If you struggle with Anxiety, you are not alone. Although anxiety awareness is becoming more prevalent, it can still be a tough subject to bring up. It is important to know that you are not alone. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, over 18% of adults struggle with anxiety. That is almost 1 in 5 people. Research has yet to determine what causes anxiety, but we know it can be treated.
Seeking help is the first step to confronting anxiety. Below are common struggles for those who suffer from anxiety issues.
FEELING OF TENSION
When struggling with anxiety, it can impact you physically as well as mentally. You may feel the most tension in your neck, but the feeling of tension can impact any muscle. Clenching, flexing, and holding are physical responses to feeling anxiety.
SENSE OF APPREHENSION
This can happen before opening a letter, before you answer the telephone, or before speaking to someone. It is a feeling of fear for whatever comes next.
This is similar to apprehension but is a more constant feeling of being in danger. It does not have to preclude an action or event. A person struggling with anxiety may continuously feel in danger or impending misfortune.
WHAT CAN THERAPY DO FOR ANXIETY DISORDER?
Although there are multiple symptoms of anxiety disorder and different types of anxiety disorders, generally speaking, when your world becomes limited due to fears, it is time to seek treatment. Anxiety can impact your relationships, health, sleep, or work. It can even impact the ability to learn and pursue new things.
DO I NEED INSURANCE TO SEE A THERAPIST?
No. In fact, at Mindful Healing, we accept clients on a sliding scale. We are currently accepting clients for our sliding scale rates.
If you live in Portland or the Portland area and want information or help with Anxiety Disorder,
E-MAIL US OR CALL US AT 503-878-8588 TO SCHEDULE YOUR INTAKE TODAY.