Category Archives: Anxiety


What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

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Are you having trouble sleeping, eating or enjoying everyday activities? Do you have unexplained feelings of dread, anxiety or fear? Do you suffer from a phobia of a commonplace item or situation that is causing you to become isolated and […]

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I Think I Just Had My First Panic Attack! What Do I Do?

As a psychotherapist I know that panic attacks are frightening. People often describe the experience as feeling like they’re having a heart attack. Others experience an overwhelming feeling of impending doom. If you think you’ve experienced your first panic attack, […]

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When Is It Time to Seek Anxiety Counseling?

Anxiety is known to us all, whether it’s fretting over a job interview, speaking in public or flying on an airplane. You may feel the urge to run instead of stand your ground when you encounter something that scares or […]

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How Can Anxiety Counseling Help?

Finding the right treatment that will actually make a difference with your anxiety is tough. With so many medications available today, and so little research on them, can make you feel even more overwhelmed with your options. Finding the right […]

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Treating Anxiety and Depression with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

If you’re struggling with anxiety or depression and cannot manage your symptoms on your own, cognitive behavioral therapy may be the best option for you. Working with a trained professional therapist in San Diego is vital to the process. Cognitive […]

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder – GAD

3 Ways GAD Sufferers Can Reduce Anxiety GAD, or Generalized Anxiety Disorder, can be difficult to manage. Everyone experiences anxiety to some degree each day, but those with GAD feel a heightened sense of fear and, in some cases, panic. […]

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Combat Anxiety and Stress with Balance

If you often find yourself swamped with everything that you need to accomplish in a day, you may discover that you feel stressed and constantly anxious. If you allow this to persist, serious physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual repercussions may […]

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Anxiety vs. Tranquility

Can you relate to the experience of getting a song “stuck” in your mind? Maybe it started out as a tune you enjoyed but after the 50th replay it lost its charm? You may at times suffer from a form […]

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Anxiety 101

Anxiety is hardwired into our brains. Seen as the body’s “fight or flight” response, it prepares us to respond quickly when facing danger. Often triggered by life stress, anxiety is a natural response and a necessary warning adaptation or “wake […]

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What Is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Symptoms and Treatment Options


Have you ever found yourself double-checking if the front door is locked? Or (after having left the house) returning to make sure that you shut the garage door? While these behaviors are indeed “normal”, and essentially part of human nature, […]

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