Panic attacks like other anxiety-based issues come from something not threatening to life and limb being perceived as a huge threat. This is what triggers the central nervous system and our fight or flight so violently.
Psychoeducation around panic attacks as well as understanding the underlying triggers that start them are crucial steps in terms of fighting off these debilitating and disorientating experiences. Your good therapist will be able to help you fight these attacks
Knowing how your own panic attacks feel, as well as understanding things like that you won’t faint during a panic attack help you to stay grounded. Not making the misinterpretation is huge in not getting overwhelmed by the attack.