Panic and treatment. Cognitive behavioral therapy for panic disorder typically involves education about the nature and physiology of the panic response, cognitive therapy techniques designed to modify catastrophic misinterpretations of panic symptoms and their consequences, and graduated exposure to panic-related body sensations and avoided situations. Cbt is start in the right direction opening up treatment options.
Yes. Medicine is only one part of the treatment for anxiety related disorders. Working with a psychologist or psychiatrist that does therapy can help greatly. There are many modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, which can help. Some have found that exercise, meditation, prayer, yoga, and deep breathing can help during a panic attack also.