Talk Back to Your Anxiety

Dr. E's Highway to Health Show Episode 15

Expert Interview
Highway to Health: Ep 15 - Dr Roseann Capanna-Hodge

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In this episode, Dr. E is joined by Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge, a clinical psychologist practicing in Ridgefield and Newton, CT. She is a licensed professional counselor, a certified integrative medicine mental health provider and a board certified neurofeedback provider and is the originator of the 360º Reboot Intensive Therapies Program.

Dr Roseann shares her experience in the field of stress and anxiety management. She explains how she empowers her patients to recognize and talk back to anxiety in order to live a better life.

Amongst the things discussed about stress and anxiety are: what causes them, what happens in your brain when you’re anxious, what makes it worse, and when to seek out professional help.

Original Air Date: June 12, 2019

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Actionable Steps:

  1. Break the worry talk and stop shaming yourself.  Quit the negative chatter. We are too hard on ourselves. Intentionally switch a negative thought into a positive one.
  2. Acknowledge that stress and anxiety are affecting your quality of life. Seek out professional help from an integrative/holistic mental health provider. Find a therapist who will be your coach.
  3. Meditate. Visualize and practice seeing yourself with a smile on your face. Set aside at least two minutes a day for positive visualizations, meditation.
  4. Get adequate sleep and proper nutrition to optimize your brain health and reduce inflammation. Switch to a low carb, less inflammatory diet. See Dr. E’s suggestions in the resource section.

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Show Notes

In this episode, Dr. Roseann shares her knowledge and expertise on stress and anxiety to help us understand:

  • The difference between stress and anxiety.
  • What can we do each day to keep our brain healthy.
  • What tools to use to help us cope with and manage stress.
  • How to recognize your default perspective on life in order to help you manage stress.
  • The bottom-up and the top-down approaches to managing stress.
  • The ways that nutrition affects how our brain functions daily.
  • How to recognize the warning signs of children experiencing stress and anxiety.
  • What parents can do to help their children who are experiencing stress and anxiety.
  • Why you should seek help from an integrative or holistic mental health provider.

Our Guest for this Episode:

Integrative and holistic treatment of stress and anxiety.

Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge is the founder and director of Dr. Roseann and Associates and originator of the 360° Reboot® Intensive Therapies Program. She focuses on providing clinically valid holistic therapies, such as neurofeedback, biofeedback, counseling, and assessment for a variety of issues and conditions. 

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