Experience Relief from Constant Worry
Some signs that counselling for anxiety may be helpful for you:
You find yourself worrying often
You have difficulty relinquishing control in many aspects of your life
You get anxious in relationships
Anxious feelings are becoming a barrier to being present in your life, at work or school, and with loved ones.
You've wrestled with anxiety since you were young
You're noticing somatic symptoms of anxiety such as, muscle tension, headaches, gastrointestinal issues*.
You're experiencing panic attacks.
Anxiety has made life more difficult and you're looking to find some peace.
*it's important to rule out whether there is a medical reason for these physical symptoms prior to treating them as anxiety.
How can counselling for anxiety help?
Counselling can help you discover the underlying cause of your anxiety, any unhelpful thinking patterns or behaviours that may be contributing to it, and skills to cope with anxiety.
Research indicates that individuals who receive Acceptance and Commitment Therapy treatment may experience significant improvements in anxiety symptoms and overall well-being.
Research shows that the effectiveness of mindfulness interventions for the treatment of anxiety were similar to that of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in reducing symptoms of anxiety.