General anxiety disorder is a mental health condition where you feel anxious but you often don’t know why. This follow-up to Rewiring the anxious Brain discusses four additional reasons you might feel anxious, as well as four strategies to help you cope with general anxiety disorder.
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I’m Emma McAdam. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and have worked in many settings of growth and change since 2004.. My experience includes juvenile corrections as well as wilderness therapy programs, adventure therapy programs and eating disorder treatment centers. I also work in an outpatient therapy center.
My therapy uses a combination Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Systems Theory. Positive psychology is also used. I also use a bio-psychosocial approach to treat mental illness and other problems we all face. My videos often incorporate ideas from multiple sources. Many of these ideas are based on Acceptance and Commitment therapy, particularly the work of Jason Luoma and Steven Hayes. The section on stress and the mind/body connection is based on the work of Stephen Porges (the Polyvagal Theory), Peter Levine, Somatic Experiencing), Francine Shapiro and Bessel Van der Kolk. The work of the Arbinger Institute is a major source of my understanding of how we can choose the direction of our lives.
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