Trouble finding calm amidst the chaos? In this episode we unpack the difference between feeling anxious and having an anxiety disorder and how to cope with your diagnosis. Tune in to understand first hand how anxiety can impact your mental and physical health and how to get a little bit more peace in your life.


Dr. Krista Burris, Internal medicine doctor in pediatrics at Coachella Valley Direct Primary Care, expert in the physiology of anxiety, has personally experienced an anxiety disorder

James Gallegos, AMFT, Clinical Director for Mental Health Outpatient Services at Desert Marriage & Family Counseling


The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by Dr. David D. Burns 

DARE: The New Way to End Anxiety and Stop Panic Attacks by Barry McDonagh

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

About Caveman & Counselor:

Caveman & Counselor is a podcast that aims to answer the challenging questions about behavioral health and recovery, brought to you by Desert Marriage and Family Counseling.

Hosted by Kelly Lewallen the experienced therapist (aka Counselor) and behavioral health advocate Gregg Homme (our very own Caveman).

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Kelly Lewallen, MFT #37832

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist