29 min

#1 Trying to Fight Anxiety Only Makes It Worse w/ Dr Sally Winston, Co-Founder of the Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland Tell Me What You're Proud Of with Dr. Maggie Perry

    • Mental Health

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Check out http://TellMeWhatYoureProudOf.com/ for this week's TOP 8 Anxiety + OCD relieving strategies and to try our Guided Meditation for Anxiety + OCD Relief.

Follow us on Instagram @TellMeWhatYoureProudOf (https://www.instagram.com/tellmewhatyoureproudof/) for more helpful Anxiety and OCD tips.

Our goal is to show everyone that they are not alone, there is nothing wrong with them, and help guide them to a more peaceful and enjoyable way of life so if you feel any benefit from this episode please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you. 

Disclaimer: Please consult your doctor or therapist before attempting any strategies shared. 

Dr. Winston is recognized regionally and nationally for her expertise in the treatment of anxiety disorders. After working at Sheppard Pratt Hospital for 17 years, she co-founded The Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland in 1992 (https://www.anxietyandstress.com).  She has served multiple roles including Chair of the Clinical Advisory Board of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America and was honored with the first Jerilyn Ross Clinician Advocate Award in 2011. She is co-author of What Every Therapist Needs to Know About Anxiety Disorders: Key Concepts, Insights and Interventions (Routledge, 2014) (https://www.amazon.com/Every-Therapist-Needs-Anxiety-Disorders/dp/B00ZT1RNGO).

1:12 How Dr. Sally Winston got interested in anxiety and OCD

4:30 How Dr. Claire Weekes treatment strategies became part of her practice through the 80’s and 90’s

6:10 How has the perception of anxiety changed over your career?

7:20 Where does the anxiety stigma come from?

8:40 If everyone has repetitive meaningless thoughts why do they cause some people to have anxiety?

11:00 Exposure and response prevention

14:45 How do you know if you are doing exposure therapy right?

19:58 What are you proud of?

21:44 Should I Ignore Or Process This Thought?

24:22 Anything that’s actually a problem is a problem 3 days later

25:45 Recovery Occurs When The Symptoms No Longer Matter. Not when they no longer occur.

Connect with Dr Maggie Perry and TMWYPO:

Visit the TMWYPO Website: http://TellMeWhatYoureProudOf.com/

Follow TMWYPO on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/TellMeWhatYoureProudOf 

Follow Dr Maggie Perry on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drmaggieperry

Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY4kQLJ55Upy3RxoZBWIp2w

Like TMWYPO on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tellmewhatyoureproudof


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**Looking for a safe place online to practice the mental health improving tips from this episode? Join our Weekly Altruism Club for FREE at https://www.Huddle.Care The Altrusim Club is like a book club where you can virtually reflect on your mental health with others!**

Check out http://TellMeWhatYoureProudOf.com/ for this week's TOP 8 Anxiety + OCD relieving strategies and to try our Guided Meditation for Anxiety + OCD Relief.

Follow us on Instagram @TellMeWhatYoureProudOf (https://www.instagram.com/tellmewhatyoureproudof/) for more helpful Anxiety and OCD tips.

Our goal is to show everyone that they are not alone, there is nothing wrong with them, and help guide them to a more peaceful and enjoyable way of life so if you feel any benefit from this episode please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you. 

Disclaimer: Please consult your doctor or therapist before attempting any strategies shared. 

Dr. Winston is recognized regionally and nationally for her expertise in the treatment of anxiety disorders. After working at Sheppard Pratt Hospital for 17 years, she co-founded The Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland in 1992 (https://www.anxietyandstress.com).  She has served multiple roles including Chair of the Clinical Advisory Board of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America and was honored with the first Jerilyn Ross Clinician Advocate Award in 2011. She is co-author of What Every Therapist Needs to Know About Anxiety Disorders: Key Concepts, Insights and Interventions (Routledge, 2014) (https://www.amazon.com/Every-Therapist-Needs-Anxiety-Disorders/dp/B00ZT1RNGO).

1:12 How Dr. Sally Winston got interested in anxiety and OCD

4:30 How Dr. Claire Weekes treatment strategies became part of her practice through the 80’s and 90’s

6:10 How has the perception of anxiety changed over your career?

7:20 Where does the anxiety stigma come from?

8:40 If everyone has repetitive meaningless thoughts why do they cause some people to have anxiety?

11:00 Exposure and response prevention

14:45 How do you know if you are doing exposure therapy right?

19:58 What are you proud of?

21:44 Should I Ignore Or Process This Thought?

24:22 Anything that’s actually a problem is a problem 3 days later

25:45 Recovery Occurs When The Symptoms No Longer Matter. Not when they no longer occur.

Connect with Dr Maggie Perry and TMWYPO:

Visit the TMWYPO Website: http://TellMeWhatYoureProudOf.com/

Follow TMWYPO on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/TellMeWhatYoureProudOf 

Follow Dr Maggie Perry on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drmaggieperry

Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY4kQLJ55Upy3RxoZBWIp2w

Like TMWYPO on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tellmewhatyoureproudof


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tmwypo/message

29 min