The Fear Blog

Welcome! The Fear Blog is dedicated to providing information and strategies to help you overcome and conquer panic attacks, fear, and anxiety.

PTSD is a condition that causes the body’s fight or flight stress response to activate in reaction to thoughts, memories, and dreams of a traumatic event.

Don't believe the myths about panic attacks. Panic attack myths are often the cause of a panic attack and these myths further perpetuate the symptoms of a panic attack.

Fear in Children is normal

It is normal for kids to be fearful.  We actually want them to develop a healthy level of fear and to be able to learn the dangers of the world and to be safe.  We want them to stay away from the cleaning supplies, stay away from strangers, an...

Research indicates that more severe cases of Panic Disorder are related with less assertiveness (Levitan et al. 2016).  Published in The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease researchers concluded, "The major finding of our study was that more severe manifestations of...

It has been traditionally assumed that there is one “fear circuit” with fear arising from the amygdala.   

Researchers Pine and Le Doux have proposed that there are 2 circuits and that the amygdala “is not itself responsible for the experience of fear” (Joseph E. L...

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Dr Hunter's Qualifications

My name is Dr. Russell A Hunter, PsyD and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist recognized by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists as meeting the National Register’s stringent requirements for education and experience as a healthcare professional.


I specialize in the field of Clinical Psychology and I am an expert in the treatment of Panic Disorder, Anxiety Disorders,  ADHD, and Neurocognitive Disorders. 

I published a book titled, "Attacking Panic: The Power to Be Calm" and it is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. 

Attacking Panic System
  •  Interrupts The Cycle of Panic

  • Quickly Stops a Panic Attack

  • Short Circuits the Fight or Flight System

  • Re-trains The Brain

  • Prevents Future Panic Attacks

  • Works With Any Level of Anxiety

  • Backed by Research

  • Is All Natural 

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Attacking Panic: The Power To Be Calm. Copyright © 2017 Russell A. Hunter, Psy.D. All rights reserved. Attacking Panic is available in paperback and Kindle edition at Amazon and in paperback at Barnes & Noble and other online retailers.

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