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1,348 people sought anxiety therapy help at North Charleston 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 North Charleston, SC 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 North Charleston 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?

There are moments in life when we can’t help but overanalyze or hyper focus. For example, imagine that you’ve just applied for your dream home. You’ve handed over all of the required info, including your current residence, your employment history, references, social security number, and more. You’ve checked all of the boxes… yet you can’t help but worry about everything that might go wrong. “What if the leasing office doesn’t get the right info? What if I forgot to sign something? What if someone else, someone better, applies for this house?”

Our minds go into overdrive and it’s sometimes difficult to calm them back down. This is normal—however, it’s important to monitor your thoughts, as they can become uncontrollable and signify a problem. If you experience this anxious thinking more often than not or on a regular basis, you might have an anxiety problem on your hands.

“People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.” –George Bernard Shaw

If you think that you might have an anxiety problem, don’t worry. Much of the US population does, or 40 million US adults to be more exact. Know that you don’t have to face this problem alone. Anxiety is completely treatable, you just have to reach out for the right help. If you’re experiencing anxiety symptoms, reach out to Thriveworks North Charleston, SC to book an appointment with an anxiety therapist or psychologist. We have next-day in person and online counseling appointments available. Just give us a call to schedule.

What Are Common Symptoms of Anxiety? Do I Need Anxiety Treatment?

It’s okay and normal to worry from time to time. However, if your worried thoughts become excessive or hard to control, you might be experiencing anxiety. This is why it’s important to understand the symptoms of anxiety and continue to monitor your thoughts. We want to help you understand and identify anxiety symptoms; consult the list below:

  • Excessive, uncontrollable worry
  • Feeling of impending doom
  • Nausea and fatigue
  • Irritable mood
  • Racing heartbeat
  • Fatigue
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Change in appetite

Are you experiencing any combination of the above symptoms on a regular basis? Are you experiencing the above anxiety symptoms right now? If you’ve answered yes, you might have an anxiety disorder. Now, remember: Millions of people all across the US and the globe deal with anxiety. You will be okay and you can find the right help! If you recognize that you’re experiencing anxiety symptoms, consider reaching out to an anxiety expert at Thriveworks North Charleston. We can get you all set up for your first appointment today.

What Are the Different Types of Anxiety? Anxiety Disorders

The primary anxiety disorder is generalized anxiety disorder, which explains the symptoms we have been discussing. That said, there are several other anxiety disorders, which are hyper focused on more specific circumstances. If you’re experiencing anxiety related to specific events or circumstances, you might have one of the following:

  1. Obsessive-compulsive disorder: OCD comes with persistent and unwanted thoughts as well as behaviors one can’t resist performing. For example, locking the door multiple times or checking that the oven has been turned off, even when the individual knows he or she has done so already.
  2. Social anxiety disorder: With this disorder, individuals feel anxious about social events and situations, from meeting new people to being the center of attention.
  3. Panic disorder: Panic disorder is characterized by panic attacks and a deep-rooted fear. One might experience serious physical symptoms like shortness of breath and a quickened pulse.
  4. Post-traumatic stress disorder: PTSD comes with anxious thoughts, feelings, and behaviors pertaining to a specific trauma, such as physical or mental abuse, the death of a loved one, or bullying. Symptoms include hypervigilance and flashbacks.

If you think you might have one of the above disorders, reach out to Thriveworks North Charleston as soon as you feel comfortable. We can help you get a hold on these disorders before they harm you further.

Work with an Anxiety Therapist or Psychologist at Thriveworks North Charleston

Our anxiety therapists and psychologists at Thriveworks North Charleston, SC are ready to setup in and help you in this stressful circumstances. If you think you could benefit from a professional’s guidance and assistance, give us a call to schedule your first anxiety therapy appointment. We’re here to help when you’re ready to receive it!

Know that we have onsite as well as online counseling appointments available. You get to choose whichever options works best for you!

