Anxiety & Stress Counselling & Therapy

We all get anxious and stressed. It’s a normal reaction to various events. Anxiety keeps us alive in fact, and we need it. It is part of what keeps us alive.

The problem is when we start to feel anxious and stressed in situations that don’t need to cause us anxiety. Some people feel anxious when they wake up in the morning, seemingly for no particular reason. Some people feel anxious around others or when speaking publicly. Anxiety and stress shows itself in many different ways. If you feel anxiety is getting in the way of living life fully, our team can assist you both manage and get to the bottom of it.

Some symptoms of anxiety and stress may be easy to recognise;

Butterflies in the stomach
An impending sense that something bad is going to happen
Upset stomach
Loss of appetite
Anger
Frustration
Heart racing
Avoiding situations that cause you to feel anxious
Difficulty sleeping
Negative thoughts marked by excessive worry or catastrophic thinking.

Some symptoms of anxiety and stress are less easy to pinpoint. For example, feeling irritable or angry can often be a response to anxiety.

Some common anxiety disorders include;

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Social Phobia (fear of being judged by others)

Panic Disorder

Agoraphobia (fear of leaving the house)

Health anxiety (a fear that something is wrong and reassurance from doctors isn’t enough)

Anxiety and stress is a very common problem for many people. It has been widely researched and psychological methods for treating it have also been subject to rigorous research.

We are experienced in delivering treatments tailored to your particular issue.

The treatment will help you manage anxiety and stress when it happens, facilitates an understanding of triggers in order to reduce the occurrence and will assist you get to the bottom of the reasons why it is a problem at all.

This combination of ways to deal with it and insight into the causes of the issue will help reduce the frequency with which it happens and leave you better equipped to cope with it if or when it does.

We are here to help.

We are very experienced and familiar with providing counselling and therapy online. Our clients are finding online therapy with our team to be an effective way of taking care of their mental health and addressing certain issues.

If you prefer to see us face-to-face, we’re adhering to strict safety guidelines seeing clients in person either in London or in your current location subject to prior appointment. 

Book your first appointment here.