Types of Counseling: A Bottom Up Approach

Types of Counseling: A Bottom Up Approach

You’re revved, anxious, and feeling out of sorts. You know you need to get some help, but the thought of starting therapy again just seems to add to the stress level. The last time you went to therapy, it didn’t really seem to help. You talked about the problems. You told the deep dark secrets. But nothing seemed to really change. So now what?

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Anxiety? Use this Quick Tool to Tame the Runaway Train

Anxiety? Use this Quick Tool to Tame the Runaway Train

You’re feeling anxious. Your mind is racing. Your heart is pounding and you’re all revved up. Even though you want to relax, you can’t seem to turn it off. There is a constant nagging feeling that you’re not doing enough, an undercurrent of “go, go, go.” This feeling won’t let you rest. You stop and think about what you’re worrying about, and you can’t even seem to narrow it down to one thing. You just feel all geared up. You start to wonder, “What the heck is wrong with me?!"

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Discerning the Difference between Danger and Discomfort [a tool to calm anxiety]

Discerning the Difference between Danger and Discomfort [a tool to calm anxiety]

Your heart is pounding, your throat feels constricted, and your mouth is dry. Your system is geared up and ready to respond as if you’re actually in danger. You know there is no real threat, but you can’t seem to get your brain to calm down and stop acting like you’re being attacked by mountain lion. You’re exhausted from feeling all revved up and on edge.

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