Anxiety can affect your health. If you suffer from an anxiety disorder, research suggests that you may run a higher risk of experiencing physical health problems, too. So when you manage your anxiety, you’re also taking care of your physical health.
Catastrophic thinking is often a result of subconsciously over-estimating the possibility of threat and under-estimating our ability to cope with it. Many anxiety disorders can be effectively treated without the need for medications with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and with relaxation techniques that place the body in a ‘rest and digest’ state from ‘fight or flight.’
I treat social and performance anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, symptoms of frequent worry, and avoidance behaviors.