Identifying anxiety causes and triggers can help in your treatment. Each person's trigger is different. Triggers can include criticism, death of a loved one, animals, speaking in public, or being alone.
I'll never forget the time my client Jackie* came into session very excited. "I was in the car, and I started to get anxious!" she exclaimed with a big smile on her face. "You seem happy about that," I said, wondering why she was so positive about getting anxious. "Yes, when I started to get anxious I began to feel trapped…