What is anxiety therapy?
Anxiety therapy helps people better understand and manage their anxiety. Anxiety therapists at Thriveworks in Chesterfield, VA 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 Chesterfield 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
- Trouble focusing
- Excessive sweating
- Stomach issues
- Panic attacks
- Increased heart rate
What is the best therapy for anxiety?
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?
Finding Freedom from Anxiety – Therapists and Counselors in Chesterfield
Anxiety is a significant issue that, if left unaddressed, can lead to serious health complications. If you’re ready to tackle your anxiety head-on, reach out to us at 804-419-4122.
You don’t have to remain trapped in situations that trigger your anxiety. Victory over this challenge is possible.
At Thriveworks, we’re committed to more than just masking or avoiding anxiety—we’re dedicated to empowering you to overcome it. Being stuck in a mental health struggle that impacts your physical well-being is detrimental to your overall health.
At Thriveworks, we prioritize your holistic well-being and aim to help you become the best version of yourself—both mentally and physically.
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We understand the urgency of addressing anxiety and offer a no-waiting list policy. We’re eager to support you on your journey toward relief, and we’re ready to start as soon as this week.
We accept most major insurance plans—contact us today at 804-419-4122 to begin your path to freedom from anxiety or book online to get started.