Anxiety is a very healthy and normal emotion; however, it becomes problematic when it encroaches on your life on a day-to-day basis. This makes you feel like you cannot cope with worry or that you are not in control of your thoughts. Anxiety can be very frightening and can lead to more severe apprehension, fear, nervousness and panic attacks.
How do you know if your anxiety has become problematic? You may have trouble eating or sleeping, concentrating, you may feel constantly on edge or have noticed increased irritability. Physical symptoms may also occur such as raised heart rate, chest pains or palpitations, stomach disorders, shaking, sweating and feeling nauseous, to name a few.
Treatment of anxiety can present in different ways, from learning relaxation techniques and mindfulness, to developing tools and strategies through CBT and lifestyle changes. You can rest assured that however anxiety presents itself, counselling will be tailored to you as the client. It is important to discover the approach that fits best with you, and I can help you achieve just that.How i can help