Viviana has professional training as an Art Psychotherapist from Goldsmiths, University of London, and as a Psychologist from the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia.
She uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, subconscious reprogramming and art therapy within her sessions.
Where does Anxiety come from?
Anxiety is a primitive survival response deeply ingrained in our brain, resulting in three specific responses to danger: fight, flight, or freeze.
How to manage your Anxiety?
Anxiety is the basis and starting point of all mental disorders. Learning to manage it is essential to maintaining balance in your mental and emotional health.
To begin managing anxiety it is important to understand that it has four main components.
The importance of the Central Nervous System in the resolution of trauma and anxiety management
Anxiety is a primitive response of the body to an imminent danger which is deeply immersed in our unconscious, and which today does not fulfill the same function. Our limbic system has not changed in thousands of years and for this reason our body reacts to threat in exactly the same way. Learning to attend to and listen to our body's needs becomes essential when managing our thoughts, emotions and physical reactions.