Nancy Stroud, LCSW, RRT | 2717 Commercial Center Blvd | Suite E200 | Katy, TX 77494 | Tel: (281) 693-1455 | I do not take insurance

The Calming Breath: Why It Is Essential in the Treatment of Anxiety Caused by Emotional Trauma

Why do therapists, physicians, even your best friends tell you to “slow down and take a deep breath” when you’re anxious and upset? They know what your body knows: intentional deep, calming breath settles the emotion, clears the mind, and soothes the body. The breath is our built-in tool for calm and self-correction. You become [...]

2018-10-27T00:06:50+00:00October 15th, 2018|

The Value of Turning Inward When Managing Emotional Trauma That Causes Anxiety

The idea of bringing calm and peace to the mind and body is something therapists share across many therapeutic approaches. Whether a therapist teaches you to manage your emotional trauma and pain through the practice of mindfulness meditation, somatic therapy, or Rapid Resolution Therapy, two important factors come into play: turning inward and utilizing the [...]

2018-10-26T23:57:58+00:00September 15th, 2018|

Preoccupied with Getting Sick? – 3 Strategies for Coping with Health Anxiety

Imagine you have a dog that you have trained to bark at intruders. Yet, instead of only alerting you when there is a danger, the dog barks at everyone: the mailman, your boyfriend, strangers passing by on the sidewalk. In fact, the dog’s barking prevents you from inviting friends and family over, impedes you from taking [...]

2018-06-08T13:56:02+00:00June 1st, 2018|

Work-Related Anxiety: Why the Struggle? And What Can You Do?

Work-related anxiety is a condition that has long-lasting effects on the mental and emotional health of sufferers. Some 72 percent of people suffering from it and say that it obstructs their lives to some extent. Why is there such a struggle? And what can you do to alleviate this anxiety?

2018-05-09T17:43:53+00:00May 15th, 2018|