Stress Management Specialists Olympia WA

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Mukti Khanna
360-570-0401 ext. 317
P.O. Box 6386
Olympia, WA
Services
Cultural Diversity Issues, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Individual Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Tennessee
Credentialed Since: 2005-10-31

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Stephen M. Langer
(360) 754-8540
1021 Legion Way
Olympia, WA
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Couples Psychotherapy, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Languages Spoken
German
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Montana
Credentialed Since: 1984-07-12

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Capital Clubhouse
(360) 357-2582
618 7th Ave SE
Olympia, WA
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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South Sound Mental Health Services
(360) 754-7576
6340 Capitol Blvd SE
Tumwater, WA
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Robert Provasoli
(360) 459-8114
1018 7th Ave SE
Olympia, WA
Company
Robert Provasoli
Industry
Chiropractor, Massage Practitioner, Mental Health Professional

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Olympia Holistic Counseling
(360) 584-2336
203 4TH AVE E STE 223
Olympia, WA
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Hummel Ralph and Betty
(360) 943-1220
108 22nd Ave SW
Olympia, WA
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Behavioral Health Resources
(360) 704-7170
317 4th Ave E
Olympia, WA
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Christy Carin M.A.
(360) 357-7965
521 Union Ave SE
Olympia, WA
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Osteopath (DO)

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Samuel R. Bradley
(360) 357-4225
1021 Legion Way
Olympia, WA
Services
Couples Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: U Wash
Credentialed Since: 1977-11-30

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6 Steps to Reduce Anxiety

Most of us, at one time or another, will worry. Whether we worry about something minor, such as meeting a deadline, or we worry about something more life-changing, such as finding a job so that we can pay our bills, worry is part of every day life. For the most part, a certain level of worry and anxiety is healthy and helps us deal with challenges that require our attention to get ourselves into a place that is more safe, more stable or more emotionally balanced. All of that said, too much worry or anxiety can cause undue stress and too much stress can negatively impact our health in both the short- and long-term.

As a result, it is best to deal with worry and anxiety in a constructive way so as to reduce and manage the stress it causes. Here’s how:

Pinpoint the Cause. Something triggers our anxiety and gives us reason to worry. Identifying the source of your concern will help you to evaluate what would be a constructive reaction or way to handle the situation. Journal Your Concerns. Once you have identified the cause of your worry, you should take a few minutes to journal your feelings. Ask yourself some of the following questions: Why am I worried about this situation? Has something happened in the past that is causing me to worry about this situation? What are my biggest fears? What outcome would be optimal? What would be a worst-case scenario? How will the worst-case scenario impact me and/or my family? Although talking to others about your concerns can be helpful, free-flow journaling helps you to tap into your sub-conscious, where some of your deepest concerns reside. This will help you to understand where the source of your fears are coming from and whether or not they are based on your current situation or rooted in fears from your past. Assess the Validity of Your Fears. Once you have documented your feelings and concerns, take a moment and assess their validity. Are they based in reality? Do they directly impact your life? Are you blowing a situation out of proportion? Are all of your fears hypothetical or are they based on real experience? Asking these questions will help you assess how much of your fears are based on realistic concerns and how much are built out of fear itself. Assess Your Ability to Control the Situation. Once you assess how much of your fears are reality based, you then need to decipher whether or not there is something you can actively do to address the situation. Is any part of the situation under your control? If no part of the situation is under your control, acknowledge that and find ways to let go (see #6). If, however, there is a part of the situation that you can control, think about the various ways you can address it and how you can best alleviate your anxiety. Take Action. It is now time to take action. If your solution requires several steps, then set a goal and make a plan with deadlines. Taking action moves us from a mode of fear and the role of “victim” into a mode of “a...

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