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Discover how starting anxiety therapy can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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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 Huntsville, AL 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 Huntsville 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?

At various points in your life, you will feel anxious. Maybe you’re nervous about an upcoming interview. Maybe you’re bothered by a recent conflict with a loved one. Or perhaps you can’t pin down a specific reason for feeling anxious but you still can’t quite shake the feeling.

Brief bouts of anxiety are common but when feelings of anxiety are persistent, frequent, or disruptive to everyday life, there is a chance that you may be suffering from an anxiety disorder.

Anxiety can present itself in the forms of physical and mental symptoms. Some individuals experience an accelerated heart rate or sweaty palms while others note a persistent feeling of dread or listlessness. Whatever the symptoms, anxiety can have a detrimental impact on your life if you do not take measures to treat it.

While it’s common to feel nervous or anxious, disruptive or debilitating anxiety is not something to dismiss. Anxiety disorders are serious conditions that can cause lasting physical and mental consequences if left untreated. As one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, anxiety is worth treating with dedicated care and attention.

One of the most common treatment options for anxiety disorders is counseling. Counseling services, like those offered by Thriveworks Counseling in Huntsville, AL, are often beneficial for individuals with anxiety. Through therapy, individuals with anxiety can obtain valuable resources and support that will help them cope with their symptoms and get their life back on track.

What Are the Most Common Anxiety Symptoms?

If you are unsure whether you or a loved one are experiencing anxiety, you can learn about some common symptoms so you know how to identify the condition.

Keep in mind that anxiety may look different from one person to the next. Even so, most individuals with anxiety disorders experience some of the same symptoms, which include:

  • An excessive amount of worrying, especially when it far exceeds the cause for concern
  • Excessive feelings of agitation or irritability
  • Restlessness and tense muscles
  • Sleeping problems such as difficulty falling or staying asleep
  • Concentration problems
  • Fatigue
  • Panic attacks

The above list is also not exhaustive but these are some of the most common symptoms individuals experience. If you or a loved one are experiencing symptoms like these, you may want to consider seeking treatment for anxiety.

It is also important to recognize that there are different types of anxiety, which can affect individuals in various ways as well. Some of the most common types of anxiety disorders include:

  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder

These conditions tend to have a significant impact on an individual’s physical and mental health. If you or a loved one are suffering from any of these disorders, consider seeking counseling services to help you manage your symptoms.

Getting Help: What to Expect From Anxiety Therapy

While anxiety can feel overwhelming, effective treatment options are available. Knowing what you can expect before a counseling session may help you more calmly prepare for your sessions.

One of the most common ways to treat anxiety is through talk therapy. In this form of treatment, clients are encouraged to talk through their issues, worries, and fears in order to gain insight from a therapist or counselor.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most popular types of talk therapy. It can be tailored to each situation, teaching clients how to tolerate distress, work through difficult situations, and change their harmful thinking patterns. Many clients enjoy CBT because it provides them with tangible coping mechanisms in addition to thoughtful insight.

Your therapist may customize their approach depending on your symptoms, concerns, and goals. Some clients, for example, may benefit from guidance on practicing mindfulness and adopting relaxation techniques to mitigate their symptoms. There are many other types of therapy including interpersonal therapy, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and exposure therapy.

Ultimately, the goal of treatment is to reduce anxiety symptoms and empower you to live a healthy, happy life. Mental health professionals are standing by at Thriveworks in Huntsville, AL.

Talk With a Therapist at Thriveworks Counseling in Huntsville, AL

If you are struggling with symptoms of anxiety, consider reaching out to Thriveworks Counseling in Huntsville, AL to schedule an appointment.

By working with Thriveworks Counseling, you will benefit from online counseling opportunities, weekend and evening availability, and same- or next-day appointments. Thriveworks also offers text support, 24-hour Q&A with a life coach, flexible cancellations, and providers that accept most major insurance plans.

Anxiety can be difficult but you do not have to endure this condition alone. Prioritize your mental health by contacting Thriveworks in Huntsville, AL to set up an appointment today.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We cover 180 million Americans – and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Huntsville therapists and counselors accept 20 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama | BCBS

  • 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

  • Humana PPO/EPO/HDHP

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Self-pay costs at Huntsville
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

Hear from our clients

5.0 Learn about verified reviews
★★★★★
Keeps me focused on what’s important.
Ethel Jan 2024
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★★★★★
I had the pleasure of working with Leslie Grant as her supervisor for several years. Ms. Grant is a very caring and compassionate social worker. You can expect effective coping skills and personalized care.
Read more I had the pleasure of working with Leslie Grant as her supervisor for several years. Ms. Grant is a very caring and compassionate social worker. You can expect effective coping skills and personalized care.
Huntsville Apr 2022
Thriveworks.com verified review
★★★★★
Lasheika Brooks is an excellent clinician. Miss Brooks is also very warm and open. She takes the time to get to know her patients and build a therapeutic rapport in order to help them in the best way possible.
Read more Lasheika Brooks is an excellent clinician. Miss Brooks is also very warm and open. She takes the time to get to know her patients and build a therapeutic rapport in order to help them in the best way possible.
Huntsville Dec 2021
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
I had to stop and leave a review on La-Shieka Brooks! She is such a gifted therapist and a wonderful person. Her diagnostic skills are highly refined, and she is able to put her clients at ease no matter the circumstance. I have worked for her as an intern, and with her as a college, so I can highly recommend her both for her work ethic and her client care.
Read more I had to stop and leave a review on La-Shieka Brooks! She is such a gifted therapist and a wonderful person. Her diagnostic skills are highly refined, and she is able to put her clients at ease no matter the circumstance. I have worked for her as an intern, and with her as a college, so I can highly recommend her both for her work ethic and her client care.
Huntsville Dec 2021
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Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling Huntsville is located at 1101 McMurtrie Dr NW Suite C3, Huntsville, AL 35806, near Westside Centre.

Phone number

(334) 518-5820

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