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Anxiety Therapist Podcast
17 minutes | Nov 29, 2021
Put Yourself First to Help Manage Anxiety
Did you know putting yourself first is a great way to calm anxiety symptoms? Have you neglected your own mental health needs because of being a people pleaser? In today's show, Frank discusses why it's important to create personal boundaries around work and family obligations.Important LinksGet the new E-Book 5 Ways to Deal With Anxiety For just $5.00 you will learn some of the following skills:♥Recognizing the signs of anxiety♥Tips on sleeping better throughout the night♥Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approaches for managing stress♥Ideas for improving your wellness with exercise♥Easy instructions on how to mediate Contact the Show host or follow on social mediaAnxiety Therapist Podcast Sometimes we are so eager to please other people that we end up ignoring basic wellness activities in life that make us happy. There are many actions you can do in life which help you to calm anxiety symptoms. Learning to manage your stress levels by putting yourself first can make all the difference in the world. Saying no to others is a powerful way to improve your mood level. Giving all of ourselves to others can leave us feeling anxious and burned out. When this happens, it can feel like we are in a constant state of fight or flight. What is Anxiety?Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.—Charles Spurgeon
23 minutes | Nov 22, 2021
Fight Back Insomnia Symptoms for Anxiety Relief
Learn how to fight back insomnia symptoms and get anxiety relief. In this episode, Frank shares 5 practical tips for getting better sleep. by creating healthy habits that allow for rest. Sleep disorders effect millions of people around the globe. You can greatly reduce anxiety by simply allowing your mind to get restorative sleep on a consistent basis. Show Sponsor – Better Help: https://betterhelp.com/AnxietyTherapistPodcastEnjoy 10% Off on your first month of therapy by using the special link. Useful Info: Get Frank's new E-book 5 Ways to Deal With Anxiety Here's what you get for $5.00 ♥5 strategies for managing mood level♥Step by step meditation tips♥How cognitive behavioral therapy works♥Natural strategies for reducing stress♥Help for getting better sleep! Show Notes – Anxiety Therapist Podcast: https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/5-how-to-sleep-better-tips Related episode: Why Acceptance Helps Anxiety SymptomsAccording to The Center for Disease Control, 70 million people in the United States struggle with sleep problems. Overtime, poor sleep can contribute to depression, anxiety, stress and a decline in overall health. Sleep problems are strongly correlated with obesity issues. Ideally, adults should be sleeping between 7-8 hours each night- but the research shows nearly half of Americans feel tired during the daytime. Sleepfoundation.org reports that somewhere between 10 and 30% of adults suffer from chronic insomnia. There is a lot of information which shows insomnia contributes to poor brain cognition. Sleep Apnea is another sleep disorder which effects breathing and can lead to serious consequences if left untreated. It is highly recommended that an individual talks with their physician if they suspect signs of sleep apnea. Recently, the show host attended a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia workshop and discovered the many natural approaches for getting better sleep. Follow the show host on Instagram or Facebook. Disclaimer: Anxiety Therapist Podcast is not a replacement for mental health counseling or medical treatment. What is Anxiety?Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.”—Natalie Goldberg
27 minutes | Nov 15, 2021
Are You Burned Out?
Has life got you feeling burned out? Do you experience increased anxiety, stress and a loss of interest in the things you used to enjoy? In today's episode, Frank interviews therapist Kristen Jacobsen on the stages of burn out and strategies for prevention. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Use the link for 10% off the first month of therapy.Burnout can happen when a someone feels overwhelmed with responsibilities. Two common areas where this happens is work and parenting. Visit Anxiety Therapist Podcast for show notes. Follow on social channels:Instagram (anxietytheraspistpod)Facebook (anxietypodcast)Guest from Cathartic Space Counseling.
26 minutes | Nov 1, 2021
Is Fear of Death Anxiety Stopping You
The fear of death is a type of anxiety known as thanatophobia. For thousands of years mankind has grappled with the existential questions about the meaning of life. In today's episode, we look at several considerations around the fear of dying. Frank discusses Viktor Frankl's book, Man's Search for Meaning and why it's important to find purpose in life. Topics also include mysteries in our universe. This includes Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity, along with the earth's special place in the solar system. The show host also shares a personal story about an unexplainable spiritual experience that happened while visiting the cemetery with his wife. Millions of people experience a fear of death. Hopefully this episode provides inspiration for anyone who has a fear of dying. Contact the show host by visiting the website https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/contact/Check out Anxiety Therapist Podcast on Social MediaInstagramorFacebook
16 minutes | Oct 25, 2021
Do You Fear Public Speaking?
