Feeling anxious, panicky or tense?
We’ve all come across a dangerous or stressful situation which provoked feelings of panic, anxiety and fear in us. These feelings are completely natural and usually don’t occur often.
However, if you have anxiety issues, these feelings occur regularly and can strike at any time, causing distress and leaving you feel powerless and out of control.
Anxiety can produce unpleasant side-effects like sweating, tension and avoidant behaviour, and if unattended can cause difficulties in your relationships, at work, and in your mood.
Anxiety has many different presentations, including generalised anxiety (characterised by excessive, uncontrollable and non-specific worry), as well as panic disorder, OCD, phobias, and post-traumatic stress (where anxiety tends to be focused around a specific issue or event).
If this sounds like your experience, then know that you are not alone; anxiety is one of the most common reasons that people seek therapy. Therapy supports you to explore the possible causes and triggers of your anxiety – including those created by employment, relationships and past experiences – and work with you to develop effective coping strategies.
They can also help with a personalised plan to bring about healthy change and explore techniques and tools that will help you manage stressful situations in the future.
In tailoring the treatment to your needs, therapists often use a specific approach such as cognitive behavioural therapy, or they may combine several techniques which suit your circumstances more appropriately.
Call or email us today and begin the process of working through your anxiety