Dr. Danielle Forshee spoke with Wondermind about 6 Ways to Help Someone With Anxiety.
Before you can help anyone with anxiety, you gotta know it’s a complicated beast. Anxious thoughts are all about the what-ifs in life. They have the tendency to spiral out of control, which can really mess with someone’s ability to function, pulling their time and energy away from other tasks they need to focus on and hindering their ability to interact with others, says psychologist Danielle Forshee, PsyD. Plus, anxiety isn’t just dealing with worrisome thoughts. It’s also living with symptoms that include feeling on edge, having trouble concentrating, dealing with headaches and other rogue pains, sleep issues, and more, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.
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