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Understanding & Calming Panic Attacks

Panic attacks are scary. They can come out of nowhere and make us feel like we’re out of control and going crazy. In response, we tend to avoid things that trigger panic attacks and limit certain activities. Though a logical responses, it’s a trap.

In this workshop you’ll learn:

  • What causes panic attacks
  • What the anxiety cycle is and how we get easily trapped by it
  • New ways to respond to panic and anxiety
  • Practical steps to calm the parts of the brain responsible for panic


Is there a fee? No, the class is completely free.

Can I just listen or do I need to participate? You’re welcome either way. Turn on your camera and audio to interact with others or you’re more than welcome to just soak up the information without camera/audio. No pressure.

Who can attend? Adults, 18 years or older.

Japan: Tue, Dec. 5th @ 11:30am
Pacific: Mon, Dec. 4th @ 6:30pm
Eastern: Mon, Dec. 4th @ 9:30pm

–Register Here–


Tuesday, December 05, 2023


Japan Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Online: Google Meet
Register to receive link


  • Brian O'Sullivan LMFT
    Brian O'Sullivan LMFT
    Okinawa, Japan

    Brian O’Sullivan is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist from California, living and working in Okinawa, Japan. Brian’s work as a psychotherapist focuses on overcoming anxiety: general anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, and OCD. Brian is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure & Response Prevention (ERP), both evidenced-based, gold-standard treatments for anxiety disorders and OCD.

    Brian has experience working in the non-profit and public school sectors in San Francisco and with the Department of Defense and UCLA in 29-Palms, California and Okinawa, Japan. Brian has been in private practice in Okinawa since 2021.