The Importance of Therapy “Homework” Assignments for Treating Your Anxiety Disorder

Recovery from an anxiety disorder or OCD involves committing yourself to hard and often uncomfortable work in the short term in order to live a more comfortable future. Typically, this means “homework” and lots of it!

Adaptive Thinking

Your anxiety in specific situations is perfectly understandable if you are aware of the thoughts or beliefs that fuel it.

Anxiety’s Thinking Traps

When your fear is directed at things or situations that are not likely to be dangerous (for example, talking to an attractive person at a party, seeing a mouse, or having a scary thought) the adrenalin onslaught is unnecessary and therefore “Anxiety”.