Category archives: Anxiety

  • Restoration Therapy: The Process of Working With Anxious People

  • Working with Anxious Clients There are a lot of ways that one can work with anxious people, but I have found over the years a very helpful process that I would like to share with you. With any process it's best that you make it your own and use what is helpful to you, and discard what is not. Also, processes have a way of not always moving in a linear direction, so what I have to share with you m[...]
  • Restoration Therapy: Anxiety and the Bible

  • Reframing The Meaning of Anxiety in the Bible "I am here, in your office to see you because I didn't feel like there was anyone else I could talk to about my anxiety." I hear some form of this statement quite often in my office. And it most frequently comes from someone who is a Christian, who feels like it is emotionally unsafe to talk about their anxiety in the context of their church [...]
  • Restoration Therapy: Trying to Define Anxiety

  • Anxiety in the Headlines Anxiety is a hot topic these days. I am not saying that it has ever gone out of style, but it seems that anxiety has been increasing at record numbers in our culture and one can hardly look at the news without seeing article after article proclaiming the findings of some new study. There was the big New York Time Magazine piece back in October of 2017 that garnere[...]
  • Rhett Smith 103: A Personal Story About a Good Kind of Anxiety

  • I talk a lot about anxiety on this podcast. And sometimes anxiety can seem vague or too theoretical, unless one really has experienced. And even then, just talking about it can seem like an intellectual exercise. But today I had a personal experience that really makes concrete what I mean when I talk about a good anxiety...the kind that is there in the midst of peace, and just reminds you of th[...]