Worry Warriors: Conquering Anxiety with Dr. Rosie Hunter from Test Wolf

Platinum Perspective

Sep 5 2023 • 56 mins

In this episode of Platinum Perspective Podcast, hosts Dr. Megan and Sarah dive into the intricate worry, accompanied by esteemed anxiety expert Dr. Rosie Hunter, founder of Test Wolf. The episode commences with a quick-fire round, unraveling the essence of worry and its universal presence.

Dr. Rosie Hunter skillfully differentiates between productive and unproductive worry, highlighting the value of problem-solving in the former and the escalation of anxiety without resolution in the latter. She offers insights into recognizing signs of unproductive worry, including catastrophizing and repetitive thinking, while also shedding light on managing it through mindfulness and actionable strategies.

The conversation takes a poignant turn as the hosts discuss handling morbid worries, specifically addressing concerns about mass shootings using cognitive behavioral approaches. Dr. Rosie introduces practical techniques, such as decision trees, to rationalize such worries.

The episode culminates with invaluable advice on managing anxiety, practicing self-compassion, and fostering a support network, along with insights into Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and cognitive distortions in worry.

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