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Anxiety & Stress

Brideswell Counselling and Psychotherapy combine expert support and therapeutic services in the treatment of a range of anxiety and stress-related disorders. We understand the importance of treating each case on an individual basis as anxiety and stress can affect people in many different ways. Following an initial consultation, we will work on a tailored treatment plan designed provide the most effective treatment for the individual.

General Anxiety Disorder

General Anxiety Disorder can affect anybody, and can appear in many different forms. This is a long term condition and generally people feel intense anxiety over certain aspects of their lives. People suffering from anxiety tend to think the worst of situations. Brideswell Counselling and Psychotherapy have many years of experience in finding effective treatments for general anxiety disorder.

Social Anxiety

Some people find it really hard to deal with social situations, for example; going to a party. This can trigger feelings of rejection, criticism etc. This can have a serious effect on a person, making them feel shut off from the world. We work closely with each person we see to form effective treatments combating social anxiety.

Health Anxiety

Some people can worry about their health to the point where it can interfere with their lives. This can even show in a physical sense, sweating, increased heart rate etc. Health anxiety can be treated with the right counselling and psychotherapy methods tailored to the individual.

Panic Attacks/Anxiety Attacks

A panic attack is a physical attack on the body. The person can sweat, tremble, struggle to breathe etc. It can be extremely distressing for the person, feeling like they have no control over their own body. We can help you overcome these feelings and look at ways to manage attacks.

Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)

This is generally a response to shock or traumatic event, for example; witnessing an accident. This can happen right after the event, or can even take weeks, months. How long it lasts can vary from person to person. People of any age can develop ASD. It is important to get help as soon as possible.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

This can happen to a person who has been involved in a traumatic event in some way. This could be anything from being attacked to witnessing a car crash. Some people can really struggle to move on. We can help you with effectively managing post-traumatic stress and moving on with your life.

Sleep Difficulties

There are so many people with sleeping difficulties. This can be due to stress, medical problems etc. Whatever the reason, the simple fact is that you need your sleep in order to live a healthy and happy life. We can help you determine why you are not sleeping and look at ways to overcome this.

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