Anxiety Counseling

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Anxiety is one of the most common presenting problems for people coming into therapy. Work pressures, families and relationships, reading the news, and the dumpster fire that is social media can all be sources of stress. For folks with anxiety, severe stress can trigger anything from rumination and worry to panic attacks.

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Experiencing some anxiety in your everyday life is normal, but sometimes worries and fears can keep us from living the lives we want to live. This can be a sign that it is time to look for help. Anxiety can affect anyone and often shows up as some of the following symptoms:

  • Feeling nervous, tense, restless, or wound-up and on-edge
  • Having a sense of impending doom, panic, or danger
  • Trouble concentrating 
  • Difficulty controlling feelings of worry
  • Avoiding things that cause worry or anxiety 
  • Physical symptoms such as feeling weak or tired, increased heart rate, hyperventilating or difficulty breathing, sweating, trembling, having trouble sleeping, gastrointestinal issues

how can therapy help?

If any of these symptoms are affecting your ability to live your day to day life, it’s a good idea to talk to your doctor or a mental health professional today. In therapy you can learn more about where your anxiety comes from and real, tangible strategies that can help you manage stress, worry, and fear in your daily life.

additional resources

Psychotherapy Networker

Check out this article on Psychotherapy Networker for quick and easy tips on what you can do to help with your anxiety now.

International OCD Foundation

Do you think there might be more to your anxiety than the symptoms listed? Sometimes excessive thoughts and rumination can lead to repetitive behaviors or compulsions. Here you can find a great overview of exposure and response prevention, an effective treatment for both anxiety and OCD.

The Worry Cure

Psychologist, Dr. Robert Leahy, provides a seven-step approach to identify the nature of your worries and learn to take back control.

The Happiness Trap

Learn about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a style of therapy which utilizes mindfulness and values-guided action in order to reduce stress and worry. Bonus: there is an illustrated version too!

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