CBT for Stress & Anxiety – Health Magazine

By February 18, 2016November 19th, 2020Dr. Jenny Yip, Press

When we feel anxiety, our thoughts are rarely in the present, says Jenny C. Yip, PsyD, a cognitive behavioral therapist in Los Angeles. We are either ruminating about past mistakes or worrying about future consequences. Zooming in on what you can see, hear, taste, smell, or feel shifts your mind to the present. The more you practice this, the better equipped you’ll be when anxiety strikes, and the quicker you’ll calm down. Try this four-step exercise…