I began having panic attacks out of the blue- no new or increased stress that I could think of, no old trauma coming to the surface. For the first few months, I saw every kind of doctor, but in the end, no one could find a reason for what was happening to me. Casey’s site lingered in the back of my mind; I knew he offered different types of counseling, but I didn’t know exactly what I was looking for. It took me a while, but I finally worked up the courage to reach out.
I shouldn’t have waited! In the beginning, talking to him was the only thing that made me feel better. He makes you feel cared about and never judged. He always knew exactly what to say to me and I started to believe that maybe I wasn’t losing my mind or myself after all. And when I was ready, he gave me the tools to release my fear and face my life again, panic attacks and all. We began to look for answers together. It’s been a year since my panic attacks began and I’m 83% better! My symptoms have greatly reduced in frequency and intensity and I have even come to ponder the lessons that going through this has taught me. I can honestly say that, if Casey hadn’t been there to hold my hand (metaphorically- we teleconferenced as he is in Hawaii) I might not have lasted long enough to get to this point. He encouraged me to keep building, to keep reaching out, to rest, to pause and to let go. Casey came into my life at a critical