What is anxiety?
Anxiety is a state of fear, worry, nervousness and apprehension. Feeling anxious is normal in certain situations in life, such a appearing for exams, or while sky diving. Usually once the situation is over you get back to your calm peaceful state. Anxiety is a response to danger, and there are many physiological changes that occur, like adrenalin rush in your blood, heart beats faster, and you are ready to face the danger either by fighting it or running away from it. As soon as danger is over you calm down, breathing becomes normal. This is called “fight and flight” mechanism that is in-built in us as an instinct. However many people experience state of anxiety without any obvious triggers in their environment.
Types of Anxiety :
Hypnotherapy is very powerful tool to overcome all types of anxiety, such as
- OCD(obsessive compulsive disorders)
- Generalized anxiety disorders
- Panic attacks
- Social anxiety
- PTSD(post traumatic stress disorder)
- SAD (Separation anxiety disorder)
Symptoms of Anxiety :
- Irrational worrying thoughts
- Excessive nervousness
- Obsessive thoughts
- Dry mouth
- Muscle tension
- Heart palpitations
- Pain or discomfort in stomach
- Cold hands and feet
How can hypnotherapy help overcome anxiety?
Hypnotherapy and NLP are most powerful ways to treat all kinds of anxiety. With these methods you can treat the symptoms as well as the cause. Psychological findings show that people suffering from anxiety over generalize and perceive the world very differently compared to people who don’t suffer from this condition. It is this perception that creates feelings of constant worry. A person suffering from public speaking anxiety can be in the safe environment of his home and just by imagining his performance on stage that is scheduled after a couple of weeks can make him experience panic attacks. With the help of hypnosis and NLP one can change the inner movie and story about stressful situations, learn to relax the body and mind completely and experience a deep peaceful and calm state. They learn easy ways to create this state on their own whenever needed.
During these sessions you will :
- Start perceiving world as a safe place
- Get rid of anxiety about anxiety
- Identify and Neutralize the cause of anxiety
- Experience positive thoughts and stay motivated
- Become calm and peaceful
- Become in charge of your body and mind
- Increase your self-esteem by accessing resourceful states at the subconscious level
How many sessions are required to overcome anxiety and panic attacks?
It is very important to seek help from an experienced therapist, who understands your condition completely and is able to work with lot of flexibility using many different approaches, as every individual is different and the way they experience anxiety also varies from person to person. Number of sessions also depends on the type of anxiety. For example for phobias and specific anxieties can be dealt with in 2-3 sessions, whereas social anxiety and GAD can take 7 to 10 sessions.