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2,221 people sought anxiety therapy help in Louisiana in the last year

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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 New Orleans, LA 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 New Orleans 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?

Experiencing anxiety during stressful life events is entirely normal. But prolonged anxiety—the kind that interferes with your ability to relax, be present with your loved ones, and participate in common activities—might be a sign that you could benefit from anxiety counseling

Anxiety can manifest in many forms, including difficulty concentrating and excessive worrying. The good news is that anxiety counseling at Thriveworks New Orleans, LA is offered by trained therapists and counselors who can assess your situation and suggest treatments that reduce anxiety.

Start your anxiety counseling journey with Thriveworks New Orleans, LA today.

What Is Anxiety Counseling?

Many people with anxiety attend weekly talk therapy sessions to work through their recurring symptoms and mitigate their symptoms. For example, one form of therapy called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) involves using coping mechanisms to address the root of your issues, reduce anxiety, and help regulate your emotional state.

When you begin working with a Thriveworks therapist or counselor, they will ask about your needs, challenges, and personal goals. This will help them create a treatment plan unique to your situation. Beyond in-session techniques for addressing anxiety, a therapist may offer helpful tips and techniques for use in your daily life, like: 

  • Breathing exercises 
  • Mindfulness techniques
  • Stress management skills

Seeking the assistance of a therapist or counselor via anxiety therapy can be a step in the right direction.

When you meet with a licensed mental health professional, you can speak with them about your symptoms and the issues you’ve been dealing with at home, work, or school. 

How Does Anxiety Counseling Work?

Anxiety counseling uses therapeutic approaches that help you understand the triggers of your anxiety, and offers you real-life, practical tools and information to counteract the effects of chronic anxiety, some of which include:

  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness
  • Unwanted or intrusive thoughts
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Excessive worry
  • Persistent fear
  • Drastic changes in appetite or mood
  • Sleep disruption, such as insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Social anxiety
  • Panic attacks (panic disorder)

Anxiety counseling helps in numerous ways, primarily acting a psychological support system, assisting you in learning new coping skills. You’ll start to identify old harmful ways of thinking, and begin to change your outlook about yourself and the world around you. 

Anxiety can affect people from all walks of life. If you’re experiencing anxiety symptoms and are ready to make a change, our licensed anxiety counseling professionals at Thriveworks New Orleans, LA are here to help.

Schedule Anxiety Counseling in New Orleans, LA 

Our skilled and compassionate therapists and counselors are here to help you take charge of your mental health. We offer appointments virtually as well, through phone calls and video chats, alongside the following benefits: 

  • In-network coverage with most insurance providers
  • Mental health help when and where you need it
  • Instant scheduling for both in-person and online sessions
  • The ability to schedule online or by phone
  • Personalized mental health care for your unique needs

Take the time to consider whether you could benefit from anxiety counseling at Thriveworks New Orleans, LA. With the support of one of our therapists, you can start to rebuild what your anxiety has destroyed. Schedule online or give us a call 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 New Orleans therapists and counselors accept 21 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana | 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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Where to find us

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Getting here

Thriveworks in New Orleans, LA is located in a building at the corner of N Norman C Francis Pkwy and Conti St. We currently share the building with Morphy Makofsky Inc. Across the street, on the opposite side of Conti St, you will find Camp Bow Wow doggy daycare. On the opposite side of N Norman C Francis Pkwy is the Mid City Park and the Norman C Francis Bike Trail.

Phone number

(504) 732-9138

Languages spoken by LA providers

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