Edmond Counseling

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1320 East 9th Street, Suite 6, Edmond, Ok. 73034              Phone- (405) 440- 3034     Fax- (405) 531-9386


 



Anxiety

Peace is Possible


Counseling, including principles and techniques of

Cognitive Behavior Therapy, as well as, Mindfulness techniques have been found to be very effective in treating anxiety.


With Feedback Informed Treatment, both the client and the counselor can see improvement and explore what changes are helping the client decrease his or her anxiety and live more peacefully.

How Many People Suffer From Anxiety?


The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety each year. Often times, anxiety is experienced in conjunction with depression

What is Anxiety?


Anxiety is a normal part of living. Often people feel stress, tension, and worry concerning finances, work, or relationship issues. When anxiety becomes excessive it can begin to hinder one's daily functioning. 


Webmd gives the following symptoms of an anxiety disorder:

Feelings of panic, fear, and uneasiness

Problemssleeping

Cold or sweaty hands and/or feet

Shortness of breath

Heartpalpitations

An inability to be still

Drymouth

Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet

Nausea

Muscletension

Dizziness


A person may experience some or all of these symptoms. In addition, these symptoms may be chronic or transient. For example, a person may experience an "anxiety attack" when he approaches a conviencestore but does not experience anxiety while sitting at home in the safety of his living room.