Therapy for Anxiety
You don’t want anxiety and worry to hold you back from living the life that you want to live.
You don’t want to live worried or afraid anymore. You’ve struggled and tried to find peace and it doesn’t seem to be working. You may have suffered from a traumatic event, and it has caused you an increased amount of fear. If you feel that anxiety is keeping you from being the person you were meant to be, you are not alone! Luckily, therapy for anxiety can help you live a life you love.
Anxiety Disorders are the most common mental health condition in the United States. In fact, 40 million adult Americans, and 4.4 million children and adolescents have been diagnosed. But, those numbers continue to rise.
The first thing for you to know is that all people struggle with anxiety at one point or another in their lives. In fact, a little bit of anxiety can be helpful. Anxiety can help protect you from danger.
But, sometimes, the symptoms of anxiety can rise to a level that becomes too much to bear alone. When this occurs, symptoms can manifest into these disorders:
You may feel like your anxiety isn’t “serious enough” to get help. But, we encourage you to contact a professional anyway. Anxiety, if left untreated, can snowball, and get bigger over time.
If you are experiencing any of the below symptoms, it’s time to seek out therapy for anxiety:
- Feeling restless, or wound up
- Racing thoughts
- Inability to focus
- Difficulty controlling worries
- Trouble sleeping
- Excessive weight loss/gain
- Increased heartbeat, sweating, or rapid breathing
- Muscle tension
- Feeling irritable
- Feeling an impending sense of doom
When to Seek Therapy for Anxiety in South Jersey:
Do you find that anxiety or excessive worry is getting in the way of your relationships, work, school, physical health, or activities you used to love? If so, it’s time to talk to a licensed therapist. Below are signs that it is time to call a professional:
- Avoiding social interactions
- Avoiding activities that you once enjoyed
- Avoiding phone calls/text messages/get-togethers
- Poor performance at work or in school
How Therapy for Anxiety in South Jersey Can Help:
There are many ways therapy for anxiety can assist you. Therapy can help by first identifying the underlying causes of your worries/fears. Second, therapy will give you the necessary coping skills that will work best for you and your life. It will teach you how to relax and create calm for yourself. Therapy for anxiety can also give you a new way of looking at what you are worried about.
At My Therapy Connection™, our therapists are highly trained to treat anxiety. We use the following evidence-based methods/treatment models:
- Exposure Therapy
- Solution Focused Therapy
What if my anxiety is getting in the way of me reaching out for help?
Our commitment is to make you feel comforted and cared for. When you call or e-mail us; you will be met with kindness and compassion. All calls, e-mails, and online form submissions are strictly confidential. Your information is not shared with anyone without your written consent. Our caring administrative assistant will contact you to provide you with more information. Or, if you are ready, our assistant will be happy to schedule you for your first appointment. If you still find it difficult to reach out, we encourage you to e-mail us with any questions. Contact us at [email protected]
We encourage you to get to know our therapists before you call by visiting our about page here. Knowing more about your therapist can help to reduce your anxiety.
Therapy is expensive. I can’t afford it.
Call us anyway. Many times, insurance companies will reimburse you at an out-of-network rate. Or, they will make a one-time exception for treatment. Even if we can’t help you, we will work to find you an anxiety therapist in Swedesboro, NJ who can.
Begin Therapy for Anxiety in South Jersey
Most therapy appointments occur weekly for the first 6-8 weeks at a regularly scheduled time. Your anxiety therapist will take some background info and family history at your first therapy session. Then, they will work with you to set goals. Together, you and your therapist will come up with a treatment plan that works for you. Our mission is to make you feel comforted, safe and cared for. If you’re ready to start your therapy from our Swedesboro, NJ-based therapy practice, please follow these simple steps:
- First, fill out the online form, call us at (800) 845-0336, or e-mail us at [email protected].
- Our assistant will contact you within one business day. They will answer any questions you may have. During this time, they will get you set up with a professional anxiety therapist. The assistant will explain all that you need to know before your first appointment.
- You will fill out a series of online forms before your first appointment.
- Last but not least, you will show up for your in-person or online therapy appointment.
Other Services Offered at My Therapy Connection
Treatment for anxiety isn’t the only thing we offer at My Therapy Connection™. We offer treatment for depression, grief & loss, panic attacks, and stress management. We also offer therapy for intimacy and relationship issues, teen therapy, couples counseling, and therapy for career issues. Our team understands making in-person appointments can be difficult at times. This is why we are happy to also offer online therapy in South Jersey. Learn more by visiting our FAQ or blog page today!