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Which one is more important Thoughts, Feelings or Behaviors?

By Diana Flores, LCPC It is now well known that thoughts, feelings and behaviors are all very important because they all influence each other. My thoughts can influence my feelings and behaviors and my feelings can influence my thoughts and behaviors just like my behaviors can influence by thoughts and feelings. This being said, for the purpose of exposure therapy ... Read More ...
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To Fear, or not to Fear?

By Diana Flores, LCPC Imagine this scenario: a little boy is playing in his yard and suddenly a big dog runs up to the fence and starts barking very loudly. The little boy is caught off guard and he immediately feels scared and in a panic state. His “flight, freeze or fight” mechanism kicks in and he finds the ability ... Read More ...
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How do I get rid of my anxiety?

As a therapist specializing in Anxiety treatment and the treatment of  Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the most common question I hear is, “How do I get rid of my anxiety?” My honest answer is, “You can’t.” However through anxiety treatment and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy you can learn skills to manage symptoms of both disorders, and we can teach you how! I don’t ... Read More ...
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