Generalized anxiety disorder is characterized by constant distress, inhibiting the performance of normal routines and the enjoyment of life. Different types of anxiety disorders include panic disorder and specific phobias, but the specialists at Restorative Brain Clinic can help you find the right treatment plan to overcome any of them. We offer alternative treatments such as TMS therapy as well as traditional counseling services that focus on your individual situation and needs so you can conquer your anxiety once and for all.

Anxiety Treatment & Counseling

Anxiety Therapy to Help You Restore and Relax

Our goal at Restorative Brain Center is to help you conquer your anxiety once and for all. Although this condition comes in many different forms, we offer a range of anxiety treatment options for patients living in the greater Kansas City, MO area. Treatment options can be tailored to each patient’s specific symptoms and needs.

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Anxiety Treatment & Counseling

Helping You Relax and Conquer Your Fears

Typical treatment plans involve anxiety counseling sessions that allow you to understand why you react a certain way to specific situations or people. By creating a better understanding of the phobias that lead to anxiety, we can help you develop better mechanisms for coping. Counseling sessions may either be one-on-one appointments with a licensed therapist or with a group of others experiencing similar thoughts and feelings.

In addition to anxiety counseling, a patient may also be prescribed medication to help relieve their symptoms. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is an alternative treatment for anxiety which may appeal to patients interested in treatment without medication.

Anxiety is not a single disorder but rather an umbrella terms for several types of disorders that all share common symptoms such as panic, heart palpitations, and trouble sleeping. In addition to generalized anxiety disorder, common types of anxiety include:

1. Social Anxiety Disorder

Notable symptoms:

  • Unhealthy fixation on social interactions
  • Anxiety during certain social situations

2. Panic Disorder

Notable symptoms:

  • Intense feelings of terror that seem to come out of nowhere
  • Chest pain and heart palpitations, which patients say feel like a heart attack

3. Phobia

Notable symptom:

  • A specific fear of an object or situation

The exact cause is unknown, but research points to the onset of anxiety as being related to factors such as genetics, changes in brain chemistry, and environmental stresses. Fortunately, anxiety counseling and therapy has proven effective in helping to relieve symptoms for many suffering from this disorder.

Anxiety is not diagnosed via lab tests but rather by a psychiatrist’s or licensed therapist’s professional assessment of a patient’s symptoms.

If you regularly suffer from the following symptoms, you may be suffering from anxiety disorder:

  • Feelings of unease and nervousness
  • Constant worrying
  • Avoiding people and situations that cause distress
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Hyperventilation
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) issues
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Fatigue
  • Sweating
  • Irritability
  • Headaches
  • Muscle tension

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