Dr. Patricia Bay – Therapy in a Nutshell: Anxiety

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Anxiety, of varying degrees, is one of the most common therapeutic issues I have seen in the past 30 years in my private practice as a Marriage Family Therapist.
Struggling with anxiety can ruin the quality of your life. The good news is that learning some healthy coping skills can help you diminish these difficult feelings.

The medications that are often prescribed for anxiety, benzodiazepines such as Xanax, can be brain altering and addictive. Many people do not want to take these drugs. Some people, that have been taking them, really wish they could get off of them. Managing anxiety with healthy coping tools can help reduce or eliminate the need for medication.

This podcast discusses some of the causes of anxiety, what happens in your brain and what can you do to help yourself. It might just be time to further your understanding of anxiety and learn some good coping skills.

Listen to this episode of my podcast, Dr. Patricia Bay – Therapy in a Nutshell, ANXIETY

Dr. Patty
Patricia Leigh Bay, Psy.D. is a licensed Marriage, Family Therapist with a private practice in Redding, California. Since 1979 she has loved working with children, adolescents, adults, families and relationships.
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5 Responses

  1. Avatar Ann B. says:

    A very timely post for me. Thank you.

  2. Avatar sue says:

    Great suggestions for coping skills!

  3. Dr. Patty Dr. Patty says:

    Hi everyone, I just spent a bunch of time trying to edit it all the commercials. I think I did s good job. Does someone want to try listening to the show and let me know if it worked well? Thanks, Dr. Patty

  4. Patty, thank you so much for taking the time to edit your podcast. So nice to get right to your message. I appreciate it very much.

  5. Avatar Ann B. says:

    I listened to the podcast the other day and loved it! Now I have a better understanding of what my husband has been battling. Thank you!