Feel free to spend as much time as you like in this section. There is a lot of content dealing specifically with cognitive therapy for anxiety, panic attacks, and agoraphobia.
A breadth of techniques using cognitive therapy for anxiety are covered using real life examples.
It’s best to start out with the following pages, in the following order (to reap the most benefit):
- List of Cognitive Distortions
We often refer to this list, so now you know where you can obtain the list of distortions.
- An Introduction to Feeling Good
We will discuss the book Feeling Good by David Burns, as it had an effect on many people in the community. The time-tested concepts in this book can be extended to many forms of stressful thoughts. Learn why.
- Sudden Panic Attacks
We’ve been there. For relief from those dreaded “sudden panic attacks” and circular and continually anxious thoughts, we have prepared this article to bring you panic attack relief! You won’t be disappointed.
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety
We’d like to show you the step-by-step process on how to use cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and ADHD.
These pages are meant to provide an appropriate introduction cognitive therapy for anxiety, etc.
After reviewing the above pages, you can visit the subsequent ones and then delve more in depth using the process of cognitive therapy. There are many real life examples showing how to:
- locate the cognitive distortions that cause your anxiety, panic attacks, etc.
- replace these thoughts with healthier and accurate thoughts that make you feel better.
Additional pages in this section are:
- Anxiety and Emotions
Doing this allows you to learn from your anxiety and your emotions. It’s not only important to work with your thoughts when you’re anxious, it’s also important to document your emotions and anxiety levels – specifically how good or bad you’re feeling.
- Another CBT Technique for Anxiety and ADHD : Cost Benefit Analysis
Consider this technique when you’re struggling with your thoughts and feel just plain stuck.
- More Cognitive Distortion Examples: Should Statements & Anxiety
We have discussed before how situations and other people can at times be a source of duress. In this article, we provide more assistance by reviewing additional cognitive distortion example: Should Statements.
- Sudden Onset of Anxiety: Warning Signs
People are sometimes curious about whether the time of day has anything to do with their anxiety or panic attacks. Other people wonder whether certain events in their life serve as a trigger for their panic attacks.
- Black and White Thinking Can Ruin your Life but Doesn’t Have to
Working through an actual example, as we like to do, we will show you how to stop black and white thinking (aka all or nothing thinking) from ruining your life.
- Coping with a Panic Attack instead of Running Away
If you need help with anxiety, instead of running away, you can learn from this example of the application of cognitive behavioral therapy to some very specific problems.
- How to Differentiate Intuition from Discomfort & Decide What To Do
Sometimes anxiety & ADHD sufferers (and anyone really) can mistake their anxiety or some other feeling for their intuition. We’d like to share a strategy you can use to differentiate intuition from discomfort, and in the process make an informed decision.