Anxiety Counseling – Therapists and Counselors in Franklin, MA

We all experience anxiety almost every day of our life. Stressors come from various work, school, family and even friends. All of us from time to time have experienced anxiety and have been affected by the anxiety of others. For some, these feelings are short lived. But for others, anxiety is persistent affected the way we function on the job or our relationships at home.

Anxiety disorders characterized by significant feelings of anxiety intense worry and fear. The may include persistent worry about future events or fearful reactions to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a fast heart rate and shakiness. Anxiety may have multiple behavioral manifestations such as angry verbal outbursts that include: harsh words, derogatory comments and threat. These behavioral manifestations can be destructive to relationships with long-term effect. And there’s a domino effect to anxiety. It’s hard to find joy on the job, in school or at home when one feels continual uptight or under duress.

There are a number of anxiety disorders including:

  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Specific phobias
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • Separation anxiety disorder
  • Agoraphobia
  • Panic disorder

These disorders differ in their symptoms and in severity. People often have more than one anxiety disorder. Anxiety may be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Risk factors include a history of explosive agitation, inability to perform at work, difficulty focusing at school and a disruption of family relationships. Other problems that may result including medical conditions such as hyperthyroidism and heart disease. Individuals may also engage in substance abuse as a form of medication such as extreme caffeine intake, cigarette smoking alcohol abuse and other forms of drug abuse. It is estimated that approximately 12% of people are affected by at least one form of an anxiety disorder in a particular year and that between 5-30% of people are affected at some point in their life.

Without treatment, symptoms of anxiety tend to remain or even escalate. However, with treatment symptoms may be significantly reduced or even eliminated. A number of different treatments can be used individually or in combination with one another. These treatments include:

  • Anti-anxiety medication
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy and
  • other forms of psychotherapy

At Thriveworks-Franklin, we have trained professionals with years of experience diagnosing and treating anxiety. They have had success enhancing and strengthened an individual’s self-image and helping them find effective techniques in managing their fears. This gives the individual a renewed sense of accomplish and confidence in the performance at work and their ability to relate effectively with loved ones at home. The clinicians at Thriveworks-Franklin are also trained to deal with issues that may arise from anxiety such as substance abuse, marriage and family issues. Thriveworks clinicians are also skilled at supporting those who may be affected by anxiety of their loved ones.

If you have had feelings of persistent and debilitating fear or you are in a relationship with someone who has, and you need ways to support them, call Thriveworks today. Thriveworks-Franklin counselors are leaders in their field, ready to work with you. There is no need to continue your search for answers to your problems. The anxiety counselors at Thriveworks Franklin are ready to partner with you to improve your life. Why delay any longer?

Call Thriveworks Franklin, and we will connect you with a provider who will be the perfect fit for your personality and needs. At Thriveworks, we have appointments available for new clients within 24 hours. When you call us, we are ready to help you understand your strengths and weaknesses, and begin the process of healing. It would be our honor to walk with you on this journey of recovery.

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Insight and Support

I was pleased with the quick and easy access to services through the Thriveworks website. My own HMO had a lon...Read more

g process and wait list during these times of Covid. I chose Jane Eagles to work with because I wanted a mature therapist with lots of experience. She was able to tune right into my situation and my goals for the sessions. She raised great questions for me to consider and always took time to reiterate the main takeaways of our time together. I appreciated her wisdom and clarity as well as her sense of humor.

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Opened a New World of Healing

I can't speak any more highly of Thriveworks. Mikkah has truly been such an important person in my life since ...Read more

I started coming to therapy. I was skeptical at first, knowing that "the first therapist you see may not be the right 'fit' for you," but I was lucky enough to have immediately clicked with Mikkah. It took a bit of time for me to really open up and start to dig deep in my own emotion, but Mikkah was so patient and made me feel so comfortable. She truly has helped me identify a lot of different things I was feeling, but couldn't understand why. I originally came to therapy for adult ADD, recommended by my PCP, but I used therapy as a healthy outlet to start talking about things I have experienced that has caused my mental clarity to fog. Mikkah has truly been such a savior in my life and I can't express my gratitude I have for her. She is extremely professional but makes me feel so comfortable talking about literally anything - almost like we've been best friends for years, even though I just met her a few short months ago. I am so happy with how my therapy is going and I always leave a session feeling better than how I went in. Thank you Thriveworks and thank you especially to Mikkah! You are incredible!!

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Greg has made a difference in my life , he’s very understanding of what I’ve be through, makes suggestions...Read more

to help me deal with my anxiety and depression. We are very blessed , to have him as our counselor, these past few years .

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  • 2 Master Dr #1,
    Franklin, MA 02038

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