At Lifeforce Hypnotherapy and Counselling our therapists, James and Vicki, provide expert guidance, resources and tools to assist you with Anxiety Management
You don't have to imprisoned by your anxiety. There are many tools and techniques available to mange anxiety.
Anxiety - If I could just get myself out of my head.
If you're on this site and reading this page, it's highly likely you may be experiencing anxiety and perhaps looking for some decent relief.
Our practice, Lifeforce Hypnotherapy and Counselling, provides specialist anxiety support services through different therapy models and accompanying natural products.
Feeling tense, stressed, and worried at certain times when under pressure is a normal human response. In fact, 3 out of every 5 people report that they worry or feel anxious at least once every day.
However, for some people, their worry, feelings of anxiety and tension persist to the point that they significantly interfere with their daily life.
If this sounds like you, then you may find the information on this page very useful in understanding your anxiety. Please take some time to read through all the different options available to manage anxiety and regain control in your life.
Recognising anxiety and how it can manifest plays a big part in disempowering it. Anxiety is often a messenger, we help you decipher the message.
Symptoms of Anxiety
Symptoms of Anxiety:
Worrying about everything A feeling of restlessness Insomnia or Sleep Disturbance Physical Tension - feeling keyed up Irritability Feeling tired and exhausted Feeling confused Lack of patience Inability to focus or concentrate Difficulty breathing Sweating or shaking Inability to speak clearly Jumbled thoughts Pounding heart and rapid pulse Feelings of fear or dread Feelings of losing it
Of course, these are the more common symptoms of anxiety we see on a regular basis. Anxiety can manifest in many more ways too.
Anxiety is not selective, it can affect anyone and everyone. Every person on the globe will experience anxiety at some point in their life journey.
Types of Anxiety
The DSM-5 lists the following Anxiety Disorders:
Types of Anxiety listed from the DSM- 5
GAD Generalised Anxiety Disorder Social Phobia Panic Disorder Agoraphobia Separation Anxiety Disorder Anxiety Disorder due to another medical condition Substance/Medication Induced Anxiety Disorder Selective Mutism Other Specified Anxiety Disorder Unspecified Anxiety Disorder
PTSD, C-PTSD and OCD, previously listed as Anxiety Disorders now have their own chapters within the DSM-5.
One of the first steps in addressing anxiety is understanding it.
Our Therapies for Anxiety Management
Counselling for Anxiety
Counselling with therapists who have lived experience with high level anxiety and recovery.