Are you suffering from panic attacks, an episode of sudden, alarming, intense fear and discomfort. A panic attack may include depersonalization, derealization, or feeling a sense of separation from the self, or a sense of vulnerability tunnel vision, hyperventilation, trembling, sweating, and heart palpitations. You may fear you are having a heart attack or going crazy and have a strong desire to escape their present situation.
Panic attacks can quickly develop into panic disorder in which is one the fear of having a panic attack in a situation helps to bring the panic attack on. It becomes an endless cycle and can easily transfer into a phobia where you fear particular situations either conditionally or unconditionally.
Dr. Jayme Albin, Clinical Psychologist and Yoga Instructor is in an expert in the treatment of anxiety disorders .
We take a 3 part intervention approach towards treating anxiety, using Cognitive Behavior therapy, yoga Therapy involving biofeedback and hypnosis and virtual reality therapy for exposure . By challenging faulty beliefs that identify situations as more threatening, using biofeedback and yoga therapy to calm and balance the body and behavior therapy (exposure and response prevention ) to reduce sensitivity to provoking stimuli. We use virtual reality therapy for guided controlled exposures, biofeedback to help teach proper breathing & relaxation strategies and cognitive exercises to process emotions and negative thoughts. For more on why to use Virtual Reality therapy read my post
Dr.Jayme Albin and The Cognitive Behavior Therapist of NYC is an expert in the treatment of phobias and panic disorder. In 2009 Dr. Jayme published a book on the treatment of ìFear of Flying using Virtual Reality and Biofeedback Therapy. Dr Jayme treats all phobias using a combination of Cognitive restructuring, exposure therapy, biofeedback and Yoga therapy. If their is trauma related to the phobia, then Dr. Jayme includes EMDR therapy into the program.