Trying to manage your mental health on your own can leave you feeling frustrated and stuck. One of my skills as a psychologist is knowing how to best support you to grow a deeper understanding of yourself. Once you know what motivates your emotions and behaviours, you can develop a strategy to manage them.
There's one really helpful and specific tip to manage panic attacks and anxious thinking that I use frequently in sessions. It's a good one because it's tied very much to an industry process that many clients are familiar with, however they have not considered it in relation to their own feelings. I have found that for some clients, this tool can often lead to a big a-ha moment in the therapy process, and is one of several helpful skills that can move a client out of chronic