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At Positive Change Counseling Center we tailor our treatment to meet your specific needs. Anxiety is common in our society and there has been extensive research to show the effectiveness of both talk therapy and medication management when treating anxiety disorders. At PCCC we use a combination of therapeutic techniques to help alleviate your anxiety symptoms.
What is Anxiety?
Anxiety is characterized by feelings of apprehension, fear, and uneasiness. It can range from mild and temporary stress to severe and persistent disorders. Individuals experiencing anxiety often encounter heightened emotional responses, physical symptoms such as increased heart rate and muscle tension, and a pervasive sense of worry about future events or uncertainties.
How Does Therapy Help Anxiety?
Therapy serves as a valuable and effective means of addressing anxiety by providing individuals with a supportive and non-judgmental space to explore and understand their thoughts, emotions, and behavioral patterns. Through the therapeutic process, individuals gain insight into the root causes of their anxiety, learn to identify triggers, and acquire practical skills to manage stressors more effectively.
Positive Change Counseling Center Anxiety Therapy
Choosing Positive Change Counseling Center for anxiety therapy offers individuals a specialized and supportive environment dedicated to fostering mental well-being. With a team of experienced and compassionate therapists, the Positive Change Counseling Center prioritizes a positive and empowering approach to address anxiety-related challenges. The counselors at Positive Change Counseling Center employ evidence-based therapeutic techniques tailored to individual needs, providing practical tools to manage and overcome anxiety. Our commitment to creating a non-judgmental and empathetic space ensures that clients feel heard and understood.
Does Insurance Cover Therapy for Anxiety?
A diagnosis of an anxiety disorder is typically covered by your insurance plan for outpatient mental health treatment. This may include psychotherapy (aka: talk therapy) or medication management. Click here to learn more.
Frequently Asked Questions about Anxiety
Q: What Causes Anxiety?
The causes of anxiety are complex and multifaceted, involving a combination of genetic, environmental, and psychological factors. Genetics can play a role, as individuals with a family history of anxiety disorders may be more predisposed to experiencing anxiety themselves. Environmental stressors, such as traumatic events, significant life changes, or chronic stress, can contribute to the development of anxiety.
Q: What Helps with Anxiety?
Managing anxiety involves a combination of strategies that address the physical, emotional, and cognitive aspects of this complex phenomenon. Therapy is widely recognized as an effective intervention.
Q: Is Anxiety a Disability?
Many people live with anxiety every day while still moving through their daily routines. However, in some cases, anxiety can become so severe that it may interfere with one’s ability to attend school/work, engage in healthy relationships or attend to daily living skills, such as getting enough sleep or practicing good hygiene.
Q: How to Help Someone with Anxiety
Encouraging the person to seek professional help, such as therapy or counseling, can be instrumental. You may help in finding appropriate resources or accompany them to appointments if needed. Be patient and understanding, as progress in managing anxiety can take time.
Q: Is Therapy Worth It?
Therapy can be highly beneficial for many people, offering a safe and confidential space to explore and address various mental health concerns. It provides individuals with tools to better understand themselves, manage stressors, and navigate life's challenges. Therapy can be particularly effective in treating conditions such as anxiety, depression, and trauma. The therapeutic relationship formed with a trained professional can offer emotional support, validation, and guidance.
Psychotherapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families
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