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Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Getting support isn’t a sign of weakness, but of personal empowerment towards profound change. Let your healing journey begin here, get matched with a counsellor today.

If you’re suffering from panic attacks, obsessions, or fears that keep you from doing what you want, know that you don’t have to live this way. Therapy can help—and it’s often the most effective options for many anxiety problems. That’s because therapy treats more than just the symptoms of the problem.

With therapy, you’ll learn how to uncover the underlying causes of your worries and fears, relax; look at situations in new, less frightening ways; and develop better coping and problem-solving skills.

Therapy gives you the tools to overcome anxiety—and teaches you how to use them.

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What is Anxiety?

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Anxiety is a mental and physical reaction to perceived threats. It protects us from danger and focuses our attention on problems. However, it becomes debilitating when anxiety is too severe or occurs too frequently.

Symptoms of Anxiety

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Types of Anxiety Disorders

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If you’re looking for help in improving your quality of life, Well Being Counselling may be the right choice for you. Whenever there is anything interfering with your happiness or preventing you from achieving your goals, we are here to listen and support you.

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Anxiety is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences at different points in their lives. In some cases, anxiety can become chronic or excessive, leading to an anxiety disorder. While anxiety disorders cannot be completely "cured" in the sense of being permanently eradicated, they can be effectively managed with the right treatment and support.

Treatments for anxiety disorders may include:

  1. Psychotherapy: Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is the most common and effective therapy for anxiety disorders. It helps individuals identify and change negative thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to anxiety.

  2. Medications: Antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications can be prescribed to help manage anxiety symptoms. These medications should be used under the guidance of a healthcare professional, as they may have side effects and may not be suitable for everyone.

  3. Lifestyle changes: Regular exercise, a balanced diet, good sleep hygiene, and stress management techniques (such as mindfulness, meditation, or deep breathing exercises) can help reduce anxiety levels.

Anxiety can be triggered by various factors, which may differ from person to person. Some common triggers of anxiety include:

  1. Stress: High stress levels from work, school, relationships, or other life situations can lead to anxiety.
  2. Traumatic events
  3. Medical conditions
  4. Substance use
  5. Genetic factors
  6. Personality traits: People with certain personality traits, such as being more prone to negative emotions or having a low tolerance for uncertainty, may be more susceptible to anxiety.
  7. Environmental factors
  8. Imbalances in brain chemistry
  9. Phobias and fears
  10. Social situations

You are not born with anxiety disorders directly, but they can develop over time due to genetic, environmental, and psychological factors.

Anxiety can range from mild to severe, and its seriousness depends on the individual's specific symptoms, the impact on daily functioning, and the presence of any associated conditions. While occasional anxiety is normal, anxiety disorders can have severe consequences if left untreated.

Several types of therapy have been found effective in treating anxiety disorders. Some of the most common and well-established therapeutic approaches include:

  1. Cognitive-behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  2. Exposure Therapy
  3. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  4. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  5. Psychodynamic Therapy
  6. Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
  7. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  8. and more...

No matter what you are struggling with, we are here for you.

Where to Get Anxiety Therapy

Well Beings Counselling provide anxiety therapy in Ontario and British Columbia. View our clinics below or, if these locations are not convenient for you, we invite you to book an online or telephone consultation.

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Pareen Sehat MC, RCC

Pareen’s career began in Behaviour Therapy, this is where she developed a passion for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy approaches. Following a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology she pursued a Master of Counselling. Pareen is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. She specializes in CBT and Lifespan Integrations approaches to anxiety and trauma. She has been published on major online publications such as - Yahoo, MSN, AskMen, PsychCentral, Best Life Online, and more.