Why do you worry so much? Because you believe that your worry, which leads to more anxiety and distress, keeps you safe. If you worry enough, and keep worrying, then maybe, you can stop it from happening. You have an odd relationship with your worry and chronic anxiety. It may keep you up at night, but in your bones, you also believe that it helps you avoid bad things. So in a way, your worry works for you. You believe that it prevents problems or accidents, it prepares you for the worst and you also believe that you may find some solutions in your chronic worry.
Wrong, it's faulty thinking at work here. Worrying doesn't really help and worrying doesn'tRead More
Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW is a New York City Psychotherapist + Consultant who splits her time between Manhattan and Santa Fe, providing online therapy to individuals and couples. With extensive training and experience, she provides psychological consultation, psychotherapy, EMDR therapy and executive coaching to a range of clients including VIP's + high-profile clients. As a women's emotional health + relationship expert, her specialties include: anxiety, depression, trauma resolution, addictions, relationship, intimacy and sexual concerns, health + autoimmune issues, loss + grief and women's mentoring. She enjoys writing, photography, yoga, meditation, travel and really good key lime pie. She lives with her husband, psychologist, scholar and mindfulness expert John Chambers Christopher. For more, subscribe to her newsletter or connect with her on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Psychology Today, EMDRIA and her personal websites KimSeelbrede.com, Santa Fe Integrative Psychotherapy or Well+Being Blog.