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 often results from feeling overwhelmed and unprepared. While some anxiety is our bodys natural way of warning us of a possible threat, it can often feel like our lives are spinning out of control. Through mindfulness practices and centering techniques, we can begin to feel more empowered and less controlled by our emotional responses.
Anxiety is a normal human emotion that we all experience. If anxiety is severe it can impact your physical and mental health, and the health of your relationships. We can explore your anxiety, how it relates to your sense of self, and work on coping skills to manage and reduce its affect on your life.
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.
I have cooperatively created, with my clients, successful individualized exposure procedures for those who struggled with anxiety, specifically social anxiety and PTSD.
Everyone experiences anxiety and for some it can become so severe that it interferes with the quality of life and functioning. Walt offers skills, support, and lifestyle planning and to manage panic attacks, social anxiety, and general anxiety.
Anxiety often stems from worries about the future or unknown experiences. I work with clients using a variety of methods including desensitization, thought record, somatic work, grounding, and mindfulness.
Introducing the ability to access a calmer space, if only momentarily at first, teaches the brain and the individual that it is possible FOR THEM! Once an individual can begin to notice the content of calm and the content of anxiety, they can begin to find hope and then true success to returning to a calmer, centered state.
Anxiety is a common issue but it can get so bad it becomes demobilizing. Let me come a long side of you and help you through this. Not every technique is going to work for you but I would love to help you find out what works best for your anxiety.
Anxiety is a complex problem effecting emotional, mental, and physical well-being. I use an integrated approach to help clients manage anxiety by practicing purposeful change in thought and behavior patterns and using mindfulness and grounding techniques to experience a much-needed sense of internal calm and peace.
I have extensive training & experience helping people address & reduce generalized anxiety, social phobia, panic, trauma-related anxiety, existential anxiety, and more. I use various approaches and techniques depending on the person and the anxiety, including mindfulness, exposure techniques, challenging anxious thoughts, improving insight/awareness, processing experiences, & creating closure.
I use an approach that builds insight into the causes of anxiety, provides coping mechanisms for managing that anxiety, and support for the challenges involved.
When we experience anxiety, it can feel like our nervous system is on chronic 'high alert.' This can be frustrating, exhausting, and disruptive. Using mindfulness, self-soothing techniques, breathing exercises, and deep exploration, we will get to the root of anxiety so you can calm and soothe your nervous system and fully enjoy your life.
Anxiety is a emotion we all experience, sometimes it is our relationship with it that can lead to discomfort, discontent, and suffering. I often take a mindfulness and movement based approach to supporting my clients learn to regulate and tolerate their anxiety in a way that allows them to continue to participate in there life fully and meaningfully.
Anxiety is a mind/body warning system indicating danger. It can shade from mild stress to panic. It can reflect psychological concerns and/or physical issues. Becoming curious and nonjudgmental is important in order to identify the underlying causes and to work towards resolution.
From the general to the existential, anxiety is a common part of the human experience we each must learn to tolerate and manage. In addition to helping clients identify and process sources of anxiety, I teach mindfulness and yogic breath work techniques to help reduce the intensity of this experience.
Neurofeedback can help to balance the autonomic nervous system, leading to a calm and relaxed state of being.
Feeling overwhelmed robs us of perspective and peace. Burnout can make us feel powerless to create change in our lives. We have more agency in our lives than we know, let\'s work together to feel that certainty again.
Anxiety is that buzzing bee in your chest that keeps you from moving forward, or stops you from getting out of your worn path. I engage with you to explore and practice new ways of responding to anxiety-inducing situations.
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.
So many of us live with anxiety every single day and often feel as though everyone else is ok. Often overwhelmed with the demands of life, it can be hard to find peace, especially in the constant chatter of our minds. Somatic focus helps us get into our bodies, psychotherapy unravels the knots of the past, meditation brings spaciousness - all substantiated through research and neuroscience.
My background in mindfulness gives me a unique view of how anxiety is stored in the body. Good therapy actually changes the way that your nervous system processes stress. My clients report that over time, they feel more confident and more able to ride with life’s ups and down that were previously challenging. As a result, they find more enjoyment in their relationships and daily life activities.
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.
Anxiety can be experienced as fatigue, restlessness, racing/ unwanted thoughts, excessive worry, fear, anger, feeling of impending doom and insomnia. Phew! Those experiences can cause self-esteem to plummet, social phobia to rise and make everyday experiences that seem like they should be normal and easy exceptionally difficult. Together we can move towards a different experience.
