Pets can be a very good support for people who suffer panic attacks. Dr. Paula Levine, Psychologist and Founding Director of the Miami Counseling Resource Center, says animals have an excellent effect on people. Dr. Levine also talks about travel letters for patients so they can take their pets aboard on airplanes.
Some of the anxiety disorders have physiological and cognitive components. The phobia occurs when those components are worsened by the behavior component, explains Dr. Paula Levine, psychologist and founding director of the Miami Advisory Resource Center. Dr. Levine describes the process of phobias. She says most patients cannot control phobias. Phobias are gradual and turn into a panic attack, says the specialist.
Phobias are irrational fears and people know it in many cases, affirms Dr. Paula Levine, Psychologist and Founding Director of the Miami Counseling Resource Center. She adds there’s no basis to be afraid if that makes any sense. That’s why she insists that phobias are irrationals, she says..