The Tricky Thing About Anxiety…

Recently, many people have been expressing the frustration with having to continuously practice coping skills for anxiety. I have heard things like: “I don’t want to do this mindfulness bulls*** again!” And “Why can’t my anxiety just go away forever?!” I get it…it’s incredibly annoying. Why can’t I just do my coping skill techniques and …

So we’re still in quarantine…

Those of us in New York State can relate to the sinking feeling we all had in our chests this past Friday, May 1st, when we found out that schools will be closed for the rest of the year…..I had a strong feeling that was going to happen, but that didn’t make it any better. …

The Function of Anxiety

I go to work so I can buy shoes.   I mean, there’s a lot of other steps in there. I do enjoy work and I must pay my rent before I buy shoes, but ultimately, I work for shoes. We all do things for a reason. There are functions or purposes to everything we …

Anxiety and COVID-19

“Excuse me, you’re really going to talk to me about managing my anxiety during a global pandemic? You must be the crazy one.” As a Licensed Mental Health Therapist, I am getting a lot of comments like the one above. I hear so many people telling me that they have just accepted they are going …