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.
Millions of people around the world suffer from a mental disorder each year. And one of the most common mental health conditions, especially in the United States, is anxiety.
Anxiety can leave you feeling overwhelmed, worried, and unsettled. It’s essential to pay attention to any anxiety symptoms you might have so that you can get professional help sooner rather than later. The longer you put off getting the help you need, the worse your symptoms might get.
Anxiety is a serious mental disorder that can benefit from a mental health professional’s assessment. At Thriveworks Counseling in Northeast Raleigh, NC, our anxiety therapists are readily available and can get started with you as soon as tomorrow. Managing difficult emotions isn’t easy, but thankfully, you don’t have to do it alone. If you’re ready to get started on the road to better mental wellbeing, give us a call.
What Does Anxiety Look and Feel Like?
As we touched on earlier, anxiety can make you feel overwhelmed and unsettled. You might develop anxiety after going through a traumatic event or out of the blue. Regardless, it’s essential to understand the symptoms and recognize when you are feeling anxious. Common symptoms include:
- Changes in sleeping habits
- Excessive sweating
- Feeling of impending doom
This list doesn’t encompass every sign or symptom that may come with anxiety. However, these are some of the most common.
Along with having many different symptoms, anxiety can come in many different forms. Different types of anxiety include:
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Social Anxiety Disorder
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
How Can an Anxiety Therapist in Northeast Raleigh Help Me?
Your counselor at Thriveworks in Northeast Raleigh can help you identify root causes of your anxiety disorder and manage your specific symptoms. To accomplish this, they will first sit down with you to understand what your challenges are and what goals you want to achieve through therapy.
Then, based on your discussion, they will create a treatment plan that addresses your unique needs and goals. In talk therapy, you might discuss:
- Your specific anxiety symptoms
- The best ways to cope with difficult emotions
- Your communication skills
- Problem-solving techniques
- How to achieve optimal happiness and success
Schedule an Anxiety Therapy Appointment at Thriveworks in Northeast Raleigh, NC
We believe that mental health care should be accessible to all. That’s why we pride ourselves on offering our clients competitive benefits such as same- and next-day appointments, no waitlist, evening and weekend appointments, flexible cancellations, self-pay options, text support via our success navigator, and more. We are client-focused and will put you and your needs first.
If you’re looking for therapy for anxiety, visit our online booking system or give our office a call. We’d love to be partners in your mental health journey. We look forward to helping you thrive!