It is normal to feel anxiety. However, when anxiety interferes with normal daily living and functioning, it becomes a disorder.
General symptoms include:
- Feelings of panic or fear
- Constant worry
- Obsessive thoughts
- Ritualistic behaviors such as hand twisting
- Heart palpitations
- Problems sleeping
- Trouble remaining calm
There are several types of anxiety disorders including: Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Specific Phobia and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
APC provides an array of treatment options and programs to help clients understand and effectively cope with anxiety. Our therapists collaborate with physicians for those clients taking medication for anxiety. We have an extensive network of physicians to whom we refer clients when appropriate.