Do you have children that are struggling with Anxiety during this pandemic?
How about YOUR own feelings of anxiety?
I am so grateful to have Dr. Helen Odessky on Doing Relationships Right to talk about her new books, Stop Anxiety From Stopping YOU and Stop FEAR From Stopping YOU!
Helen is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and practicing Chicago therapist, focusing on anxiety and panic treatment. She is trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Exposure Therapy, which means that she uses research-based methods and teaches helpful tools starting from the very first session. Dr. Odessky is passionate about helping her clients beat stress and anxiety; believes that having coping skills is not enough to treat anxiety. Her main goal is for her clients to gain tools to beat anxiety so that they can focus on living their lives!
For the past decade, she has had the privilege of helping numerous individuals break the cycle of panic and anxiety. She believes that everyone can benefit from reducing his or her stress level. You can learn to be less shy and more assertive. You can stop panic symptoms from becoming full-blown panic attacks and you can learn how to live with less worry!
Today’s episodes highlights:
Where to find Helen Odessky:
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Where to find me:
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[2:06] Who is Helen Odessky?
[4:09] Procrastination and anxiety: their relationship
[5:42] The importance of being a sounding board to your teenage kids
[7:01] The reasons why parents get anxious when our kids get anxiety attacks
[9:48] Important thing to remember when experiencing a panic attack
[11:24] On focusing on the immediate future and limiting watching the news
[12:08] Check out this great parenting tool: Soberlink (https://www.soberlink.com/)
[14:41] As parents, help the kids digest news and current events by asking questions
[15:25] Talking more about Helen’s books and how these can help us
[22:08] What is the best way to find Helen
[23:21] The pandemics role in anxiety
[24:23] Is anxiety hereditary?
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