In another post, I address Fear of Relationships (Romantic Anxiety). In this post, I’ll address the basics of how counseling can help you overcome a fear of relationships. DBT Skills Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is similar to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in that it addresses thoughts and behaviors as interrelated. I address the 4 skill sets […]
Anxiety is one of the most common reasons that people seek counseling. It is a heightened state of awareness that motivates us to make changes to neutralize perceived threats. The trouble is, very often, the threats are not as significant as our anxiety reaction would suggest. Read more to learn how to tame anxiety.
Probably one of the most common questions that people have is how to effectively deal with anxiety. The nervous thoughts are bad enough, but the physical symptoms only make things worse as people start to worry that others can see them shaking or trembling, that their face is noticeably red, or that sweat is forming […]
When we are run down, tired, stressed, burnt out, etc. we tend to think that our worst fears are absolutely coming true. How many of us have gone into a meeting with a boss certain that we were about to get fired? That fear, however, was just motivating us to be prepared for the meeting; […]
Like depression in teens, teenage anxiety is a pretty common experience for adolescents. Whether it’s the jitters when it’s time to get in front of the class to present a report or the butterflies that show up when talking to that cute gal or guy in the lunchroom, it’s a pretty universal experience. But it’s […]
When it comes to dating and romantic intimacy, all anxieties are not exactly the same; they’re certainly related in a variety of ways, but the different forms of romantic anxiety each have distinct differences. Just to name a few of these fears: Fear of connection (related to Social Anxiety) Associated fears: commitment, affection/intimacy, loss of […]
Ever get nervous about becoming uncomfortably anxious before you’re even in the anxiety-provoking situation? It’s like looking over your shoulder, wondering when your boss is going to catch you surfing the internet at work because you know that you’ll get in trouble for it. Anticipatory anxiety is not exactly classic fear though; it is more […]
Common Anxiety Symptoms and Experiences Feeling anxious or nervous when it doesn’t make sense? Have butterflies in your stomach? Does this anxiety get in the way of living life to the fullest? Do you avoid social situations because you’re not sure how to act? Have you passed over professional opportunities because of fear of the […]
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Gate Healing, PLLC provides high-quality professional counseling for couples and individuals in Austin, Texas (including Westlake Hills, Rollingwood, Bee Cave, Dripping Springs, Lakeway, and other Central Texas areas). Gate Healing address concerns ranging from relationship conflict and communication to anxiety, depression, and trauma. Jonathan offers flexible scheduling and weekend appointments.
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