Salem Anxiety Counseling

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If you’re struggling with anxiety, you might be feeling pretty scared, hopeless, or uncertain. While you have every right to feel this way, you should know that there is effective treatment out there for anxiety. Whether you are experiencing regular anxiety on a day to day basis, or you’re experiencing symptoms PTSD, OCD, or another type of anxiety, there is help available to you.

Today, I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because

it was within me in my own perceptions—not outside.”

–Marcus Aurelius

It’s unfortunate how many people with anxiety have struggled in silence for years or even decades. Often people don’t realize that there really is help out there for their anxiety problems. When you get to the point in which you simply aren’t willing to feel anxious on a daily basis anymore; when you’re ready to say goodbye to panic attacks; when you’re ready to finally put a stop to avoiding situations that make you anxious; then, it’s time to seek Salem anxiety counseling.

Thriveworks Salem, MA has anxiety therapists on our team. Anxiety is a prevalent problem in our world today, and we know just how harmful it can be to one’s life. Fortunately, anxiety therapy can help you get your anxiety disorder under control. You can learn to manage your social anxiety, your OCD, or whatever form of anxiety you might be dealing with. And we will help you do it. To schedule anxiety therapy at Thriveworks Salem Counseling, just call our office. We’ll be here.

Types of Anxiety: Which Anxiety Disorder Do I Have?

There are actually more than half a dozen anxiety disorders and many people have more than one of them. The good news is it can be comforting to finally understand exactly what you’re dealing with. The most common anxiety disorders are:

  1. PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
  2. GAD (generalized anxiety disorder)
  3. Social anxiety disorder
  4. Panic disorders
  5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder

The right way to handle your anxiety will depend on your situation and your type of disorder. Some clients do have success with medications but remember that they simply treat the symptoms and not the anxiety itself. For many people, a specific event has traumatized them and caused their brain to unnecessarily be in “fight or flight” mode. In this situation, the brain can begin to interpret almost anything as a danger—even when it’s not.

Treatment for Anxiety: How Can Anxiety Therapy Help?

As you can see from our list above, there are different types of anxiety and there are numerous solutions for each. When you work with Thriveworks Salem Counseling, you can count on us to help you find the unique solutions that will prove most helpful for you. Some examples of effective treatment include:

  • Talk therapy
  • Family counseling
  • Exercising
  • Reducing alcohol and caffeine
  • Practicing regular self-care

When it comes to anxiety, the individual often needs professional treatment to effectively manage or overcome their disorder. This means that therapy will likely be necessary, but the other approaches to treatment listed above can supplement therapy and further help the individual get their anxiety under control.

It doesn’t matter where you are today or how you got there. The only thing that matters is the next step and when you’re dealing with anxiety, the next step is to get professional help. We welcome your visit and look forward to helping you through this experience.

Meet with an Anxiety Therapist at Thriveworks Salem Counseling

The anxiety therapists at Thriveworks Salem Counseling provide a unique approach to care for every single client they meet with. This means that they create a plan for treatment that is tailored to best help the given individual. Think about it: Someone with social anxiety shouldn’t receive the same treatment as someone who has OCD or PTSD. Even two people with the same anxiety disorder require and deserve a personalized approach to therapy. Thriveworks Salem Counseling honors this and will provide you with a personalized approach to therapy, too.

If you are struggling with any given type of anxiety, or you are beginning to show symptoms of anxiety, please consider reaching out to our Thriveworks Salem Counseling office. We have anxiety therapists, counselors, and other experts on staff who are available to meet with new clients. Schedule your appointment today by contacting us.

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Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Salem is located in McIntire Historic District on Washington St. where it intersects with Lynde St. We share a building with MassHire North Shore Career Center - Salem, Koto Grill & Sushi, and other businesses.

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(978) 637-8213

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