Anxiety is a term used to describe nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. Everyone feels anxious from time to time, it’s completely normal. Sometimes, though, you just can’t seem to shake it off and it starts to interfere with your life. You begin to always anticipate to worst, you feel restless, or you are worrying about something all the time.
Anxiety can also have physical symptoms, like your feeling sick to your stomach, your heart feels like it’s in your throat, you have trouble relaxing or sleeping, and you just feel tired all the time.
Why Consider Anxiety Therapy Online
- 75- 90% of all physician office visits are for stress-related ailments and complaints.
- Stress and anxiety are linked to the six leading causes of death–heart disease, cancer, lung ailments, accidents, cirrhosis of the liver, and suicide.
- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) declared stress a hazard of the workplace. Stress costs American industry more than $300 billion annually.
- When you are so stressed out, it’s hard to fit anything else into your schedule without feeling overwhelmed. Imagine the time you will save not having to commute to therapy. That’s at least 1-2 hours per session!
When you are worried, anxious, and under stress, you are like a balloon. You stretch to meet the demands of your family, work place, lifestyle, the environment around you. Like a balloon when stretched too far, you have a breaking point. If pulled too far, stress manifests itself in real conditions physically, and emotionally.
Unfortunately, many people try to “grin and bear it” when it comes to anxiety. Maybe they are worried about being judged or the idea of getting therapy for anxiety seems scary or anxiety provoking itself.
Fear not! With anxiety therapy online with Elika MFT, you can schedule sessions that are convenient for you. Perhaps you meet with her in person, or schedule a phone talk therapy session, you can even do a video session from your own home or office.
Elika’s mission is to help anxious “worriers” get the support they need without the anxiety!