In today’s demanding and fast-paced world, everyone is talking about “anxiety,” but it can be hard to know if the stomach-churning stress you feel at the thought of meeting new people is “normal” stress or if you’re experiencing some actual level of anxiety and could benefit from seeing a professional therapist.
Treatment might include psychotherapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or a combination of therapy and counseling. These proven methods used by the skilled team at BHSA alter the harmful thought patterns that often trigger anxiety and troublesome feelings. Working together, we help end distorted thinking and change the intensity of your reactions to stressors to a healthier, more manageable level.
Symptoms of Anxiety
Common anxiety signs and symptoms include:
- Feeling nervous, restless or tense
- Having a sense of impending danger, panic or doom
- Having an increased heart rate
- Breathing rapidly (hyperventilation)
- Feeling weak or tired
- Trouble concentrating or thinking about anything other than the present worry
- Having trouble sleeping
- Experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) problems
- Having difficulty controlling worry
- Having the urge to avoid things that trigger anxiety
BHSA is here to help
Remember, if anxiety interferes with your daily life—whatever that might look like to you—that's reason enough to see a mental health professional. Ask yourself what kind of life you would prefer to be living and if feelings of anxiety are preventing your from living that life and let us help you find hope.
If you are experiencing anxiety, don’t suffer any longer and don’t feel like you are on your own. Treatment is available and we're here to help. Call 501-954-7470 to request an appointment with one of our professional therapists.