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Is Anxiety Making Your Life Miserable?

We will work for you to get you out of it with quick assistance and amazing healing therapies. Perhaps one call can change your condition.

Anxiety Therapists in Toronto

If you are experiencing prolonged periods of anxiety, if this anxiety is interfering with your life, you would likely benefit from psychotherapy.

A certain amount of anxiety is a normal response to life’s stresses.When anxiety begins to interfere with daily life it is usually a good idea to see a therapist for anxiety therapy.

The symptoms of anxiety are many and may include excessive worrying, trouble sleeping, increased heart rate, trouble concentrating, rapid breathing, dry mouth, sweating and fear.

Your therapist will help you sort out what is creating the anxiety you are experiencing. Some of the fears you may be experiencing may be the result of present-day stress. Others may stem from unresolved experiences in your past. Often past and present circumstances combine to trigger what seem like inexplicable anxiety symptoms that can feel overwhelming.

The unfolding, in therapy, of your set of circumstances generally renders your anxiety much more manageable. Anxiety feels most terrible because it is a fear that seems to be ungrounded in any danger, an entity in itself almost. Once we come to understand the complex factors at the root of anxiety, of we can either deal with the fear in manageable stages or let the fear go. This process is much more easily undertaken with the help of a trained psychotherapist.

Types of Anxiety

Panic Attacks

Panic attacks are an overwhelming and usually very physical expression of anxiety. People who experience panic attacks often speak of feeling like they are dying of a heart attack. It is such an unpleasant experience that the fear of having a panic attack has actually caused another panic attack. If you are experiencing panic attacks, you would do well to seek help at once. Therapy can usually help but if symptoms are acute, you should see a therapist or doctor as soon as possible.

Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is not the same as being an introvert, which is a healthy and normal quality. Many people experience some levels of social anxiety, especially in situations where they are expected to socialize with people they don’t know very well. Usually this is not debilitating. Social anxiety becomes problematic when it prevents people from enjoying any contact with groups of people. Sometimes the fear of being in public is so intense that a person has severe symptoms like blushing, sweating, nausea and trembling, even experiencing panic attacks when confronting these situations. Sometimes the worry about how they are being perceived by others becomes the only focus. If this happens to you on a regular basis, you would probably benefit from seeing a therapist.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

A person suffering from this disorder can worry day and night. Even when real world problems dissipate, a person with generalized anxiety will often anticipate disaster, feeling something wrong is going to happen. Negative thoughts can interfere even when a person is in a happy environment. The disorder gets so severe at times that it can
be debilitating.

Phobias

Phobia means fear…extreme fear of a person, place or condition. Most of us have fears related to situations in which there is potential danger; heights, flying, water or enclosed spaces are some examples. If your fear is stopping you from the things you want to do, we may help you overcome this.

Help is at Hand

There are as many ways for anxiety to show up as there are people to experience it, and not all types of anxiety, angst or other related feelings are listed here.If you feel that anxiety is getting in the way of living a meaningful life, then reach out to a therapist. We would be glad to work with you on the roots of your problems, to ease your symptoms and to assist you in creating a more fulfilling, present and integrated life.