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Thoughts play an important role in emotional and psychological problems.  Here are some examples of the types of thoughts that we will help you address and change.

Anxiety and Panic Attack Thoughts : “What's happening to me?, I'm losing control, I'm freaking out. I must be going crazy. What's wrong with my heart? I can't breathe. I got to get out of here.  I'm going to pass out any minute. I need to go to the Emergency room NOW. I'm losing control of the car; I'll crash if I don't get off soon. I need to find someone to help me."

Depression Thoughts:  “Things are not going to work out for me. People like me will fail. If people meet me they won't like me.  Who am I kidding, I won't get this job. No one wants me around. I have really turned out to be a looser. There is no one who can help me. Others can be helped, but I'm different."

Generalized Anxiety Thoughts:   “What if it doesn't work out?  What if I get fired? What if I don't get accepted? What if they don't like me?  What if it rains? What if I can't drive over the bridge? What if they got into an accident and have been taken to the emergency room? What if the plane crashes? What if the stock market goes down? What if I get cancer. What if.........etc, etc,etc?"

Social Anxiety and Public Speaking Thoughts :  “ I'll look stupid. I won't know what to say. I'll stumble over my words. They won't want to talk to me anyway. I'm too boring. I'll turn red, I'll shake, I'll look nervous. I'll blank out. I'll have to run out of the room. I'll start sweating and then everyone will know I'm weird. No one will really want to be around me and I don't blame them."

Anger Management Thoughts:  “I shouldn't have to do this crap, who do they think they are dealing with. This government is all skewed up. I shouldn't have to put up with you. Why are you doing that again what are you an idiot or something. These are the stupidest drivers in the world. I can't believe it is taking this long. What the hell is she doing. You should be doing your work, you never take anything seriously. Why do I always have to be the one who does it?"

Obsessive and Compulsive Thinking:  “Something bad is going to happen and it will be my fault. I need to check it again before I leave. I got to wash this dirt off before I get it on someone else and they get sick, What if I left a word out, I need to go over it again,  I can't believe I'm doing this it's stupid, but I need to turn around and see if I did run over someone. I'm losing control. I must keep these things ordered or something bad will happen."

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