Do I need help for anxiety?
If you have anxiety symptoms that last for more than six months or significantly impact your life, or if you have panic attacks, you may need to talk with a counselor. If it occupies your thoughts most of the time or if it is altering your relationships you may need help. Sometimes there is a physical aspect of anxiety just like there is for anxiety. There are medications that can reduce your suffering. Anxiety often emerges is a person who is deprived of appropriate nurture. Counseling for anxiety involves learning how to receive nurture, how to manage your thoughts that cause anxiety and how to self-soothe. A healthy spiritual life is also important because anxiety can be calmed by understanding what makes you secure. There is hope in Christ, always. It is o.k. to talk about it and to learn new ways to cope.