Do you fear public speaking? Do you feel stressed out just thinking about having to give a presentation at work? Research shows that public speaking anxiety is feared more than death.In todays show, Frank interviews the owner and producer of The New York Podcast Network for tips on reducing the fear of public speaking. The truth is there is no magic bullet.Get realistic and practical approaches for dealing with Anxiety by getting the E-book. On sale!https://payhip.com/b/HNg7f______________________________________________________________________________________________________Contact Anxiety Therapist Podcast https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/contact/**Guest Bruce Chamoff from Be a Successful Podcaster. Follow Anxiety Therapist Podcast on social media.
37 minutes | Oct 11, 2021
Is Adult ADHD Underdiagnosed?
ADHD is a neurodivergent term that is the acronym for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. According to the Centers for Disease Control over 6 million young people between the ages of 2-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD. It is widely believed that millions of adults have the disorder but go undiagnosed. Unfortunately many kids are labeled as lazy because care givers aren't well versed on the symptoms. There is also much controversy in our society on whether Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is over diagnosed. This show is sponsored by BetterHelp.Just visit https://www.betterhelp.com/anxietytherapistpodcast/ and get 10% off your first month of therapy today!In today's show, Frank talks with Jamie Roberts Nelson-a therapist who specializes in Attention Deficit Disorder. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms can often include both anxiety and depression. Follow the showFacebook (@anxietypodcast)Instagram (@anxietytherapistpod)Feel free to email (Contact)Disclaimer: This podcast is not a replacement for mental health treatment or medical care. We appreciate our guest from Equilibrium Counseling Services.
21 minutes | Sep 27, 2021
How to Stop Anxiety Related Procrastination
Does anxiety cause procrastination in your life? Are you finally ready to make plans that will yield real results? In this episode, Frank explains how to create SMART goals to make your dreams a reality. Sometimes anxiety can cause you to overthink things so much that it's easy to feel overwhelmed. The SMART goal method can be used for personal life, business and many other tasks. You will also learn the neurological reasons why it's so important to write goals down. Frank also answers a voice mail about coping with morning anxiety.** This episode of Anxiety Therapist Podcast is sponsored by Betterhelp. Use the link to receive 10% off the first month of therapy. www.betterhelp.com/anxietytherapistpodcast Contact the show host directly:https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/contact/Follow usInstagram (anxietytherapistpod)Facebook (anxietypodcast)
40 minutes | Sep 24, 2021
Are You Uncomfortable Talking About Sex?
Does talking about sex make you feel uncomfortable? Is it hard to discuss intimacy with your partner? If that's the case you're not alone. In this episode, Frank interviews the host of the 30 minute hour podcast on the complicated of talking about sex. Have you ever wondered what men want in a relationship? According to research published in Psychology Today, 95% males want to feel desired in their relationship. Other topics include dating apps, porn addiction, Onlyfans and dating apps.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Use the link for 10% off your first month of therapy.betterhelp.com/anxietytherapistpodcastContact Show Host (send message) Follow Anxiety Therapist Podcast:Instagram (Anxietytherapistpod)Facebook (Anxietypodcast)Guest Michelle L Manning.
34 minutes | Sep 13, 2021
Can Hypnosis Help Anxiety Disorders?
Have you ever wondered if hypnosis can help with anxiety disorders? Did you know hypnotherapy is used for self esteem, erectile dysfunction , performance anxiety and even memory? In this episode, Frank discusses hypnosis with his identical twin brother-who is also a clinical therapist. There is a a lot of misinformation online and in the media about the process of hypnotism. The truth is hypnotic suggestions can have a positive impact on a person's mood level when performed by a trained professional.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp.Just visit https://www.betterhelp.com/anxietytherapistpodcast/ and get 10% off your first month of therapy today!Famous psychiatrist Milton Erickson is discussed during the broadcast. Erickson's style helped develop many popular therapy approaches used today:Brief TherapySolution Focused Strategic Family TherapyNeuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)Follow the showFacebook (@anxietypodcast)Instagram (@anxietytherapistpod)Guest today is Dr. John Moore from the Men's Self Help Podcast. Related Episodes:Ep 14-What Causes Panic Attacks To Feel So Intense and How To Reduce ThemEp 12-Stop Negative Thoughts See the website for great mental health articles on anxiety disorders as well as other wellness related topics.
