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Anxiety Rx
Anxiety Rx
Russell Kennedy

I am an anxious doctor. Or at least I WAS an anxious doctor. After literally decades of suffering from intractable anxiety,... more

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How Does Anxiety Drive Addiction?

In this episode, we’re diving headfirst into the complex world of anxiety and addiction. Believe it or not, these two... more

16 Jul 2024 · 31 minutes
Understanding Anxiety in Men

Hey everyone, Dr. Russ Kennedy here! Today on the AnxietyRX Podcast, we're tackling a topic that's close to my heart:... more

07 Jul 2024 · 21 minutes
Healing and Transformation with MDMA Therapy

Hey everyone, Dr. Russ here! On this episode of AnxietyRX, we're diving into some cutting-edge therapy – MDMA therapy! I'll be... more

23 Jun 2024 · 55 minutes
Finding Harmony: The Impact of Sound and Vibration Therapy on Inner Calmness

Hey everyone, Dr. Russ here! In this episode, I'm teaming up with Craig Goldberg to talk about something we all... more

16 Jun 2024 · 53 minutes
Q&A with Dr.Russ Part 4/4

Welcome to Part Four of a four-part Q&A series, where I respond to questions from my MBRX students.  From the most... more

09 Jun 2024 · 32 minutes
Q&A with Dr.Russ Part 3/4

Welcome to Part Three of a four-part Q&A series, where I respond to questions from my MBRX students.  From the most... more

02 Jun 2024 · 34 minutes
Q&A with Dr.Russ Part 2/4

Welcome to Part Two of a four-part Q&A series, where I respond to questions from my MBRX students.  From the most... more

26 May 2024 · 43 minutes
Q&A with Dr.Russ Part 1/4

Welcome to Part One of a four-part Q&A series, where I respond to questions from my MBRX students.  From the most... more

19 May 2024 · 44 minutes
The Gap Between You and Your Anxiety: Finding Healing in the Space Between

Hey everyone, Dr. Russ here! This week on The AnxietyRX Podcast, we're diving deep into the world of anxiety – not... more

07 May 2024 · 19 minutes
How Can Men Learn to Be More Emotionally Present in Fatherhood?

Hey Anxiety Fam, Dr. Russ here! This week's episode is for all the amazing dads out there. We're tackling a... more

28 Apr 2024 · 58 minutes
You Don't Have To THINK Everything You FEEL

Hey everyone, Dr. Russ here. This episode of The AnxietyRX Podcast hits a little closer to home than usual. My... more

22 Apr 2024 · 16 minutes
The Manxiety Podcast: One Mistake Your Parents Made That Created Anxiety Within You

Welcome to another episode of The Manxiety Podcast. This episode's about something close to all our hearts: our kids. We all... more

09 Apr 2024 · 34 minutes
How Can Overcoming Anxiety Help You Become Free?

Guess who's joining me this episode? My amazing friend, Amanda Johnson, an author and CEO of Awaken Village Press, the... more

01 Apr 2024 · 57 minutes
The Most Effective Way to Address the Root Cause of Anxiety

Feeling overwhelmed by anxiety? You're not alone. In this podcast, we'll be diving deep into what makes anxiety tick, but... more

24 Mar 2024 · 25 minutes
How Can Movement Help Heal Trauma and Anxiety?

Welcome to another episode of the Anxiety RX podcast! Today, I'm joined by Erica Hornthal, a dance movement psychotherapist, author of... more

17 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Setting Boundaries: Your Guide to Healthy Relationships

Welcome to a combo episode of the AnxietyRX and the Manxiety Podcast! Join me, Dr. Russ Kennedy, and my co-host, Dr.... more

09 Mar 2024 · 48 minutes
Can Hypnosis Help Control Anxiety and Trauma?

Hey gang! Welcome to another episode of the AnxietyRX Podcast. In the latest episode of my podcast, I had the... more

03 Mar 2024 · 56 minutes
Wholeness Within: Healing Anxiety by Reconnecting with Our Past

Welcome to the AnxietyRx podcast. Today, I want to explore how trauma becomes entrenched in our bodies, forming the basis... more

26 Feb 2024 · 17 minutes
Drama Bonding: From Chaos to Calm

In this enlightening conversation with Dr. Scott Lyons, a holistic psychologist and mind-body medicine specialist, we explore the relationship between... more

18 Feb 2024 · 47 minutes
Fawn Response: The Silent Struggle

Today I have a very special guest, Dr. Nima Rahmany, a good friend and a retired chiropractor who now teaches... more

13 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
The Manxiety Podcast: The Anxiety of a Trauma Bond

Today, I am excited to share with you the first episode of The Manxiety Podcast, hosted by my colleague, Dr.... more

13 Feb 2024 · 43 minutes
The S.H.O.U.L.D. Method: Your Path to Inner Child Healing

In this episode of the Anxiety Rx podcast, I want to emphasize something deeply personal and transformative: the importance of... more

