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Kate Ellis

Vice President, The Arizona Society of Professional Hypnosis

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An Educational Initiative on non-pharmacological treatment and correction of Anxiety Dis-orders.

117.M people in America suffer with Anxiety disorder, and currently the medical & mental health establishment believes only medications, many of them addictive is the cure! It is NOT, they are merely be a bridge to amend, to calm the horrid symptoms, but the 'cure' is seeking a qualified clinical counseling hypnotherapist to deal and clear the root/core issue at the subconscious levels of mind activity, where habituation arises, and literally straighten the 'kink', permanently.

Not all people have sustained anxiety, most people will have in the least an episode in their life time, then there are others in which Anxiety Disorder is situational, such as having to give a presentation or report to your colleagues, Public speaking anxiety is the number one leading situational anxiety dealt with, so it is only upon those circumstances it rears it's ugly head. So, 117m American's dealing and/or suffering encompasses all of the manifestations of anxiety disorders from Situational, General (being uncomfortable in your own skin) OCD, PTS &D, Panic attacks, Agoraphobia, Eating disorders (body dysmorphia) Phobias, some Depressive disorders, Addictions (often self regulating/medicating)... to name the majority of underlying anxiety and anxiety dis-orders.

There are currently 27 drugs in the market and 600 being designed by drug manufactures...and these but deal with the SYMPTOMS, not the underlying core/root issues. There are reliable, effective, non drug treatment to deal, clear and relieve Anxiety Disorder. Is this what we want, 117.M people medicated? Not says I, with a qualified clinical hypnotherapist the disorder can be Eradicated, Corrected, Relieved... really, I do it every day in my practice. Every Day.

It is time to educate Doctors, Healthcare Practitioners, all level of mental/ healthcare providers on Anxiety/Panic disorders, as well as the public.

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    Jan 14 2013: That's absolutely correct, Fritzie. Therapists do indeed teach a several coping strategies to manage anxiety that work alongside medication.

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