Anxiety Treatment in Washington, D.C.

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What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is an intense, excessive, and ongoing fear or worry.  Symptoms look different in different people but there are a few common signs.  Anxiety frequently includes a combination of physical and mental health symptoms. 

 

 

Common Anxiety Symptoms

  • Sense of impending danger

  • Feeling on-edge

  • Problems with sleep

  • Increased heart rate

  • Panic attacks / anxiety attacks

  • Excessive worry and self-doubt

  • Irritability

  • Concentration problems

  • Frequent negative thoughts

How can therapy help anxiety?

Many people find relief by having a dedicated safe space to talk about their challenges with a trained therapist.  Research continues to show that exploring life’s challenges can help build insight into ongoing patterns and create positive changes in the way we think and feel.  Therapy can also be a space to learn mindfulness strategies which have been proven to be successful in decreasing anxiety symptoms.  

Is anxiety a challenge in your life? I can help.

I am a licensed board certified psychotherapist with over ten years of experience in providing therapy for anxiety.  Over the years I have helped many people reduce discomfort and build a calmer and stronger sense of self.  I use evidence-based interventions designed for anxiety treatment that are targeted at bringing relief to your immediate day-to-day symptoms while building an understanding of the root of these emotions.  We will learn to calm anxiety symptoms and decrease tension in your body and in your life.