Author: Dr. Heather Lonczak

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How Do I Find a Therapist and How Much Will it Cost?

How to Find the Right Therapist at the Right Price Where to Begin? Deciding to go to a therapist is the first step toward healing. Mental health therapy has helped countless people. And this may even include some of your own family and friends. You are not alone. Stigma surrounding mental health treatment is decreasing.…
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Anxious Rumination and 9 Things to Do about It

Medically reviewed by Katelyn Hagerty. Last updated 08/17/2021. Introduction What is Rumination? Anxiety experts define rumination as “the tendency to repetitively analyze oneself and one’s problems, concerns, and feelings of distress and depressed mood” (p. 24).  In other words, rumination occurs when a stream of thoughts continuously circles around in your head.  Such thoughts tend…
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The Prevalence of Anxiety Symptoms & the 6 Most Common Anxiety Disorders

The Prevalence of Anxiety Symptoms & the 6 Most Common Anxiety Disorders Although the stigma associated with mental illness has decreased in recent years, it continues to be evident worldwide. Perceived stigma is problematic for those with mental illnesses such as anxiety disorders, as it is related to diminished self-esteem and quality of life, embarrassment,…
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Your Anxiety and Sexual Issues Might Be Related: What to Do about It

Medically reviewed by Katelyn Haggerty, FNP. Last updated 8/18/2021 Your Anxiety and Sexual Issues Might Be Related: What to Do about It Have you noticed something screwy in your sex life? We jest, but it isn’t funny. Anxiety could be the problem. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, almost 40 million people between…
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The Best Therapy Types for Anxiety

The Best Therapy Approaches for Anxiety Disorders

Medically reviewed by Katelyn Hagerty. Last updated 08/17/2021 ​​Some of the links contained in Manly Wellness articles were originally affiliate links that generated sales commissions for Manly Wellness when users clicked on them to purchase from Hims or the other companies profiled in the article. These affiliate links have been deactivated but links to Hims’…
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