Anxiety and Panic Attacks Counselling

You weren’t born to be anxious; it does not define you therefore, with the help of therapy, you can learn to get back in control.

Anxiety and Panic Attacks Counselling

You weren’t born to be anxious; it does not define you therefore, with the help of therapy, you can learn to get back in control.

Coping with anxiety can be a lonely and isolating experience. There is no doubt this is a very scary emotion when it gets out of control and overwhelms you. Unlike fear, anxiety can occur without an identifiable trigger, making it harder to understand and explain. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, whilst severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious impact on daily life. Symptoms of anxiety can start with no warning and be incredibly frightening. Although the fear that causes the anxiety is generally irrational, the subjective perception of danger is very real for the person experiencing anxiety and can sometimes result in panic attacks.

Clients tell us

“I live in constant fear of anxiety overwhelming me and my ability to function. I want to reach out to friends and colleagues, but I am often embarrassed at being such a fruit loop. There are so many social events that I’ve cancelled and situations I’ve avoided as I feel they may trigger an attack. I have never reached my true potential in my career as I have always been scared to put myself out there.”

Testimonial

I approached Nightingale after trying to work with other counsellors. At last, I found my situation was assessed and Peter then adapted the work to my personal circumstances. Peter is a very warm, empathic knowledgeable counsellor with a great ability to communicate effectively. I was comfortable discussing my negative thought patterns and found a positive way to put them in perspective. I have a great deal of gratitude for the progress I made with Peter.

Individual Counselling

Nightingale Approach to Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Understanding your thoughts, how they affect your behaviours, feelings and emotions, is the key to taking back your personal power. When you learn to catch the negative thought and change it, you will learn to let go of the fear that anxiety will ever overwhelm you again. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or CBT is an important element of our counselling toolbox, but it’s not the only therapeutic model we use. Our CBT counsellors and psychologists use CBT therapy in conjunction with other models of counselling to effect change. The approach we use ensures we are able to help you to break patterns from the past, and recognise and control the symptoms in the present which are causing you to feel anxious. We will teach you how to use tools that will enable you to take back control and stay on track in the future.

Testimonial

I was introduced to Liz, one of Nightingale’s counsellors. My constant anxious state had led to many physical problems, including chronic fatigue. I really enjoyed working with Liz and after every session, I would leave feeling energised, inspired and positive.” Liz is so ‘on it’ and smart but in a very unassuming way. I looked forward to every session and I cannot recommend her highly enough. I will never forget this gem, amongst many others in Nightingale.

Individual Counselling

The physical effects of anxiety may include:

Heart palpitations/muscle weakness/fatigue
Tension, tension headaches
Nausea, chest pain, shortness of breath
Trouble concentrating/restlessness
Feeling tense or jumpy, anticipating the worst
Irritability
Worry
Click here to book an appointment

Male and Female counsellors available.

Coping with anxiety can be a lonely and isolating experience. There is no doubt this is a very scary emotion when it gets out of control and overwhelms you. Unlike fear, anxiety can occur without an identifiable trigger, making it harder to understand and explain. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, whilst severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious impact on daily life. Symptoms of anxiety can start with no warning and be incredibly frightening. Although the fear that causes the anxiety is generally irrational, the subjective perception of danger is very real for the person experiencing anxiety and can sometimes result in panic attacks.

Clients tell us

“I live in constant fear of anxiety overwhelming me and my ability to function. I want to reach out to friends and colleagues, but I am often embarrassed at being such a fruit loop. There are so many social events that I’ve cancelled and situations I’ve avoided as I feel they may trigger an attack. I have never reached my true potential in my career as I have always been scared to put myself out there.”

Testimonial

I approached Nightingale after trying to work with other counsellors. At last, I found my situation was assessed and Peter then adapted the work to my personal circumstances. Peter is a very warm, empathic knowledgeable counsellor with a great ability to communicate effectively. I was comfortable discussing my negative thought patterns and found a positive way to put them in perspective. I have a great deal of gratitude for the progress I made with Peter.

Individual Counselling

Nightingale Approach to Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Understanding your thoughts, how they affect your behaviours, feelings and emotions, is the key to taking back your personal power. When you learn to catch the negative thought and change it, you will learn to let go of the fear that anxiety will ever overwhelm you again. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or CBT is an important element of our counselling toolbox, but it’s not the only therapeutic model we use. Our CBT counsellors and psychologists use CBT therapy in conjunction with other models of counselling to effect change. The approach we use ensures we are able to help you to break patterns from the past, and recognise and control the symptoms in the present which are causing you to feel anxious. We will teach you how to use tools that will enable you to take back control and stay on track in the future.

Testimonial

I was introduced to Liz, one of Nightingale’s counsellors. My constant anxious state had led to many physical problems, including chronic fatigue. I really enjoyed working with Liz and after every session, I would leave feeling energised, inspired and positive.” Liz is so ‘on it’ and smart but in a very unassuming way. I looked forward to every session and I cannot recommend her highly enough. I will never forget this gem, amongst many others in Nightingale.

Individual Counselling

The physical effects of anxiety may include:

Heart palpitations/muscle weakness/fatigue
Tension, tension headaches
Nausea, chest pain, shortness of breath
Trouble concentrating/restlessness
Feeling tense or jumpy, anticipating the worst
Irritability
Worry
Click here to book an appointment

Male and Female counsellors available.

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