|Guidelines for Writing or Telling Your Story|
These guidelines are only suggestions. Feel free to write or tell your story your own way.
a little about yourself.
You can make this section fairly brief.
2) How did it start?
Did the onset of the panic disorder relate to big life issues, such as trauma, grieving or major life changes?
there a specific trigger for the panic disorder?
3) What was the suffering like?
this section fairly short.
It’s important to describe the suffering, but we want to give
“center stage" to the process of healing.
What was your correct diagnosis?
How did you identify your condition and/or get your diagnosis?
How long did it take from the time the panic started?
What were some of the “twists and turns” in getting your diagnosis?
helpful was it to identify your condition?
This is the section we would like to be "center stage". Take your time here.
What were the most important elements in your healing?
What helped and what didn't?
What role did medication play?
What kinds of therapy did you try? What helped and what didn’t?
What role did cognitive-behavioral therapy play?
role was played by religion, spirituality or meditation?
6) Your Story’s Timeline
was the year of onset?
is your life like now?
8) Guidance for Others
message would you like to give to those who are working for their own
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