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Signs and symptoms

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Signs and symptoms of anxiety vary from person to person. Our anxiety treatment program helps you on your path to recovery.
  • Weakness

  • Insomnia

  • Mild obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

  • PTSD

  • Panic Attacks

  • Hyperventilation

  • Excessive Sweating

  • Trembling

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Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder is characterized by sudden and repetitive panic attacks that may last for a few minutes. Some of the symptoms include

  • A sense of impending danger
  • Irregular heartbeats that feel like pounding or fluttering (palpitations)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Worrying about the occurrence of another panic attack and avoiding situations that may induce it
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD often develops in people who experience traumatic events such as accidents, war, natural disasters, assault, etc. Some of the common traits of PTSD are:

  • Disturbing dreams
  • Trouble relaxing or staying focused
  • Flashbacks of the traumatic situation/event
  • An avoidance of things/situations that remind the person of the traumatic event
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Selective Mutism

Selective Mutism

Selective Mutism is the type of anxiety experienced by children or young adults, where they are unable to speak in situations or contexts that reminds them of the traumatic event. Although the affected person may have excellent social skills otherwise, Selective Mutism may trigger unusual responses in them, some of which are:

  • Clingy behavior
  • Sulky disposition
  • Generally withdrawn
  • Stiff or tense
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Agoraphobia is characterized by an extreme fear of situations, places, or events that may make the person feel trapped or find it challenging to find help. Usually, people may display agoraphobia symptoms in crowded, open, or remote spaces. Some commonly recognizable features of agoraphobia include:

  • Persistent helplessness or feelings of being trapped
  • Symptoms may intensify in crowded places
  • Fear of impending panic attacks
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Social Anxiety Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder manifests as a fear of negative judgments from others in a social situation. Sometimes, separation from a place or person that offers security can induce social anxiety disorder. The symptoms listed below can characterize this:

  • Fear about one or more social event
  • Avoidance of social situations
  • Feeling unable to cope when in stressful social situations
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Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is characterized by ongoing and uncontrollable worry and anxiety. Usually, this interferes with the day-to-day functioning of the affected person. Other common symptoms include:

  • Overthinking
  • Wrongly assessing situations
  • Rumination or looping thoughts
  • Difficulty concentrating
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Self-care starts with us! Your anxiety therapist will create an anxiety disorder treatment plan to help you on your way toward recovery.


Psychotherapy for anxiety includes Exposure Response Prevention and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Usually, psychotherapy involves the following:

    • Altering perception about self, especially about the world and others.
    • Helping alleviate the symptoms of social anxiety disorder.
    • Delivering a range of coping techniques and anxiety management skills
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Mindfulness Training

Thoroughly dispensed mindfulness training can help the client cope better with the severity of a situation. It empowers people with anxiety disorders to be more present at the moment and focus on the task at hand. The treatment include:

    • Learning how to relax tensed-up muscles, especially in response to a trigger
    • Learning to appreciate simple everyday pleasures through practical exercises
    • Asserting control and power over a situation in which you feel out of control. 
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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is effective at treating intense emotions and debilitating symptoms. Although initially meant to treat Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), several counselors now use it for treating episodic and chronic anxiety. Some of the skills taught under DBT include:

    • Tolerance, especially when faced with anxiety-inducing situations
    • Emotional regulation to keep anxiety responses under control
    • Interpersonal effectiveness to set boundaries in social situations
    • Mindfulness to notice the onset of an anxiety episode
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Anxiety may be caused due to mental conditions, physical ailments, the effect of stressful life events, drugs, or a combination of all. Financial stress, emotional trauma, and career-related concerns also lead to anxiety issues. Anxiety disorder goes beyond regular nervousness and may affect the person's everyday functioning, response to situations, and self-control. With the right anxiety disorder treatment, people can manage anxiety problems.

Children who experienced abuse, trauma, or observed horrific events are more likely to eventually develop anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders can also manifest in adults who had traumatizing experiences.

Individuals with major illnesses or health conditions may cause worry about a lot of things like their future and treatment. Excessive anxiety may be brought on by a major incident such as a loss in the family, work stress, or persistent financial worry.

