Panic

People with panic disorder have sudden and repeated panic attacks. Panic attacks, which generally last several minutes, are characterized by an intense and irrational fear of disaster or of losing control. A person experiencing a panic attack often also has strong physical symptoms that may feel like having a heart attack. The frequency and severity of panic attacks vary widely from person to person. Because panic attacks can occur suddenly and without warning, it is common for people with panic disorder to be stressed out about the possibility of having another attack. Panic attacks and panic disorder can be incapacitating and seriously interfere with life. Panic disorder sometimes runs in families and is more common in women than in men. Visiting a mental health professional can help you identify the causes of panic disorder and is an important first step in treatment.

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Evoke Therapy LLC (they, them)

Marriage and Family Therapist Associate

MA, MFT, RYT, RM

My approach to panic and anxiety disorders utilizes mindfulness-based therapy approaches. Mindfulness techniques are integrated into therapy sessions to help clients cultivate present-moment awareness, develop coping strategies, and enhance overall well-being. My goal is to empower individuals to regain control over their lives and find sustainable relief from anxiety and panic.

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Marcy Irene Jenks (she/they)

Licensed Professional Counselor

MS, RN, LPC, LMHC

Panic is a common and appropriate reaction to situations that are overwhelming and out of control. Learning to manage and redirect anxious energy is part of what we can focus on in our counseling sessions, inviting the panic to show us what it needs and thus allow for integration and calming of the panic experience.

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Christopher Creaturo (he/his)

Licensed Professional Counselor

MA, LPC

Supervision in techniques for anxiety abatement, exposure therapy, particularly for Phobias.

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Joey Bloom

Hypnotherapist

Having suffered for a long time with anxiety/panic attacks, I know very well how debilitating it can be; whether it shows up as a panic attack or just a general ongoing feeling of anxiety. Using trance and guided meditation, we can restructure and actually remove these very old thought patterns which have been lodged into place for so long.

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Cory Anton

Licensed Professional Counselor

If you have experienced panic attacks and are constantly worried about having another one or avoiding places or situations in which you've had a panic attack before, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy can help. I can help you regain your life and control your symptoms. Together, we will work to increase your ability to tolerate these really uncomfortable feelings and help you get back to living fully!

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Myles Rizvi (He/him)

Clinical Psychologist

PsyD

Panic attacks and panic-like symptoms are common experiences in anxiety and OCD-related disorders, concerns that I have had considerable experience treating throughout my graduate and postgraduate training, and my career as a licensed clinical psychologist.

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HEATHER MATHEWSON (She/Her/Hers)

Professional Counselor Associate

Masters in Education in School Counseling

Experiencing panic, especially in a school setting, can be overwhelming. It can lead to school avoidance, and social fears. I have experience in helping adolescents with mindfulness exercises that can help them experience calm during a moment of panic.

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Jenny Labrousse

Licensed Professional Counselor

Panic is frightening and can be debilitating. I specialize in helping individuals free their lives from panic or the fear of panic. You can overcome panic attacks and live a life of peace.

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Maria Bonacci (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC

I have training in various therapeutic interventions to address panic and other anxiety disorders.

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Janet Sandell (She/Her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC

Panic feels scary and overwhelming, but it can often be addressed with skills so you can get some quick relief. I help clients learn tools to help regulate their stress response, and also address underlying automatic responses that keep panic going. Counseling for panic can help you rebuild trust in yourself and help you find joy again in engaging in your life.

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