Anxiety, at one time or another, is a fact of life. Many people experience feelings of anxiousness when facing stressful situations or important decisions. An Anxiety disorder, however, is a serious mental illness and can interrupt a person's ability to lead a normal life. For people with anxiety disorders, irrational worry and fear are overpowering and relentless. There are several different anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and social phobia. The symptoms for these disorders vary, but all generally include some type of extreme, irrational fear and feelings of dread. Many people with an anxiety disorders also have physical symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, tension headaches, nausea, or muscle weakness. Anxiety disorders (characterized by at least six months of symptoms) are fairly common, affecting about 18% of the population. A mental health professional can be helpful in dealing with normal feelings of anxiety as well as specific anxiety disorders.
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Anxiety is often associated with stress, which may infact be more closely associated with anticipation, fear, and cognitions, that is beliefs and notions that leads to believe the interpretations we have about ourselves, others and the situations we may find ourselves in. Unraveling what is real and what is not is our gaol to regain balance.
I have helped many clients learn new skills to cope with symptoms of anxiety, and to understand how their anxiety developed.
Most of my clients, especially adolescent and young adults, are challenged by anxious thoughts and feelings. Increasing self-awareness is the first step. Together, we figure out how to identify anxiety before it escalates. We practice cognitive and mindfulness techniques to apply during difficult times. Learning these tools is invaluable for the constant changes that life brings.
The physical and mental sensations that anxiety brings with uncertainty and fearfulness can be overwhelming and unmanageable. I welcome the opportunity to work with you to develop tools for stress management and mindfulness practices while exploring your thoughts, feeling, and behaviors.
I have worked with adolescents and adults dealing with anxiety throughout my career. I approach anxiety with a mixture of psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral approaches.
Anxiety is your body's warning signal of possible danger and feels the same whether that danger is real or perceived. Anxiety can be a powerful force, and at its worst, can be debilitating. I have worked extensively with individuals suffering overwhelming anxiety to find distance between themselves and their anxiety in order to make conscious choices and take power back from their fears.
Anxiety is a very common human experience. I believe that anxiety is often a message from our body that something needs to change, or be approached in a different way. My goal is to create a safe, nonjudgmental space for clients to explore their feelings of anxiety, while learning practical tools to cope with the symptoms.
I specialize in social anxiety and phobia. I use a narrative and mindfulness approach to normalize and limit fears of social engagement.
Many of us experience anxiety to a disruptive level at some point in our lives. And, you can control it. I provide skills and tools on how to cope and reduce anxiety. Through my education, experience, and passion, many clients have found relief and gained a greater sense of self control.
I often work with clients experiencing anxiety. Anxiety often involves focusing on future worries, and I use mindfulness exercises to allow you to stay present with your feelings.
In my experience working with clients, anxiety is a very common challenge for many. It hijacks the brain and can really inhibit living life fully. Fortunately, there are many ways I can help a person develop skills and ways to manage and decrease their anxiety
Anxiety and Depression go together. Both can be helped with CBT/DBT/behavioral and supportive interventions. It is important to help the client make life decisions that create a healthy life as the first step and to reduce the suffering due to the symptoms through coping skills and a hopeful perspective. At times, medication may be helpful and I can help monitor this with the prescriber.
The body let's us know how it's doing through feelings of anxiety, fear, and panic. By learning how to attend to and care for these feelings, we can re-pattern how we respond to the circumstances of our life, which are often unpredictable. Empathy and body attunement are the tools we use here.
Anxiety can show up in a variety of ways: physically (eg. restlessness, fatigue), mentally (eg. racing thoughts, constant worry), and behaviorally (eg. avoiding places or activities, compulsions). Anxiety disorders manifest in characteristic ways that can often be addressed directly utilizing cognitive-behavioral methods of treatment without the need for medication.
Anxiety can become very overwhelming at times in our lives. There are generally a number of reasons for this. I have a lot of experience helping my clients cope more effectively with anxiety. I focus on various skills to help reduce the intensity of these symptoms and hope to help my clients restore peace in their lives.
I work with anxiety as a mind/body issue with mind/body solutions. I utilize cognitive and behavioral techniques to create new responses to triggering thoughts and events as well as mindfulness exercises to stay in the present as anxiety is most often about the past or future. Often perfectionism is under anxiety and shows itself in nail-biting or other anxious behaviors.
Anxiety lives in the future. My work with crisis intervention has given me tools for getting and staying in the present moment.
Living with constant anxiety can have detrimental effects on a person\'s emotional, spiritual, and physical health. Through a combination of behavioral and mindfulness exercises, the client can learn how to manage their levels of distress caused by anxiety.
Gaining an understanding of where the anxiety comes from can be helpful but isn't always enough. I work with clients to increase their emotional sense of safety and self assurance. We also work on strategies to better deal with anxiety-provoking situations.
