Anxiety Counselling and Therapy Solutions in Wombourne
Almost all problems that people experience involve some degree of Anxiety which might range from “mild concern” through to full blown “panic”.
Feelings of Anxiety can strike at almost any time, and it is highly likely that every single person will experience them at some point in their lives.
There are many factors that can contribute to these feelings (or excessive feelings) of worry and stress, for example you may develop Anxiety about an impending job interview, money worries, problems in your personal relationships or even just the day to day pressures of everyday life.
These feelings are in fact completely normal and a natural reaction to stress or fear, however, for some people the level of worry can become so “large” or “significant” that it starts to affect their ability to get on with living.
For many sufferers Anxiety can feel like it is constant and that you never get a chance to really relax.
The good news is that anxious feelings CAN be helped with Hypnotherapy.
Why Do I Experience Anxiety?
Anxiety is an absolutely normal reaction to any situation where we believe we are in “danger” (not necessarily that we ARE in danger).
We are “hard-wired” to respond in this way and we do not have any conscious control over the reaction, however, it is crucial to be aware that we DO have control over what we believe is dangerous – it’s not this “Reaction” which is “inappropriate”, but what we believe the danger is!
When our mind prepares to deal with danger it considers through three possible ways of solving the problem we are faced with: (1) FREEZE and hope that the danger goes away, (2) FLIGHT – escape from the danger, normally by running away, and (3) FIGHT – confront and fight the danger – the feelings associated with these actions are what you experience as Anxiety.
Whichever option we choose our mind ensures that our body is physically ready for any of the solutions by flooding our bloodstream with Adrenalin, shutting down the non-essential bodily functions (rationale thinking, digestion etc) and generally preparing for survival.
These chemical changes in our bodies are experienced physically as the symptoms of Anxiety!
Symptoms of Anxiety
- Feelings of living on the edge of your seat
- Inability to rest well
- An impending sense of fear or dread
- Problems Concentrating
- Being quick tempered with friends and family
- Finding minor issues irritating
- Feelings of dizziness
- Difficulties in becoming motivated
- Prickly sensations like pins and needles
- Fatigued Muscles
- Dry and Sticky mouth
- Sweating excessively
- Cramps in the Stomach
- Migraines and Headaches
- Missing your period
- Sleep patterns becoming interrupted
- Anxiety causing uncontrollable shaking
Therapy for Anxiety
We offer Hypnotherapy for Anxiety here at our clinic in Wombourne, Wolverhampton. In most cases we normally recommend following a course of sessions in order to develop the skills necessary to understand and then solve your Anxiety problems.
What is Hypnotherapy and what’s involved?
You may also be interested to know that we also offer the Changing Limiting Beliefs Programme for Anxiety problems specifically for those people who would prefer to follow a course of Psychological therapy instead.
We offer all clients who would like to discuss their particular issues in complete confidence a FREE initial consultation which lasts around 50 minutes. During this time we will discuss the various options available to you and the likely costs involved so that you will be able to make a well-informed decision about proceeding with us.
We also recommend following the Thrive Programme for Anxiety at Thrive with Paul.
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