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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 Longmont, 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 Longmont 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?

Millions of people around the world struggle with anxiety every day. Feelings of nervousness, fear, and worry keep them from going places with friends, performing basic tasks, or enjoying their life in general. Anxiety can cause you to avoid specific situations, make excuses for canceling plans with friends, and miss out on major parts of life.

Anxiety disorders have the potential to interfere with many aspects of your life and alter the way you feel, think, and act. When you’re living with an anxiety disorder, you may struggle just to get through a typical day. Many people with anxiety may not realize they have a serious disorder or that help is available.

Life with anxiety is frustrating, difficult, and unfair at times. But like many other mental health conditions, anxiety is treatable with the help of a counselor or therapist. Therapy for anxiety can teach you how to cope with your anxiety symptoms and overcome the effects they have on your life.

If you think you may be experiencing anxiety, Thriveworks Counseling in Longmont, CO can offer a safe space to help you understand and manage your feelings. Our mental health providers are experienced in helping people overcome their most challenging anxiety issues. Schedule your first appointment through our online portal, or call our office for help getting started.

Recognizing Anxiety: Common Signs and Symptoms

Anxiety and stress are normal, necessary emotions. A little bit of stress is a good thing. It can motivate you to study for a test, get to work on time, and complete important tasks. But when that stress gets out of control or doesn’t go away, it can negatively affect your life and wellbeing.

Anxiety disorders can manifest an assortment of physical and psychological symptoms. Each person’s experience with anxiety is unique, and you may endure any combination of the following symptoms:

  • Feeling nervous, tense, or restless
  • Panic attacks
  • Increased heart rate
  • Hyperventilation
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Nightmares
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Trembling or sweating
  • Feeling unusually tired or weak
  • Sense of impending doom or danger
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) problems
  • Agitation or irritability
  • Angry outbursts
  • Seclusion or avoidance

Anxiety symptoms may be acute or come on gradually. If your symptoms last for more than two weeks or interfere with your life, consider speaking with a licensed therapist or counselor at Thriveworks in Longmont, CO.

How Does Anxiety Therapy Work?

Therapy for anxiety is a highly personalized process tailored around your individual concerns, issues, and situation. No two minds are exactly the same, so why should your treatment be?

When you begin anxiety counseling, a licensed therapist or counselor will assess many factors that influence your mental wellbeing. Your personality, emotional state, and past experiences may all contribute to your anxiety disorder and are important components in determining your best treatment.

The treatment plan your counselor or therapist designs for you will likely include multiple approaches that help you understand, overcome, and manage your anxiety, panic disorder, or specific phobias. Your treatment may include various forms of talk therapy, prescribed medications, and other therapeutic techniques or lifestyle adjustments.

Talk therapy is commonly used to help someone understand the way they think and how their thoughts process affects their feelings and behaviors. That individual can then pursue different ways to alter negative thinking and replace it with a more positive approach. Some common types of therapy used in treating anxiety include the following:

  • Cognitive therapy
  • Behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Exposure therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Your therapist may also recommend therapeutic techniques and other daily adjustments. Controlled breathing, meditation, exercise, and avoiding alcohol or caffeine can help reduce symptoms of anxiety and may be part of your treatment plan.

If you’re ready to overcome anxiety, the mental health professionals at Thriveworks in Longmont, CO are here to help right away. We accept many insurance plans and can often accommodate new clients quickly. Schedule an appointment today and you may be able to speak with a provider within 24 to 48 hours.

Begin Therapy for Anxiety With Thriveworks Counseling in Longmont, CO

Living with anxiety is hard, but finding a therapist or counselor and treating it doesn’t have to be. That’s why Thriveworks Counseling makes it easy to get the support you need to overcome your anxiety disorder.

Thriveworks in Longmont, CO offers appointments seven days a week, during the day and in the evenings. Online appointments are available, and you’ll have email and phone access to your provider in between sessions. Our exclusive online video content can provide extra support when you need it.

You deserve to live a life free of anxiety and Thriveworks Counseling in Longmont, CO can help you get there. Our mental health professionals are ready to help you regain control of your mental health, pursue your goals, and get more out of life. Schedule your first appointment today.

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 Longmont therapists and counselors accept 17 insurance plans

  • Aetna

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

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

  • Humana PPO | EPO | HDHP

  • JP Farley Corporation

  • Kaiser Permanente of CO | PPO

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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Longmont is located at the corner of 3rd Ave and Main Street. We currently share a building with Mystic Sisters and Edward Jones Investments, among other businesses. In the same block, next door, is the Longmont Safety and Justice Center.

Phone number

(720) 902-9087

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