Anxiety isn’t just worrying, although if you have anxiety, you do worry. Anxiety preoccupies your mind and can serious restrict and affect your quality of life.
A certain amount of anxiety can be dealt with naturally, as long as it stays within our ‘safe levels’. However, when it becomes too much for you to cope with it can affect your quality of life an can even start to take over and control what you can or can’t do and effect those around you.
Excessive or prolonged sanxiety can lead to illness, physical and emotional exhaustion, and even panic attacks. When you come under excessive pressure from your home, work or social factors, you will tend to respond with either anxiety, anger or depression or a combination of all three.
In the therapy room we hear frequently “everyone worries, don’t they?” – well, no they don’t! Of course there are times when we worry about something in particular which passes when the problem is resolved or the situation changes, but anxiety isn’t just worrying.
Anxiety and anxiety disorders could be described as ‘extreme worrying’ and sometimes even become an OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) or manifest itself in physical illnesses such as IBS or other mental or emotional issues, some of which are listed on the right.
How does Hypnotherapy treat Anxiety?
Hypnotherapy for anxiety reduces your anxiety levels now and helps you to understand why it is happening and how you can prevent the anxiety reoccurring in the future. Giving you the 'ïn' to your anxiety, and allowing you to view it as an external entity to you.
Many people find help for anxiety in hypnotherapy which gives you the ability to cope in different situations in a calm and effective way; it is probably the number one reason why clients see us. At The Hypno Clinic, our solution focused approach based on the science of the brain, helps you to understand what is causing the anxiety in the first place or why it’s happening.