What is anxiety?
Anxiety Is a mental health condition characterised by excessive, persistent, or irrational feelings of fear, apprehension, or dread. Anxiety can manifest in several ways and when it becomes excessive it can impact an individual's emotional well-being, behaviours, and everyday life. Anxiety disorders include generalised anxiety, panic disorder, social anxiety, and specific phobias.
How can Portobello Behavioural Health help?
Therapy can help individuals learn coping strategies and develop skills to manage anxiety symptoms. PBH uses a myriad of therapeutic techniques including CBT which typically involves identifying negative thought patterns and behaviours that contribute to anxiety and developing practical solutions to stop them from dominating thinking. Coaches can encourage clients to play an active role in their own journey and can support them in making the necessary changes, whilst creating a safe and judgement-free space for their clients. Coaches can also connect clients to relevant community resources, whilst advocating for and encouraging them. Coaches at PBH can help clients to invest in positive and healthy lifestyle choices and develop life skills and help them to action this change