Mastering Anxiety: Seek Help with Counseling

Everyone experiences some level of anxious or nervous behavior due to stress, but severe anxiety can become overwhelming and chronic while interfering with your life. When anxiety interrupts your daily activities, it's time to get professional help. Mental health counseling assists you with mastering your anxiety, worries, and fears so you can live your life to the fullest.

Anxiety Concerns: When to Seek Help

When your mind fills with worried, obsessive thoughts, you experience difficulty concentrating, and you may also experience irritability, restlessness and an overwhelming feeling of dread or despair. You can even experience physical symptoms, such as sweating, shaking and nausea. When you feel these types of sudden symptoms due to anxiety, you are possibly experiencing a panic attack. When these issues become a part of your daily life, it is difficult to maintain your regular activities in the face of these difficult symptoms.

Chronic Anxiety Issues

Long-term symptoms of anxiety include insomnia, digestive issues and dizziness. Visiting your doctor when experiencing these types of symptoms is wise, and when diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, mental health counseling is the key to taking back your life. Untreated anxiety can develop into more serious issues such as phobias and depression, and it leads to lifestyle changes due to your unaddressed mental health needs.

The Causes of Anxiety

Anxiety can be the combined result of life experiences, genetics or learned behaviors. There are several variables that predispose you to anxiety, and many of these factors are outside of your control, including unresolved trauma and post traumatic stress disorder. Experiencing anxiety is stressful in itself, and it affects everything from your home life to your career to your social relationships. Once anxiety develops, it is potentially a habit and a new way of life unless you pursue treatment to improve your mental health.

Personalized Counseling Services

Mental health counseling helps to identify the source of your anxiety and develop coping skills to improve your symptoms. With a variety of techniques, we will help you learn to relax and deal with your stress in a way that is productive and healthy. Identifying and addressing your specific, individual needs means you can regain control of your life, master your anxiety and move forward without fear.

Effective Counseling Treatment to Improve Your Symptoms

Anxiety is a common reason to seek therapy, and effective treatment can significantly improve your symptoms and help you to resume your regular daily schedule. It is possible to feel good again and to feel like you are in control of your emotions and stress. Identifying the source of your anxiety and addressing it with healthy, practical tools help you achieve balance in your life, understand the root cause of your anxiety, and learn techniques to address it when it becomes a problem.

A Personalized Treatment Plan

Your treatment plan will include personalized therapy that will address your individual needs. Lifestyle adjustments, stress management, self-care and relaxation techniques are all be a part of a successful treatment program. Identifying the triggers and the root cause for your anxiety helps you to take control of your anxiety and master your fears. Our goal is to help you live your life without interruptions from panic attacks, anxiety, or phobias.

Scheduling a Counseling Appointment

As an adult, child and couple's psychologist, David N. Lombard, Ph.D. has the expertise to help you address your anxiety concerns. In a comfortable environment and with your mental health as our top priority, you will experience effective professional counseling that meets your personalized needs. Reaching out for help is the first step in the process of improving your life with resources and professional guidance tailored to improving your anxiety.

 

For professional, compassionate mental health counseling in the Fort Wayne area, please contact us for more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Lombard.

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