12 Feb 2024 · 23 minutes
Buddha’s Legacy: Healing Anxiety Through Your Pets

Today, I'm sharing a personal struggle – my beloved dog, Buddha, is facing health challenges, and I'm contemplating saying goodbye.... more

04 Feb 2024 · 18 minutes
ABCDEFGHIs of Anxiety Mastery: Insights from Anxiety Rx 2.0

Welcome to the AnxietyRx podcast! After a rejuvenating break, I'm thrilled to share exciting news about the revised edition of... more

28 Jan 2024 · 44 minutes
Attachment Realities: Healing the Core Wounds

Welcome to the Anxiety RX podcast! Today's episode features Jessica Baum, LMHC and psychotherapist. We dive into the world of attachment,... more

07 Jan 2024 · 46 minutes
The Art of Witnessing Pain: Trust, Safety, and Growth

Welcome to another episode of The AnxietyRX Podcast. Today's special guest is Vienna Pharaon, an experienced marriage and family therapist... more

17 Dec 2023 · 59 minutes
The Power of Faith in Trauma Recovery

In this thought-provoking podcast episode, I dive deep into the impact of faith and trauma in our lives. Childhood trauma often... more

10 Dec 2023 · 22 minutes
The Inner Critic: Exploring JABS in Anxiety

In this episode, I want to introduce you to an acronym I've created called JABS: Judgment, Abandonment, Blame, and Shame,... more

20 Nov 2023 · 21 minutes
Rewrite Your Narrative for Healing Anxiety

Welcome to another enlightening episode of the AnxietyRx podcast! In this episode, we meet Dr. Lorne Brown, a fertility specialist with... more

12 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes

Welcome back to another episode! In my most vulnerable moments, battling with the crippling grip of anxiety, the thought haunted... more

06 Nov 2023 · 23 minutes
Navigating the Inability to Receive

In today's episode, I share an intimate reflection on my own journey through understanding my avoidant attachment style, the challenges... more

29 Oct 2023 · 28 minutes
Primal Instincts: Science, Psychology, Fear

Dive into the intricate dance between our primal instincts and modern anxieties.In this week's episode, my friend Arash Javanbakht, a... more

22 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Anxiety Simplified: The Real Reason You Feel Anxious

Welcome to another episode of the AnxietyRx podcast. Today I dive into the roots of anxiety. Dr. Gordon Neufeld once said,... more

16 Oct 2023 · 11 minutes
Psychedelic Reflections on Anxiety and Healing

In this enlightening episode, join me and my friend Payam - a globally renowned psychedelic-assisted therapy expert - as we... more

09 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
The Power of Surrender: Transforming Anxiety and Trauma

I'm beyond excited to introduce you to our special guest on this week's podcast episode - Kyle Cease! Kyle and I... more

02 Oct 2023 · 58 minutes
Anxiety to Alignment: Mind-Body Harmony

I'm back from my six-week hiatus from the podcast, following a much-needed month-long vacation in August! In this episode we'll unravel... more

25 Sep 2023 · 27 minutes
Anxiety Meds: Temporary Relief or True Remedy?

Throughout my journey as a medical doctor, I've had the responsibility of prescribing anxiety medications to many. They've been a beacon... more

27 Aug 2023 · 35 minutes
Why Your MD Can’t Heal Your Trauma

In the realm of medicine, the focus on emotional trauma has often been overlooked in the training of doctors.   Yet,... more

20 Aug 2023 · 25 minutes
Healing The Anxiety Wave In Our Children

In today's world, our children are facing anxiety levels like never before.  In this episode I dive deep into understanding the... more

13 Aug 2023 · 29 minutes
From Codependent to Compassionate: A Healing Journey

In this transformative discussion, we shed light on how codependence emerges when individuals compromise their own boundaries to support others,... more

06 Aug 2023 · 29 minutes
Staying Together While Apart

Welcome to another episode of the Anxiety Rx podcast! Today, we have a very special guest - my beloved wife... more

30 Jul 2023 · 22 minutes
Healing Anxiety: Embracing the Alarm

In this episode, we explore the profound connection between anxious thoughts and the ALARM sensation stored in our bodies since... more

25 Jul 2023 · 22 minutes
Breaking the Silence: Exploring Hidden Trauma in ”Good” Childhoods

Many people I encounter express that their childhoods were positive, yet they continue to experience trauma. There are a couple... more

17 Jul 2023 · 25 minutes
Escaping the Echoes: Overcoming the Repetition Compulsion

Have you ever found yourself trapped in an endless loop of negative spirals? Do you constantly find yourself engaging in... more

03 Jul 2023 · 16 minutes
Banned from the ’Gram: My Unexpected Path to Embracing Uncertainty

📢 Hang on tight for an intriguing episode of Anxiety Rx! Find out how Instagram banned me out of the... more

25 Jun 2023 · 11 minutes
From Anxiety to Empathy: A Father’s Day Reflection

On this Father's Day 2023 I talk about my father and the role his mental illness played in my own... more

