May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time for us to educate people and ourselves about the importance of mental health and the resources available. And this week Joe welcomes Alison Seponara to the podcast. Alison is a licensed psychotherapist and is known as @TheAnxietyHealer on Instagram. She is also the author of the new book, The Anxiety Healer’s Guide: Coping Strategies and Mindfulness Techniques to Calm the Mind and Body. Alison shares her mental health journey and how she built a global support community of over half a million people.
About Alison: Alison Seponara, MS, LPC, is a licensed psychotherapist and anxiety healer. Alison specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness-based positive psychology with individuals who struggle with anxiety disorders. Known as “The Anxiety Healer” on Instagram, Alison is dedicated to ending the stigma of mental health by offering a safe space for those around the world to find a supportive community free of judgment and bias. Alison is also the host of The Anxiety Chicks podcast in which she uses her expertise as a therapist and her own life experience to educate listeners on anxiety disorders, mind/body connection, panic attacks, gut health, holistic remedies, and most importantly, how to keep it real when it comes to talking about mental health. Alison is the founder of The Anxiety Healing School, an online curriculum with multiple healing courses that help students learn how to combat intrusive thoughts, face fears, and rewire the anxious brain. She lives and works in Pennsylvania.