Anxiety

Anxiety is defined as nervousness, apprehension, and self-doubt that may or may not be associated with real-life stressors. Everyone experiences some level of anxiety periodically, but when feelings of dread and worry are unfocused, overwhelming, recurring, and not directly linked to stressful events- anxiety may leave a person severely impaired.

What is Anxiety ?

Anxiety is defined as nervousness, apprehension, and self-doubt that may or may not be associated with real-life stressors. Everyone experiences some level of anxiety periodically, but when feelings of dread and worry are unfocused, overwhelming, recurring, and not directly linked to stressful events- anxiety may leave a person severely impaired. When anxiety interferes with daily function, the support of a qualified mental health professional can often be helpful.

Symptoms of Anxiety

Anxiety symptoms include obtrusive, obsessive, worried thoughts; confusion and difficulty concentrating; pacing or restlessness; irritability, frustration, and despair. A person with anxiety may feel tense, along with uncomfortable physical sensations such as trembling, sweating, a racing heartbeat, nausea, and difficulty breathing. The severe and sudden onset of such symptoms is often indicative of a panic attack. Anxiety can also lead to headaches, insomnia, digestive problems, and lightheadedness.

Anxiety is at the root of many mental health conditions, including panic attacks and phobias, and it is often directly correlated with other conditions. These may include, obsession, posttraumatic stress, and depression, separation anxiety, medication/substance-induced anxiety, generalized anxiety, frequent feelings of fatigue, restlessness, feeling tense, irritability, difficulty focusing, drawing a blank etc.

Treatment for Anxiety

Anxiety can be treated with medicines as well as therapy. This depends on the stage- whether it is an initial stage, or a severe stage that leads to frequent panic attacks. Anxiety can interfere with daily routine activities of the person suffering. Effective therapy can significantly reduce or eliminate symptoms associated with anxiety in a relatively short time, allowing a person to resume regular activities and regain a sense of control. Therapists are able to pinpoint the source of anxiety after a brief session, which can help a person work on those deeper concerns with the therapist. Cognitive behavioral therapy is most recommended for the treatment of anxiety due to its demonstrated effectiveness, although most forms of therapy are well suited to address anxiety. Therapy does not only work towards treating symptoms alone, as medications do. Psychotherapy helps identify the source of anxiety. The self-reflective process of therapy helps people to understand, unravel, and transform anxiety and learn self-soothing techniques to use if anxiety flares up again.

Counsellors for Anxiety

Anu Ramesh
  • Mrs. Anu Ramesh

  • Counseling
  • Mumbai
  • When you feel like no one understands you, I can hear your voice

    Anxiety, Depression, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Maternal/Postpartum, Grief/Loss, General

Prashakha Solanki
  • Ms. Prashakha Solanki

  • Certified Counsellor
  • Kolkata
  • Mental health matters. People matter. YOU matter. Don't fight your battle alone. REACH OUT!

    Anxiety, Depression, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, OCD/OCPD, Stress, Anger Issues, Panic Attacks

Farhat Gupta
  • Mrs. Farhat Gupta

  • REBT Certified Counsellor
  • Mumbai
  • Life Coach REBT Psychotherapist & NLP Practitioner. A spiritual person at heart I works on a 3 dimensional model of MIND, BODY and SPIRIT while dealing with any case.

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Stress, General, Organisational

Pratibha Nair
  • Ms. Pratibha Nair

  • International certification in counselling
  • Mumbai
  • Anxiety, ADHD/ADD, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Stress, Grief/Loss, PTSD, General

Nisha Kothari Akula
  • Mrs. Nisha Kothari Akula

  • Child psychologist and Counselor
  • Mumbai
  • Holding a Masters in Child Psychology from Nottingham Trent University (United Kingdom), she has 5 years experience of resolving issues faced by children and adults.

    Anxiety, ADHD/ADD, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, Career Counseling, Organisational

Bela Raja
  • Mrs. Bela Raja

  • Senior Counsellor
  • Mumbai
  • If you are dealing with learning related and associated issues or if you are concerned that your children may have learning issues, please get in touch so you receive help.

    Anxiety, ADHD/ADD, Child Psychology, Stress, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Dysgraphia

Kanika Gupta
  • Ms. Kanika Gupta

  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Mumbai
  • As a THERAPIST i am here to HEAR you fully with HONESTY and NON JUDGEMENT and help you realise your own POTENTIAL to see things with FRESH EYES and with a BEGINNERS MIND.

