Category: Panic Disorders/Attacks


If you feel at times like you are just surviving or struggling to survive as you manage all the changes, ambiguities, and anxiety of the pandemic and the times we live in, you are not alone. Treading water, keeping your head above water so you can survive, and keep going, ... Read More



Forward and Backward

September 14, 2020
Here's a simple, fun anxiety and stress management technique. Try it on.   Original Post September 11, 2020 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube   Jan Kwiatkowski is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) practicing in the State of WI and has a ... Read More


The constantly moving transition process for back to school continues to raise anxiety, anger, and frustration for all involved. Infants to adults can and do experience anxiety. It's hard for adults to put anxiety into words. It's much harder for young people. Recognize the signs.     Original Post September 1, 2020 on ... Read More


Feeling down, tired, irritable, impatient, eating a little more or less, and some sleep difficulties are a normal reaction to the abnormal situation in our country. There are ways to manage an ongoing low-level depression (dysthymia) so it doesn't become something harder to manage or treat. Please share with anyone ... Read More


Tensions are rising in families, workplaces, and the community. Unrelenting stress, anxiety, grief, and trauma can exhaust or overwhelm the best of coping skills. Finding your feet is a practical grounding tool anyone can use to support healthy responses in our relationships.     Original Post July 29, 2020 on Jan Kwiatkowski ... Read More


If you are like at least 50% of Americans right now you might be having trouble concentrating, sleeping or making decisions. Our brains are tired from trying to resolve all the uncertainty. Learn the difference between fear and anxiety. Short and long term management of both is key to the ... Read More


Doing almost anything outdoors feels better. Did you know that there are additional health and stress management boosts to being outdoors? Curious? This is for you.     Original Post July 7, 2020 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is a ... Read More


What does it take to be resilient when it feels like the world is falling apart around you? It takes resilience. It is possible to learn or sharpen skills that will help you emerge from this time a strong, healthy, and whole human being. Please share with anyone who might ... Read More


  Children from birth through high school can and do experience anxiety. If you need some simple tips on how to teach your children to manage it, this video is for you.   Original Post May 27, 2020 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube  and JDKCounseling on Facebook... Read More


If you need a very simple anxiety or stress management technique for you and/or the kids, this is for you. Please share with anyone who might find this helpful.   Original Post May 11, 2020 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube ... Read More