Mindfulness Therapy seeks to change the relationship between and you and your thoughts. Instead of avoiding or withdrawing from these feelings, you are invited to remains present and fully experiences the symptoms of anxiety.
Instead of avoiding distressing thoughts, you are invited to open up to them in an effort to realize they no longer have a hold on you.
Fully realizing the experience of anxiety, although counter-intuitive, enables you to realize your over-identification with negative thoughts. You will be encouraged to practice responding to disruptive thoughts and simply letting them go.
Mindfulness is a way to reduce symptoms of anxiety and to be fully mindfully anxious as anxiety reveals itself to be a misconception, symptoms dissipate.
Research has found mindfulness therapy to be successful in reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression.