Counseling for Anxiety
Did you know that anxiety is different than common stress and worry?
Anxiety is an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behavior, such as pacing back and forth, physical discomfort and obsessive thoughts. It involves the unpleasant feelings of dread over something that may be unlikely to happen.
Anxiety is feeling unrealistic fear, worry, and uneasiness, usually generalized and unfocused. It is often accompanied by restlessness, fatigue, problems in concentration, and muscle tension.
Anxiety is not the same as fear.
Fear is evoked by a realistic danger and is an appropriate response to a perceived threat, while anxiety is worry or overreaction to a situation that is only subjectively seen as menacing.
When anxiety becomes overwhelming and distressing, it may fall under the diagnosis of anxiety disorder, which includes:
• Panic Attacks, Panic Disorder • Agoraphobia • Specific Phobia • Social Phobia • Acute Stress Disorder
• Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
If you feel you may be experiencing anxiety, please contact us,
we would be happy to talk with you.