    Anxiety, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Mood Disorder, Stress, Panic Attacks, General, Organisational

Nidhi Shah
  • Ms. Nidhi Shah

  • Industrial/ Corporate Counselor/personal counselling
  • Mumbai
  • I am a licensed industrial/personal counselor and a post graduate in Work and Organizational Psychology from the University of Nottingham (UK).Specialized in REBT and Carkhuff Model of Personal Counseling

    Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, General, Organisational, Schizophrenia

Prachi Bandekar Singh
  • Mrs. Prachi Bandekar Singh

  • REBT
  • Mumbai
  • Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Mood Disorder

Trupti Rankhamb
  • Mrs. Trupti Rankhamb

  • B.Arch, Analyst, Counsellor
  • Mumbai
  • A life coach, with extensive experience in helping people nurture and develop healthy relationship. She guides you to develop your Thinking/Learning Style & Decision Making abilities using DMIA & REBT

    Anxiety, Depression, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, General

Shraboni Bhattacharya DSouza
  • Ms. Shraboni Bhattacharya D'Souza

  • REBT Certified Counsellor
  • Mumbai
  • Psychotherapist and Counsellor, certified in REBT & CBT models, I have worked extensively with children & adults in resolving various psychological & emotional issues.

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Mood Disorder, Stress, Anger Issues, Organisational

Jumana Rajkotwala
  • Ms. Jumana Rajkotwala

  • Personal Counselling
  • Mumbai
  • I have been professionally trained in Counselling and offer my assistance to all who wish or need to address any psychological, emotional or behavioural disturbance to help them live

    Anxiety, Depression, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, General

Bela Taparia
  • Ms. Bela Taparia

  • Cert. in Counselling
  • Mumbai
  • I am here to help the ones who need to express their feelings that are disturbing them and hampering their normal functioning and empower them to think rationally positively

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Mood Disorder, Stress, Anger Issues

Reena Sen
  • Ms. Reena Sen

  • REBT Certified Personal Counsellor
  • Mumbai
  • I am here to provide Counselling Support for tackling Life Situations and gaining Emotional Freedom.Compassion & Effectiveness are the core of my work.

    Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Stress, Grief/Loss, Anger Issues, Chronic Illness

Moushumi Gupte
  • Mrs. Moushumi Gupte

  • Counselling
  • Mumbai
  • Hello.. Being an experienced and trained counselor,I wish to help you explore the feelings and emotions that seem difficult/stressful for you & also enable you to cope up with challenges in your everyday life

    Anxiety, Depression, Child Psychology, Stress, Anger Issues, General, Organisational

Jayshree Patawari
  • Ms. Jayshree Patawari

  • Personal Counselling
  • Mumbai
  • REBT certified personal counselor & NLP practioner. Worked with various people in exploring a way who felt they are completely stuck in their present situation.

    Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, General, Organisational, Schizophrenia

Shreni Majethia
  • Ms. Shreni Majethia

  • REBT Certified Counsellor
  • Mumbai
  • Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Grief/Loss, Anger Issues, General, Organisational

Karishma Mascarenhas
  • Ms. Karishma Mascarenhas

  • M.A(Psychology)
  • Mumbai
  • I am a trained and licensed Counselling Psychologist and Therapist. I help my clients navigate hurdles, get clarity and build a rational thought process to move ahead in life.

    Anxiety, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Maternal/Postpartum, Stress, Anger Issues, General, Organisational

Smita Akale
  • Dr. Smita Akale

  • Psychotherapy & Counselling
  • Mumbai
  • We all have the natural ability to overcome adversity. My goal is to empower you in finding your own strengths & developing additional tools that allow you to experience fulfillment in your life.

    Anxiety, ADHD/ADD, Depression, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Stress, Grief/Loss, Anger Issues

Dipti Joshi
  • Dr. Dipti Joshi

  • Psychologist
  • Surat
  • I conduct group therapy sessions as well as couple and individual sessions. I also conduct psychological testing using standardised IQ tests as well as Personality tests like WISC,VSMS,DST,CARS,TAT,HTP,BG etc

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Mood Disorder, Stress, General, Career Counseling, Organisational

Arti Anand
  • Dr. Arti Anand

  • Consultant Psychologist
  • Delhi
  • I am a practising psychologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. I believe in creating a relationship with the client to help him not only solve his issue but to maximise his potential.

    Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorder, Stress, General

Ripan Sippy
  • Mr. Ripan Sippy

  • Clinical Psychologist & Special Educator
  • Delhi
  • I have a Bachelor's degree in Mental Retardation from NIMH and I have worked extensively as a clinical psychologist and special educator

    Anxiety, ADHD/ADD, Child Psychology, General

Prajakta Deshpande
  • Dr. Prajakta Deshpande

  • Trained in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT)
  • Pune
  • I am a homeopathy doctor and I have done Bach's flower therapy.In addition I have attained extensive training in psychometric testing from Dr AnandNadkarni's Institute of Psychological Health Thane.

    Anxiety, ADHD/ADD, Depression, Anger Issues, Organisational

Priya Agrawal
  • Ms. Priya Agrawal

  • CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
  • Gurgaon
  • I am a licensed Psychologist,providing individual counselling and psychological assessment for adults and kids

    Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Stress, General

Mariella Zanoletti
  • Ms. Mariella Zanoletti

  • Psychotherapist and Counsellor
  • Gurgaon
  • I specialise in the field of Systemic Family and Couple Therapy,Integrative Counselling and Meditation

    Anxiety, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Mood Disorder, Organisational

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