Anxiety is the experience of feeling tense, on edge, overwhelmed, stuck, worried, and fearful. Treatment for anxiety is recommended when it interferes with your ability to cope and accomplish what you what to every day. Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problem in the world. There are many variations, severity levels and causes of anxiety. High anxiety is often from many factors such as work stress, relationship conflict, life changes, traumatic experiences, genetics, medical or mental health conditions. Panic Attacks are severe anxiety with physical symptoms such as a racing heart, chest pain and fear of dying. Common phobias are fear of driving or public speaking. Phobias are often rooted in distressing or traumatic experiences. Generalized Anxiety is excessive worrying and feeling paralyzed by fear. Anxious Attachment stems from the childhood experience of neglect, abuse, and conflict with a parent. Psychotherapy can be a very effective treatment for anxiety.
Dr. Heselton can help identify the source of your anxiety and address this with one or more types of therapy. For example, Supportive Psychotherapy can help you adjust and cope with work stress and relationship conflict. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) can help to resolve panic attacks, phobias, grief and distressing or traumatic life experiences. Revisioning Therapy can help with Anxious Attachment Disorder.