If you suffer from debilitating panic attacks, persistent worry, fears or phobias, or generalized anxiety, help is available. The Door of Hope Counselling Clinic provides anxiety therapy services in a caring and professional environment.
When Anxiety Takes Over
Many people feel anxious from time to time. Others experience some level of anxiety in their day-to-day lives as a normal response to stress, which in some situations it can actually be beneficial for them. But, when feelings of anxiety become excessive, when it occurs regularly and begins to interfere with your job, relationships, or other aspects of your daily life, it’s time to pursue professional anxiety therapy.
The following are various anxiety disorders which are commonly experienced by people.
A Panic Attack is a discreet episode when a person experiences unexpected feelings of uneasiness, nervousness, fear, or terror, which is often attached to imminent danger. During times of a Panic Attack, a person may experience shortness of breath, heart palpitations, chest pain, and discomfort, a sense of being smothered or losing control of a current situation.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized by obsessions, which increase anxiety or distress and/or by compulsions, which help to defuse increased anxiety.
Agoraphobia is being anxious about, or avoiding places or situations where there seems to be no way of escape, or feeling that help may not be available in the midst of having a Panic Attack or symptoms associated with a Panic Attack.
Specific Phobia is characterized by a considerable level of anxiety triggered by exposure to a specific object of fear or fearful circumstance, which can result in avoidance behaviour.
Social Phobia is characterized by a considerable level of anxiety triggered by exposure to a certain types of social or performance situations, which can result in avoidance behaviour.
Here to Help
The Door of Hope Counselling Clinic works to help clients better understand and manage the physical and psychological effects of anxiety disorders, panic attacks, and phobias. Through personalized treatment, the Door of Hope Counselling Clinic can examine the causes of your anxiety, analyze the emotions associated with it, and reveal how you can change the resulting negative thoughts and behaviours. The Door of Hope Counselling Clinic’s goal is to help you experience freedom from the debilitating effects of anxiety disorders and improve your quality of life.
Don’t let anxiety stand in the way of pursuing your goals. For more information about Anxiety Therapy at the Door of Hope Counselling Clinic in Port Coquitlam, please call (604) 790-9032 or complete and send the Contact Form below. We’re here to help you start your journey of healing.