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Test Anxiety……..Harms Performance

Harnessing difficult material for any standardized test can be difficult by itself. Anxiety interferes with concentration, focus and retention. There are many tools that can minimize or even eliminate performance anxiety. Managing anxiety is a skill to be learned, not

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Overcoming Test Taking Anxiety

Test or performance anxiety can make you feel like this……with worry and overthinking,  you lose your natural ability to do what you have already mastered. If you preform well on practice tests when there is no pressure but lock up, get

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Test Anxiety: Improving Performance & Scores

Anxiety has a cycle that becomes self-reinforcing generating more anxiety, stress, panic and poor performance. The graph at the left illustrates this concept. A test is viewed or felt as a threat, this threat releases stress hormones, reduces concentration, focus

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GMAT Test Anxiety Countermeasures

Any type of performance creates stress. Athletes, musicians and dancers all have different reactions to “being tested.”  The goal of our work with test taking anxiety is to help you learn to master the inner mental game to reduce, eliminate

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Test Taking Tips

Here are some things that may help reduce your test anxiety: Learn how to study efficiently. Resources that can help you learn include study techniques and test-taking strategies. You’ll feel more relaxed if you systematically study and practice the material

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Overcoming Test Anxiety

If your are frustrated or debilitated by test anxiety, you might feel helpless to overcome it, but that is just not true. By making use of proven relaxation techniques, you can develop tools to increase relaxation, focus, concentration, confidence and

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Dr. Mike Klaybor

Dr. Mike Klaybor

Dr. Mike Klaybor brings thirty years of experience in practicing counseling psychology with individuals and couples. His approach is cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT. Specific specialties include; anxiety and stress management, chronic pain & chronic illness management, depression, substance abuse evaluations, employee assistance and executive coaching for workplace performance and leadership.