Anxiety Therapy in Saint Paul

What is Anxiety?

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40 million people in the US suffer from anxiety. Less than 40% of people who suffer from clinical anxiety receive any professional treatment for their condition. If anxiety is stopping you from progressing on your life journey, I can help. Anxious thoughts can control your every action, but when you partner with me for therapy, we can develop skills to help you change the way you view anxious thinking. Call Venture Therapy to find out more or schedule a session.

Do I Have Anxiety?

There are many different types of anxiety, including Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder (PD), specific phobias, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Each form of anxiety has unique symptoms, but some common warning signs of anxiety disorder include:

  • Nervousness, restlessness, or tension

  • Worrying or feeling anxious about routine events

  • Fretting about making decisions

  • Focusing on negative outcomes

  • Constantly running through the “what if’s”

  • Feeling panicked or having a constant sense of impending danger

  • Increased hear rate, palpitation, rapid breathing (hyperventilating)

  • Sweating, shaking, or trembling

  • Weakness or exhaustion

  • Difficulty concentrating

  • Difficulty sleeping

  • Problems with digestion, lack of appetite, and upset stomach

  • Avoiding activities or events you would typically enjoy

How Does Therapy Help with Anxiety?

During your therapy sessions, we may use a variety of different techniques to help you confront anxiety and take control of your life. Many people who struggle with anxiety may feel afraid of situations, peoples, and events that are beyond their control. Therapy can help you recognize what you can and cannot control and learn to let go of the need to know the outcome of situations or plan for every eventuality.

What Can I Expect from Therapy for Anxiety?

When you choose to work with me for anxiety therapy, I can help you analyze anxious thoughts, discover your anxiety triggers, and plan to handle stressful situations and your physical and emotional responses to them. People who choose therapy for anxiety can look forward to reclaiming their confidence and being able to enjoy their life’s journey.