Signs that You Need Therapy for Your Anxiety
By Jessica Hansen, CSW
Anxiety is a mental health battle that affects many individuals. Anxiety can come in many shapes and forms causing it to look different on everyone. It is something that can be difficult to manage and cope with. Managing anxiety alone can be lonely and confusing. Everyone can benefit from support. Knowing when it is time to reach for support is important so you don’t let that anxiety damage relationships and opportunities. If you find yourself suffering from the following symptoms you may want to consider seeking therapeutic service:
- Excessive worry occurring more days than not
- Difficulty controlling your worries or fears
- Feeling on edge
- Sleep disturbances
- Irrational fears
- Difficulty concentrating
- Your worries are controlling you
What Therapy for Anxiety is Like
Therapy is a useful resource that can help you learn how to manage and cope with anxiety. A therapist can help you find the underlying cause of your anxiety and work through these issues. In turn, this can help you to develop coping mechanisms that decrease anxiety. Some of these coping mechanisms can include breathing exercises, mindfulness practices, role-playing, and other techniques. Working on these techniques and talking through the anxiety that you are dealing with will help you manage that anxiety as triggers arise in your daily life.
Therapy is a great support system if you suffer from anxiety. Since anxiety is something that people can suffer with life long it’s important that they have a plan to manage it. Therapeutic services can help you develop a plan for managing anxiety including setting goals, developing a routine, and other strategies that can help. It also can help work on developing your support system of individuals who can be there for you. Therapy can be an effective way to manage anxiety both short-term and long-term.
Book an Appointment for Your Anxiety Today
If you find yourself dealing with anxiety and trying to cope on your own, book an appointment or consultation today call or text 801-277-6851. The therapists at Unified Family Thearpy are here to help you manage your anxiety and give you the support you need to live your best life. A therapist can help you with this challenge by using therapeutic techniques that can allow you to better manage and cope with your anxiety so that it does not control you every day.