Feeling anxious on occasion is normal, common and manageable. Anxiety disorders go beyond the normal emotion experienced by everyone at one time or another
When feelings of anxiety prevent one from handling normal situations, anxiety has become a problem that needs attention. Anxiety that interferes with normal life is not the same as pre-date jitters, it can be a serious condition involving ceaseless crippling worry and fear.
Anxiety disorders include a range of conditions from phobias to panic attacks. Sufferers may have some or all of these symptoms:
- Disturbing painful memories.
- Recurring nightmares.
- Physical symptoms such as heart palpitations, shortness of breath, stomach upset, muscle tension, and more.
- Obsessive thoughts.
- Overwhelming feelings of fear and panic.
Counseling can help alleviate and reduce symptoms associated with anxiety disorders, and help is available in a private and comfortable setting. Schedule a consultation to discuss options by calling 610-220-4202 or using the form to contact me.