36 minutes | Sep 7, 2021
Relationship Anxiety During Corona Virus Pandemic
Has relationship anxiety during the corona virus pandemic got you feeling uneasy? Have you been striking out on the dating apps because you seem to make the right connection? In today's episode, relationship coach Cali Mau, shares a few tips on the very real stress that goes along with meeting someone online. The truth is you can cope with relationship anxiety and thrive during this time of the pandemic. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp.Just visit https://www.betterhelp.com/anxietytherapistpodcast/ and get 10% off your first month of therapy today! - - Follow the showFacebook (@anxietypodcast)Instagram (@anxietytherapistpod)See the website for great mental health articles. Very grateful to relationship coach Cali Mau for stopping by Anxiety Therapist Podcast today.
33 minutes | Aug 30, 2021
Why Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms Include Anxiety
Many people who struggle with Borderline Personality Disorder experience anxiety symptoms. Unfortunately there is a lot of stigma out there about this diagnosis amongst the general public and even mental health professionals. Personality disorders are thought to develop between ages 5-8 years old. Many people mistake BPD for a BIPOLAR disorder. Although both can include anxiety symptoms, they are two different diagnosis. If you know someone who thinks they may have high functioning Borderline Personality, symptoms, it's very important that they have proper psychological testing from an experienced psychologist. Get useful tips for dealing with anxiety by purchasing Frank's E-Book. On sale for just $10.00https://payhip.com/b/HNg7fVisit the show on social mediaInstagram (anxietytherapistpod)Facebook (anxietypodcast) Contact the show host by visiting the Anxiety Therapist Podcast.In this episode: Frank interviews neuropsychologist Dr. Corey Nigro from the podcast Psychology Unplugged about how Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms and the testing process. Learn about:The differences between Borderline Personality and codependency Borderline characteristics Why borderline personality is often misdiagnosed How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is usedWhat is dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT)BPD TreatmentSimilarities between anti-social personality and borderline Other Popular Episodes:Ep 16 Why Dating Apps Cause Guys Anxiety Ep 12 How To Stop Negative Thoughts from Destroying Your LifeEp 13 Cheating in a Relationship
19 minutes | Aug 23, 2021
Why Dating Apps Cause Guys Anxiety Problems
Dating apps seem to bring a lot of anxiety problems for guys out there. With so many people using their phones to swipe their next match, it’s understandable why the process is so challenging. In today’s episode, Frank discusses online dating from the male perspectives by sharing some of the stories he hears as a therapist. See the website for other great articles on Anxiety Therapist Podcast.Show Contact InfoInstagram (@anxietytherapistpod)Facebook (@anxietypodcast)Related Episodes From Previous Podcasts:E12 How To Stop Negative Thoughts From Destroying Your LifeEP10 How to Calm Anxiety Symptoms with AcceptanceRecent data has shown that over 43 million Americans use dating apps to meet their next partner. Since men far out number women on apps, it can be very competitive. Here are the best dating apps according to Tom’s Guide:1. Tinder2. Bumble3. OKCupid4. Match.Com5. Facebook6. Grindr (LGBTQ)7. Eharmony8. Coffee meet BagelHear about Blake's struggles trying to meet someone on Tinder and how he spent hundreds of dollars each week on dates. Dating apps can bring about anxiety problems for guys. Disclaimer: This show is not a replacement for mental health services. Here is the Article from the episode titled-Why Online Dating Doesn't Work for Most Men from Vida Select.
16 minutes | Aug 17, 2021
Crushing Stress and Anxiety With Fitness Classes
Stress and Anxiety are problems we all want to overcome. In today's episode-Therapist Frank Sasso, shares his experience using group exercise to elevate his mood level. There is a lot of research which shows social isolation can have a negative impact on the brain's cognitive functioning. We all know that exercise can help with depression but can it help in other areas? Please visit the Anxiety Therapist Podcast website for useful tips.Show Contact InfoInstagram (@anxietytherapistpod)Facebook (@anxietypodcast)A combination of fitness and (CBT) cognitive behavioral therapy might be a great solution for some people. If you are already exercising on your own then by all means please continue. These suggestions are for anyone who is bored with working out alone or anyone who want to socialize more .Do what feels right for you. According to published information by The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, working out in a group greatly reduces stress levels. Group fitness classes are not for everyone because some people become shy of social situations. Having said that, most instructors are more than willing to help beginners no matter what activity you choose. It's important that you pick a fitness activity you will enjoy. Please check with your physician first before getting started. Here are just a few ideas for using Group fitness to deal with chronic stress and anxiety:Cycling classesTai Chi ZumbaCrossFitGroup Walking YogaGroup Hiking Meetup.org is a website that allows individuals to create their own groups for different activities. It's easy to get started. This podcast is not a replacement for medical advice or psychological treatment.
