Therapy in a Nutshell
Mental Health Skills in concise packages
Emma McAdam, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist shares mental health skills in concise packages.
The Panic Attack Cycle 2/3 How to Stop Panic Attacks
In this video you’re going to learn how to stop having panic attacks. You’ll learn what you’re doing that makes them come back. You’ll learn the difference between a trigger and the real cause of panic attacks. And then you’ll learn the three steps to stopping panic attacks from coming back.
What’s the Difference Between Panic Attacks, Anxiety Attacks, and Panic Disorder? 1/3 Panic Attacks
What’s the difference between an anxiety attack, a panic attack, and panic disorder? This is important because people sometimes use these terms interchangeably, they both have a lot of overlapping symptoms, but the treatment for each of them is different. So in this episode we’ll talk about the difference, in the next episode we’ll talk about good and bad advice for treating them, and in the third episode we’ll talk about how to stop panic attacks.
Is This Why You’re Depressed? Stop Should-ing on Yourself
Here’s one way you make your depression worse: should-ing on yourself. This way of talking to ourselves is like having a little shoulder angel constantly finding fault and criticizing you. But shoulds just aren’t that helpful in actually creating change - they mostly just make us miserable and discouraged.
How to Release Trauma From Your Body
Trauma is very common. But despite how common it is, trauma treatment is complicated, and complex trauma, stemming from years of abuse, really impacts the brain in long-lasting ways. So I’m not going to pretend that I can just teach you how to fix it in one short video. But we can break trauma treatment down into practical steps. It’s not that hard to learn how to release trauma in the body. So let’s talk about that.
30/30 What‘s the Core Issue? How to Actually Change
What if focusing on behavior change is, at best, a waste of energy and, at worst, it’s making things worse?
29/30 Self-Compassion as the Source of Change
We often try to change ourselves by beating ourselves up. But you can‘t hate yourself into a version of yourself that you can love.