Do you ever find yourself nervous when the boss asks you how things are going?
Or maybe, you have a family member who is struggling to find that perfect work/life balance?
Or perhaps, you have a son or daughter who is struggling with changes in their life?
Anxiety is a common condition that will impact nearly every American at some point in their lives. Whether it be at work or at home, chances are you know someone who has struggled with anxiety at some point.
You’re not alone, and talking with someone about how you feel is the No. 1 professionally recommended way to ease your anxiety.
Signs You May Need To Speak With Someone About Anxiety
- You find yourself worrying constantly about success or failure in your career or your relationships
- You often feel pressured by not having enough time
- You find it tough to relax by using ‘healthy’ techniques – exercise, yoga, reading and resting
- You drink or use drugs to cope with stress
- You’re concerned you may have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- You are avoiding people or situations that make you uncomfortable
- You need help overcoming specific fears
- You feel awkward in social situations, such as parties, events and crowds
- You panic when asked for feedback at work
- You’re experiencing frequent illnesses, body aches, head aches and/or a sore stomach
- You find that excessive worrying causes insomnia or trouble sleeping
- You have trouble turning off your thoughts or worries
- You have become irritable, impatient or distant with others
Anxiety Therapy Can Help You
- Increase happiness and satisfaction with your life
- Improve your ability to set and achieve your goals.
- Have more tools available to deal with stress, whether it be at work, or at home
- Learn new techniques and skills to better take care of yourself and your loved ones
- Have more satisfying relationships and be better at communicating with others
- Gain a greater acceptance and have greater peace of mind
How We Approach Helping You With Your Anxiety
Our staff are fully trained in a variety of techniques to treat anxiety, including:
- Emotional distress tolerance skills
- Stress management
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Mindfulness techniques
- Relaxation techniques
- Exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy
- Systematic desensitization
- Guided imagery
Your therapist will be with you every step of the way as together, we uncover the reasons you are feeling the way you are and learn the best way to help you cope.
If you’d like to speak confidentially with one of our professionally trained staff about how you’re feeling to assess if anxiety therapy is for you, contact us. Appointments for individual therapy and counseling are available in Petaluma and Santa Rosa. We look forward to speaking with you!