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Join Erica and her former therapist and anxiety expert, Dr. Charles Barr (licensed clinical psychologist) as we walk alongside you on your anxiety journey. They've both suffered from and overcome anxiety and panic attacks and now they want to help you do the same! Because: You're NOT broken. You're NOT alone. You're on your way to living a life FREE of anxiety!

Life Free of Anxiety, with Erica & Dr. Charles Barr Erica & Dr. Charles Barr

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0, 28 Ratings

Join Erica and her former therapist and anxiety expert, Dr. Charles Barr (licensed clinical psychologist) as we walk alongside you on your anxiety journey. They've both suffered from and overcome anxiety and panic attacks and now they want to help you do the same! Because: You're NOT broken. You're NOT alone. You're on your way to living a life FREE of anxiety!

    The Complex Relationship between Anger & Anxiety

    The Complex Relationship between Anger & Anxiety

    “Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.” -Aristotle

    • 27 min
    Talking to Regis Philbin about Anxiety & Agoraphobia

    Talking to Regis Philbin about Anxiety & Agoraphobia

    When I heard this weekend that Regis Philbin passed away, I knew that we had to push back the regularly scheduled episode and put this one up instead. This week's episode is an interview that Regis did with Faison Covington (who you know from this show!) and Ann Seagrave. It's a great interview lead to the CHAANGE phone lines blowing up almost immediately. That's the Regis effect!

    • 15 min
    Health Anxiety & Hypochondria in the Age of COVID-19

    Health Anxiety & Hypochondria in the Age of COVID-19

    Did that COVID-19 headline that you just stumbled upon convince you that you are suddenly very short of breath and feeling like you just spiked a fever? We've gotten a few questions on the topic of health anxiety and hypochondria, such as: What exactly is hypochondria and how “normal” is it? What’s considered obsessive symptom checking and what’s not? What if you live with someone who has recently become a full-blown hypochondriac? Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Barr is back this week with Erica to answer these questions and more. Join us as we discuss how to navigate through this fearful time.

    • 32 min
    From Not Sleeping for 8 Days Because of Panic Attacks to Parasailing in Acapulco in ONLY 15 WEEKS!

    From Not Sleeping for 8 Days Because of Panic Attacks to Parasailing in Acapulco in ONLY 15 WEEKS!

    In this episode, Barbara discusses her debilitating experience with anxiety that so many of us can relate to. In fact, her anxiety and panic attacks got so bad that her breaking point was 8 days straight nights of no sleep! Believe it or not, once Barbara finished the 16 week anxiety treatment program that her friend recommended to her, she was parasailing in Acapulco! How is that even possible you ask? Listen in to find out!

    • 29 min
    Get a Free Copy of Free From Fears... Plus, A Special Announcement!

    Get a Free Copy of Free From Fears... Plus, A Special Announcement!

    Adrenaline, anxiety triggers, and self-compassion. Fasison Covington is back this week to discuss these topics from her book (Grab a Free Copy here!) Free From Fears. Faison co-founded the CHAANGE Anxiety Treatment Program, a 16 week that has helped over 200,000 people recover from anxiety and has been featured on Oprah, Regis, Larry King and more. Faison is currently a licensed clinical social worker who practices psychology in South Carolina and is our favorite go-to guest for the show!

    • 21 min
    Let's Talk About Sex... and Your Anxiety!

    Let's Talk About Sex... and Your Anxiety!

    Faison Covington is back to discuss her book Free From Fears with Erica and giving you a sneak peak inside this LIFE CHANGING book that you will be able to get TOTALLY FREE starting next week! (So, make sure you don't miss next week's episode!)

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

nonamehazlett ,

Thanks!

Yay! Glad I listened. Keep up the good work, heaven knows we need some help... Dr. Barr is so calming, smart, insightful.

J Eno ,

A must listen for anyone with anxiety

I finally feel like there are people out there who understand what I am going through. The first several episodes have been great and I can’t wait to listen to more. Thank you for talking about this important topic!

Titoness ,

Amazing!

This podcast is awesome! Great info!

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