How to get help for Anxiety Attacks

Are you new to school in West Chester? Have you changed Jobs recently or lost a job? Anxiety attacks can be overwhelming and feel horrible. Anxiety, in general, is extremely common. Anxiety is often by inaccurate thoughts, feelings, actions, image plucked accidentally or prematurely from the unconscious into the conscious or accurate compartment by mistake. Your job is to place them back into the old compartment.

People often have pervasive worry and obsessing without realizing it. Long-term anxiety can lead to panic attacks and depression. Although anxiety can be a waxing and waning disorder it is very treatable through a combination of treatment modalities. Cognitive therapy with or without medication is extremely helpful.

What are the symptoms of Anxiety Disorders?

    shortness of breath
    out of body feeling
    fear of dying and numbness or tingling in hands and feet.

Obsessing, worry, automatic thoughts and “sticky brain thoughts” are often present with or without an individual’s knowledge. In children and adolescents, this may take the form of anxiety and worry about academic, athletic, and social performance.

Some common anxiety disorders are; Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and in children Separation Anxiety Disorder, Over Anxious Disorder and School Phobia. Don’t Worry. There is help out there and nearby if you live in West Chester, Downingtown, Newtown Square and Exton PA.

Marital Counseling

Are you seeking Marriage Counseling? Do you need to?

Drew Alikakos, M.S. and his staff at Addiction & Psychological Therapy, Inc. offer relationship counseling. Drew Alikakos, M.S. is pro-marriage and attempts to address the underlying issues and help empower the individuals to cope better. Sometimes the couples will also be asked to see individual counselors, psychiatrists, or undergo drug and alcohol treatment as well.

Chronic Worry

Chronic worry often stems from “automatic thoughts” or sticky brain thoughts that one does not know that they have. These thoughts are intrusive and non-solicited. They pop up and act like they are appropriate thoughts but in actuality, most of these thoughts are supposed to be inactive or in the unconscious brain.
Drew Alikakos, M.S. offers Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help teach you to put these thoughts away. It helps to prevent or stop Panic Attacks and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.