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Anxiety: What Is It?

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress.
Though, for many people, anxiety can become overwhelming and disruptive to their everyday lives.
It’s essential to comprehend what anxiety is and to understand its symptoms.

Symptoms of Anxiety

Constant feelings of worry or fear.

Restlessness or feeling "on edge".

Having trouble concentrating.


Muscle tension.


Trouble sleeping (insomnia).

An increase in heart rate.

Avoiding situations that could cause anxiety.

Types of Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety comes in various forms. Some of the anxiety disorders we treat are:

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Panic Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder

How We Help

Having a deep understanding of a person's experience with anxiety is necessary for appropriate treatment.

We are experienced in handling different anxiety disorders and related mental health conditions.

We provide our clients with supportive care and coping strategies that could help ease and reduce their symptoms.

What Anxiety Treatment Can Include

Brief Psychotherapy

For those having mild to moderate anxiety symptoms, brief psychotherapy can help. Through focused sessions with specific goals, brief psychotherapy can provide coping strategies and relief.

Psychiatric Evaluation

This evaluation is sometimes the essential starting point for finding the precise nature of a person's condition. It’s necessary for creating an effective, custom treatment plan. It can involve a thorough conversation about one’s symptoms, medical history, and possibly some diagnostic tests.

Medication Management

We recognize the necessity of medication in managing some forms of anxiety disorders.
Medication management is considered when symptoms are severe and affect daily functioning. We evaluate the need for medication, oversee its management, and track its progress so that pharmacological treatment is included in your overall care plan.

Connect With Us

Esteem Behavioural Healthcare can assist you if you are looking for a way to ease anxiety and move on to a more peaceful and productive life. Contact us today to see how we can help.