32 episodes

Anxiety Therapist Podcast is a self-help show for coping with stress, anxiety disorders, panic attacks, excessive worry, and depression. Frank Sasso is a clinical mental health therapist and physical fitness trainer uses a blend of psychology as well as exercise to inspire wellness for individuals along with families who struggle with everything from OCD to health anxiety. As a cognitive behavioral therapist, the show host shares practical information for those seeking to get anxiety under control. To dive deeper please visit www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com

Anxiety Therapist Podcast Frank Sasso, Mental Health Therapist

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 188 Ratings

Anxiety Therapist Podcast is a self-help show for coping with stress, anxiety disorders, panic attacks, excessive worry, and depression. Frank Sasso is a clinical mental health therapist and physical fitness trainer uses a blend of psychology as well as exercise to inspire wellness for individuals along with families who struggle with everything from OCD to health anxiety. As a cognitive behavioral therapist, the show host shares practical information for those seeking to get anxiety under control. To dive deeper please visit www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com

    Supercharge Your Productivity With Better Focus

    Supercharge Your Productivity With Better Focus

    Do you want more productivity? Are you ready to increase focus? In today's show, Frank shares the Pomodoro time management technique that has can help you get things done.

    Helpful Resources
    Contact Anxiety Therapist Podcast - https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/

    Recommended Book - Hyperfocus: How to be More Productive in a World of Distraction
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    If you are someone who struggles with concentration, the Pomodoro technique may be the perfect solution for accomplishing tasks. This method requires that you get into a mindset where you work for short periods of time and then talk a short break. 

    • 10 min
    Stop Feeling Down On Yourself

    Stop Feeling Down On Yourself

    Being down on yourself too much can make everyday life difficult. In today's show, Frank discusses strategies to change your mindset and reduce anxiety symptoms. Learn some simple strategies on how to stop being hard on yourself.

    Recommended Book- Detox Your Thoughts: Stop Negative Self Talk for Good and Discover the Life You've Always Wanted.
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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an effective technique for silencing our mind's inner critic. Negative thinking can contribute to depression, anxiety, as well as lower self-confidence. We explore the negative consequences of social media and how it creates a distorted perception of the world. 

    Important Links
    Show support for this podcast by getting Frank's new Ebook: 5 Ways to Deal With Anxiety.
    Get it on sale for just $5.00.
    https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/store/

    See the show notes by visiting Anxiety Therapist Podcast website.
    https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/

    Contact the show host
    Instagram (@anxietytherapistpod)
    Facebook (@anxietypodcast)

    • 14 min
    Health Anxiety Panic Attack Response

    Health Anxiety Panic Attack Response

    Panic attacks associated with health anxiety can be a serious problem for millions of people. In today’s episode, mental health therapist Frank Sasso, shares tools for lowering your distress tolerance. According to Harvard Health Publishing, Health anxiety effects 4 to 5% of people. 
    Important Links: 
    Show Sponsor- BetterHelp
    Get 10% off the first month of therapy.
    Recommended Book - The Science Behind Tapping: A Proven Stress Management Technique for the Mind and Body.  See Amazon
    Contact Anxiety Therapist Podcast – www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com 

    Other useful information. 
    Health anxiety is a phenomenon where healthy individuals experience intrusive thoughts that they might be sick – even after a doctor as found no medical problems. It is very common for the person to look up symptoms on the internet and convince themselves that there is a health condition. This episode looks at bilateral stimulation to reduce anxiety symptoms. We also explore 4 square breathing to calm anxious nerves. 

    • 19 min
    Virtual Reality Therapy for Anxiety and Fears

    Virtual Reality Therapy for Anxiety and Fears

    Virtual reality therapy is becoming increasingly used for the treatment of anxiety disorders, phobias, and fears. In today’s episode, Frank discusses some of the advancements with this technology. Researchers have been combining cognitive behavioral therapy with virtual simulations to test its effectiveness on a variety of mental health issues. Frank also shares his own experience using VR for meditation and relaxation.

    Useful Links:
    Recommended: Oculus Quest 2 VR Head Set.
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    Show Sponsor: Book 5 Ways to Deal With Anxiety

    Other info on Virtual Reality
    VR offers users a real-life experience because vision is seen in 3D as well as 360-degree animated simulations. Through the process of exposure therapy, researchers are exploring how this technology can be used for everything from PTSD to public speaking anxiety. This episode also looks at some of the ways Psious uses it’s virtual reality platform to assist with driving anxiety, fear of heights, relaxation and social anxiety. 

    To see full transcripts, visit Anxiety Therapist Podcast 

    • 19 min
    How to Relax Anxiety Symptoms Away

    How to Relax Anxiety Symptoms Away

    Did you know you can train your body to relax anxiety symptoms away? In today's show, Therapist Frank Sasso, explores progressive relaxation techniques, self massage as well as neurolinguistic programming (NLP) approaches for bringing calmness to the mind and body.

    Useful Links:
    Get 10% Off the first month of therapy from Anxiety Therapist Podcast's shows sponsor:
    https://www.betterhelp.com/anxietytherapistpodcast/

    Contact the show host by visiting
    https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/contact/

    Natural relaxation exercises are a fantastic way for brining managing panic attacks or anxiety symptoms. Dr. Herbert Benson's book, The Relaxation Response teaches us that it's possible to reduce stress and improve wellness by engaging in simple exercises.
    See Amazon to purchase. 

    The idea is to gently signal your brain's amygdala to come out of fight or flight. This episode also looks at ways to activate the parasympathetic nervous symptoms to bring about harmony. 

    Learning to relax your body is a wonderful method for reducing anxiety symptoms. 
     

    • 25 min
    Put Yourself First to Help Manage Anxiety

    Put Yourself First to Help Manage Anxiety

    Did you know putting yourself first is a great way to calm anxiety symptoms?  Have you neglected your own mental health needs because of being a people pleaser?
    In today's show, Frank discusses why it's important to create personal boundaries around work and family obligations.

    Important Links
    Get the new E-Book 5 Ways to Deal With Anxiety:
     https://www.anxietytherapistpodcast.com/store/

    For just $5.00 you will learn some of the following skills:
    ♥Recognizing the signs of anxiety
    ♥Tips on sleeping better throughout the night
    ♥Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approaches for managing stress
    ♥Ideas for improving your wellness with exercise
    ♥Easy instructions on how to mediate

    Recommended Book- The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Book for Anxiety: A Step by Step Program
    See Amazon

    Contact the Show host or follow on social media
    Anxiety Therapist Podcast

    Sometimes we are so eager to please other people that we end up ignoring basic wellness activities in life that make us happy. There are many actions you can do in life which help you to calm anxiety symptoms.  Learning to manage your stress levels  by putting yourself first can make all the difference in the world. Saying no to others is a powerful way to improve your mood level. 

    Giving all of ourselves to others can leave us feeling anxious and burned out.  When this happens, it can feel like we are in a constant state of fight or flight. 

    What is Anxiety?
    Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
    —Charles Spurgeon

    • 17 min

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188 Ratings

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