Maybe your anxiety disorder is a new thing, or maybe you have a feeling that it's been there for years. Perhaps you resonate with more than one anxiety disorder, or you're not sure which one fits your symptoms. Regardless of which anxiety disorder(s) you're experiencing or how long you've been experiencing it for, you can rest assured knowing that the therapy I offer - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - is the number one recommended treatment for anxiety problems.
Whilst anxiety is a completely normal part of being a human, sometimes it can become excessive and develop into an anxiety disorder.
Do you excessively worry about a range of different things? People with Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) find it hard to control their worry and have constant emotional and physical feelings of anxiety usually about something going wrong.
Worrying and feeling anxious
Do you worry about what others think of you and whether you've embarrassed yourself? People with Social Anxiety worry before, during and after social situations, and sometimes avoid social events altogether because they worry people will notice they're anxiety.
Feeling anxious in social situations
Do you get sudden attacks of anxiety and feel like you might pass out or die? People with Panic Disorder experience frequent panic attacks characterised by intense physical symptoms that seem to come out of the blue, and they worry about having further panic attacks.
Having regular panic attacks
Do you worry about something bad happening and it being your fault? People with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) experience unwanted intrusive thoughts (obsessions) that cause anxiety and lead to repetitive behaviours (compulsions) as a way of coping.
Distressing obsessions and compulsions
Do you spend a lot of time worrying about flaws in your appearance? People with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) often stress about a specific area of their body and try really hard to conceal any flaws, and spend a lot of time comparing their looks with other people's.
Worrying about your appearance
Do you worry that you're ill or might get ill? People with Health Anxiety spend a lot of time worrying about whether their bodily symptoms indicate illness, checking their bodies for signs of illness, and often seeking reassurance from doctors.
Worrying about your health
Do you have an overwhelming fear of a specific thing? People with Phobias experience debilitating anxiety when faced with a particular feared object, place, situation or animal, and often avoid this thing at all costs.
Extreme Fears About Something