Anxiety

Anxiety Can Get Better

40 million people suffer from some form of anxiety every year in the US. This includes Panic attacks, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Agoraphobia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Phobias, including test-taking phobias, driving phobias and Separation Anxiety in children. In therapy, clients can learn relaxation skills to address the “fight or flight” reaction and coping strategies to overcoming anxiety.

Anxiety Books

The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques: Understanding How Your Brain Makes You Anxious and What You Can Do…by Wehrenberg

When Panic Attacks: The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life, by Burns

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, by Bourne

What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to Do Guides for Kids), by Huebner and Matthews

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry… by. Forsythand, Eifert

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry, by Schab

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child’s Fears, Worries, and Phobias… by Chansky

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, by Burns

The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques: Understanding How Your Brain Makes You Anxious and What You Can Do..by Wehrenberg

When Panic Attacks: The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life, by Burns

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, by Bourne

What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to Do Guides for Kids), by Huebner and Matthews

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry… by. Forsythand, Eifert

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry, by Schab

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child’s Fears, Worries, and Phobias… by Chansky

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, by Burns

Easy to use stress reduction strategies

Aps for your phone:

Meditation Timer & Tracker

Relax Melodies – Free

Anxiety Free – Free

Breathe2Relax – Free

Qi Gong Meditation Relaxation – Free

Nature Sounds Relanxiety3ax and Sleep-Free

Worry Box—Anxiety Self-Help-Free

Stop Panic & Anxiety Self-Help-Free

Relax & Rest Guided Meditations by Meditation Oasis

Universal Breathing by Saagara-Free

Easy Breathing Techniques:

1. Re-lax: Take 5-10 min. and breathe in slowly, saying silently to yourself “Re” and slowly exhale saying “Lax”.

2. Breathe in through your nose deeply (starting with your abdomen) to the count of 4. Hold your breath for 4 counts and then slowly exhale through your mouth for 4 counts. Repeat 10-20 times.

3. Place your tongue on the roof of your mouth (it stays there throughout this exercise). Breathe in through your nose for the count of 4. Hold for the count of 7. Exhale through your mouth around your tongue (it should make a noise) to the count of 8. Repeat 10 times.