Kelsie has never understood why she gets so anxious in public spaces. For as long as she can remember, things like traversing a crowded restaurant, sidewalk, or public transportation system have been a significant challenge. While she wants to move away from her irrational fears, Kelsie feels as though her social anxiety may be too deeply entrenched to be fixed or managed. But still; giving up seems like the wrong choice, and that’s why Kelsie wants to talk with a mental health professional about the anxious thoughts and sensations she’s struggling with.
Kelsie hopes that by reaching out to a provider, she’ll be able to understand her anxiety more clearly. With a provider’s support and guidance, Kelsie is looking forward to addressing her social anxiety and working with a mental health professional to implement solutions. While her social anxiety has been calling the shots for many years, Kelsie feels optimistic that she may finally have a chance to experience relief.
Just like Kelsie, you might find that anxiety is frequently causing you to suffer emotional distress. If you’re interested in discovering how a mental health professional can help you learn to manage your anxiety, call Thriveworks in Waco, TX today.
Do I Have Anxiety?
Anxiety is a familiar feeling for many of us, and the thoughts or scenarios that trigger it are often unique. While it’s normal to suffer from occasional anxiety in certain situations or mindsets, when anxiety becomes a persistent problem it often harms our personal lives as a result. If you’re facing recurring anxiety, the situation that’s causing your symptoms is unique. By talking openly with a mental health professional, you can learn to identify the sources of your anxiety.
But with that in mind, there are common symptoms of recurring anxiety that are important to watch out for, including:
- Fatigue, difficulty sleeping
- Anger issues
- Decreased performance at work
- Racing thoughts, inability to concentrate
- Digestive problems
- Rapid heart rate
- Low appetite, or conversely, overeating
Talk with a therapist, counselor, or psychiatrist about your anxiety at Thriveworks in Waco, TX. There’s no need to face your negative thoughts and emotions by yourself. Even if you’re not experiencing anxiety, you can trust that one of our providers will help to address your needs and concerns by talking with you about what’s bothering you.
Who Should I Talk to? What Type of Anxiety Could I Have?
Our providers can help to treat your anxiety in different ways, depending on both your provider’s methodology and your own needs. At Thriveworks in Waco, TX our psychologists and therapists can:
- Use talk therapy or behavioral therapy techniques to promote your self-awareness
- Work with clients to help them develop coping mechanisms to use in the situations that matter most
- Help family members or partners understand their loved one’s anxiety through relationship therapy or family counseling
And if you have a more persistent or severe case of anxiety, receiving treatment from one of our psychiatrists could be a more effective route. Psychiatrists are set apart by being both licensed medical doctors and therapists simultaneously. Psychiatrists can help with your anxiety by prescribing helpful medication that assists clients in managing the disruptive, damaging symptoms of anxiety.
Some of the different forms of anxiety that our providers can help to treat include:
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
- Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)
- Panic Disorder
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Don’t feel like you need to know which provider type you need, or what form of anxiety you have before you’ve given us a call. Just by reaching out, we’ll be able to help you find the provider that’s right for you, and the treatment methods that fit your personality and lifestyle needs.
Schedule Anxiety Therapy at Thriveworks in Waco, TX
When anxiety seems like it’s controlling your life, don’t hesitate to contact our Waco, TX office to start working towards better mental health. Our support team is standing by waiting to assist you. With their help, you can easily find a provider in your area and set up your insurance to cover costs, if applicable. With Thriveworks, you have the opportunity to get even more out of your client experience by becoming an enrollee. It’s a great way to start putting distance between yourself and your anxiety, especially with perks like:
- Email communication with your provider between sessions
- Same and next-day appointments
- The ability to cancel up until 23.5 hours before your scheduled session
- Weekend and evening openings
- Our life coach Q/A chat, for those questions that can’t wait until your next session
- Our Therapy Buddy app, designed to measure your personal progress as you advance through your treatment program
Thriveworks in Waco, TX is ready to pair you with the provider who can make a difference in managing your anxiety. We offer personalized care and coping strategies that are actually designed for your unique needs. Discover how anxiety therapy, counseling, or psychiatric services could benefit your mental health by giving us a call.