An anxious mind is a strong, and powerful mind, as anyone who has tried to rationalize their way out of anxiety will likely tell you. The way anxiety grips us and completely controls our ruminating thoughts, eclipsing any clarity and peace of mind we previously had, is suffocating to say the least. Feelings of anxiety, which commonly include uneasiness, dread, fear, or in sense of impending doom, can all be deeply unpleasant and manifest themselves into physical sensations like an upset stomach, heart palpitations, nervous tension, or even a panic attack.
Clinica anxiety can be all-consuming, but fortunately, there are people out there that can help. My name is Dr. Shea Kamlet, and I specialize in counseling individuals as well as couples. To learn more about me and my services, which include Hakomi therapy and mindfulness and meditation, give me a call today!
What Kind of Anxiety Are We Talking About?
In this blog, we won’t be discussing general, everyday anxiety, which tends to be easier to get ahold of — we are talking about clinical anxiety, the kind of anxiety that can be debilitating. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety is “persistent and excessive worry” where individuals can lose rational perspective and “expect the worse, even when there is no apparent reason for concern."