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Anxiety Treatment

Some anxiety from time to time is normal and healthy, helping to motivate you to get you out of tough situations. But when anxiety lasts longer or develops into a constant sense of dread, affecting your everyday life, you may have an anxiety disorder. CARESPACE can help.

Call (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

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CARESPACE is less than 10-minutes away

Good news – if you’re looking for anxiety treatment near you and are in the Kitchener Waterloo area, there’s a CARESPACE multidisciplinary clinic less than 10-minutes away (book online below). And even better, our evidence-based team is driven to get the results you want so you can be your best.

What is anxiety?

Anxiety is a natural condition that affects many individuals in varying degrees, and it can range from mild uneasiness to extreme feelings of terror. It is important to distinguish anxiety from fear, as anxiety is more of an ongoing state of apprehension and dread on a psychological, cognitive, and physical level.

Treatment for anxiety may involve psychotherapy for moderate to severe symptoms. Stress management techniques such as relaxation training are also methods used in managing anxiety symptoms. With assistance from lifestyle adjustments or professional treatment such as psychotherapy, individuals who suffer from anxiety can learn to navigate their emotions without negative consequences.

What are the symptoms of anxiety?

Experiencing anxiety can come with an array of symptoms that can vary in severity from person to person. Common physical symptoms include excessive sweating, trembling or twitching, increased heart rate and headache. Emotions may include fear, worry, panic attack, feeling overwhelmed, constantly worrying about the future or being worked up over minor issues. Cognitively people can experience obsessive thoughts and difficulty concentrating and focusing. Behaviourally people with anxiety may have a hard time slowing down and relaxing even during leisure activities like watching movies or going for walks due to the perceived pressure to constantly be productive. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms CARESPACE can provide access the most appropriate treatment for you.

What are anxiety attacks?

An anxiety attack can be an completely overwhelming experience. Symptoms may include rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing, sweating, tremor, and sensations of fear or dread. While some of these symptoms can also arise from physical causes such as an underlying medical condition, an anxiety attack is brought on by psychological stimuli rather than a physical one. Learning various techniques to cope with anxious feelings such as relaxation techniques, distraction methods, and sleep hygiene can help lessen the severity of anxiety attacks and allow the individual to become more resilient in the face of distressful emotions.

What is the best treatment for anxiety?

Anxiety is a highly treatable condition. However, finding the right treatment for an individual person can depend on various factors such as the person’s age, type of anxiety disorder, and personal preference. Some common treatments for anxiety include therapy, medication, and lifestyle changes.

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Kitchener Waterloo Therapy

Anxiety is a pervasive and distressing condition that affects millions of people around the world, causing them to feel overwhelmed and emotionally exhausted. Fortunately, there are many effective treatments available to help alleviate the symptoms of anxiety and provide a path to wellness. The key is to seek out quality care from a mental health professional who is knowledgeable about anxiety and can offer compassionate support throughout the process of recovery. With the right treatment, anxiety does not have to control your life. You can find peace and confidence once again.

At CARESPACE you have the option of seeing a counsellor either in-person or online with TeleCARE. At CARESPACE your counsellor is less than 10-minutes away, and your first online appointment is FREE.

Please visit our psychotherapy page to choose the therapist who’s right for you.

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