It's a feeling of nervousness, worry or unease about something with an uncertain outcome. Anxiety can be a common, normal, and often useful response to life’s challenges and dangers. A lot of people have heard of reactions to anxiety as fight, flight, or freeze.
But when you’re overwhelmed with significant and frequent anxiety, it is more of a concern. Frequent and intense anxiety can cause you to worry about future events and experience fear about current happenings that interfere with your everyday functioning. Physical symptoms such as an increased heart rate, difficulty breathing, or shakiness are some of the common effects that result from feelings of elevated anxiety.
As stated, anxiety is very common but can be more severe and affects children, adolescents, and adults. Children and adolescents may experience anxiety over school performance, friendships, family relationships, and personal distress as some examples.
Clinical Consultation & Counselling offers therapy for anxiety in a setting where you can freely express your feelings. We will hear you and provide you with the help you need. There are many coping strategies, types of therapy, and psychoeducational information linked to reducing anxiety.
Sometimes anxiety can manifest itself into anxiety disorders such as: