Online Anxiety Counselling

Discover a path to serenity with our Online Anxiety Counselling services where our counsellors and therapists deliver empathetic  and professional support. The professional care offered through our online platform is both convenient and accessible, allowing clients to engage in therapeutic sessions from the safety and comfort of their own homes.

What Can Online Anxiety Counselling Do For You?

Anxiety can have a big impact on your daily life and your relationships. “Being held hostage by the mind” is how some people describe the condition. Getting back in control of your thoughts is difficult and this is where Online anxiety counselling can help you navigate the process. During a first session, you will learn the best ways to manage your symptoms, and then you can continue to benefit from regular sessions for years to come.

Anxiety is a prevailing sense of doom

Anxiety is a prevailing sense that something bad is about to happen. This feeling can be debilitating and interfere with your life but it can also be an indicator of a medical problem.

This looming sense of doom can be sudden or persistent, and may last for a short or long time. It may occur alone, or with other symptoms of anxiety. It may be more intense or persistent than any one of these other symptoms, and it can occur during times of high stress. You may benefit from online anxiety counselling, give us a call. 

Anxiety is your body's coping strategy

Learn how to control your thoughts by with Anxiety counselling so that your anxiety levels can be lower. Anxiety is your body’s coping mechanism, and when it is present, it takes  what it thinks is an appropriate action to protect you. However, if there is no imminent threat, anxiety can have a negative effect on your life. .

One of the best coping strategies is to get regular physical activity. It has been proven that exercise helps reduce the effects of anxiety by lowering stress hormones in your body. Speaking to a online anxiety therapist may help you to work through your anxiety

Common anxiety signs and symptoms include:

  • Sweating
  • Trembling
  • Feeling weak or tired
  • Trouble concentrating or thinking about anything other than the present worry
  • Having trouble sleeping
  • Experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) problems
  • Having difficulty controlling worry
  • Having the urge to avoid things that trigger anxiety
  • Feeling nervous, restless or tense
  • Having a sense of impending danger, panic or doom
  • Having an increased heart rate
  • Breathing rapidly (hyperventilation)

According to Mental Health Foundation: 

Younger people are more likely to have some form of anxiety:

    • In 2021, those aged 16 to 29 years were most likely to have some form of anxiety (28% likely)
    • This decreased steadily through the age groups, and the least likely group was those aged 70 and over (5% likely) 1

More women report experiencing high levels of anxiety than men:

      • In 2022/23, an average of 37.1% of women and 29.9% of men reported high levels of anxiety 2
      • Compared to data from 2012 to 2015, this has increased significantly from 21.8% of women and 18.3% of men reporting high levels of anxiety 3

There was an increase in people reporting high levels of anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic, but anxiety levels have begun to decrease since then:

    • 19.8% reported high levels of anxiety during 2018/19
    • This increased to 24.2% during 2020/21
    • But anxiety levels decreased the following year, with 22.5% reporting high levels of anxiety during 2021/22 4

Of those experiencing anxiety, more people report experiencing ‘low’ or ‘very low’ levels of anxiety than those reporting ‘medium’ or ‘high’ levels:

    • From July to September 2022, 59.4% experienced ‘low’ or ‘very low’ levels
    • Whereas 40.5% of people experienced ‘medium’ or ‘high’ levels of anxiety 5

 

Anxiety can affect relationships

It may be time to seek anxiety online counselling If you feel that your anxiety may be interfering with your every day life and relationships. This treatment will guide you through understanding your coping mechanisms to keep your condition at bay which in return will  protect you and your partner from the effects of anxiety.

Helping your partner through anxiety can be difficult but one of the best ways is trying to understand what they are going through. Anxiety can be frightful and difficult to talk about so try to approach the situation in a supportive way. Speak to our online therapists who can offer support with relationships and anxiety.

Anxiety can affect physical health

Chronic anxiety can have serious consequences not just on the mental heath but also physical health of a person. Chronic anxiety can affect the heart and circulatory system. It can also cause pain, chest pain is a common symptom of an anxiety attack and is described as a sharp, stabbing pain. It is felt only in the chest area and may be accompanied by pressure.

 

Anxiety can lead to suicidal thoughts or behaviours

Suicidal thoughts or behaviours should not be ignored, as they are usually symptoms of a mental health problem that can be treated. Anxiety counselling online can help individuals who are struggling with suicidal thoughts or behaviours. 

The first step in getting help for someone with suicidal thoughts or behaviors is to see a doctor. A healthcare provider can determine whether a person is at risk for suicide based on his or her symptoms and family history. The provider can also review the medication you are taking and discuss whether you need a lower dose of it. Speaking to an online therapist could help you cope better with your anxiety. Please use our ‘crisis’ page should you need to speak to someone. 


Talk Online With A Therapist About Anxiety Counselling

Need help with anxiety? If your anxiety is interfering with your daily life, online counselling can provide guidance and resources to support you through this difficult time. Our therapists are here to listen, explore your concerns and offer feedback in a relaxed and comfortable setting.

Contact us today, we’re here to help with your anxiety therapy.

Business Hours

Monday – Friday 9:00 – 20:00 

Saturday.- 10:00 – 15:00 

Sunday – 10:00 – 15:00 

Appointments are available 7 days a week

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We have years of experience in supporting individuals and couples through their issues to help resolve their problems and lead fulfilled lives.

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