Anxiety

Treatments for Anxiety

Anxiety can be found at the core of most issues. Stress often accelerates all of it and we can help you resolve it with just a few sessions.

For a private and confidential consultation with one of our practitioners, please use the contact form below and we’ll be back to you within 24 hours; alternatively if you want to speak with us now, call 604-421-1722 

Experiencing Anxiety  we feel a sensation, a signal and it’s part of our adrenal response through the  release of cortisol, epinephrine and norepinephrine, sending signals to the heart muscle triggering a state of alert. These same chemicals respond to light in the morning, which helps us wake . We can feel certain forms of stimulation, such as rapid heartbeat, increased blood pressure, shortness of breath, even heart palpitations and feeling a little like excitement.  This whole constellation of a single stress response can, in fact, mimic medical problems.

Over time, those anxious feelings begins to translate to something very different, it becomes a fear of the feelings associated with those anxious feelings and we become even more anxious; almost on guard against the possibility of those feelings showing up again! This increased activation of what we call the sympathetic nervous system is the one that gears us up for flight or fight.

We can and often do misperceive it, and with all of these symptoms, some people may feel as if they’re having a heart attack, when, in fact, with an anxiety state, these symptoms can trigger lots of internal mental questioning “what’s going on, what’s happening to me?” However, the reality is, when we get into this kind of state,  all we want to do is minimize the possibility of it occurring at all. We begin to become very hyper-vigilant about what causes the stress, and avoiding all areas of life that might stimulate the anxious state, or anxiety.

This over focus on protecting oneself can get noticed by others when we try to convey our rational thoughts supporting our decision not to take that flight, or go into a dark place, or even when we prefer to cross the street and avoid the black dog coming our way… “oh come on, you can’t be afraid of this little thing…”. Those comments tend to make us back away from the events even more and avoiding life becomes the norm.

Some people offer the advice to just breathe normally, or relax like everyone else and this can elevate the stresses even more, as we begin to think there is something “not normal” about us. The fact is when the chemicals of anxiety and stress release in the blood stream it takes 40-45 minutes to be reabsorbed in the body.

These are some examples of areas of stress related symptom that we have helped so many clients with in as little as 3-4 sessions
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Stop Blushing
This is one of the most common conditions that we treat. This is another example of a problem that gets worse the more you think about it, a kind of self-fulfilling prophesy that can often be re-conditioned very quickly.

Increasing Confidence
Treatment to help you to gain self confidence in whatever area of your life you need it. Whether you call it self confidence or self esteem, we retrain the thinking so you think differently, more usefully, and more positively.

Remove Exam Nerves
We train your mind to begin coping and feeling resourceful well before you take the examination. The treatment is also useful to assist you as well as increase your ability to study more effectively. If you have been one of those people who have continually under performed in exams due to exam stress, then we can help you. * A group of grade 12 grades came to me for sessions before their exams. Their results were amazing. Most of them won scholarships, and one of them one several.

Excessive Sweating
Very often, the less you worry about excessive sweating, the less you sweat. Hyper-hidrosis is therefore treatable to the extent that your anxiety about sweating too much is programming you in such a way as to make the problem worse. Using NLP & Hypnosis we help you get the results you want.

Guilt and Shame, the traveling duo…
There are a truly vast variety of ways of ways that excessive guilt & shame can manifest itself to the point of having a continued and negative effect on someone’s life. We help you take the lessons from the past, and finally, let it go and more forward in your life.

Interview Nerves
Being cool, calm and collected is a state of mind that can be learned. We help you to condition your neurology to more automatically go into resourceful states during interviews, and we train you to stop worrying about your interview in advance.

Loneliness
Feelings of isolation are not necessarily connected with the proximity of other people. Many people experience extreme loneliness even when surrounded by crowds of others.

Fear of Flying  – if you suffer from this fear, panic can take over with mere thought of packing for a flight. It’s just too much, overwhelming, and often that kind of anxiety, panic and stress makes even a holiday just not worth it. We have helped so many people take back their lives from this “fear” and enabled them to fly with ease and enjoy the whole experience like they never have before.

Fear of Public Speaking:  This can limit your career! In as few as 3-4 sessions, you can be relaxed and enjoy presentations like never before. Take back your career and enjoy your job, your promotion, managing people, and presentations to clients.

Additional Symptoms We Treat

  • ADD
  • ADHD
  • Addiction to Chocolate
  • Addiction to Cannabis
  • Addiction to Cocaine
  • Anger Management
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Anorgasmia
  • Anxiety (General Anxiety Disorder)
  • Anxiety Attacks
  • BDD (Body Dysmorphic Dysfunction)
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating
  • Binge Drinking
  • Birth & Birth Doula
  • Blushing
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Compulsive Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania)
  • Compulsive Lying
  • Concentration
  • Confidence
  • Delayed Ejaculation
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Driving Phobia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Exam Nerves
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Fear of Flying
  • Fertility Challenges
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Hypertension
  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
  • Impotence
  • Interview Nerves
  • Insomnia
  • Jealousy
  • Migraines
  • Mother Daughter issues
  • Nail Biting
  • Nightmares
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  • Overeating – Binge Eating
  • Panic Attacks
  • Pain Relief
  • Phobias and Fears
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • PTSD (PTSD)
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Problems
  • Sleep Talk™ for Children
  • Social Phobia
  • Stage Fright
  • Shyness
  • Spelling
  • Sporting Ability
  • Stammering (stuttering)
  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)
  • Wedding Nerves
  • Weight Loss and Hypnotic Gastric Banding

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