Course Description

Panic Attacks (a Free Online Course by

If you’ve been looking for help with your panic attacks, you may have come across all sorts of confusing and contradictory ideas on the Internet, and maybe even from health practitioners or therapists.  give you reliable, practical, easy-to-understand information on how to control anxiety and panic disorder to help you towards a cure as quickly as possible.



Course Content:

Part 1: What is a panic attack?

  • The Fight or Flight Response
  • The Panic Attack : Faster Than the Speed of Thought
  • What happens during an attack?

Part 2: Why do we have panic attacks?

  • Panic Attacks and their Place in the Modern World
  • The ‘Trip-wire’ of Panic
  • The Unconscious Mind is a Quick Learner
  • Deconditioning Panic
  • Agoraphobia and Panic Attacks
  • Calming Things Down

Part 3: The Core Beliefs that Fuel Anxiety and Panic Attack

  • Panic Thought 1: I might die from a heart attack
  • Panic Thought 2: I might die from suffocation
  • Panic Thought 3: I’m having a stroke
  • Panic Thought 4: I’m going to faint
  • Panic Thought 5: I’m having a nervous breakdown, or going ‘crazy’
  • Panic Thought 6: Losing control
  • Panic Thought 7: Feeling so weak that you cannot move or might fall down
  • Panic Thought 8: Believing that you are going to be embarrassed or humiliated.

Part 4:  Symptoms – Hyperventilation (over-breathing)

  • Some symptoms of hyperventilation and panic
  • Getting Rid of Hyperventilation
  • The 7:11 Breathing Pattern – the opposite of hyperventilating

Part 5: The Brain and Panic Attacks: ‘Emotional Hijacking’

When you have an attack, or become very anxious your emotional response can actually bypass your ‘thinking brain’. The red dot in the diagram is the amygdala, which is involved with creating a ‘faster than thought’ attacks. It is very difficult, or impossible, to think clearly when highly emotional because the part of the brain you think with is inhibited.

Part 6: Other Techniques for Getting Rid of Panic Attacks

  • Scaling Panic Attacks Down
  • Be AWARE of Panic Attacks
  • The Next Step

Part 7: Summary of the Program

  • Skills, Tips and Techniques for Getting Rid of Panic Attacks


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This course is designed and delivered by:

Mark Tyrrell
Creative Director Uncommon Knowledge
Mark Tyrrell is a Director of Uncommon Knowledge and has been training therapists for over 15 years.



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