19 Jun 2023 · 35 minutes
Embracing Innocence: The Path To Healing Anxiety

Developmental psychologist Dr. Gordon Neufeld says that "All anxiety is separation anxiety", and I add that it's fundamentally a separation... more

11 Jun 2023 · 21 minutes
Unveiling the Alpha Child: Healing People Pleasing, Over-Responsibility and Anxiety

Sorry i've been away for the last few weeks. I've been in Europe doing some promotion for the book and the MBRX program and then I got... more

05 Jun 2023 · 21 minutes
Healing Anxiety: Uncovering The Roots and Finding Permanent Relief

Do you feel like you're constantly living in fear and worry, unable to escape the grip of anxiety? I understand... more

07 May 2023 · 17 minutes
How Responsible Are You For Others Emotions?

Many people with anxiety and alarm have a common trait of feeling overly responsible for the emotions of others. As someone... more

30 Apr 2023 · 24 minutes
Orienting To Pleasure For Growth

When we have trauma as children our nervous system often learns that life is about avoiding pain as opposed to... more

23 Apr 2023 · 18 minutes
The Anxious Duo: A Father-Daughter Journey to Overcoming Anxiety

I have had some people question how bad my anxiety was if I could do stand up comedy and work... more

16 Apr 2023 · 34 minutes
Healing Your Anxiety [Coming Soon]

The biggest question I get asked is "How do I heal the ALARM in my system?".  For months I've been working on... more

09 Apr 2023 · 19 minutes
Healing Parental Wounds: Reparenting Ourselves

In this podcast, I explore the importance of creating healthy attachments with our parents, even if it's through our own... more

02 Apr 2023 · 31 minutes
Rising Above Anxiety: Breaking Free From VICTIM MENTALITY

I've never met ANYONE who suffered from chronic anxiety and didn't see themselves as a victim, including and especially ME. For... more

26 Mar 2023 · 23 minutes
The Root Cause Of Anxiety

This episode, is the most practical and emotionally vulnerable episode of the ANXIETY Rx PODCAST so far.  In this episode, I talk... more

19 Mar 2023 · 51 minutes
Secure Attachment Is Critical For Healing Anxiety

In this episode, I talk about attachment styles and how the core of secure attachment is the ability to trust... more

12 Mar 2023 · 30 minutes
Conquer Anxiety By Being Grateful For It

In this episode, I discuss how connecting with the younger version of ourselves can help us deal with anxiety or... more

07 Mar 2023 · 23 minutes

In this episode, I talk about how anxiety and difficulty accepting uncertainty are related, which is often caused by traumatic... more

26 Feb 2023 · 25 minutes
Resistance is One of Your Biggest Sabotages

Resistance is one of these things that rules our lives and we don't even know it. That's the thing about resistance.... more

19 Feb 2023 · 22 minutes
Answering Your Anxiety Questions! Part 1

I answer your anxiety questions in this episode! The following are the questions I answered (in detail): 1. "When is ALARM... more

12 Feb 2023 · 37 minutes

If you didnt get your childhood needs met by an attuned, attached parent, your anxiety and alarm may be fed... more

05 Feb 2023 · 30 minutes
Health Anxiety With The Anxiety MD, Dr. Russ

Health anxiety has very little to do with your health! For us worriers, becoming fixated on your health (Google it!) is... more

29 Jan 2023 · 22 minutes
The Neuroscience Behind 7 Traits of Anxious People

In this episode I NERD OUT and go into the neuroscience behind 7 traits of anxious people because I believe... more

22 Jan 2023 · 29 minutes
The REAL Cause of your Anxiety - And it’s NOT What You Think!

The real cause of anxiety has very little to do with the mind and much more to do with old pain... more

15 Jan 2023 · 20 minutes
A Different View of Anxiety: How to See it, Feel it & Heal It

Most people can’t heal from chronic anxiety because they don’t understand what anxiety truly is. This episode shows exactly how “The... more

10 Jan 2023 · 21 minutes
Your Anxiety Prescription: My 12 Week Program To Heal Your Anxiety

UPDATE: This program is not currently running. In this episode I want to talk to you about my 12 week program,... more

11 Apr 2022 · 22 minutes
Find your ALARM

You don't have anxiety, you have alarm. That alarm is in your body and you need to feel it to heal... more

18 Feb 2022 · 19 minutes
You Can’t Think Your Way out of a Feeling Problem

When we are "anxious" our automatic urge is to figure a way out of the feeling. But what if the... more

10 Feb 2022 · 19 minutes
How I discovered I had anxiety (& alarm) how it tormented me, & how I found a way out.

Episode 13 of the Anxiety Rx podcast is much of my story. How I discovered I had anxiety (and alarm) how... more

11 Jan 2022 · 24 minutes
Anxiety Rx
A Different View of Anxiety: How to See it, Feel it & Heal It
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Most people can’t heal from chronic anxiety because they don’t understand what anxiety truly is. This episode shows exactly how “The Body Keeps... more