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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I specialize in working with people who are experiencing anxiety-based disorders (generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks, phobias). I assist clients in developing a deeper sense of meaning through the investigation of patterns of suffering. Stop feeling paralyzed in your thinking and your life, break free from constantly second guessing yourself and learn what it takes to trust others.
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.
I have received extensive training in treating generalized anxiety, social anxiety, phobias, and obsessive compulsive disorder. I have been trained in the use of cognitive behavioral therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy to treat these issues.
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.
Anxiety is an issue of excessive worry about the future. That being said, i help clients with changing their internal narrative from worry to acceptance.
I help people struggling with worry, excessive stress and major life transitions. We\'ll work together to help you feel more in control and hopeful about the challenging aspects of your life.
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.
Anxiety might be the most common problem I have helped people overcome. I also have some familiarity, as I have suffered from an anxiety disorder myself. There can be many causes and forms of anxiety, and I work collaboratively and holistically in supporting clients to find solutions that work best for them.
If you experience anxiety then you are familiar with the uncomfortable sensations (pounding heart, sweating, tingling, muscle tension), racing thoughts, constant worries, concentration difficulties, irritability towards others, and restlessness. There are different subtypes of anxiety, some of which include generalized, social, panic disorder, and various phobias.
I have had training in evidence-based approaches to treating symptoms of anxiety. I have used these approaches for a number of years.
Anxiety isn\'t always tightness in your chest or a panic attack. Sometimes it is thoughts you can\'t seem to slow down, shutting down in social situations, or becoming irritable with others. No matter what anxiety looks like for you, we can work together to increase your ability to observe what is happening and slow your thoughts, allowing you to feel in control again.
Anxiety is a great motivator, but it can also paralyze you and prevent you from living fully. Using mindfulness principles and practice, I will guide you in gaining the tools and confidence to face your fears and anxiety. Over time, you'll spend less energy worrying and more energy embracing whatever life brings you.
Anxiety in children can look like tantrums, demanding behavior and meltdowns. Dealing with the root problem of anxiety can alleviate these otherwise baffling behaviors.
I have a lot of experience and success in helping individuals who experience regular anxiety, worry, a sense of panic and distress. I often focus on effective coping skills to gain better control over anxiety and supporting small steps toward what my clients value the most in life.
Extensive training in trauma informed therapy.
Anxiety is the normal healthy fear that we have about everyday things we find in life. Anxiety could also be that paralyzing persistent fear that cripples us and holds us back from achieving our life goals. Therapy helps the client work through some of their thoughts and will help a person be more aware of them self as well as how life affects them.
Anxiety is a condition that affects everyone at some point in their lives. For some, it may become unmanageable and that is when treatment may be a helpful option. Together we can work to uncover the root cause of your anxiety and develop useful tools to address symptoms that you can utilize in your everyday life.
I have extensive training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Depression, Anxiety, and PTSD. I am an Approved Clinical Supervisor and teach CBT to other therapists and interns.
I am skilled in helping a client uncover the deeper issues that may be underlying their present anxiety. My approach is to allow the client to process their thoughts and feelings, validate their efforts to cope with a difficult stressor and then teach the client how to live in the moment, rather than the future.
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.
Stomach churning. Palms sweating. Heart pounding. Racing thoughts. My approach to anxiety sees you as a whole person, taking into consideration your family context, life events, strengths, and hopes for the future. It can get better.
In treating anxiety, I conceptualize it on two levels. The first level is how to address the discomfort of acute anxiety in the moment. So for example, when anxiety gets bad what are things I can do in the moment to cope with it. The second level involves exploring the cause. Getting down to the core of what is driving the anxiety can help to alleviate it on a deeper level.
CACREP accredited program and institution delved into this education.
Anxiety is another extremely common problem faced by Americans. Again, you don't have to suffer alone and you can feel better. One of my favorite and most effective tricks to treating anxiety is EMDR. Friends, get ready to kiss anxiety goodbye!!!
I use right brain interventions that are evidenced based for the treatment of anxiety and trauma. Anxiety can be based on traumatic memories from past events that we do not realize are affecting our present. I am excited to be able to offer Lifespan Integration and SAFE EMDR as two effective tools for treatment of the struggles for today and hope for a new life in the future.
Anxiety is such a shapeshifter, and seems to be a nearly unavoidable companion of the modern era. Learning to recognize & diminish signs & symptoms, as well as transform how we relate to anxiety can facilitate movement, new experience, and a sense of relief from dominating impact.