Anxiety is a challenging part of life that affects most people at some point. In my experience, anxious thoughts can multiply and start a downward spiral that affects self esteem, confidence, and self worth. Becoming aware of these thoughts and finding where you can stop the spiral can greatly impact the power anxiety has over your life.
Anxiety is our brain\'s way of trying to \'do something\' to change a hard situation, but it often results in us simply treading water (or barely even staying afloat), and it can be debilitating. Together we will brave the waters and calm that impulse to help you actually be able to find your center and go with the flow.
An overly activated nervous system can be a result of trauma, which can manifest in anxiety symptoms. Learning how to better regulate on a somatic level can help clients manage anxious thoughts and feelings.
I have worked with clients for 5 years dealing with anxiety related issues. My training in specific skills (relaxation etc...) that will help people learn how to tolerate anxiety.
I have seven years of training and experience working with clients who are struggling with issues of anxiety.
Techniques to reduce stress which cause anxiety. \nThey include, self hypnosis, EFT, Finger rub to calm and reduction of triggers.
Anxiety is one of my favorite issues to treat because it responds well to CBT, a theory I use, and to my warm and inviting approach. Whether you are feeling overwhelmed, stressed or anxious, rest assured you are not alone. We will work to build the skills necessary for symptom reduction, so you can function at a higher level.
Anxiety is a normal reaction to threatening situations, the unknown, and upcoming events. A certain amount of anxiety actually helps us prepare and perform better! However, for many people, the anxiety response is heightened and interferes with life. Worry becomes excessive and it can feel as if everything is a threat. If this sounds like you, contact me today to discuss strategies to help!
In today's world, it appears that most of us embody some level of anxiety. It's become almost a 'new normal' with all we have to deal with! I'll help you get grounded in your body, teach you how to work with less-helpful thought patterns, and learn to determine your own anxiety level on a day-to-day basis.
I work to help people restore their ability to calm the system flooded by chronic stress and anxiety through mindfulness, relaxation techniques, sensory awareness and breathing,
We all experience anxiety at times. In fact a little anxiety can be beneficial in helping us do our best and achieve goals. But anxiety can be painful and paralyzing when it takes over and derails our life. I can help you learn how to keep anxiety in it's place by learning skills that will allow you to manage it.
Anxiety is the issue that I treat the most in my practice. I provide my clients with tools and techniques that they can carry with them for the rest of their lives and pull from whenever they feel anxious. I am proficient at using cognitive behavior methods to provide coping strategies, using a narrative therapy approach to create mindfulness and non-attachment to your triggers while also addressi
Anxiety builds on patterns of anxiety. Together we will find the negative voice that supports those patterns, blocking the process and infusing a voice that creates confidence and peace. EMDR is often used as a treatment.
The 21st century seems to be the age of anxiety. There is so much change happening all of the time. We are more aware than ever of the precarious state of the world and of our own human condition. Anxiety can be a useful tool or it can get out of control and be debilitating. I teach people to acknowledge and make sense of their anxiety while at the same time learn how to manage it effectively.
There are lots of things for kids to worry about. I help kids who are anxious or overwhelmed by the expectations that are placed on them academically, athletically and socially to achieve.
Often anxiety comes from neurological dysregulation (you feel like running away when there is no danger) or unexamined beliefs ('Everyone hates me'). I use treatments that address both of these causes specifically. Anxiety is also very treatable using mindfulness based strategies.
Anxiety issues are very common and can include panic attacks, obsessive thinking, compulsive behaviors, constant worrying, and irrational fears. Anxiety often goes hand in hand with depression. I work with people with all of these struggles and any other anxiety issues.
We all have anxiety to some extent and it's a good thing because it often keeps us safe. The trouble is when our system of assessment is off and we find ourselves responding to threats that may not be there or not to the extent we think they are. With a sense of understanding and kindness we can explore those worries and fears together to find a way of moving forward.
Anxiety can feel overwhelming and take away your ability to experience joy and freedom. Many times anxiety is a result of trauma (ongoing or specific event) that you\'ve survived, but your body remains stuck in feeling threatened. Anxiety is not just in your head- it\'s important to be able to build a sense of safety in your body, and we can do this together at a pace you are comfortable with.
Anxiety becomes problematic when chronic repetitive thoughts, a sense of dread, or physical symptoms of nervousness get in the way of experiencing your life as it unfolds. We can work together to help you recognize anxiety when it gets activated inside you, manage the symptoms to limit distress, and decode the the information anxiety provides about your emotional and psychological life.
A little anxiety keeps us safe; too much is crippling. What if you believed you could handle anything that came your way? How would that change the way you live your life? In therapy, we first explore what is driving your anxiety, then learn tools to manage it so that you can negotiate an often chaotic world with the inner peace that you desire.
