ANXIETY COUNSELLING

Breaking the Chains of Anxiety

If you’ve ever struggled with anxiety, you’re not alone. 

Millions of people around the world battle anxiety disorders. We want to help, which is why our team of therapists offers expertise in several therapeutic approaches for treating and overcoming anxiety.

Symptoms for anxiety may present physically, emotionally, or cognitively, ranging from shaking or trembling, physical weakness and fatigue, difficulty concentrating or performing critical tasks, or increased heart rate and excessive perspiration. 

Anxiety can lead to catastrophizing or constant imagination of worst-case scenarios. In some cases, it can be a debilitating obstacle that seems to stop us from living our best lives. 

But it doesn’t have to be that way. 

Our Therapists Illuminate the Path to Freedom

People with anxiety can experience a wide range of challenges and negative effects that impact various aspects of their lives. These include:

Impaired social functioning

Anxiety can interfere with relationships, making it difficult to engage in social activities, form new connections, or maintain existing friendships and romantic relationships.

Occupational difficulties

Anxiety may affect performance at work or school due to difficulties concentrating, making decisions, or completing tasks. It can also lead to absenteeism, being present but not fully functioning, or avoidance of work-related responsibilities.

Physical health issues

Chronic anxiety can contribute to physical health problems such as gastrointestinal issues, cardiovascular problems, weakened immune system, and chronic pain.

Substance abuse

Some individuals may turn to alcohol, drugs, or other substances as a way to cope with anxiety symptoms, leading to substance abuse disorders and worsening mental and physical health outcomes.

Sleep disturbances

Anxiety can disrupt sleep patterns, leading to insomnia or other sleep disorders. Poor sleep quality can exacerbate anxiety symptoms and contribute to a cycle of increased anxiety and sleep difficulties.

Negative impact on self-esteem and self-confidence

Persistent anxiety can erode self-esteem and confidence, leading to feelings of inadequacy, self-doubt, and self-criticism.

Avoidance behaviors

People with anxiety may engage in avoidance behaviors to cope with perceived threats or triggers, which can lead to a narrowing of their activities and avoidance of situations that could help them overcome their fears.

Financial strain

Anxiety disorders may lead to financial difficulties due to decreased work productivity, increased healthcare costs, or avoidance of activities that could improve financial stability.

Impact on family dynamics

Anxiety can strain relationships with family members, leading to conflicts, misunderstandings, and feelings of frustration or resentment.

Decreased quality of life

Overall, anxiety can significantly reduce a person’s quality of life by impairing their ability to enjoy activities, pursue goals, and maintain fulfilling relationships.

Seeking professional help and support from mental health professionals can assist individuals in managing their anxiety symptoms and addressing the challenges they face.

How Skylark Can Help

Skylark’s Certified and Registered Clinical Counsellors possess expertise in various therapeutic fields to help you navigate the difficulties of anxiety, regardless of what your symptoms may be. 

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We have expert counsellors who are trained in methodologies such as:

  • Person-centered therapy, an approach that allows clients to take a leading role in sessions to discover their own solutions.  
  • Emotion-focused therapy, which is a practice that allows you to gain greater awareness and understanding of your emotions, and in turn a greater ability to regulate and transform them. 
  • Strength-based therapy, a more positive psychotherapeutic approach that focuses on your strengths rather than on your weaknesses or shortcomings. 
  • Dialectical behavior therapy, a method designed to help people who experience emotions with great intensity by equipping them with strategies of acceptance (recognizing the problem or challenge without judgment) and change (an action-based path to positive transformation). 
  • Attachment-based developmental therapy, an approach that looks at an individual’s early attachment experiences with primary caregivers.

With a wide range of tools at our disposal, we can help you overcome your anxiety challenges regardless of your background or how the symptoms are currently presenting. 

Anxiety doesn’t need to be crippling, and it doesn’t have to stop you from living your best life. 

To find out more about how Skylark’s expert counsellors can help you get past this challenge, contact us today and we’ll be happy to show you the path forward. 

Our Appointment Fees

Anxiety Therapy

$165

/ 50 minutes
(Plus GST)
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Anxiety Extended

$235

/ 80 minutes
(Plus GST)
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