteem People who experience anxiety or depression normally engage in negative thinking. Engaging in the pattern of thinking negatively has a horrible toll on our mental health. As a therapist and counselor my clients often ask me how to change this. A great mental health technique that I teach is the use of positive affirma…Read More

  6. Anxiety Treatment: Deep Breathing for Relaxation

    Anxiety Treatment: Deep Breathing for Relaxation Anxiety causes not only an emotional strain on us but can also cause a physical strain on our bodies. Have you ever noticed that you can feel utterly drained at the end of the day if it was a day that were struggling with anxiety? Cognitive Behavioral therapy works on teaching people techniques not only to address the cognitive part to combat anxiet…Read More