21 Oct Dealing with Anxiety By Accepting It’s Happening
Most of us have been in anxious situations – maybe it’s a large event or a dinner party where you’re meeting new people. For some anxiety can be so paralysing they avoid any situation they fear will cause it.
Therapist Steve Abma uses a therapy method called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy or ACT to help people develop ways to cope. It’s a type of cognitive behavioural therapy that teaches tools like mindfullness to develop new responses to anxiety ridden situations