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Anxiety Therapist in Chicago

Overcome Your Anxiety

Have you ever felt worried about certain aspects of your life? Maybe you feel as if your life is hard to control and perhaps these worries have manifested in physically debilitating symptoms. If any of this sounds familiar, then you may be suffering from anxiety. 

Anxiety can be hard to distinguish from other feelings such as sadness, doubt, and trauma, but what sets it apart are the thoughts or concerns about the future. With the help of an anxiety therapist, you’ll be able to approach your fears by pinpointing what’s causing this emotional response. We will help you let go of worries and make peace with those negative emotions. 

Dealing with anxiety on your own requires a great deal of mental strength, but you don’t have to go through it alone. By seeking the assistance of an anxiety therapist from Latinx Talk Therapy, you’ll be able to overcome your anxieties to lead a more free and fulfilling life.

Common Symptoms of Anxiety

  • Chest tightness
  • Stomach pain
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Fatigue
  • Self-doubt
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Feeling distressed
  • Loss of concentration
  • Frustration
  • Anticipating the worst outcome

In general, anxiety manifests as hypothetical thoughts/worries/concerns about the future. These worries can present both physically and mentally.

Treating Anxiety with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is often used when treating and assessing anxiety disorders. This therapy works by reducing fears, helping the individual to become less sensitive to events and situations they deem triggering. CBT therapy focuses on identifying, understanding, and changing thinking and behavior patterns in order to reduce the presence of anxiety. With an anxiety therapist, individuals can gain a sense of control and apply helpful skills they can use throughout their lives. 

How Effective is CBT Therapy for Anxiety?

Cognitive-behavioral therapy has proven itself to be especially effective for anxiety-induced phobias. Results and improvement are usually seen anywhere from twelve to sixteen weeks with active participation in therapy and mindfulness exercises. Additionally, CBT therapy calls for individuals to be actively involved with their progress, which is helpful in motivating them as they take a look at how far they’ve come. With CBT therapy, you can expect to learn how to control your thinking, maintain self-confidence, and learn coping skills when confronted with uncomfortable situations. 

On Your Side Through This Journey

Anxiety makes it feel as if the world is caving in on you, but we are here to provide you with the tools you need to break out of this cycle of negativity. If there are specific symptoms of anxiety that you deal with, we can teach you how to lessen them and how to deal with them, no matter where it is that you are at with your progress. By choosing to work with us, you’ll be able to take care of your anxiety. Let us guide you through these obstacles so you can achieve a life full of mental and emotional success.

A Snapshot of Your First Session

If you’ve never worked with an anxiety therapist before, there’s no need to worry. We will welcome you in with open arms and compassion. During your first session, we will discuss the fears that you are having trouble coping with. From there, we will create an individualized treatment plan that consists of cognitive-behavioral techniques that will help you when dealing with confrontational instances of anxiety. 

Setting Goals You Can Achieve

There’s no goal that you can’t reach when you work with the professionals at Latinx Talk Therapy. Goal-setting is vital in the process of managing anxiety. It is important to stay committed to the goals you set. We are well aware of how easy it can be to get stuck in negative emotions and thoughts that can discourage you, but this is what we’re here for. The power for change lies within you. We are here to guide you and remind you that you’re fully capable to get your life on track. 

Bilingual Therapy Services for the Latinx Community

Latinx Talk Therapy is a safe space for bilingual speakers. If you prefer to speak your native language, we can help you all the same! We offer bilingual therapy services especially if it makes things more comfortable for you. We want nothing but to make you feel secure and reassured when you choose us to tackle your anxiety and mental blocks. 

Sad woman looking out the window alone in need of a Anxiety Therapist

Give Us a Call or Send Us a Message

If you want to do away with your anxiety once and for all, then we’re here for you. As anxiety therapists, we’re here to help you gain full control of your life. Get in touch with Latinx Talk Therapy so you can enjoy your life experiences, anxiety-free.

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