Heard of anxiety? It is the most common mental health worry not just with people but with the psychologist and counsellors too. The cases seemed to have marked an exponential jump. Therefore it is very important for us to understand what anxiety is and how to seek help – anxiety counselling.
Anxiety in general, means nervousness, or if you worry too much or have a self doubt. Although it is true that everyone gets the symptoms of anxiety once in a while but if the feelings persist and become overwhelming, recurring, and start to impact your social, personal and professional life, it means you need to talk to a therapist.
What are the symptoms of Anxiety
Since it all depends on the person’s feelings of worry and the degree of the emotions, it becomes important to know as to how do you know that you need anxiety counselling.
- Your anxiety is causing intrusive and obsessive thoughts.
- It is difficult to concentrate.
- Constantly feel restless and frustrated.
- Others might feel depressed.
- Or, you could develop physical symptoms like tense muscles, or high blood pressure. There could be trembling, sweating, a racing heartbeat, dizziness, and insomnia
- In others, it may also cause headaches, digestive problems, difficulty breathing, and nausea.
What can I do before I find the best counsellor?
Anxiety can show itself in many ways. If you know a loved one with anxiety issues, and you want to make sure they are comfortable
- Just be patient with them
- Encourage or appreciate them
What causes anxiety?
The causes of anxiety can be many – living in constant stress or an abusive environment where anxiety can become a habit. Our fast paced lifestyles and use of social media could cause chronic anxiety. An unresolved trauma in the past can lead to a severe form of anxiety which is PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder. And, in situations like these, anxiety counselling can really help.
A good therapy can help an anxious person learn coping skills like deep breathing, meditation, exercise, and assertive communication.
When is the right time to get help for my anxiety?
Look, anxiety is a problem that when it gets worse because of the stressors and continues to build up, it is bound to affect your life negatively. So, there is no shame to ask for help. Do not cover your feelings and know you are not alone. If you are not comfortable talking to your loved ones, there are online counselling therapists available to understand you better.
Where can I get help for my anxiety?
At Beyond Therapy, our online anxiety counselling therapists are available 24×7 to help. Remember you are not alone in this. Find anxiety advice at just a single click on chat or phone in your preferred language like Hindi, English, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Odia and Punjabi within India and abroad.
But first and foremost, always to recognise and accept that your anxiety can get worse and lead to panic attacks and PTSD. It is important to seek professional counselling treatment so that you can also deal with everyday life’s challenges.
When you take advice from any of our top online counselling psychologists, your information is kept 100% confidential, private & anonymous.
Which is the best anxiety treatment?
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy helps you to bifurcate and examine your thoughts and teach you coping skills.
Is online counselling good for my anxiety?
Yes, online counselling sessions have a proven track record of effectively treating your anxiety.
What are the other treatments available for anxiety?
Depending on the level of your anxiety issue, your counsellor will have many treatment options available.