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Starting Anxiety therapy

What is anxiety therapy?

Anxiety therapy helps people better understand and manage their anxiety. Anxiety therapists at Thriveworks in Aurora, CO can develop a treatment plan that will help you better manage your day-to-day anxiety or your anxiety disorder.

How does anxiety therapy work?

Anxiety therapy involves talking to a therapist about symptoms, potential causes, and more. Thriveworks Aurora therapists will then work with you to determine where your anxiety might stem from and teach you effective coping mechanisms.

How to deal with anxiety?

One of the best ways to deal with anxiety is to learn about your own anxiety: your symptoms, what triggers it, and what coping mechanisms have been effective in the past. When you learn what your anxiety is tied to, it can help you be mindful of what's really happening as well as prevent and mitigate symptoms by processing and working through the issue in therapy. Other strategies that have been shown to help manage anxiety are meditation, challenging anxious thoughts, exercising, and journaling.

Symptoms of anxiety

Common symptoms of anxiety include:

  • Sense of impending danger
  • Nervousness/restlessness
  • Trouble focusing
  • Excessive sweating
  • Shaking
  • Headaches
  • Stomach issues
  • Fatigue
  • Panic attacks
  • Increased heart rate

What is the best therapy for anxiety?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can be incredibly effective in treating anxiety and anxiety disorders. Other effective techniques include exposure therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and EMDR therapy.

Is anxiety therapy conducted in person or online?

Anxiety therapy is conducted both in person and online, depending on the individual's preferences and their therapist's availability. We suggest choosing the option that best suits your needs.

How long does anxiety therapy last?

On average, people can tend to attend 15 to 20 session of anxiety therapy (five or more months). However, this number is heavily dependent on the type of anxiety that's being treated and its severity, with many choosing to attend anxiety therapy for a longer period of time to ensure its effectiveness long-term.

Is therapy worth it for anxiety?

Yes, it is worth going to therapy for anxiety. If you are struggling with regular anxious thoughts and feelings that are affecting your day-to-day life or you suspect that you have an anxiety disorder, you should seek expert anxiety help.

Need more help deciding?

Anxiety Therapy in Aurora, CO—Therapists and Counselors

Thriveworks Aurora has anxiety therapists on staff who are ready and equipped to help you with your anxiety. They have the proper knowledge, training, and experience to assist you in managing your symptoms and living an overall happy, healthier life despite the anxiety you might experience about a range of events.

If you are ready to experience the benefits and live better, reach out today. You can call us at (303) 731-3701 to schedule an appointment with one of our providers whenever you’re ready.

What Does Anxiety Look and Feel Like?

Do you worry uncontrollably on a day-to-day basis? Do you feel anxious in social situations? Are you experiencing uncomfortable or harmful symptoms as a result of this worry? Anxiety can come with a variety of symptoms, but if you answered yes to the above questions, you might need anxiety help. Here is a more comprehensive list of symptoms that characterize or can accompany anxiety:

  • Uncontrollable worry
  • Restlessness
  • Moodiness or irritability
  • Lack of focus
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Nausea
  • Muscle tension

Common Anxiety Disorders: 5 Main Types

As we mentioned above, there are different types of anxiety, which come with different symptoms and can vary in severity. Here are the 5 major anxiety disorders:

  1. Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by everyday worry. Those with GAD feel anxious even when there is nothing to worry or stress about.
  2. Social Anxiety Disorder: Social Anxiety Disorder, or social phobia, is characterized by anxiety rooted in social situations or interactions. Those with this disorder might get triggered by specific social situations, such as public speaking, or feel anxious during all social activity.
  3. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety caused be a traumatic event. Individuals with PTSD experience a wide range of symptoms from flashbacks to difficulty sleeping and more.
  4. Panic Disorder: Panic Disorder is characterized by an intense fear that triggers physical symptoms like dizziness or shortness of breath.
  5. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized by recurrent or unwanted thoughts as well as repetitive behaviors.

If you are exhibiting symptoms of any of the above anxiety disorders, know that help is available. You can start working with an anxiety therapist at Thriveworks Aurora as soon as today.

Work with an Anxiety Therapist at Thriveworks Aurora

If you are struggling with anxiety, reach out for help at Thriveworks Aurora. You can reach us at (303) 731-3701 to schedule your appointment or book online at your leisure.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Aurora therapists and counselors accept 24 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Colorado Medicare Advantage

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Colorado | PPO - HMO

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

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Self-pay costs at Aurora
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

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5.0 Thriveworks Aurora reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
Professional staff. Courteous front office. Highly recommend!
Aurora Feb 2018
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Where to find us

Getting here

Currently, Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Aurora is located off of E 2nd Ave, across the street from Red Sky Condominiums and Aurora Epoxy Flooring and just north of City Center Park. Our building is shared by New Horizons Primary Care and Recovery Monitoring Solutions Aurora. The closest bus stop is around the corner at Sable Blvd. and 2nd Ave.

Phone number

(302) 244-7419

Languages spoken by CO providers

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