Although most people experience a relatively mild form when facing particularly stressful situations (such as a speech or presentation) anxiety disorders may be severe and can disrupt the day-to-day life of an individual and can be brought on by a fear of something that happened, or what we think happened and dread happening again.
When individuals suffer from an anxiety disorder it may lead to avoidance of certain situations because they fear their stress reaction may be triggered.
This can in turn lead to relationship and / or career problems such as not being able to achieve potential job opportunities or promotions and being unable to develop personal relationships.
it aims to seek out the root cause of the anxiety and change an individuals perception of a past event: Perhaps to release the emotion that creates and sustains the feeling of anxiety and confinement that Shakespeare alluded to in Hamlet’s emotive perception of wearing the crown of Denmark.
“. . . for there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. To me it is a prison.” From Shakespeare's Hamlet