Dr. Frank Lawlis, co-founder of the Lawlis Peavey PNP Center
and chairman of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board
, offers advice to Ryan, who says he has been suffering from extreme anxiety.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Dr. Phil, please solve our conflict!
Dr. Lawlis explains that biofeedback and cognitive behavioral approaches could help the 27-year-old figure out how his brain works. “He needs to learn how to calm down his brain, which he’s trying to do already, but give him skills in terms of a very safe environment to begin with,” Dr. Lawlis explains to Ryan and Dr. Phil during Monday’s show. “And then, the next step would be to carry that out to the next level in situations that he gets anxiety.”WATCH: The Daily Rituals Of A Man Who Has Suffered 100 Panic Attacks In Four Months
Learn more in the video above, including why Dr. Phil and Dr. Lawlis believe Ryan may be able to get his behavior under control in a short amount of time.
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