Thanks for sharing! It sounds like you and your CNP are working on something known as Exposure Therapy.
Great job on being
open and showing initiative and courage to try this effective method! :)
Here is more on the subject if anyone would like to research further:http://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/therapy-for-anxiety-disorders.htm#exposure
"Courage is not the abscence of fear, it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway!"
"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles...it empties today of its strength."
Corrie Ten Boom
Panic Syndrome recovery due to CBT