woman holding her head wondering Do I Have an Anxiety Disorder

Do I Have an Anxiety Disorder?

Everyone gets anxious sometimes. Experiencing anxiety is a normal part of life. For people with anxiety disorders, intense, excessive, persistent nervousness about everyday situations is a dominant force in their lives. Anxiety disorders sometimes involve repeated episodes of severe anxiety and fear or terror that peak within minutes (panic attacks). However, anxiety counseling can mitigate…

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Childhood Trauma and Mental Health

What Is Childhood Trauma? Childhood trauma refers to a dangerous, violent, inappropriate, or scary event that affects a child’s development. Clinicians sometimes refer to these events as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Approximately 65% of children experience at least one traumatic event during their childhood, and around almost 40% of children experience two or more. In…

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Talk Therapy for Anxiety

Anxiety disorders impact daily life, from avoiding busy restaurants to not picking up a phone. When intense fears and avoidance controls your actions, you’re not living your best life. Using talk therapy for anxiety, many individuals find relief from symptoms of anxiety and social phobias. Anxiety counseling programs use talk therapy, or psychotherapy, and other…