Anxiety and/or depression gets in the way of achieving your goals and dreams.While anxiety is a normal and sometimes even healthy and beneficial part of human functioning, at times it can become overwhelming. Therapy can help examine the root causes of your anxiety and find those places where joy, love, safety, and security live permanently inside you.\nDepression is one of the most painful, and mo
It is no wonder so many individuals suffer from anxiety. We live in a society that is constantly promoting fear. Together we will work to acknowledge and demystify the anxious mind, find stability and coping through grounding, behavioral and mindfulness exercises, and move towards valued action and balance.
Trained in mindfulness approaches to anxiety.
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.
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.
How do we find a way to sit with anxiety, when it makes us want to crawl out of our skins? But it's likely desperately trying to protect us on a core level. Can we find a way to have compassion for its desperate work? It can become an ally if we can listen!
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.
Anxiety can be healthy when it is at a normal level. However, there are times when anxiety becomes overwhelming and affects our quality of life. I help my clients utilize various skills to reduce their anxiety to a healthy level and achieve a greater measure of peace in their lives.
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 is almost inevitable, especially is this fast-paced world that we live in. As a therapist who successfully treats anxiety, I work along side you to bring you to a place of calm, by identifying the source, slowing down the thinking and utilizing grounding techniques. CBT approach is great for allowing your to re-gain control often lost by anxiety.
I have experience diagnosing and treating an array of anxiety issues from social anxiety to bipolar induced agoraphobia and panic disorder. I treat these issues through the therapeutic relationship, coaching, mindfulness based exploration, community resources & collaboration with other practitioners. These issues are surprisingly common and I work to provide safe, non-pathologizing support.
Anxiety/stress/worry is something we all deal with in our lives. Some people struggle with chronic anxiety and others experience periods when anxiety becomes more intense and can be debilitating. I work extensively with clients on anxiety related concerns and utilize CBT, mindfulness and communication skills to help clients learn to live with their anxiety.
I have experience helping clients reduce and manage symptoms of anxiety. I use mindfulness techniques, teach body-awareness skills, and encourage the exploration of personal sense of meaning/purpose/direction to treat anxiety. I also offer individualized therapeutic Yoga sessions to compliment our work in counseling, empowering you with skills to calm your mind & body on a daily basis.
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 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.
I have helped many clients learn new skills to cope with symptoms of anxiety, and to understand how their anxiety developed.
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 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.
There are tons of reasons to experience anxiety in the world we live. Anxious feelings and the struggles it creates is a central part of my practice. I work with you to become more grounded and calm in the hectic world we live. I blend narrative therapy, mindfulness practice, and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques, to reduce levels of anxiety.
I have extensive experience with anxiety disorders, chronic worry, and panic attacks. As someone who had her first panic attack at age 14, I can not only empathize with people who struggle with anxiety, but have learned many amazing tips and tricks along the way in my own journey towards health!
Anxiety is the #1 issue that I treat. Common ways that anxiety manifests is through worry, panic, sleep problems, social anxiety, and other fears. My approach is two-fold: 1) help you to develop anxiety reduction skills; and 2) identify and address the underlying issue at the source of the anxiety, which is commonly some type of trauma (see www.ross-cohen.com for more info on trauma & anxiety).
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!
Everyone has anxiety. When anxiety becomes painful, and overwhelming that's a signal that it's time to explore proper treatment options. With validation and support anxiety can become a opportunity for growth.
I specialize in social anxiety and phobia. I use a narrative and mindfulness approach to normalize and limit fears of social engagement.
Mindfulness and relaxation training can help you find an inner calm. I can also work with you to identify your triggers and help you combat stressors.
Mindfulness meditation practices help us to become more aware of emotional intelligence in the present moment and allow us to be less involved in dwelling on past trauma or future worries, even as we become able to make plans for our lives more clearly.
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.
Anxiety is misery. Whether it's pervasive or situation-specific, anxiety sucks the spark from life. In my work with people with anxiety, I use cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and acceptance and commitment therapy to build skills and awareness around their triggers and symptoms. Because life doesn't have to feel this way.
Anxiety can be experienced as fear, tension or irritability. Therapy can help you strategize how to conquer those fears, and approach life with a greater sense of calm and ease.
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.
As we embark on our path, things come up and get in the way of our ability to tap into our internal joy. I help clients in managing their anxiety through elements of CBT, mindfulness, feasible goal setting and accountability.
The theoretical orientation I was trained in focused heavily on the causes and treatment of anxiety. In addition to my undergraduate and graduate training, I have had over 9 years experience diagnosing and treating individuals with various types of anxiety diagnoses.
Anxiety is physically and emotionally debilitating and can leave you feeling like your well-being is at the mercy of chance. I treat individuals struggling with all types of anxiety issues. Using a blend of mindfulness and interpersonal neurobiology, I help clients identify triggers, find relief, and develop a stronger sense of inner strength and awareness.
I have work with people in the midst of psychiatric crises, and my attentive, respectful and patient manner have enable me to help people in highly anxious states.