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Anxiety Treatment in Wake Forest, Raleigh, and Fuquay Varina

Do you find it hard to focus while you’re sitting in class or in a meeting at work, like some kind of invisible force is tugging your mind in one hundred different directions? Do you struggle with fears about day-to-day life? Do you sometimes find it hard to sleep because you can’t “turn your brain off”?

Or perhaps you are worried about your child or teen. Are they refusing to go to school, acting more irritable, or perhaps having difficulty sleeping? These can be signs of anxiety, though they are often missed in children and adolescents.

All of us experience these things from time to time. Mild anxiety can flare up during exhausting seasons of life, like when you’re facing a series of tests in school or a major deadline at work. But if these experiences are becoming more common or severe, (like breaking out in cold sweats, feeling as if you’re drowning, or can’t breathe well), then it is time to seek professional help.

How to Know if You or Your Child Need Professional Help Dealing With Your Anxiety

If you are experiencing some of these symptoms regularly, you should consider seeking out additional support

Trouble falling asleep or staying asleep

Regularly feeling paralyzed by worry or troublesome thoughts

Routinely feeling fearful or experience panic attacks

Difficulty engaging in normal daily tasks or relationships

How Counseling Helps

Treat Anxiety

You’re tired of just surviving; you want to thrive. You want your life back. Good news: Counseling can help. Our therapists who specialize in anxiety can help by teaching you how to:

Identify anxiety triggers

Learn techniques like mindfulness and grounding

Reduce panic attacks and feel less agitated

Sleep better

Stop feeling overwhelmed

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What Anxiety Counselors Do

If you haven’t visited a counselor before, it can be intimidating or even, itself, a cause for anxiety. Wanting to know what therapy could look like is normal.

Typically, your counselor will ask to learn a bit more about you and why you are seeking help. Then, they will map out a plan of treatment together with you so you can achieve goals together. As you move through counseling, you may also practice certain skills between sessions. However, our therapists all take an individualized approach to treatment, so every counseling experience will be a little different and tailored to your individual desires and needs.

Our anxiety therapists use evidenced-based counseling techniques, including things like exposure therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy (SFT), and mindfulness and grounding to help our clients overcome anxiety and thrive, rather than just survive.

Getting Help For Anxiety

To begin getting help to deal with your anxiety, you can take one of two steps. First, you can take our online course “From Surviving to Thriving.” It will help you decrease your anxiety, stress, and negative thinking and you can take the entire course from the comfort and safety of your own home.

The second option is to schedule an appointment with one of our therapists in our Wake Forest, Fuquay Varina, or Raleigh clinics. You can contact us at 919-285-4802 or schedule an appointment online. You deserve to thrive.

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How to Get Started

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Find a Therapist

If you’re not sure who to pick, reach out to us directly. We’ll help you find a good fit!

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Book an Appointment

Use our easy online booking system or call us to schedule a time that works for you.

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Move Towards Your Goals

We’ll put together a therapy schedule and plan to help you or your loved one thrive.

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