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  • Counseling for Anxiety

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    Do you notice yourself worrying a lot? Do you feel restless or have difficulty relaxing? Are you feeling nervous or scared in situations where you know you should feel okay? Do you avoid social activities or crowds because you are uncomfortable being around people? Do you notice yourself focusing on what could go wrong in the future? If any of these describes you, you may be one of many people who experience symptoms of anxiety. We can help.

    Symptoms of Anxiety

    While some level of anxiety is normal, many people experience anxiety that interferes with their ability to do the things they want to do. Some people experience anxiety on its own and sometimes anxiety is part of another condition, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Social Anxiety Disorder or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). 

    Common symptoms of anxiety include:

    Worrying

    Nervousness

    Restlessness

    Racing Thoughts

    Panic Attacks

    Irritability

    Difficulty Sleeping

    A Feeling of Tightness in the Chest

    Therapy Can Help with Symptoms of Anxiety

    If you are struggling with symptoms of anxiety, therapy can help! Our experienced and caring therapists have significant training and experience in helping people who are struggling with anxiety. In therapy, clients with anxiety can expect a therapist who is kind and supportive and understands what they are going through and how to help. Our clients have told us that with therapy, they feel happier, more secure and better capable of coping with life’s stressors. 

    Move Forward Counseling’s Approach to the Treatment of Anxiety

    We provide treatment for anxiety through both online and in-person therapy. We understand that everyone is different and that the cause of your anxiety may be related to past experiences, current stress and/or a lack of healthy coping strategies and support. Our therapists are trained to in multiple intervention strategies to help you to address symptoms of anxiety and will work with you to find what will best help your anxiety. Interventions used by our therapists are based on research and shown to be effective with people with anxiety. Some common types of therapy for anxiety are:

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) focuses on make changes in thinking and behavior to address symptoms of depression. 

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of CBT that incorporates mindfulness and helps clients to be able to regulate emotion more effectively, interact more effectively with others and cope with difficult feelings.

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) focuses on making changes in behavior that are in line with a client’s value system, so they can live a life they feel better about.

    Trauma Treatment includes multiple different treatments that help to resolve past trauma, so a client is better able to cope with stress and have a healthy and happy life.

    Begin Therapy for Anxiety in Hershey or Online Anywhere in Pennsylvania

    You don’t have to live with of nervousness, restless or worry. Therapy can help you to feel happier, relaxed and better able to deal with life’s stressors.   Move Forward Counseling has caring and experienced therapists who specialize in therapy for anxiety. To start therapy today, follow these simple steps:

    1.     Contact Move Forward Counseling

    2.     Meet with one of our expert therapists

    3.     Start living the life you want to live

    Other Services at Move Forward Counseling

    Therapy for anxiety is not the only service available at Move Forward Counseling. We offer treatment for depression, eating disorders, trauma, relationship problems, work stress, and more to people of all ages and genders.