There are several factors such as genetics, brain chemistry, and stress that may contribute to an anxiety disorder. Moreover, traumatic events or a family history of anxiety disorders or other disorders that require mental health care may be risk factors.
40 million adults in the United States battle anxiety disorders but only 36.9 percent of them are receiving treatment. Therapy can help patients suffering from anxiety to identify triggers and work through their fears in order to resume a normal life. In therapy, we will use a variety of modalities for anxiety such as cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-informed, attachment, and mindfulness. During our therapy sessions, you will learn coping mechanisms and techniques to develop insight into your anxiety.
Sometimes symptoms of anxiety may require medications but studies show therapy can help people with anxiety. Therapy provides the tools to identify potential causes and manage your symptoms of anxiety. One of the first steps towards recovery is to learn how to differentiate between normal feelings of anxiety and a potential anxiety disorder. Book your appointment and let’s talk!