Disorders of anxiety can run in families and can be hereditary. Anxiety can be developed or worsened by the abuse or usage of drugs and alcohol.

Anxiety is a common condition that many people deal with on occasion. A very common reaction to stressful life situations like major life transitions, facing financial difficulties, or relationship issues. However, anxiety symptoms may indicate an anxiety disorder if they outgrow the circumstances that caused them and start negatively impacting the person’s life. With the right anxiety disorder treatment, people can manage anxiety problems, which can be crippling. The initial step is to recognize the symptoms. Here is a list of signs and symptoms to understand if you are suffering from anxiety.

  • Excessive Worrying
  • Feeling Agitated
  • Restlessness
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty Concentrating
  • Irritability
  • Tense Muscles
  • Trouble Falling or Staying Asleep
  • Panic Attacks
  • Avoiding Social Situations

 It's common for children to experience occasional anxiety and worry. However, if they feel persistently trapped in situations, exhibit extreme fear and dread, or struggle with daily activities, it's essential to consider seeking anxiety therapy or treatment for your child.

Here are six typical red flags that indicate anxiety in adults.

  • Sleeping difficulties
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Being Easily Angry
  • Feeling worn out
  • Rapid heart rate

 Here are the five main categories of anxiety in adults:

1. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) - Characterized by persistent anxiety, increased worry, and tension, even without a specific trigger.

2. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Marked by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions). Individuals often engage in rituals such as hand washing, counting, checking, or cleaning to alleviate obsessive thoughts, but these actions only provide temporary relief and exacerbate anxiety when abstained from.

3. Panic Disorder - Anxiety disorders like panic disorder involve sudden, intense episodes of fear accompanied by physical symptoms such as shortness of breath, heart palpitations, chest pain, nausea, and stomach discomfort.

4. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - PTSD may develop following exposure to a traumatic event involving severe bodily harm or threat. Examples of traumatic events include assaults, natural disasters, accidents, and military combat.

5. Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia) - Characterized by extreme self-consciousness and overwhelming anxiety in common social situations. Individuals with social anxiety may experience persistent symptoms when interacting with others, such as speaking in public, eating or drinking in public, or participating in formal or informal social settings.

Before considering any over-the-counter drugs, consult with your therapist or explore online anxiety therapy to devise an appropriate anxiety treatment plan. Additionally, prioritize a healthy lifestyle by consuming a balanced diet and engaging in regular exercise.

Seek support: If you've experienced a recent traumatic or distressing event, reach out for counseling or search for "anxiety disorder treatment" or "anxiety therapy near me" to access assistance and guidance.

 Psychotherapy for anxiety treatment incorporates exposure response prevention and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which typically involve:

1. Modifying perceptions about oneself, particularly concerning the world and others.   

2. Alleviating symptoms associated with social anxiety disorder.

3. Equipping individuals with coping techniques and anxiety management skills.

4. Mindfulness Training: Comprehensive mindfulness training aids individuals with anxiety disorders in better coping with challenging situations by fostering present-moment awareness and concentration. This includes:

   - Learning muscle relaxation techniques to ease tension caused by anxiety.  

   - Engaging in exercises to find joy in simple everyday experiences.

   - Breaking the monotony of daily routines.

5. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT): DBT, a subtype of CBT, proves effective in anxiety treatment. Although initially developed for borderline personality disorder (BPD), many therapists now utilize it for episodic and chronic anxiety. Key DBT skills include:

   - Building tolerance for anxiety-inducing situations.

   - Regulating emotions to effectively manage anxiety responses

   - Enhancing interpersonal effectiveness to establish boundaries in social settings.

 The duration of online anxiety therapy or anxiety disorder treatment varies based on your specific requirements. Your therapist will invest time in comprehending your concerns, establishing achievable goals, and devising a personalized treatment plan for anxiety disorder. The duration of anxiety therapy will be influenced by your level of dedication to the treatment journey.

