Online Cognitive Therapy (CBT) for Panic Attacks
Struggling with Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Fear?
Would You like Help to Learn How to Overcome Your Panic Attacks?
I CAN HELP YOU THROUGH ONLINE CBT THERAPY SESSIONS VIA SKYPE
Online Therapist Dr. Peter Strong can help you overcome Panic Attack Disorder via one-on-one Skype sessions.
Online Mindfulness Therapy, as taught by Dr. Strong, is a form of Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) in which we apply mindfulness to change our relationship to the underlying emotions that create and sustain panic anxiety. This approach is being recognized as one of the best modern treatments for panic attacks and many people have benefited tremendously from this kind of help for their panic attacks.
EMAIL ME TO ASK YOUR QUESTIONS AND SCHEDULE AN ONLINE CBT THERAPY SESSION FOR PANIC ATTACKS TODAY
Thought Regulation through Cognitive Therapy for Panic Attacks
Normally, we are controlled by habitual patterns of negative emotional reactivity that operates automatically in the mind. This reactive thinking tends to proliferate and create more and more suffering, and is often compared to throwing gasoline on a bonfire. The first step of Mindfulness Therapy is learning to recognize these habitual reactions so that we can stop them from proliferating by simply becoming aware of them. This is based on the principle that you cannot be reactive and mindful at the same time.
Reactivity = no awareness; Mindfulness = non-reactivity.
This is the first phase of Mindfulness Therapy. It is so important to "wake up" to your reactions and see what is actually happening. This is a very important principle: It is the habitual reactive thinking that you don't see that controls you. Conversely, when you become mindful of your reactions, then you gain more control over them and they start to lose their power over you.
Emotional Regulation through Mindfulness Therapy
In the second phase of Mindfulness Therapy, we take things a stage further and work on changing the way we relate to our anxiety. When we are in the grip of anxiety, we react to the emotion with further secondary reactions, with some form of resistance, aversion or avoidance. This, of course, simply makes things a lot worse and causes the anxiety to "freeze" or "harden" in place. The net effect of reactivity is that it inhibits change and prevents the anxiety from changing and healing. I call this the principle of Reactive Displacement in my book, The Path of Mindfulness Meditation.
Mindfulness is a form of awareness that has the qualities of opening instead of closing, accepting instead of resisting, observing rather than becoming lost in the emotion. When we bring this quality of spacious awareness that is non-reactive to our anxiety, we create the ideal inner conditions in which the emotion will begin to change. The emotion responds to mindfulness by softening and unfolding; it becomes malleable and begins to melt, just as ice melts in the warmth of the sun. This allows change and healing to take place - literally from the inside out. One of the pivotal understandings in Mindfulness Psychology is the maxim:
Reactivity Inhibits Healing; Mindfulness facilitates Healing
During Online Therapy, you will learn how to apply mindfulness to first manage your habitual thoughts and then transform your anxiety through the powerful healing properties of mindfulness. The skills that you learn during Mindfulness Therapy allow you to develop and grow, so that you find more balance and a stronger sense of your real self - that is often completely obscured by chronic anxiety or depression.
Cognitive Therapy for Panic Attacks - CBT teaches us How to Become Free from Reactive Thoughts and Reactive Emotions
As we develop greater awareness skills we become more able to observe reactive thoughts without becoming overwhelmed by them. We also learn how to heal the underlying core anxiety that feeds the reactive thoughts and beliefs. The combined effect of CBT for thought regulation and Mindfulness for emotional regulation is that we find a totally new perspective; a state of freedom from the compulsion to become anxious. If negative thoughts arise, we can simply acknowledge them and remain free. If anxiety arises, we can acknowledge that emotion and turn toward it with compassion and kindness. With every mindful-encounter that we make, we gradually change the way that we relate to thoughts and emotions from reactivity to responsiveness. We are teaching our self how to become less reactive and how to become more conscious. This is the path that leads to greater freedom from reactivity, and the less reactive we become, the less we fed the habit of our panic anxiety. Eventually, the anxiety will subside altogether.
Convenient, Effective and Affordable
Please email me to learn more about Online Mindfulness Therapy for Panic Attacks Anxiety Disorder. It is easy to get started; all you need is Skype and PayPal. Please tell me more about yourself and how I can help you.
START TODAY WITH A FREE EMAIL CONSULTATION