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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 West Des Moines, IA 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 West Des Moines 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?

Anxiety can feel isolating and overwhelming but help is available. A therapist, counselor, psychologist, or another mental health professional at Thriveworks in West Des Moines, IA can help you cope with your anxiety and address it so that it doesn’t hinder your plans or goals.

Scheduling an appointment with Thriveworks isn’t just seeking help; it’s a proactive step towards a more fulfilling life, supported by dedicated professionals. Book your session today by calling us at (515) 219-4986.

The Benefits of Receiving Therapy for Anxiety

Your treatment for anxiety at Thriveworks may include:

  • Medications, such as antidepressants and sedatives
  • Self-care practices, such as exercise, relaxation techniques, and meditation
  • Therapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and exposure therapy

To determine what type of treatment is right for you, set up an appointment with us at Thriveworks in West Des Moines, IA. We look forward to helping you soon.

Schedule an Appointment With a Therapist at Thriveworks

Our professionals at Thriveworks are available to meet with you seven days a week, whenever is most convenient for you. We offer our services online or in person, and our cancellation policy is flexible should you need to move your appointment to a later date.

We accept health insurance and offer a suite of perks for all Thriveworks clients. When you’re ready to get started, we’re here to help.

Reach out to schedule an appointment at Thriveworks in West Des Moines, IA by giving us a call at (515) 219-4986.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our West Des Moines therapists and counselors accept 20 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Avera Health Plans

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

  • Humana PPO | EPO | HDHP

  • JP Farley Corporation

  • Medicare IA

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Self-pay costs at West Des Moines
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

Hear from our clients

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4.5 Thriveworks West Des Moines reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Read more Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Anonymous Thriveworks Client
Review left on Thriveworks.com

Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks in West Des Moines, IA is located at 7205 Vista Dr Suite 100, West Des Moines, IA 50266, near the Fairfield Inn & Suites and Kum & Go.

Phone number

(515) 219-4986

Languages spoken by IA providers

  • English
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