Anxiety from a Clinical Lens with Mark Antczak
Mark Antczak is Anxiety Canada’s in-house Registered Clinical Counsellor and Clinical Educator. Mark also practices at the Vancouver CBT Centre, where he specializes in providing cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to adults with anxiety spectrum disorders.
In this episode of #OurAnxietyStories Mark dives into his personal journey with anxiety and panic, as well as his professional experience as a mental health professional. As someone with both lived and professional experience on the topic, Mark emphasizes how important it is for those with anxiety to overcome avoidance and face their fears. Mark also discusses his work at Anxiety Canada, touching on resources offered including MindShift CBT, a free anxiety-management app, and MindShift CBT Groups, an online group therapy program.
"I remember just sitting out in the hallway, thinking that I was having a heart attack."