Stressful Times in the COVID-19 World


Hi everyone. We know that there is a lot of information out there these days that is very scary – especially if you have an anxiety disorder. But, in the word of Douglas Adams, "Don't Panic." How do you survive the COVID-19 scare? Follow these simple tips and see how you feel. 1. Get your information from reliable sources ONLY. Use the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or the World Health Organization (WHO). 2. Check information on the virus only … Learn more here.

School Refusal

Child Struggling with Going to School?


If you have a child that is struggling with going to school there are many things that you can do to assist them in getting back to school. Sometimes it may be as easy as having a meeting with a child and a feared teacher to work everything out. Or, maybe your child is refusing to even leave home all together. There are numerous books about School Anxiety on the market, but you may find some of these tips to be helpful right away. Set up home to be like school. If your child will not go … Learn more here.

Panic Disorders

The Key to Unlocking Panic Disorders

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Panic Attacks can be amazingly frightening to people – especially since many of the symptoms seem to mimic a heart attack and many people having a panic attack will rush to an emergency room since they think that they may be dying. However, no one, as far as we know, has ever died of a panic attack. So, what is the best thing to do for panic? Many practitioners insist that you just need to do deep breathing exercises and progressive muscle … Learn more here.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Know the Four Rules of OCD

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Rule number 1 to remember - OCD lies to you. Remember this phrase and you will do well. In all of the years that we have been treating OCD we have never once found it to tell the truth. OCD tells you that it is telling the truth, but that is also a lie. If OCD were telling the truth, then you have to consider why it tells you that you need to do things that people without OCD do not need to do? If OCD were to tell you the truth, then it would tell you to act like everyone else does since most everyone else is able to live their lives … Learn more here.