How Psychotherapists Help with Anxiety Disorders

Mar 8, 2024

Anxiety issues can feel like a storm raging within, an overwhelming force that affects people from all walks of life, even children. These anxiety attacks are more common than you might think, with anxiety disorders impacting a significant portion of the population. 

But there is hope on the horizon in the form of psychotherapists, mental health professionals trained to help with anxiety issues and a range of other mental health issues. 

What’s Considered Anxiety? 

Anxiety is that uneasy feeling that creeps up when you are facing a stressful situation. It is a natural response, designed to keep us alert and safe. However, for some, anxiety becomes a constant companion, a relentless worry that can disrupt daily life. 

Anxiety disorders, which encompass various conditions like Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder, can lead to severe distress and impairment.

If you are struggling with anxiety attacks, a psychotherapist can help you make strides towards a less anxious and more confident future. 

Psychotherapists and Anxiety

Psychotherapists are trained professionals who offer mental health support and guidance to individuals grappling with anxiety issues. Through talk therapy, they address the root causes and symptoms of anxiety disorders, providing effective anxiety treatment. 

Here is how psychotherapists can help with anxiety:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

CBT is a commonly used approach in anxiety treatment. Psychotherapists help clients identify and challenge negative thought patterns and replace them with more positive, constructive thinking.

Identifying Triggers

Psychotherapists work with clients to pinpoint the specific triggers that lead to anxiety attacks. By recognizing these triggers, individuals can learn to manage their responses better.

Mindfulness & Relaxation Techniques

Psychotherapists teach relaxation and mindfulness exercises to individuals suffering from mental health issues that can reduce the physical and emotional symptoms of anxiety.

Exposure Therapy

This technique involves gradually exposing individuals to their anxiety triggers in a controlled and supportive environment, helping them build resilience.

Overcome Anxiety with the Help of Ariella Boehm

Ariella Boehm is a seasoned psychotherapist with a passion for helping individuals overcome anxiety disorders and other mental health issues. With over two decades of experience, she offers a unique blend of therapeutic techniques, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and trauma-informed practice. Ariella’s compassionate and individualized approach ensures that clients receive tailored support to address their anxiety and regain control over their lives.

If anxiety is holding you back from living your life to the fullest, consider reaching out to Ariella Boehm for help with anxiety by scheduling a 15-minute introductory session! Do not let anxiety control your life–take that first step towards anxiety treatment with the help of a psychotherapist.

Ariella Boehm

I’ve been helping people lead more intentional lives for over 20 years. I began my career as an early childhood teacher. In 2012, I made the decision to channel the empathic skills that are needed to be a connected teacher, into becoming a compassionate psychotherapist.​