Stress Management: Deep Breathing/Diaphragmatic Breathing


This short take video demonstrates how to teach deep breathing techniques to a patient/client as a strategy for stress management. Abdominal breathing is the term often used to describe this breathing technique. The term belly breathing is often used with pediatric patients/clients. Breathing exercises can help individuals with stress or anxiety disorders. Abdominal breathing can mitigate hyperarousal in the body when under stress and help to focus the mind.

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Facilitators: Shannon Robinson, MD & Marsha Johnson, MSW, LCSW

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