It is normal to have normal stressors and worries that impact us day to day and those things that generally everybody worries about and is able to go about their day, work, family life with ease.
However, If you find that you have many worries about numerous things in your life that cause significant impairment in aspects of your life such as going to work, going to school, driving, flying in a plane, going out with friends. Perhaps you have worries about the future or your health that it causes you to feel anxious or react with strong emotions to others.
You may even have moments where you feel like your heart beats fast, you cant talk or you stumble on your words.
There are many types of anxiety that people experience. Social anxiety, general anxiety, phobias, health anxiety, and panic attacks.
At iMentalhealth Counselling in Saint Albert wants to help support you in learning how to cope with these signficant feelings of anxiety.
We like to offer tools and strategies to try within session and to take home so that you can deal with anxiety provoking moments.
Help you explore where the anxiety may be coming from.
We may explore some of the physiological responses to anxiety, the cognitive and the emotional responses that are happening and learn to develop tools to help you alleviate and manage it more effectively.
Lastly, it does not matter how much you talk your self or think your self out of anxiety, the body just starts responding. What we want to do is help you learn tools to settle and ground your self so that you can calm the nervous system down.
Sometimes that best place to start is to talk about and name some of the feelings and emotions that are going on with a therapist.
Techniques that may be used are:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
We are located at 200 Carnegie Drive in Saint Albert, Alberta. We offer online and in person appointments.
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