Anxiety Therapist In Birmingham, Alabama
Living in a world burdened by new and persistent problems of family, work and life in general, it does not come as a surprise that mental health issues have become widely pervasive amongst our generation.
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, over 18% of the adult population is diagnosed with anxiety disorders every year. And if you are one of them, then know this: there’s always help.
It’s not uncommon to feel a tad anxious before a significant moment in your life, such as a big presentation at a corporate seminar, preparing to propose to your loved one, or starting a new job.
However, anxiety that doesn’t leave, that seeps in your everyday routine and keeps you from living your life normally—that’s problematic, and should never be ignored. Untreated, anxiety can take a toll, not just on your cognitive capabilities, but also on your physical health.
People may be telling you that you will figure it out. You think that you can and should be able to figure everything out. It takes more than just a few breathing exercises to manage chronic anxiety. A good place to start is therapy.
How do I know I suffer from anxiety?
Anxiety can manifest as:
- Nervousness, even in simple situations
- Irritability and restlessness
- Fatigue, trouble sleeping
- Problems with concentration and decision-making
Symptoms of extreme anxiety and panic attacks include:
- Unexplained feeling of danger
- Dyspnea (shortness of breath), hyperventilating
- Dizziness, weakness, trembling
- Unexpectedly feeling too warm/too cold
- Rapid heartbeat, chest pain, palpitations
Having trained for years in experiential psychotherapy techniques and collaborating with reputed professionals in the field of anxiety treatment, I can help you uncover the root causes of your anxiety. The therapy sessions are designed to your individual needs and wants.