Agoraphobia - disorder in which you fear and often avoid certain environments that might cause you to feel trapped, panicked, or embarrassed. Agoraphobics often avoid public places.
Anxiety Disorder Due to a Medical Condition - excessive panic or anxiety caused by a health condition.
Generalized anxiety disorder - intense anxiety that occurs daily about activities or events (even routine events) in your life. The worry is out of proportion to the actual events and often affects how you feel physically.
Panic Disorder - surges of panic and fear that arise without reasonable cause. This may include feelings of impending doom, shortness of breath, chest pain, pounding heart. These panic attacks often cause panic disorder sufferers to fear the recurrence of more panic attacks and to avoid situations in which they might occur again.
Social Anxiety Disorder - excessive and unreasonable fear about being in social situations and being embarrassed or judged negatively by others.
Health Anxiety - Worrying about your health is normal, but if it gets to the point of obsessive thinking and worrying about heath concerns, you may have health anxiety. There are two types of health anxiety: Somatic Symptom Disorder and Illness Anxiety Disorder which had been known as Hypochrondriasis. People with health anxiety obsess over body functions, pain, and physical discomfort. They worry about having or acquiring an serous illness despite getting negative test results from their doctors.They regularly check for signs of illness and frequently seek out the help of medical professionals.
Wondering if you are anxious? Take this anxiety quiz to see if you should consult a mental health professional.
If you are experiencing physical symptoms, I also recommend you schedule an appointment with your primary care doctor to get a medical examination. An exam can help rule out any medical conditions which could be causing symptoms.
Anxiety counseling will help you learn the tools you need to decrease your anxiety. Anxiety is often caused by negative thoughts that create extreme negative feelings inside you. Together we will examine your critical thoughts and you will learn concrete, hands-on tools to replace thoughts to manage your emotions. In addition you will also learn relaxation techniques that will help you calm your body and mind. These techniques are extremely effective and easy to use.
Anxiety robs you of sleep, peace of mind, energy, and so much more. You lose control when the anxiety takes over. With counseling, you can quickly and effectively learn to take the control back.
You can learn to control your anxiety and experience peace in your life. Give one of our Houston counselors a call today at 713 - 591 - 3612 to schedule an appointment and start feeling better. You can also contact us online to book an appointment.
Are you wondering if you have anxiety? Check out this video to find out more about the signs and symptoms of anxiety.
Anxiety is very treatable. Talking to a professional counselor can help you start to reduce your anxiety and make life more manageable.
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Learn how to to do a calming breathing technique to help you destress, focus, relieve anxiety, and just generally feel better. If you have five minutes you can do this. Check out the Wilson Counseling youtube channel for other great videos like this one.
Grounding is a coping skill that helps you stay more in the present moment. It is really helpful for decreasing anxiety, panic, PTSD, and feelings of disconnection, or flashbacks.
When people are highly anxious or feel numbed out, spaced out, or like you are in a dream state, becoming mindful through a grounding technique will help. It can help you be more in the here and now so you feel safe, comforted and calm.
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