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The Benefits of Meditation in LGBTQ+ Counseling

Why Meditation? In this day and age, the LGBTQ+ community is facing a variety of issues and anxieties. Having these issues addressed in counseling is vital to one’s mental health stability. At East West Therapy, we teach specific meditation techniques to those who have experienced all kinds of negative, anxiety-producing occurrences, such as:   Fear of retribution – arising from those...
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Techniques to Deal with Anxiety

Anxiety Management Techniques Anxiety attacks can be debilitating, putting a halt to your day until it passes. Every patient experiences anxiety differently, with different causes, symptoms, and treatments. It’s important to diagnose anxiety as early as possible to avoid future agony. Identifying triggers and planning effective treatments helps to keep it under control so you can get on with...
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Using Teletherapy to Conquer Phobias

Phobias are defined as extreme or irrational fears or aversions to specific things. While some people may have a phobia of dogs, spiders, or snakes, others may become terrified in a situation involving heights or enclosed spaces. Some of the most common phobias include aerophobia, a fear of flying; astraphobia, a fear of lightning and thunder; and mysophobia, a fear of germs. While not everyone...
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Types of Music to Help Heal the Body and Mind

At East-West Therapy in Hawaii we care about more than just a person’s mental state, we care about the health of their mind, body, and soul. Dr. William Conti goes beyond traditional psychotherapy practices, adding creative treatments such as Dreamwork, Meditation Practice, and Sandplay Therapy. Just as these contribute to healing, music is another important tool for healing the body and...
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How To Recognize And Slow Down A Panic Attack

Panic attacks are caused by an increased flow of adrenaline into the blood stream, which sends fear to the brain. They can be triggered by many things, one of which anxiety when in bad surroundings. The various anxiety disorders affect eighteen percent of the population. This makes them the most common mental illness in the United States. Symptoms of a panic attack The severity of panic attacks...
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7 Tips to Reduce Stress

Are you always stressed for seemingly no reason? A hectic work life, busy schedule, problems at home or even a major life event, such as moving, can lead to stress. Even when a major catastrophe hasn’t hit home, the little stresses of life seemingly build on each other until you can’t take it anymore. It’s not good for you to be stressed all the time. Consider these few simple changes to your...
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