CATEGORY: Anxiety, Panic and OCD 159 articles

Anxiety and Panic Counseling in Philadelphia: Lately you've been feeling anxious, had a Panic Attack , struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). experience Social Anxiety Phobias or Stress which all negatively impact your quality of life. 

Below you will find all the articles written on this topic.


Hope during a Pandemic

Posted by: Emily Endres, Intern

Since coronavirus began its spread in the US, social distancing measures and stay-at-home orders have been implemented across the country in an effort to slow the spread of the virus…


COVID-19 and Anxiety Thoughts

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

The uncertainty of COVID-19 has created anxiety for many people. COVID-19 changed many of our routines and daily life almost overnight which creates anxiety for many. While anxiety is…


Managing Anxiety During Self-Isolation

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LCSW Therapist, Supervisor of Interns, Art Museum / Fairmount Office Manager

As we move into Philadelphia’s 2nd week of self-isolation, it’s normal to feel anxious. Information about COVD-19 is continually updating, normal routines have been shifted, and in-person social support systems…


Beat Anxiety and Worry

Posted by: Marina France

Beat Anxiety and Worry; As a human being, chances are that you have a lot of first-hand experience of worry and anxiety, and you might even identify as someone with…


Decatastrophizing: Challenging Anxious and Depressive Thoughts

Posted by: Cayla Bailey

When faced with a difficult or unknown situation, do you tend to focus on the worst-case scenario? Our thoughts are extremely powerful and influence how you handle situations. If the…


Managing Anxiety: Color Breathing Technique

Posted by: Cayla Bailey

Managing Anxiety: Color Breathing Technique We all have experienced anxiety at some point in our lives, whether it was preparing for an important job interview, asking someone on a date…


4-7-8 Breathing Technique: The Biology of Calming Down

Posted by: Chrysoula Iliopoulou

4-7-8 Breathing Technique: The Biology of Calming Down Breathing is one of the automatic functions of our bodies and is the function that literally keeps us alive. One of its…


Postpartum OCD

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

Life after baby should be blissful, shouldn’t it? After 10 months of scans, stretched ligaments, restless legs, insomnia, and overheating, once that baby is on the outside, shouldn’t you get…


Changing Core Beliefs

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

Many people who struggle with anxiety have negative core beliefs that contribute to their symptoms. The good news is that we can work on changing negative core beliefs whether they…


Releasing Anxiety Through The Body

Posted by: Samantha Eisenberg, Samantha Eisenberg, LSW, MSW, MEd, LMT,

          Learning to clear your mind and let thoughts go is vital in managing anxiety. But this is much easier said than done, right? If…


Anxiety and Strength Training

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Anxiety & Strength Training

Close your eyes, take a deep breath and imagine you are standing at a barbell, barefoot or with chucks, getting your footing, bending down checking your…


Anxiety Timeline

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Some people who experience anxiety interpret every negative feeling that they have as anxiety. A different way to work with anxiety is with an anxiety timeline. Anxiety can mask…


Winter Relaxation Exercise

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Winter can be a stressful time of year. Between weather changes, the holiday shopping frenzy, and deciding which relatives to visit first, you may feel the tension building already. For…


Negative Self-Talk is not Accountability

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LCSW Therapist, Supervisor of Interns, Art Museum / Fairmount Office Manager

For many people, their biggest critic is themselves. In an attempt to learn from their mistakes, many people fall into the trap of confusing negative self-talk with accountability…


Stress-Free Mornings

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Reducing Stress in Your Morning Routine: Do you ever find yourself hitting the snooze button several times and then rushing to get out the door for work or school in a…

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