Do You Feel As Though You Can’t Stop Worrying?

Feeling stuck? Are you limited in what you can achieve in life?

Do you wish you could be at ease? Feel more comfort and less fearful?

Anxiety over coronavirus can make those feelings worse.

Are you plagued by circular thinking about what might go wrong, especially when you’re facing a new or important experience? Do you find it difficult to feel content and present, even when you’re trying to enjoy yourself?

Perhaps you have recurring fears about death or making a mistake that would cause death.

Perhaps you frequently feel overwhelmed and on edge, and you’re tired of letting fear make decisions for you.

Please call today if you want to feel better.

Does your anxiety cause your relationships to be plagued with tension, jealousy and doubt?

Do you obsess over health and sickness? Many people are worried now about getting infected by the coronavirus or transmitting it to their loved ones.

Do you often anticipate failure and disappointment and feel as though you don’t have control? Do you wish you could feel calm, comfortable in your own skin and empowered to pursue your dreams and make positive changes in your life?

Worry and fear are common anxiety symptoms that can make every day a struggle. Perhaps you feel like others are judging you, echoing and reaffirming all of the criticisms you already have about yourself.

As you watch others go about their days, seemingly happy and carefree, you may be struggling with shame and isolation, unable to share what’s really going on in your mind.

You may experience panic attacks, such as shortness of breath or racing heartbeat that makes you question whether or not something is truly wrong with you.
In an attempt to avoid discomfort or panic, you may be cutting yourself off from opportunities, limiting your social interactions or feeling uncomfortable about trying new things, even those that interest you.

Perhaps you frequently feel overwhelmed and on edge, and you’re tired of letting fear make decisions for you.

What Causes Anxiety?

Anxiety is the most common mental health issue in the United States. In fact, 50 million people—almost 20 percent of the population—struggle with anxiety. You are not alone.

Anxiety can impact anyone, regardless of age, gender or background, and although women are more likely to seek treatment, anxiety in men is also common. Our American culture imposes expectations that can intensify your anxiety.

Anxiety Therapy

Biologically, humans are designed to detect threats and defend ourselves when we are threatened. Everyday events can trigger perceived threats, sending our minds and bodies into fight, flight and freeze, even when danger is not actually present.

As our body-mind responds to protect us from perceived danger, it reacts as though the danger is happening now. For example, as you worry that you could be fired, you feel all of the distress that being fired would bring. You might be stuck in a cycle of unpleasant emotions and uncomfortable body sensations even though nothing is going wrong in the moment.

Thankfully, it is possible to interrupt this cycle and find relief. With the help of a skilled anxiety therapist, we can teach you to calm your body, relax your mind and let go of the fear holding you back from the life you deserve.

Anxiety Therapy Can Help You Feel Confident and Free

Girl looking out windowDuring anxiety treatment sessions, I offer a safe place for you to say what you are going through, be listened to and be heard, in an uplifting relationship with someone who can give you effective tools to diminish the anxiety. You can begin to feel calm and free.

Talking with a skilled professional can help slow your mind’s automatic responses to fear, allowing you time to really understand what you’re experiencing and begin to release negative thoughts and emotions.

I will also help you practice breathing exercises that are proven to soothe you in moments of distress, allowing you to step back and respond as your rational self, rather than react with fear.

By learning to pay attention to the sensations in your body, you can become better able to recognize and address moments of stress before they become overwhelming.

Balance and Fulfillment

As you practice coping with anxiety, you can make thoughtful, measured choices in many situations, leading to an increased sense of empowerment and hope for the future.

I am a skilled, empathetic anxiety therapist who can offer you new insight into your experience, illuminating solutions and strategies you may not have thought of before.

It is possible for you to pursue your dreams and live with balance.

You can discover what you enjoy, accept life’s challenges and navigate the world with greater ease. I believe that you, with commitment and a willingness to grow, have the power to transform your life.

You may have questions or concerns about treatment for anxiety…

I don’t have time to meet with a therapist.

You likely already feel overworked, overwhelmed and unable to fit anything into your packed schedule. However, the feeling that you never have enough time is often a symptom of anxiety.

If you feel stressed, it is even more important to set aside time for your well-being. And, as you learn new coping skills, you are also likely to feel more engaged, focused, creative and energized to make the most of each moment.

Is anxiety therapy expensive?

Therapy is an investment in you and your overall, long-term well-being. Just as you would go to the doctor for a physical check-up, you should see a therapist to take care of your mental health. Many people wait until a crisis before they seek help. By showing yourself care and attention now, you can prevent hardship and stress in the future.

Doesn’t seeking help mean something’s wrong with me?

It takes courage to acknowledge your pain and decide to do something about it. There’s no reason to feel ashamed of seeking help. Although you may feel alone or afraid of judgment, remember that millions of people share your struggle with anxiety symptoms, and millions more seek therapy for mental health issues. In sessions, I will never judge or criticize you for what you share. Instead, I will offer you connection, compassion and strategies for positive change.

You Don’t Have to Do It Alone

I invite you to call me at 281-693-1455 for a free, 15-minute phone consultation. You can ask me any questions you may have about anxiety therapy and my practice in Katy, Texas.