What is Anxiety?
Anxiety can affect anyone and can be debilitating. Many people who experience anxiety feel like there is something very wrong with them and the physical sensations that come with anxiety can be very scary. Anxiety can happen for any number of reasons but can sometimes feel like there is no reason at all for it.
There are psychological and physical symptoms that are associated with anxiety.
Psychological symptoms of anxiety:
- feeling constantly on edge
- difficulty concentrating
- feeling of dread
- difficulty sleeping
- dry mouth
- shortness of breath
- stomach ache
- feeling sick
- pins and needles
How Counselling Can Help for Anxiety
Talking through with a counsellor can help you with your anxiety in many ways. Exploring what happens in your body when you feel anxious and gaining knowledge of why this happens will provide a rational reason which can defuse much of the panic associated with anxiety.
Sometimes simply talking through what is going on for you in life can eliminate much of the anxiety. Being able to talk about anything in a safe space with someone who is independent has huge benefits. Talking through your anxiety can also help lead to the root cause of your anxiety.
Having therapy sessions can also give you the tools you need to cope with anxiety.
If you would like help with your anxiety, please feel free to contact me and book a counselling session.
I offer online counselling sessions.