“Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance
I'm following up on your discussion with Michiel, MD, PhD, CEO of Open Forest. I agree that the article mentioned is quite gripping and, in an important sense, endearing. Science still doesn't fully understand the causes of anxiety; it is likely due to biological predisposition and environmental circumstances that are individual and unique in each case, which renders standardized approaches ineffective in many cases. For most, though, there are efficient solutions, if selected and applied expertly with each individual's needs and preferences in mind.