Anxiety, at one time or another, is a fact of life. Many people experience feelings of anxiousness when facing stressful situations or important decisions. An Anxiety disorder, however, is a serious mental illness and can interrupt a person’s ability to lead a normal life. For people with anxiety disorders, irrational worry and fear are overpowering and relentless. There are several different anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and social phobia.

The symptoms for these disorders vary, but all generally include some type of extreme, irrational fear and feelings of dread. Many people with an anxiety disorders also have physical symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, tension headaches, nausea, or muscle weakness. Anxiety disorders (characterized by at least six months of symptoms) are fairly common, affecting about 18% of the population. A mental health professional can be helpful in dealing with normal feelings of anxiety as well as specific anxiety disorders.

Therapists specialising in Anxiety

Amanda Copeland

Cognitive analytic psychotherapist

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Chris Molyneux

BACP Senior Accredited Person-Centred Counsellor & Supervisor

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Lorri Craig

Psychologist. Therapist Counsellor

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Dr Clarissa Bartlett

Counselling Psychologist

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Duncan Long

Counsellor & Therapist

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Emma Russell

Humanistic Integrative Counsellor

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Alex Macfarlane

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Claire Scott

Therapeutic Counsellor

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Jake Yearsley

Integrative counsellor

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Kate McGuire

Trauma and Psychosexual Therapist

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Keren Ghitis

Mindfulness based Psychotherapist Senior Trainee (UKCP)

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Gavin Beard

Psychotherapist and Trauma Specialist Using EMDR

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Lukas Dressler

Psychologist (MSc.) & Integrative Psychotherapist

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Nicola Turner

Psychotherapist, NeurOptimal® neurofeedback trainer

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Peter Hutt

Person Centred Counsellor

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Stephanie Fortescue

Psychodynamic Therapist

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Sarah Bailes

Psychotherapeutic Counsellor

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Serena Roche

Psychotherapist

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Tim Park

Addiction Therapist

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Will Geffin

We Can Change Integrated Therapy

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Zoe Boylan

Humanistic Counsellor MBACP

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