18 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
What Causes Panic Attacks To Feel So Intense and How To Reduce Them
A panic attack can sometimes feel like the person is dying because many mistake it for a stroke, heart attack or other serious life-threatening issues. According to research on Psychiatry Online-most emergency room visits are due to some sort of anxiety related issue.What precisely is a panic attack and is there anything we can do to reduce them? Mental health therapist Frank Sasso shares his experiences helping people who struggle with chronic anxiety and worry. If you're looking for natural approaches to reduce anxiety, then Frank's E-Book on 5 ways to deal with anxiety might be just the right answer for you. https://payhip.com/b/HNg7f Check out the many tips on the Anxiety Therapist Podcast website.Show Contact InfoInstagram (@anxietytherapistpod)Facebook (@anxietypodcast)Here are 5 ways to reduce Panic Attacks:Get 7-8 hours of sleep. Decrease caffeine intake. Moderate exercise (with physicians approval).Keep hydrated and well nourished. Reduce alcohol consumption. In this episode OCD is referred to as being in the same family as Anxiety Disorders. To be clear, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder was moved to it's own category in 2013 to Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders. We also look at the body’s reaction to a panic attack and how CBT and other natural remedies are used to reduce them. A panic disorder is listed in the DSM 5 as one of several anxiety disorders. It’s important to know the difference between a panic disorder versus generalized anxiety.
23 minutes | Aug 3, 2021
Cheating In a Relationship: Why it Causes Anxiety, Depression and Trauma
Are you wondering why cheating in a relationship can cause anxiety, depression and trauma for the person cheated on? Have you been trying to figure out how to get over an ex after they broke your heart? The truth is recovering from infidelity can take a long time because there is no magic bullet. An emotional affair can lead to some of the following: chronic panic attacks, depressive symptoms, anxiety-and trauma. Show Contact InfoInstagram (@anxietytherapistpod)Facebook (@anxietypodcast)In this episode, mental health therapist Frank Sasso looks at why cheating in a relationship causes chronic anxiety and depression for the betrayed partner. He also shares his own life experience of how get got over his ex after being betrayed by his first love. Whether you experienced a cheating wife, husband, boyfriend or girlfriend-the recovery process is a personal journey. Go to the website for full transcripts this episode: From there you can follow the host on Facebook or Instagram. Please subscribe to the Anxiety Therapist Podcast. if you like the information. Along the way you will hear the emotional trauma symptoms people experience once the affair is discovered. This broadcast explains the Elizabeth Kubler Ross's 5 stages of grief.
22 minutes | Jul 27, 2021
How to Stop Negative Thoughts From Destroying Your Life
Want to learn how to stop negative thoughts from destroying your life? Are you ready to hear CBT techniques to challenge negative thinking? In today’s show, therapist Frank Sasso, discusses approaches for transforming critical thoughts into a more positive mindset.Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a proven treatment for anxiety, depression as well as many other mental health disorders. This episode will help you learn how to strop negative thoughts through reframing so that you become more aware of All or nothing thinking patterns.Get practical tips for managing anxiety. Buy Frank's E-Book on sale today!https://payhip.com/b/HNg7fPlease leave us a review and subscribe to the show. Contact InfoInstagram (@anxietytherapistpod)Facebook (@anxietypodcast) For full show notes , head over to the website by clicking here.:https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/3-ways-to-stop-negative-thoughts-cbtIn cognitive behavioral therapy sessions, patients are asked to complete homework assignments as part of treatment. On of the most common projects are what is known as thought journals. This allows the person overtime to conscious awareness of their own negative thinking patterns. If you are interested in learning a CBT technique for anxiety or panic attacks, then may be interesting for you. Disclaimer: This podcast is not a replacement for mental health treatment. Wondering why people hold grudges? Make sure to listen to the email segment of this program. If you liked the information, please subscribe to the Anxiety Therapist Podcast on whatever listening app you’re using.
