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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: 3) Cycles of Anxiety & Panic disorder:
    A; Most everyone will in the least have an anxiety or panic attack in their life time. Often it is situational, such as public speaking, or dealing with the loss of a loved one through either death, desertion, divorce.

    B; Other people will have panic attacks over a period of time in dealing with highly stressful circumstances, and then subsides for years.

    C: You experience a panic attack, and become overly sensitized to the fear of having another one. You begin to avoid situations that may cause an attack. As you become less and less confident of your abilities to cope, your world becomes smaller and smaller as avoidance becomes a way of life and behavior, further eroding your self confidence. You may have a panic attack while taking an aspirin for a headache, you then associate your panic and that medicine, or any medicine that may alter how you feel.

    4) Control of Anxiety & Panic Attacks:
    (Many people discover that after a glass of wine or beer they feel calmer and begin using alcohol as a means to control feelings. You are prescribed a prescription for pain and discover you feel better, calmer. You find that when you eat, that the full feeling relieves an inner stress. This now creates secondary issues. )

    Take into consideration that anxiety is a frame of mind. By gathering your thoughts, and shifting focus, this will immediately relive anxiety. Anxiety is often projections or thinking about the future and feeling a lack of control within or over situations or circumstances.

    Anxiety/Panic is created by your Fight or Flight Response, 200,000 years in the making during human evolution. It is a protective instinct in which if you are mortally threatened, your brain automatically, without your thinking about it reacts by releasing adrenaline into your system providing the energy of either fighting/protecting yourself or fleeing/running far away from the threat. Your brain is wired to survive. Continued...

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