Any one of us may break down if we experience enough stress. When conditions of overwhelming stress occur, even a previously stable individual may develop temporary psychological problems. An individual will usually recover easily once the stressful situation is over, although in some cases, there may be long-lasting effects resulting in an increased feeling of vulnerability, anxiousness and/or hyper-vigilance that can interfere with daily routines and relationships. Symptoms of anxiety are feelings of restlessness or feeling on edge, feeling fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, muscle tension and/or sleep disruption.
Sometimes exposure to social situations or other situations such as flying or sitting in a passenger seat can provoke anxiety for an individual. This can seriously affect their personal and professional relationships and seriously interrupt their daily life. Anxiety responses to these types of situations are usually referred to as phobic responses. In some cases, exposure to a phobic causing situation can bring on a panic attack where an individual may feel a pounding heart, trembling feelings of choking, chest discomfort and/or hot flashes to name a few symptoms.
Then, there is post traumatic stress disorder also known as PTSD. PTSD can be experienced by people exposed to accidents, fires, earthquakes, and sexual assaults who frequently experience psychological “shock” reactions and show signs of stress after the incident.
The symptoms of PTSD occur after a trauma. People with this disorder might experience anxiety ranging from mild to sever anxiety when situations are presented that recall the traumatic event. There are often times chronic tension and irritability, fatigue and insomnia. Often, persons experiencing PTSD will experience nightmares that directly or symbolically represent the traumatic incident. Other symptoms include lack of concentration, memory loss and feeling of depression.
Intervention right after the trauma can greatly reduce the chances of an individual experiencing PTSD. It is important for the individual to talk about the event as much as they need to.
Intervention through anxiety treatment counseling can greatly reduce the symptoms for these individuals. Seeking out a licensed Los Angeles psychotherapist who treats anxiety issues such as Dr. James E. Walton could be helpful for them to find their way back to the road of recovery.
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Recognizing the dramatic achievements made by his patients using hypnosis, Los Angeles counselor, James E. Walton, Ph.D. envisioned making his work available to a global audience. The resulting ‘labor of love’ is the “Dr. Walton Series,” an audio series which is a powerful tool to help people resolve conflicts, change behaviors and improve relationships.
If you’re ready to unlock the unlimited power of your mind, then Dr. Walton’s Self-Help Series is the tool that can take you there. Dr. Walton has created an amazingly effective series of audio programs based on over 20 years of experience that is unlike any other on the market today. His years of experience on the radio as host of Shrink Rap and frequent guest appearances on television have gone into making this audio series as entertaining as it is informative.
Dr. Jim specializes in helping people unlock their full potential to live happier, more satisfying and in control lives by combining cutting-edge psychotherapy techniques with the effectiveness of his award winning clinical hypnosis.
He will guide you through releasing the blocks and limiting beliefs that have kept you bound to self-defeating patterns and motivate you to achieve the personal changes you’ve always wanted.
Here’s what he has to say about this series:
“Over 20 years of clinical experience has gone into the making of The Dr. Walton Self-Help Series. Going back over two decades, I have pulled from my private practice those therapeutic interventions and hypnosis treatments that worked most effectively for my patients. I now present them to you in the most comprehensive audio series on the market today.
Experience has shown me that when people are given understanding about an issue from a psychological perspective and then given the tools and strategies to change their behaviors in combination with the immediate effectiveness of hypnosis it has a synergistic effect that can assist in achieving their results more quickly.”
Dr. Jim’s powerful hypnosis treatment creates a highly receptive alpha state that works together with the unconscious mind to help you experience a greater sense of your personal power and self-control.
If you program your unconscious mind to have a focused, supportive, positive outlook, you can reach any goal you aspire to. Dr. Walton’s award winning self-help series can help you achieve that focus and get faster results.
In 2006, Dr. Jim was awarded First Runner-Up for Best Album of the Year in self-help from the prestigious JPF International Music Awards. All the quality and expertise that earned him that award is found in every one of his self-help albums. Download one right now and start your new life today!
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