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Using mindfulness , acceptance and commitment therapy, EMDR to treat anxiety
In working with individuals suffering from anxiety I have found that it is an inability to properly identify and manage the body's emotional experience that leads to the distress. I utilize emotion focused therapy to identify the negative emotional experience and together with the client develop healthier coping strategies to deal with that emotion.
Anxiety is a normal part of life - until it becomes so overwhelming, until it becomes so overwhelming that it shuts us down. I use cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical therapy and mindfulness techniques which have been shown to effectively lessen or eliminate extreme anxiety symptoms.
Having dealt with anxiety issues at various times in life, I am able to assist others in gaining effective tools to help them navigate their way through the fears and worries that can take hold.
Worrying does not empty today of its troubles, it empties tomorrow of its strengths. We can work on ways you can grab control of the wheel, and not let anxiety do the driving anymore!
Life is always happening to us and it can feel overwhelming. We may want to get some control of things, but we can't so the anxiety escalates. I can help you reduce the symptoms, and develop an awareness about the anxiety so that gradually it softens and you can better live life.
Anxiety has become a common condition for many children in today's fast paced world. Anxiety, like many disorders, occurs in degrees. I have been helpful to parents in the assessment process for anxiety, working with children with anxiety disorder, and making referrals for parents if I believe the child's condition warrants further assessment or possibly medication.
Anxiety is a common struggle for many people and something I have worked with and studied in my work with survivors of complex and single incident trauma. Art therapy can be especially helpful in healing anxiety as it provides a way to metaphorically control that which causes anxiety.
Through trainings and professional experience, I have a number of techniques to help clients learn relaxation, mindfulness exercises, and gain a greater understanding of what promotes their anxiety.
I added anxiety as a specialty about 5 years ago and have become skilled at helping those with anxiety. I understand the way an anxious mind works and have tools and techniques that can help you change your thinking patterns so you\'re less anxious.
Life can be traumatic. Our brains are structured in relationship. My ongoing training in interpersonal neurobiology enables me to understand the way your brain is uniquely wired in the face of a threat. I will help you uncover the precipitants that make you anxious so you will no longer feel helpless in the face of anxiety which can feel crippling and seems to come out of nowhere.
Trained in mindfulness approaches to anxiety.
With a strong background in mindfulness approaches to healing, I am well equipped to support individuals experiencing anxiety through talk therapy as well as somatic modalities to support self-awareness and self-regulation.
A feeling that is meant to protect us and keep us safe can take on a life of its own and become overwhelming. The energy spent on anxiety, nervousness, fear, and dread can come out in a variety of ways but is always exhausting and restricting. Together we can develop awareness of your symptoms and triggers and then develop coping strategies to help you reclaim ownership of your life.
I have many years of experience treating anxiety and stress successfully inter and intra-personally. I use both mindfulness practices as well as coaching interventions to tackle stress and anxiety in relationships to other people.
Anxiety is the unpleasant experience of excessive worry, fear, and stress that can interfere with daily activities and your ability to rest/relax. Anxiety can manifest in repetitive thoughts and acute physical symptoms, such as heart-racing and difficulty breathing. I have had success treating anxiety with a combination of relaxation, problem-solving, and graded exposure exercises.
I am able to treat specific anxiety disorders including social anxiety, panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder using evidence-based approaches. I am also able to work with clients to treat anxiety that is more specifically related to the effects of trauma or oppression. Sometimes people also experience anxiety and have no idea why they are experiencing it.
My years of experience working with clients who struggle with anxiety has taught me that the best approach is evidence- and research-based practices which can both reduce the experience of anxiety as well as teach clients skills to achieve their objectives despite it.
Anxiety is often a chaotic experience, and I approach counseling from several angles in order to support a client's awareness and understanding of their own process. With emotional, physiological and experiential clarity, a client can begin to notice patterns and feel empowered to make choices about their own experience.
Sometimes anxiety can seem overwhelming, unbearable, and even terrifying. I help people understand what triggers anxiety episodes and help you learn new skills for coping and healing. In addition to individual counseling, my practice offers an anxiety support group. You don't need to be alone in your anxiety recovery any longer.
With more than 20 years of experience, years of academic study, and psychoanalytic training I approach the problem of anxiety from a holistic standpoint. Organic causes are ruled out before beginning the work of exploration of how the person is living out of synch with his or her physical or emotional needs. We look for the ways best suited to you to remedy the anxiety.
We all have anxiety, but when it begins to rule your life, you need to get help. Together we will explore the ways that anxiety has increasingly become a problem for you. Using CBT mindfulness techniques and others methods of therapy the hold anxiety has on you will begin to decrease. You don't have to allow anxiety to control you.