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    Anxiety Therapy

    Providing relief to your anxiety & stress 

    You are tired of constantly living in fear, being on edge. Right now fear is winning, taking the driving seat in the brain and running the show. Is it possible to regain the freedom you had from worry which seems like many ages ago or maybe never at all?

    In today’s society, we have so many different things to worry about or pressures we have to be living up to. So many of us have experienced trauma or signficant stressful events in our life that have never been addressed, leading to fear and distrust of the world. It is quite easy to spend day after day worrying about:

    • All the things that have to get done
    • All the potential things that could go wrong or worst case scenarios that could happen
    • The safety of ourselves and loved ones
    • Am I keeping up with everyone else or the expectations that others have set?
    • How am I going to handle the next thing that is dropped on my plate?
    • When am I going to get time to take care of my own needs?
    • What if the world sees my vulnerabilites?

    The many pressures in the world and/or previous trauma can lead to perpetual feelings of stress & anxiety. Our bodies are constantly in a state of “fight or flight” in order to survive. This can wear out our brain’s & body’s ability to thrive.

    This captivating image features a woman sitting on the edge of a cliff overlooking the vast expanse of the ocean. The woman appears contemplative and serene, with her legs crossed and her hands resting on her knees. The ocean stretches out before her, with waves crashing against the rocks and a clear blue sky above. The image captures a sense of peace and calm, despite the raw power of the ocean. This image represents the transformative power of anxiety therapy in MN, where individuals can learn to manage their anxiety and find inner peace in the face of life's challenges.The symptoms of anxiety look like:

    • Nervousness, restlessness, or being tense
    • Feelings of danger, panic, or dread
    • Rapid breathing or hyperventilation
    • Increased or heavy sweating
    • Trembling or muscle twitching
    • Weakness or lethargy
    • Persistent thoughts of worry
    • Difficulty focusing or thinking clearly about anything other than the thing you’re worried about
    • Insomnia
    • Irritability or easily set off with relationships
    • Wanting to withdraw or avoid stressors

    If you are struggling with anxiety or stress, I’m confident anxiety therapy can help. I offer the most researched & effective forms of psychotherapy, to get the relief that you deserve.

    When it comes to treating anxiety and stress-related concerns, research shows that Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is usually the most effective option. That’s because psychotherapy – as opposed to just medication alone – treats more than just symptoms of the problem. I also incorporate perspectives from Internal Family Systems Therapy.

    What does Therapy for Anxiety & Stress look like?

    Psychotherapy can help to uncover the underlying causes of your worries, fears, & stressors. My approach in therapy involves building strength & resources for managing stressors, developing solution oriented thinking, how to lower the feelings of anxiety or stress in the moment and how to address thoughts related to core fears & concerns. You will be given exercises from week to week that help your brain change how it processes stress. I include a lot of neuroscience about the different parts of the brain and how they interact with each other. The process of therapy can help shift all that energy from worry into confidence.

    Most quick-fix options in life disappoint. Just as in physical therapy, a person must do the proper exercises to heal the muscle; psychotherapy consists of doing the right exercises for the brain to be able to handle anxiety and stress more effectively.

    If you are ready to start feeling an improved sense of well being, I invite you to contact me today for a consultation to see if I would be a good fit for helping you have greater control over anxiety or stress in your life. I am passionate about helping people move from fear towards a more abundant life.

    FAQs About Anxiety Therapy 

    When is Anxiety Therapy needed?

    Just like an athlete would need to complete physical therapy in order to heal an injury and perform well in a game; psychotherapy is needed when anxiety is impacting how well you can perform in key areas of your life (work, family, education).

    How long does the Anxiety Therapy process take?

    This is really dependent upon how severe is the impact of anxiety and how consistently are the exercises we do in session completed. We need at least a couple of months at minimum to see the effects of the process. We can then evaluate from month to month how many sessions are needed.

    How do I know if Anxiety Therapy is right for me?

    I am glad to do an intro call or consultation before scheduling. We can go over the approach, and what is offered, and answer any questions or concerns you have. I will give as much information as possible for you to help with your decision.