25 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Relaxing Guided Mediation for Stress Management
Try this guided meditation for stress management to help calm nerves. In today's episode of the Anxiety Therapist Podcast, Frank provides a completely free guided imagery for rest and relaxation. To maximize the effects of these healing sounds-please use headphones if possible. Show Contact InfoInstagram (@anxietytherapistpod)Facebook (@anxietypodcast)The imagery is designed to help you take a break from your day and release some of the pressure from life. Please do not drive a motor vehicle or operate machinery while listening to this audio track. Many people find it useful to find a quite place where they can chill out and increase focus. If you haven't done so already, please subscribe to the show. All transcripts can be found on www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com. Additionally, feel free to follow us on social media which you will easily find links to on the website. Hope you enjoy this guided meditation today.
17 minutes | Jul 13, 2021
How To Calm Anxiety Symptoms With Acceptance
Learning how to calm anxiety with acceptance can be a powerful tool for stress management. In today's episode, mental health therapist Frank Sasso, discusses the neuroscience behind the brain's fight or flight system and how amygdala accelerates anxious symptoms. With that said, he also mention how alcohol can make anxiety feel worse. When we perceive a future threat the body releases stress hormones through adrenal glands which contribute to the physical symptoms of anxiety. This can include having a rapid heart rate along with shortness of breath. It's always important to consult with a medical doctor when you have a health concern.If you want a great tool for managing anxiety, check out Frank's E-book. On sale.https://payhip.com/b/HNg7fAcceptance can mean being in the present moment. Through this process you have the potential to begin the journey of recovering from anxiety. A thought can only become as big as we allow it to grow. Visit Anxiety Therapist Podcast for full transcripts of the show or to listen to previous episodes. I invite you to see positive affirmations on my Instagram page. Feel free to drop a line on the website. You can also leave a voice message for my show on the site. Mindfulness based approaches help us to live in the here and now. We can notice our anxious thoughts without judgement or without chasing them down the rabbit hole of worry. The good news is anyone can learn this natural approach for remaining calm during difficult times. During the show I referred to Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). I accidently pronounced MCBT. You will also hear from a listener who is struggling with motivation to workout after being isolated due to the pandemic. Disclaimer, this podcast is not a replacement for psychological treatment.
22 minutes | Jul 6, 2021
How Do I Help My Kids Choose The Right Career?
Trying to help your kids choose the right career after high school? Do your children feel stuck just thinking about which direction to go with their futures? Does just bringing up the subject with your kids start an argument? For many teenagers- trying to make a career choice brings about anxiety through a phenomenon known as pervasive incisiveness. To read the steps mentioned in this episode please visit my website:https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/how-do-i-help-my-kids-choose-the-right-career/Show Contact InfoInstagram (@anxietytherapistpod)Facebook (@anxietypodcast)Parents, imagine how great it would feel if you could help your children save thousands of dollars in student loans with your help them with choosing a job path that best matches their interests. Learn interesting information about Carl Jung’s Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) questioner. You will also gain a greater understanding of Jung’s theory of the collective unconscious. Most important, parents will learn about The John Holland RIASEC test – which is offered online for free from The U.S. Department of Labor. Frank, explains the basic concepts of the test and what kids should do when they get their results. This valuable resource can be key for teens who are uncertain about their career path. Some of the latest research shows that current college students are spending thousands of dollars on degree programs that may not completely match their interests. This can lead to wasting money and time on unnecessary classes. I hope that you will subscribe to the show if you find some of the information shared useful. I encourage you to follow the show on Instagram. You can also follow the host on the Facebook page by visiting and clicking the like button. All of the links mentioned in this episode can be found on the Parenting Psychology Podcast. I hope this episode helps you to gain some valuable resources for helping your kids choose their next career.
10 minutes | Jun 29, 2021
How to Handle School Bully
A bully can create havoc on a child's emotional development. Are you wondering what the mental health effects are from child bullying? Licensed Psychotherapist Frank Sasso, shares his parenting experience trying to deal with the emotional trauma caused from body shaming.To see the full transcripts of this specific episode or to contact, please visit my page: https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/how-to-handle-school-bully/Fat shaming someone is just another version of harassment. Left unattended this type of verbal bullying can result in the child developing low self-confidence, isolation and even depression. If you discover your child is being hamulated at school then it's important to act fast. You can reach out to the Stomp Out Bullying chat line to talk with a trained volunteer. Learn how to recognize the signs of bullying by asking your child specific questions.
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