Guided Mediation for Anxiety: The Container

Guided Mediation for Anxiety: The Container

If you’re exhausted from feeling anxious and nervous, you’re not alone. So many people struggle with anxiety. One of the many tools I use with my clients is learning a guided meditation practice. Practicing mindfulness and meditation helps to stimulate the part of the brain that can discern the difference between an anxiety trigger and an actual threat of danger.

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Tools for Anxiety: Somatic Resources

Tools for Anxiety: Somatic Resources

When anxiety has a stronghold on the body, it can feel like frenetic energy vibrating throughout the body. When working with clients, I also notice that it often lives in the upper half of the body, as well as in the front of the body. In the body, this looks like tension in the head, neck, chest and shoulders coupled with a forward momentum in the torso. All of this is happening outside of the conscious awareness of the person sitting in front of me.

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Guided Mediation for Anxiety: Calm Place

Guided Mediation for Anxiety: Calm Place

Having a regular mindfulness and meditation practice helps to calm anxiety in a natural way. It brings online the part of the brain that tells the nervous system that you are safe now. If you have been struggling with anxiety, I recommend you start a mindfulness and meditation practice, as this teaches your brain and nervous system the ability to discern the difference between a threat and a trigger.

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Anxiety Therapy in Orlando: EMDR [Interview Series]

Anxiety Therapy in Orlando: EMDR  [Interview Series]

Welcome to this blog series on alternative approaches for working with anxiety in Orlando. In this series, I will highlight local professionals and resources that help people that are struggling with anxiety feel settled and calm. Our first guest to be featured is Anastasia Bipat, LMHC. She focuses on using EMDR to help people work through anxiety. She is located in the Lake Nona area.

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