We all experience anxiety, and it is part of the normal human experience. Anxiety involves feelings of worry, nervousness, fear, or apprehension. Anxiety can sometimes be motivating, such as when nervousness about an exam motivates us to study. At times, however, anxiety can become overwhelming and cause significant distress. It can also interfere with the ability to participate in activities and move towards our goals. Anxiety can even affect how we feel physically, causing symptoms like upset stomach, shortness of breath, or dizziness. When anxiety becomes severe, it can cause Panic Attacks and drastically affect things like sleep, mood, and concentration.

Anxiety can be temporary, such as when an individual is anxious about a new job. Anxiety can also reflect a more enduring psychological disorder, such as:

Psychologists at EBT3 are trained in using psychological assessment tools to find out whether anxiety is problematic, and if a specific anxiety disorder is present. They are also experienced at treating anxiety and the related symptoms using approaches that have been proven to be effective, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

For more information about Anxiety, or to find an experienced psychologist, please contact us.