What is Anxiety?
Anxiety is a normal and natural response to anything the mind perceives as stressful or fearful. It can be a healthy emotion that allows us to motivate ourselves to get things done in our life. Anxiety can also become overwhelming, and it can be harder to live your life in a healthier, productive way.
What are symptoms of Anxiety?
Anxiety can present in many forms, you may feel it in the form of physical symptoms – heart palpitations, stomach pains, sweaty palms, nausea, dizziness to name a few. You may also notice it in excessive negative thinking, worrisome thoughts, extreme shyness and self-consciousness. Anxiety can affect every aspect of your life and can feel very unmanageable and out of control.
Can Anxiety Counselling help?
Absolutely. Anxiety Counselling will provide you with a safe and confidential space to explore your experience of anxiety and how it is impacting on your life. Your Therapist will use a combination of approaches specifically tailored to you in order to help you manage the symptoms and to address the factors which contribute to your anxiety.
Which type of Counsellor should I choose?
Each counsellor has a different modality and theoretical background that they work from. Call us on 01 9629514 to talk to our Clinical Director who can advise you on the different therapies available such as Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Integrative psychotherapy, CBT and Humanistic Psychotherapy.
How do I book an appointment for Anxiety Counselling?
You can call us directly on 01 9629514 or fill out our contact form here.
Further reading and resources:
The new DSM-5: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (mentalhelp.net)