What is anxiety therapy?
Anxiety therapy helps people better understand and manage their anxiety. Anxiety therapists at Thriveworks in Pasadena, TX 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 Pasadena 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
- Trouble focusing
- Excessive sweating
- Stomach issues
- Panic attacks
- Increased heart rate
What is the best therapy for anxiety?
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?
Do I Have Anxiety? Are There Different Types of Anxiety?
Anxiety has unique triggers for each of us, so symptoms can vary from person to person. However, there are common signs that might indicate that you are depressed, such as:
- Racing thoughts, inability to concentrate
- Difficulty sleeping
- Digestive problems
- Memory issues
- Short temper
- Decreased performance at work
“Anxiety” as we commonly think of it, actually refers to a closely related group of mental health conditions known as anxiety disorders. There are multiple types of anxiety disorders, but some of the forms that our providers can assist with include:
- Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
- Social anxiety disorder (SAD)
- Panic disorder
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
If you’re diagnosed with a form of anxiety by a provider at Thriveworks, you’ll receive personalized treatment. Your provider can help you focus on addressing the situations, memories, or thoughts that are triggering your anxiety. With the support of a mental health professional, anxiety can also be better understood.
How Can a Mental Health Professional Treat My Anxiety?
Your treatment will depend on the type of anxiety you’re diagnosed with, as well as the severity of your anxiety diagnosis. Our therapists can assist those suffering from anxiety by:
- Using talk therapy or behavioral therapy to promote your self-awareness
- Educating you about anxiety
- Helping you to identify what triggers your anxiety
- Helping family members or partners in the client’s life understand anxiety through additional relationship therapy or family counseling
- Work with clients to help them develop coping mechanisms to use in the situations that matter most
Schedule Anxiety Therapy at Thriveworks in Pasadena, TX
We’ve made the process of finding the perfect mental health professional easy—because dealing with anxiety is hard enough already. Call our office in Pasadena, TX to have our specialists assist you with each step in the scheduling process. With their help, you can easily find the mental health professional that fits your needs, or even set up your insurance to cover any costs.
When you decide to seek professional assistance with your anxiety, call our office in Pasadena, TX, or book online to start receiving anxiety therapy services from one of our providers.