Anxiety serves as a protective factor that warns of possible danger. However, when experienced excessively, anxiety is frequently devastating/debilitating. Fortunately, several effective modalities can provide relief. My therapeutic approach aims to help people gain mind-body awareness, employ coping skills, and bolster their self-concept by utilizing ACT, CBT, and compassion focused therapy.
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.
Anxiety can be a primary condition or a symptom — or both. I can help you better understand the nature of your anxiety — it's origins and triggers — and learn skills to decrease it. Using a combination of cognitive and behavioral skills (including mindfulness) to soothe, you can access deeper emotional processing and experience that anxiety blocks us from feeling.
Over the past eight years I have been working with people struggling with challenging mood states, especially anxiety. It is a struggle that is close to my heart, and one that can be transformed. I have training and experience with evidence based practices. Together a blend of solution focused work and open ended self exploration can be leveraged to bring about change.
Although anxiety is a debilitating condition, research has uncovered powerful and relatively quick interventions for reducing symptoms of GAD, social anxiety, panic disorder, phobias, and PTSD. Namely, we practice cognitive behavioral therapies for anxiety including exposure-based therapies (e.g. graded exposure, prolonged exposure, interoceptive exposure).
A little bit of anxiety is not a bad thing, however when we experience too much anxiety, it can be overwhelming and crippling. Our therapists can help clients cope by getting to the root of the anxiety and learning a variety of techniques aimed at reducing stress and suffering.
Anxiety is very common - we all experience it to some degree, but when it keeps you from doing the things that you love and are important to you, a change is needed. It can be a result of over-analyzing or over-thinking situations to the point that it no longer serves you. I will help you “get out of your head” and embrace your inner strength to enjoy the things that are important to you.
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.
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.
I have cooperatively created, with my clients, successful individualized exposure procedures for those who struggled with anxiety, specifically social anxiety and PTSD.
Everyone has some sort of anxiety, some of us are debilitated by anxiety. I work with you to find ways to cope with and overcome anxiety, or at least make more manageable to handle.
Ongoing training and experience related to understanding and treating anxiety. Specialized training in mindfulness and interpersonal neurobiology.
Anxiety is a symptom of the sympathetic nervous system consistently over-shooting it\'s natural capacity or threshold, which drives us into overwhelm. I work with clients who suffer from anxiety through a somatic lens that supports \'coming down\' or deactivating from this overwhelm through strategic use of attention, the reappropriation of the fight and flight responses, normalization and education.
I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to decrease the symptoms, and improve functioning.
Anxiety is the most common psychiatric diagnosis in childhood. It is a common part of being a human being. With so much stress, worry, and fear in today\'s world, I enjoy supporting clients as young as 3 years old to teenagers by helping them develop skills to manage anxiety.
Through the utilization of techniques grounded in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness practice, my goal is to create a safe space to explore my clients anxiety and triggers. With awareness and specific techniques aimed at symptom reduction, you can resume a life that you can enjoy and truly experience.
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.
Anxiety is a normal human reaction to stress, but it can become problematic when it gets in the way of our goals, ambitions, and day-to-day needs. I use a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness practice to identify negative thoughts/judgments of our anxiety experience, and to regain control of how our body reacts to anxiety.
Using mindfulness , acceptance and commitment therapy, EMDR to treat anxiety
Symptoms of anxiety can include, but are not limited to: feelings of worry and overwhelm, feeling you 'can't get out of your head,' fearing the worst outcomes will happen, a vague and pervasive sense of unease, agitation, sleep problems, nausea, frequent urination or diarrhea, sweating. Anxiety can show up as fears, panic attacks, compulsions, and social discomfort.
Anxiety and depression are at the highest level in our current fast-paced western lifestyle.I use mindfulness based therapies along with EMDR to create new and healthier neuropathways in clients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Having worked extensively in the area of grief and loss, anxiety is often a presenting symptom; working with clients to identify source of anxiety and either illuminate skills they have or help them find identify/learn skills to regulate the anxiety is part of the therapy process.
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!
Many of my clients struggle with either underlying issues of anxiety and/or depression. I have worked in individual, couples and group settings addressing both anxiety and depression.
Anxiety can plague our lives, making it difficult to function. I specialize in connecting with the parts of ourselves that are living in conscious or unconscious fear, bringing care and compassion to these parts.
Anxiety can be a feeling we experience a little here and there or something that is paralyzing to day to day life. I help people manage those feelings by learning to stop fighting themselves and accept their fears in an empowered way.
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 make it hard for us to connect with people around us, and affects a huge part of our community. Almost all my clients have experienced some form of anxiety.