Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. Sometimes anxiety shows up as worrisome thoughts, or mental movies projecting terrible outcomes, and sometimes anxiety shows up in your body. Tension, sleeplessness, irritability, difficulty eating, shakiness, teeth grinding, gastrointestinal issues, ulcers, headaches, having difficulty concentrating, and feeling in a fog are all part of the anxiety experience.
Anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. Feelings of anxiety can interfere with daily activities such as job performance, school work, and relationships. There are several different types of anxiety disorders. Examples include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder.
You do not have to continue to be tormented by scary thoughts. You can learn the skills that will stop anxiety in its tracks, and allow you to move forward. You can learn how to feel calm, competent, and secure again. We can show you how.
Effective treatment for anxiety can help you “stop the train” of anxiety by teaching you how to relax your body, and your mind. The good news is that for most people, anxiety is easy to treat. Pathways Counseling Services, a Scottsdale counseling practice, offers the tools and techniques that heal anxiety are simple to learn and highly effective.