 During your initial anxiety therapy session with a Lifebulb therapist or counselor, we delve deeper than just collecting background or demographic details. We recognize that seeking help is a significant and often difficult decision. As a result, our first offline or online anxiety therapy session is dedicated to providing you with the support you require and illustrating that the therapy process can yield positive results through mutual effort and commitment.

 We aim to streamline the process of accessing a therapist or counselor, making it quick and hassle-free. Our approach is simple: peruse our therapists' bios to identify your preferred match and book a virtual or in-person counseling session online. Alternatively, you can reach out to our office, and our team will assist in pairing you with the suitable therapist or counselor based on your requirements. Whether it's online or in-person anxiety therapy, your therapist will collaborate with you to develop a personalized anxiety disorder treatment plan designed to help you achieve your goals.

 If you encounter an emergency, please dial 911 promptly. While Lifebulb does not function as a crisis center, and our therapists and counselors do not provide emergency services, we recognize that urgent situations can occur. You will have direct email and phone access to your therapist, who will strive to be available when you reach out. Depending on your anxiety disorder treatment plan, your therapist may provide resources or referrals for situations that extend beyond the scope of your online or in-person anxiety therapy sessions.

 After scheduling a session with your therapist or counselor, our team will email you a confirmation containing the appointment date and time, as well as a link to the online anxiety therapy room. To join the session, simply click the provided link and log in to the online anxiety therapy room a few minutes before your scheduled appointment. Your therapist will be waiting to meet you there.

 Absolutely. All our therapists are equipped to offer top-notch online anxiety therapy services and anxiety disorder treatment plans to our clients.

 We employ a HIPAA-compliant video counseling service seamlessly integrated into our Electronic Health Records System to facilitate online anxiety therapy sessions for our clients.

To schedule an appointment, simply reach out to our office or request a specific session time through our website. A team member will then assist you in scheduling with the most suitable therapist or confirm the details of your online anxiety therapy session. We'll also manage insurance information and provide confirmation of your session date and time, whether it's for in-person or online anxiety therapy.

In the event that you need to cancel your appointment, we have a flexible cancellation policy. Just contact our office or inform your counselor at least 24 hours before your scheduled anxiety therapy session to cancel or reschedule, whether it's for an in-person or online session.

 Booking an anxiety treatment session with us is both convenient and flexible, with a range of options available. You can easily locate us online by searching 'anxiety therapist near me,' or you can reach out directly to our office. A member of our team will guide you through the process of booking with the most appropriate therapist. We'll take care of insurance details and any relevant policies, and provide you with confirmation of your anxiety therapy session, whether it's conducted in-person or virtually. Alternatively, you have the option to select your preferred therapist from our website, choose a session time that suits your schedule, and we'll follow up to confirm the appointment details.

 Our cancellation policy is accommodating. If you need to cancel or reschedule your online anxiety therapy session, kindly contact our office or reach out to your counselor or therapist at least 24 hours before the scheduled appointment time. There is no fee for cancellations or rescheduling within this timeframe.

 Anxiety therapy is typically a long-term endeavor aimed at improving overall mental well-being. Studies indicate that it can enhance emotions and behaviors, fostering healthy adaptations in both the brain and body. While there's no assured "cure," anxiety disorder treatment can pave the way for positive lifestyle adjustments.

We accept a wide range of major commercial insurance plans for anxiety treatment, including Aetna, Amerihealth, Cigna, Optum Health, United Healthcare, Tricare, and more. If your insurance provider is not included in the list, we're more than happy to verify your benefits to ascertain if we can accommodate them. In the event that your insurance is not covered, we offer competitive self-pay rates to ensure affordability for all our clients.

 At Lifebulb, we do not require any recurring memberships or fees. We strongly believe in providing access to top-quality online anxiety therapy services without subjecting individuals to ongoing out-of-pocket expenses. With us, you'll only be charged session costs determined by your insurance provider or our budget-friendly self-pay rate.

 While certain practices only serve self-pay clients or individuals with out-of-network benefits, at Lifebulb, we aim to reduce your anxiety treatment costs by accepting most major insurance plans. Normally, the out-of-pocket expense for each online anxiety therapy session is a minimal copay determined by your insurance provider and plan. Furthermore, we provide a self-pay rate that is more budget-friendly compared to many other practices, catering to those without insurance or those who choose not to use their healthcare benefits for either in-person or online anxiety therapy sessions.

