Anxiety and Stress Disorders
Anxiety disorders are the most common of all mental health problems. It's estimated that 1 in 10 Canadians have this disorder. It’s
also important to note, being anxious in a normal response at times but an
anxiety disorder produces fear or distress that is out of proportion, to the
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feels anxious at certain times. Workplace pressure, planning a big event or
writing an exam can cause feelings of worry, or even fear. While these
situations are uncomfortable, people who suffer from anxiety disorders have
long period’s of uneasiness and fear to the degree that it interferes with
their personal and professional lives. Intense
feelings of fear or distress are out of proportion to real events because
interpretations of the event are imagined to be much more risky or dangerous
than they really are.
People with anxielty can benefit from self-esteem and confidence building and from learning new ways to deal with
Many people suffer for 10
years or more before getting help. Don't suffer another day, set up a free consultation today.
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How Are Anxiety Disorders Treated In
therapy is generally viewed as the most effective form of treatment for
panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia. Results are seen by dealing with the thinking
patterns and behaviors that are sustaining or triggering the panic attacks. It’s
time to look at your fears in a more realistic light and raise up confidence to build a belief, I am able!
Coaching is a very
successful way to deal with this condition.
People often experience thoughts or feelings that reinforce or compound
problematic behaviors affecting numerous life areas, including family, romantic
relationships, work, and academics. For example, a person suffering from low
self-esteem might experience negative thoughts about his or her own abilities
or appearance. As a result of these negative thinking patterns, the individual
might start avoiding social situations or pass up opportunities for advancement
at work or at school. Coaching teaches
you to replace errors in thinking such as over generalizing, magnifying
negatives, minimizing positives and catastrophizing" with "more
realistic and effective thoughts, thus decreasing emotional distress and
self-defeating behavior. Easier said
than done on your own but with support or a coach, this type of therapy can produce some of
the fastest results for the person suffering.
your capacity for mindfulness supports many attitudes that contribute to a
satisfied life. Emotional wellness makes
it easier to savor the pleasures in life as they occur, helps you become fully
engaged in activities, and creates a greater capacity to deal with adverse
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How Appointments Work
Appointments can be 30 or 60 or 90 minutes as often as weekly, biweekly or
Traditionally 60 minutes, biweekly is preferred.
Creating change and gaining control is as close as a phone call.
Phone coaching can be requested if traveling to the office is not convenient.