Anxiety is on the rise. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year. Anxiety disorders develop from a complex set of risk factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and life events. It is also not uncommon that those who suffer from anxiety also suffer from depression.
To help untangle the web of anxiety, Kevin has as his guest, Dr. Esther Yi. Dr. Yi earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Asian studies (emphasis in Korean) from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She received both her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology and Doctorate in Psychology from Southern California Seminary Graduate School of Behavioral Sciences.
She has experience working with adolescent and adult survivors of sex trafficking. She currently works with domestic violence offenders and provides therapy to those that are struggling with drug and alcohol addictions. She also understands anxiety.
She will present some simple techniques to help short circuit anxiety and help minimize its effects on you and those around you. To learn more, visit rhombuscounseling.com. Tune in for a great episode.
This episode first aired on Apr 21, 2019
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