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 can arrise in people's lives for various reasons; difficulty coping with life changes, relationship conflict, unresolved trauma, biological predisposition or living a lifestyle that is incompatible with your core beliefs or values. I treat Anxiety through a combination of finding ways to cope and reduce anxiety in the moment, and inviting clients to explore options for deeper healing.
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.
Anxiety often involves focusing on future worries, and I use mindfulness exercises to allow you to stay grounded and present.
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.
You are NOT your anxiety. Breath, calm, question, focus. I can help find the triggers to anxiety in order to help you cope with the reasons (and it may be a good one!) it exists.
Anxiety in all shapes, forms, and degrees can take over our lives and our relationships. I work with your lifestyle and values to uncover the strengths that can propel us forward. Structured baby steps until we can feel alive once again!
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.
Anxiety can be extremely disabling, especially long-term. It can isolate you from those you love and keep you from accessing the opportunities and safety you deserve. First, we'll assess your anxiety to understand what it means to you and how it can impact you on a daily basis. Over time we will learn ways to turn your anxiety into feelings of groundedness and excitement.
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 is a common problem, and I have helped many clients decrease their symptoms as well as increase coping skills.
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.
Anxiety can become very overwhelming at times in our lives. There can be a number of reasons like fear of unknown, frustration, feeling 'stuck', anger, etc that may be the reason for anxiety. I focus on various skills to help reduce the intensity of these symptoms and hope to help you restore peace in your lives.
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.
Experienced in mindfulness based CBT for anxiety
I try and use reality, mindfulness and connection to one\'s self to ground the client more; so calmness, safety and self-confidence prevail.
Worrying has been described as using your creativity to imagine a future you do not want. Let's redirect that valuable creative energy and use it to help you feel calmer, safer, and more fulfilled. We'll also identify your other strengths and gifts and see how they can help you find peace and move through life's challenges.
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 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 found that in my experience anxiety is the first phase of mental instability and it is the gateway to figuring out how we tick and what drives us. What drives us may also be the main impulse for our anxiety. Discovering what triggers us and why can be an incredible healing process.
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.
Currently a provider at NW Anxiety Institute, a clinic specializing in exposure response prevention
Anxiety can be a response a daily stressor or can be rooted in past traumas. For some, it can feel like they have been struggling with symptoms for most of their lives and for others it may be intermittent. With the right support and guidance you can learn to access the internal resources needed to step back, change our perception of a situation and experience life with less stress and more ease.\n
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Serving those who struggle with anxious thoughts and feelings. Providing a mindfulness-based anxiety treatment.
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.
Anxiety can be very uncomfortable. It can be a barometer to let us know that something is out of balance, or something is wrong that we need to pay attention to. I can assist you in gleaning the wisdom from it, and developing relief and greater ease.
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.
Mental health services include: evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning medication management / psychopharmacology
My private practice has focused on helping adults find the tools and the strength to manage the often overwhelming stress and anxiety that comes from the busy and demanding lives that we lead as well as anxiety that may be the result of loss, life transitions or stressful relationships.
Some level of anxiety is to be expected with life- especially around major life events. When anxiety starts to impact our daily lives- leading to things like loss of sleep, a short temper or bad habits- it can be beneficial to have tools and techniques to manage your day. I help clients develop these skills to reduce stress in the short term and look at the root causes to reduce anxiety overall.
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.
Five years' experience supporting clients with clinically lowering their anxiety levels through CBT, Mindfulness, dream work, and movement.
Our clinic specializes in treating all forms of anxiety disorders. We treat anxiety disorders using Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
Anxiety is contagious - really. It\'s the emotion that we are most likely to absorb without realizing it. So most of us have some degree of anxiety. I can help develop skills that are scientific and relatable, so anxiety isn\'t prevelant in your world. I\'m all about natural & skill based options to combat anxiety. I use my own skills and they work!
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.
Sometimes anxiety can seem overwhelming, unbearable, and even terrifying. We 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.
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.
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.
I treat anxiety on a number of levels. I often find that anxiety and anxious rumination comes from an underlying traumatic wound, or attachment wound (a rupture in family relationships during childhood). I offer immediate techniques to manage the symptoms of anxiety, while also working to shift their causes: fundamental patterns of self-concept, self-talk, self-sabotaging behaviors.
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
I have experience working with clients whose presenting concerns were/are anxiety. When working with clients struggling with anxiety I typically incorporate the CBT anxiety workbook, grounding exercises, and mindfulness into treatment. However, each client is unique and it is important to integrate techniques and interventions accordingly.
Stomach churning. Palms sweating. Heart racing. Sometimes, our bodies know we're anxious before we do. 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.
Anxiety is my primary speciality, whether it's situational stress, or debilitating OCD, I've focused most of my career on treating anxiety!
Anxiety disorders are marked by excessive worries, fear and even dread. If you suffer with these fears and worries, I will help you to ground yourself so that you can gain a new perspective and distance from the immediacy of your present concerns. We’ll also work together to help you learn how to comfortably self-regulate and self-soothe when you are feeling distressed.
Sometimes worries about life events, social situations, or general worry impact how a person lives their day to day life and I will work with you to move towards personal values with self-compassion.
Anxiety is a part of us that needs our attention and compassion in order to be tamed. My own anxiety has led me to seek healing in various forms. Beautiful trees remain to be my source of grounding and comfort. Praise nature! Practice mindfulness.
Having suffered for a long time with anxiety/panic attacks, I know very well how debilitating it can be; whether it shows up as a panic attack or just a general ongoing feeling of anxiety. Using trance and guided meditation, we can restructure and actually remove these very old thought patterns which have been lodged into place for so long.
Anxiety can be debilitating, and my focus is to help explore what may be at the root of your anxiety symptoms and how to best help relieve these symptoms.
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.
Anxiety comes in many forms- keeping you up at night, stomach turning, emotions at the surface, needing to control your environment, feeling overwhelmed in the face of seemingly small challenges. I welcome your anxious energy into the room. I'm curious about the way it seeks to protect you and move you. I offer a contained space to let your anxiety finally be fully heard and calmed.
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.
Anxiety is something that affects us all. You may have anxiety about a specific situation (a problem at work, social anxiety) or it may be more generalized and your anxiety involves deeper existential questions. Together we can explore the causes and effects of these intense emotions.
Probably one of the most common complaints express by people today which can range from a long-term condition to a situation in your life where there just doesn't seem to be enough time to manage all your responsibilities in a balanced way, feeling a sense of well-being rather than a constant state of stress. I rely on a number of therapeutic approaches to help you find a healthier way to live.
Anxiety can be a helpful messenger, teaching us about what we need to change or what doesn’t feel good in our lives. But, if it gets too big, anxiety can also take over, creating unnecessary stress and causing chaos in our minds and our lives. I will help you understand when anxiety is sharing helpful messages or creating chaos and help you build skills to create calm in your life.
In helping you find effective relief from anxiety, I utilize a mindfulness-based approach coupled with cognitive-behavioral skills and strategies.
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 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.
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.
Anxiety is one of the most commonly experienced human emotions. However, if you are feeling worried more often than not, if reassurance and checking is no longer helping reduce anxiety, or you find yourself avoiding things that might cause anxiety, you may be experiencing symptoms of an anxiety disorder. Therapy can help you regain control of your life and put your anxiety back in it's place.
Trained in mindfulness approaches to anxiety.