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.

Here are 4 great ways to cope during a panic attack. 1. Deep breathing 2. Progressive muscle relaxation, 3. Distraction, 4. Medication These are great for “Managing and Minimizing” the symptoms of a panic attack as it's happening but they may not put an end to...

During your child's panic attack you will help your child; 1. Label her feelings 2. Provide empathy and reassurance 3. Help your child regain a sense of control

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.

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...

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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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