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 North Charleston therapists and counselors accept 23 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue of South Carolina Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina | BCBS

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance (CBHA)

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

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Self-pay costs at North Charleston
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

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I have been seeing a therapist via Thriveworks every other week for several months and I couldn't be happier. The intake form was easy to fill out and somehow managed to put me with someone who works perfectly with me. She works at my pace, she understands and works towards our goals, and she helps me to see things more clearly as we process the issues at hand. She never 'tells me' what the issue is or how to solve but instead she leads me there so I can see it on my own as that is much more effective. I was very nervous about online therapy but after this experience with Kristen, I would recommend it to everyone, regardless of the severity of their issues. Kristen is a true professional and can ebb and flow as I am ready to process things. She has been a game changer for me, my family, and my colleagues.
Read more I have been seeing a therapist via Thriveworks every other week for several months and I couldn't be happier. The intake form was easy to fill out and somehow managed to put me with someone who works perfectly with me. She works at my pace, she understands and works towards our goals, and she helps me to see things more clearly as we process the issues at hand. She never 'tells me' what the issue is or how to solve but instead she leads me there so I can see it on my own as that is much more effective. I was very nervous about online therapy but after this experience with Kristen, I would recommend it to everyone, regardless of the severity of their issues. Kristen is a true professional and can ebb and flow as I am ready to process things. She has been a game changer for me, my family, and my colleagues.
Tar Feb 2024
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Counseling from counselor Barron has helped me in my day struggles of dealing with my trailer apartment burn-out, 9/11 (VCF) Washington DC [DOJ] claim, relationship of the future, and bear facts about how to handle family members who feel they can control your sexual, your income, your employment, and your future success.
Read more Counseling from counselor Barron has helped me in my day struggles of dealing with my trailer apartment burn-out, 9/11 (VCF) Washington DC [DOJ] claim, relationship of the future, and bear facts about how to handle family members who feel they can control your sexual, your income, your employment, and your future success.
Meshelle Jan 2024
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I am a survivor of childhood trauma. I've struggled with depression most of my life. Emily Frichtl has helped me in so many ways. I felt safe with her and over time I learned to trust her, which was hard for me. I still have a lot of work to do in learning to live with the things I've been through but I wouldn't be in a more accepting head space without the work we've done. I highly recommend her.
Read more I am a survivor of childhood trauma. I've struggled with depression most of my life. Emily Frichtl has helped me in so many ways. I felt safe with her and over time I learned to trust her, which was hard for me. I still have a lot of work to do in learning to live with the things I've been through but I wouldn't be in a more accepting head space without the work we've done. I highly recommend her.
Charleston Jan 2021
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★★★★★
Jennifer Brown and I were colleagues for several years. She demonstrates high quality therapeutic skills with compassion and empathy. Jennifer's approach to treatment is caring, strategic, and straightforward to assist the client with achievement their desired goals. I would not hesitate to refer a client to her.
Read more Jennifer Brown and I were colleagues for several years. She demonstrates high quality therapeutic skills with compassion and empathy. Jennifer's approach to treatment is caring, strategic, and straightforward to assist the client with achievement their desired goals. I would not hesitate to refer a client to her.
North Charleston Dec 2020
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I have worked with Jennifer Brown for a number of years and have found her to be caring, compassionate, and conscientious. She has an empathetic personality and truly cares for her clients and wants what is best for them. One of her greatest skills is her ability to ask "the right question" to help you find YOUR correct answer. Her support during the time my Mom was passing helped me get through a very difficult time. No hesitancy in recommending.
Read more I have worked with Jennifer Brown for a number of years and have found her to be caring, compassionate, and conscientious. She has an empathetic personality and truly cares for her clients and wants what is best for them. One of her greatest skills is her ability to ask "the right question" to help you find YOUR correct answer. Her support during the time my Mom was passing helped me get through a very difficult time. No hesitancy in recommending.
Charleston Dec 2020
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★★★★★
Susan is passionate about providing tools for her clients to succeed. Her love of helping others achieve their goals can be seen in the positive results.
Read more Susan is passionate about providing tools for her clients to succeed. Her love of helping others achieve their goals can be seen in the positive results.
North Charleston Nov 2020
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Christina Hayes Bradham is dedicated, hardworking, and compassionate when it comes to working with people. She goes above and beyond to give support to those in need. Her positive attitude and outlook in life are refreshing.
Read more Christina Hayes Bradham is dedicated, hardworking, and compassionate when it comes to working with people. She goes above and beyond to give support to those in need. Her positive attitude and outlook in life are refreshing.
North Charleston Oct 2020
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Susan has a gentle spirit. She is a skilled clinician who is passionate about helping people who are struggling with the issues of life.
Read more Susan has a gentle spirit. She is a skilled clinician who is passionate about helping people who are struggling with the issues of life.
North Charleston Oct 2020
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Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry North Charleston is located at 4975 Lacross Rd # 351, North Charleston, SC 29406, near Sam’s Club and Walmart Supercenter.

Phone number

(843) 549-4786

Languages spoken by SC providers

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