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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Your Anxiety Is Just The Messenger - Don't Shoot It!

by Dr. Craig April, Director of The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management - Los Angeles
www.KickFear.com




Your anxiety is delivering you a message, so listen up!

I don't mean that you should spend a lot of energy or time trying to discover where it's coming from, the origins and so forth. That is not going to fix it. Insight is not effective in reducing anxiety. You can be crystal clear on exactly where your anxiety is coming from and still be as anxious as ever. This is why insight oriented therapy for anxiety disorders is ineffective. For those of you reading my blog, you know that scientifically proven CBT (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy) for anxiety is the key.

So what am I getting at?

HERE IS WHAT YOUR ANXIETY MAY BE TRYING TO TELL YOU:

1.) That you can learn a lot by facing this fear - lessons that can guide you throughout your life when fear arises.

2.) That your anxiety symptoms, when having panic attacks or approaching a phobia, are letting you know that something needs to change.

3.) That the more you run, the greater your anxiety becomes. Remember "Whatever you resist, persists".

SOME QUESTIONS

1.) What fear are you not facing?

2.) What are you avoiding and refusing to listen to?

3.) Are you trying to run from your particular fear or area of anxiety and get rid of it through avoidance (shooting it so to speak)?

You don't have to let anxiety disempower you! In fact, you can look at it as a messenger that can help you grow and become stronger while expanding your world.

Follow this link for more on scientifically proven anxiety treatment

All the best,

DR. APRIL

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Sunday, January 17, 2010

Do You Have A Diagnosable Phobia? How To Know - Plus The Correct Anxiety Treatment

by Dr. Craig April, Director of The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management - Los Angeles
www.KickFear.com

Take a look at my most recent YouTube video where I address how to know if your phobia is diagnosable, when you need anxiety treatment and the proven form of therapy to help you face your fear. Just click the link below to view:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIUNSOco6SE

We treat all phobias at The April Center For Anxiety Attack Management - Los Angeles including:

-Social Phobia (Social Anxiety)
-Agoraphobia
-Driving Phobia (Fear of Driving)
-Fear of traveling in a car
-Fear of Heights (Acrophobia)
-Fear of Flying (Aviophobia)
-Fear of Choking
-Fear of elevators
-Fear of germs and contamination
-Fear of dogs and other animals
-Fear of Public Speaking
-Fear of Crowds
-Claustrophobia
-Emetophobia (Fear of vomiting)
-Blood Phobia
-Dark Phobia
- and . . . so many more.

For an abundance of phobia types (some obscure, some not), take a look at this extremely interesting list sent to me by The Nursing Degree Guide. Just click on this link:

http://www.nursingdegreeguide.org/2010/100-weird-phobias-that-really-exist/

And follow this link for more on phobias and anxiety treatment

All the best,

DR. APRIL

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The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management - Los Angeles and The South Bay

The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management is committed to helping you remove the destructive barriers of anxiety, so that you may lead a calmer, healthier, happier life.

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