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.

Cope With Panic Attacks At Night by: Creating a calm environment, reduce worry and anxious thinking by labeling your thoughts and detaching yourself from the worry, refocusing your attention, deep breathing to re-balance the level of oxygen and carbon dioxide in your b...

A panic attack is a very brief episode of intense fear and discomfort that lasts on average approximately 20 minutes. The panic may occur abruptly, reach a peak within minutes, and then subside within minutes. A person may return to a reduced state of anxiety or to a s...

What causes a panic attack is usually internal or external in nature. Triggers can be reduced to 3 main causes for a panic attack. Number 3 may surprise you.

You can help someone who is having a panic attack by; 1. Helping label their feelings 2. Providing empathy and reassurance 3. Educating about what a panic attack really is 4. Helping regain a sense of control

Can you have panic attacks at night in your sleep? The answer may surprise you. Learn the symptoms of panic attacks at night and in your sleep.

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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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