do you experience any of the following?
- Waking up feeling anxious?
- Worrying about things that haven’t happened?
- Panic attacks?
- Stomach churning?
- Tightness in the chest?
- Trying to over control aspects of your life
- Feeling you can’t cope if things don’t go to plan?
- Avoiding situations that make you feel anxious?
It’s normal to feel anxious from time to time, that’s part of being human.
However there’s a difference between feeling anxious about something you have never done before like a new job for example, and experiencing anxiety on a regular basis.
If you feel anxious more than you feel safe and in control, that’s an indicator that you have an anxiety disorder.
Anxiety can seem like a big scary label.
However, anxiety is not the problem!
The problem is what is triggering the anxiety in the first place.
Anxiety is simply a bi product. Your bodies way of actually trying to protect and control from something that doesn’t feel safe. That may include public speaking, social situations or doing something new and out of your comfort zone.
Or you may have been feeling anxious for so long, that you have forgotten what created the anxiety in the first place! That’s OK because that’s where we step in.
We know how to get to the root cause and then treat the anxiety so that you can feel safe, calm and in control once again.
What type of anxiety do i have?
You may have been experiencing anxiety for a long time, but are not quite sure what you are anxious about. It may be a general sense of unease that is always there and can fluctuate throughout the day. This may also include panic attacks.
fears and phobias
Anxiety can be experienced based on a specific fear or phobia such as a fear of public speaking; health anxiety; fear of needles and so on. Phobias can also include a phobia about certain foods, animals, items of clothing and all manor of things!
ocd and ptsd
OCD is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder such as washing hands; cleanliness; cleaning; checking – anything which you feel you ‘have’ to do or something bad will happen. OCD often starts as a coping mechanism as a result of trauma. PTSD is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This can be anything from a life event, bullying, accidents, relationship breakups and beveavement.
Hypnotherapy for anxiety
You may have already tried approaches such as CBT or counselling. You may be on medication but know that it has stopped making a difference and you are still left feeling anxious. You may have read books on the subject of anxiety, but still battle with anxious repetitive thoughts
Rest assured you are not alone. When clients reach us they have often ‘tried everything’ and think that hypnotherapy is their ‘last chance saloon’!.
However like the hundreds of success stories, you will discover how a powerful combination of solution focused psychotherapy, hypnotherapy and tapping therapy is the perfect recipe to leave you feeling calm, safe in your body, and in control.