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In weekly episodes, Dr. John Dacey will explain the causes of the eight types of anxiety, why they do what they do to us, and how we can learn new ways to control them.

In weekly episodes, Dr. John Dacey will explain the causes of the eight types of anxiety, why they do what they do to us, and how we can learn new ways to control them.
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In weekly episodes, Dr. John Dacey will explain the causes of the eight types of anxiety, why they do what they do to us, and how we can learn new ways to control them.

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English


Episodes

Stuck in the Statue of Liberty's Arm

1/21/2020
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Ever had terrifying claustrophobia? Ever tried to laugh your way out of it? That's what I did once. Tune in to hear Part One of this story. I'll finish it next week! You will find notes, blogs (transcripts of podcasts),and more episodes at anxcalm.com, or join the Facebook group for updates, conversations, and support.

Duration:00:08:18

Dr. Dugan

1/14/2020
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Interview with Dr. Timothy Dugan, psychiatrist at Harvard. Dr, Dugan, the finest diagnostician I know, discusses the theory and medication of anxiety.

After-Steering Hero

1/7/2020
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Serving in any of the world's navies is no fun. Sometimes it's just the opposite, as it was in this week's episode, "After-Steering Hero!" You can find show notes, transcripts, and more episodes of this podcast at AnxCalm.com, or join the Facebook group for updates, conversation, and support!

Duration:00:09:36

I Must Be to Blame!

12/31/2019
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Last time, I spoke about cognitive distortions and how to detect them. In the following story taken from the case files of several clients, see if you can spot the distortions. It derives from the experience of a rape victim, so it may be more than you are ready to hear. If you can handle it, though, you will learn a lot. You can find show notes, transcripts, and more episodes of this podcast at AnxCalm.com, or join the Facebook group for updates, conversation, and support!

Duration:00:30:30

Cognitive Mistakes

12/24/2019
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Today’s podcast concerns the other anxiety controller, the cerebral cortex, that one-inch-thick gray matter that covers most of the human brain. It can be reasoned with, but sometimes our reasoning may be faulty. You will be introduced to the 11 most common such errors.

Duration:00:16:44

An Interview with Dr. Elizabeth Bracher - Developmental Psychologist

12/17/2019
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One of my most respected colleagues is Dr. Elizabeth Bracher. She has spent years dealing with undergraduate students, especially helping them with their emotional problems. Today I am going to interview her about her perceptions of undergraduate separation anxiety. You can find show notes, transcripts, and more episodes of this podcast at AnxCalm.com, or join the Facebook group for updates, conversation, and support!

Duration:00:14:11

Behind A Door

12/10/2019
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One of the hardest tasks in becoming a more authentic person is discerning exactly who you are and who we were not. In this podcast, I share with you the methods I call "behind the door."I also describe a relaxation technique called "the shoulder hunch". Find more episodes, show notes, and transcripts for this podcast at anxcalm.com!

Duration:00:05:36

Authentic

12/4/2019
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Perhaps the most effective antidote to being an anxious person is to become an authentic one. Authenticity has two elements: how well do you know the truth about yourself, both positive and negative? And, how willing are you to share this information with almost anyone? In this podcast, we will examine the relationship between anxiety and authenticity. More episodes, transcriptions, and show notes are available at anxcalm.com!

Duration:00:10:38

Bio-Psycho-Social Perspective

11/26/2019
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We used to believe that all human traits are caused by 2 factors: genes and the environment. Today psychologists are in accord that there are actually 3 factors: biology, psychology, and social experience. We call this the biopsychosocial model, and today I will explain more about it. Visit anxcalm.com for more info, transcripts, and more!

Duration:00:12:40

Men with Anxiety

11/19/2019
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Today my guest is a former student of mine at Boston College. Luke Bledsoe is a 20-year-old man has just graduated from BC. He is brave enough to say that he has had anxiety problems (many men won't). Luke details how he got great results from the COPE Method.

Duration:00:18:32

Cope

11/12/2019
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In addition to what I have already said about calming your nerves, I am going to explain strategies for dealing with three other aspects of anxiety relief. These are: originating a personal plan for regaining serenity; knowing how to persevere when the going gets rough (resilience or “grit”); and being objective in evaluating one’s progress. I call this anxiety-controlling system “COPE:” Calm, Originate, Persevere and Evaluate. It has been tested nationally, and works well. For show notes...

Duration:00:13:12

Source of Anxiety: Divorce

10/26/2019
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Today I have a friend of mine whom I will call Mary and she experienced a typical sources of anxiety, which is getting a divorce, She’s agreed to talk with us today about what that was like. Visit https://anxcalm.com/ for show notes, transcripts, and more info about anxiety!

Duration:00:11:13