Anxiety and Panic
Panic attacks occur uniformly and are found in all age groups, socioeconomic classes, white collar as well as blue collar workers, males equal to females, all income levels, all races, and all levels of education.
SteppingStone Retreat For Enhanced Living offers a specific treatment approach actually designed for the effective treatment of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia. This treatment model was created and developed by David Burns, M.D. of Stanford University. Dr. Burns is the author of Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, a book which stayed on the New York Times best seller list for many years.
Dr. Boyd participated in didactic as well as supervised training with Dr. David Burns to learn how to effectively use his treatment model and implement the specific techniques designed to successfully treat and eliminate the suffering caused by this clinical syndrome. The length of treatment typically consists of 10 – 12 weekly (or twice per week) sessions of one-hour, in which the treatment duration is approximately three months.