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What is Social Anxiety?

The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article on social anxiety is Stephanie Rafn, LPCC and Outpatient Therapist.  Has anyone ever told you that they...

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How to Stop Catastrophic Thinking

The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Dr. Karin Ryan, PsyD, LP, Clinic Director, and Outpatient Therapist.       Ruminating on the worst-case scenario is not uncommon....

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Breathing Exercises for Anxiety & Stress

The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Dr. Karin Ryan, PsyD, LP, Clinic Director, Outpatient Therapist. Deep breathing has a major impact on our mental...

Anxiety, Mental Health

Are Fake Rules Running Your Life?

The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Dr. Karin Ryan, PsyD, LP, Clinic Director, Outpatient Therapist.     We all have guiding principles, beliefs, and rules that...

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How Anxiety & Panic Attacks Can Feel in the Body

The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Dr. Karin Ryan, PsyD, LP, Clinic Director, Outpatient Therapist.  Anxiety and panic attacks can feel different...

Anxiety

4 Anxiety-Related Negative Thought Patterns

The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Jennifer Bosch, MSW, LGSW, Outpatient Therapist.   Negative thinking patterns are clinically known as cognitive distortions. These patterns...

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