 At Lifebulb, we uphold rigorous standards in selecting therapists to help you achieve your anxiety therapy goals. Nonetheless, we understand that not every therapist may perfectly align with every client's needs. If your experience with anxiety therapy doesn't meet your expectations, we are dedicated to aiding you in finding a therapist who better suits your requirements and preferences.

 At Lifebulb, safeguarding your privacy is paramount. Operating as a covered entity under HIPAA guidelines, we strictly adhere to all applicable rules and regulations. If you have any questions or suggestions concerning our privacy and security procedures, please feel free to contact us at We're here to assist you.

 At Lifebulb, we place a high priority on our therapists because we recognize that their satisfaction in the workplace directly influences the quality of counseling and anxiety therapy they deliver to our clients. By ensuring that our therapists feel fulfilled and motivated in their work environment, we empower them to provide the highest level of online anxiety therapy service to you, our esteemed clients.

 All of our anxiety therapy sessions are led by our therapists in private settings. Our video platform is seamlessly integrated into our HIPAA-compliant Electronic Health Records system, guaranteeing the confidentiality and security of your face, voice, and data throughout the process.

 Lifebulb complies with HIPAA guidelines as a covered entity, ensuring adherence to all relevant rules and regulations. Should you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy and security protocols, please feel free to contact us at We are here to support you.

 At Lifebulb, we consider our therapists to be our most valuable asset. Unlike many practices that prioritize business expansion over the well-being of their team, we prioritize the satisfaction and fulfillment of our therapists. Why does this matter for our clients? Because we have noticed that therapists who genuinely enjoy their work environment can provide superior services and effective anxiety treatment to those they assist. Therefore, our primary goal at Lifebulb is to establish an optimal working environment for our therapists. By doing so, we believe that our clients will be best positioned to achieve their anxiety therapy goals, whether through in-person counseling or online sessions.

 At Lifebulb, we have a rigorous selection process for our therapists, acknowledging their crucial role in our clients' path toward achieving anxiety treatment goals. Our therapists are extensively educated, holding at least a master's degree, and have completed rigorous hands-on training before obtaining full licensure. Furthermore, we carefully evaluate each therapist to ensure they align with our core values. This guarantees that your therapist is not only highly qualified but also deeply dedicated to assisting you and delivering exceptional online anxiety therapy or in-person counseling services.

 Lifebulb operates numerous locations where we provide in-person counseling, with ongoing expansion efforts. Moreover, we offer telehealth or online anxiety therapy sessions to cater to individuals who may live at a distance from our physical offices.

 All our counselors possess extensive education and training, holding full clinical licensure in counseling. Each therapist undergoes a comprehensive interview process, background check, and in-house training to meet our stringent standards. Additionally, we prioritize continual education for our counselors and therapists to refine their skills and deliver top-quality in-person and online anxiety therapy services.

 Ensuring that our clients are matched with the most appropriate therapist for their individual needs is of utmost importance to us. That's why we provide detailed bios of our therapists for our clients to review before reaching out to us. If you have a specific therapist in mind, we can arrange your session with them. However, we acknowledge that finding the perfect match may take time. In such instances, we will help you find an anxiety therapist from our team who is better suited to your needs. If needed, we can also provide referrals to external professionals who can offer the support you require.

 A licensed professional counselor is a mental health practitioner with a master's or PhD-level education, authorized by a state licensure board to diagnose and treat mental health disorders. The exact title of this license may vary depending on the state, but common designations include Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).

 We enlist licensed clinical psychologists for their ability to offer specialized services such as online anxiety therapy and psychological testing, which many other professionals may not provide. Frequently, your counselor or therapist can work alongside a psychologist to devise anxiety therapy and treatment plans, as well as conduct psychological testing, to more comprehensively address your individual needs and objectives. This collaborative approach enables us to effectively accommodate a wider spectrum of your requirements.

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