The horrors of bushfires don’t go away when the last fire is out. Effects can live on for months or years in the minds and hearts – and bodies — of many people , whether their involvement was actual or as a witness.
Terror in an MRI machine is not uncommon. The scanner is large and cylindrical, and a patient needs to lie still while enclosed inside it for quite some time. In such a situation, some people feel trapped and can panic.
My new client Julia had claustrophobia.
Jody had started having heart palpitations that frightened her so much, she was about to go to a doctor for a heart checkup and medication. Her husband and teenage children were also worried about her. I happened to be visiting a neighbour when Jody arrived in tears after a scene with her husband, a familiar event where, she said, he had sounded angry and this had made her cry. Read more
Are you depressed and can’t stop worrying about the state of the planet? About climate change? Damage to our global environment? And how blind people are to all this? Your symptoms may include panic attacks, obsessive thinking, loss of appetite, and insomnia, according to Psychology Today. Read more