Lake Mary Anxiety Counseling
Anxiety Disorder Counseling and Anxiety Therapy Services with Counselors and Therapists serving Lake Mary Florida

Lake Mary Anxiety Counselor Therapist Dr. Leslie Hamilton, PhD Marriage & Family Expert on Fox 35 News InterviewWe take the guesswork out of finding the right counselors for Lake Mary Anxiety Treatment. Help with dealing with anxiety in Lake Mary. Call office for Lake Mary anxiety counseling if you need some help today.

According to Mayo Clinic, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive behaviors (compulsions)Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that the Lake Mary therapists treat often. Cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT, Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapeutic treatment that helps patients to understand the thoughts and feelings that influence behaviors. This form of anxiety treatment has worked well for OCD, as well as other anxiety disorders. Our experienced anxiety therapists in Lake Mary use this form of treatment to help someone suffering with OCD. CBT has been found to work better than anxiety medication for this type of anxiety disorder.

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Our Lake Mary Cognitive behavioral therapists see children, teens, and adults change from repetitive behaviors to lessen their anxieties. Cognitive behavioral therapy works by continually acknowledging and challenging their obsessions and compulsions as much as possible during therapy and then at home. People are able to heal themselves from their unreasonable thoughts and fears. However, it is not stopping the habits, but learning how to change their thoughts and beliefs about their obsessions that makes the correction and change. If you or someone you know struggles with Anxiety or (OCD), contact us at (407) 248-0030 for more information about cognitive behavioral therapy techniques in Lake Mary Florida.

Anxiety is a normal emotion the all people deal with in challenging situation, such as a job interview, a tough exam, or a blind date. It is a good emotion as it helps us to take action, solve problems and stay focused. It is when this anxiety becomes out of control and normal functioning becomes difficult that it becomes a disorder.

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Anxiety disorders involve a much more intense response, last a lot longer after the stress situation concludes, and disrupts normal  functioning. Anxiety disorders often lead to secondary issues such as low self-esteem, impaired relationships, substance abuse, and depression.
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There are different types of anxiety disorder where our Lake Mary Anxiety Therapists are experts.

  1. social anxiety
  2. obsessive compulsive disorder
  3. anxiety attacks
  4. phobias
  5. panic disorder
  6. post traumatic
  7. stress disorder
  8. general anxiety disorder.

Our anxiety therapist in Lake Mary help their client recognize the signs of anxiety, and teach them how to deal with anxiety and symptoms of anxiety.

Panic is a sign of an anxiety disorder. Often when someone first experiences Panic Disorder they think that they are having a heart attack! Fear does often cause a physical respone such as chest pain, dizziness and shortness of breath. People who suffer from general anxiety disorder agonize about normal life issues, such as health, work, money, and relationship.

Getting Help with Anxiety Therapy and Counseling is an easy solution to dealing with anxiety and depression. Our trauma therapists are specialists and you can start feeling better often right after the first session.  Effective treatment for anxiety disorders includes Emotion Freedom Techniques (EFT), Rapid Resolution Trauma Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Exposure Based Behavioral Therapy.  For more information on these types of therapies, go to Total Life Counseling Centers Anxiety Services Page.

Our Lake Mary counselors are experienced in teaching and counseling others on how to stop anxiety, overcoming anxiety, how to cope with anxiety.

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Don’t let anxiety rule your life. Get into therapy, exercise, eat right and experience life to its fullest!

Anxiety Symptoms


A.  Excessive anxiety and worry (apprehensive expectation), occurring more days than not for at least 6 months, about a number of events or activities (such as work or school performance).
B.  The person finds it difficult to control the worry.
C.  The anxiety and worry are associated with three (or more) of the following six symptoms (with at least some symptoms present for more days than not for the past 6 months).  Note: Only one item is required in children.

  • restlessness or feeling keyed up or on edge
  • being easily fatigued
  • difficulty concentrating or mind going blank
  • irritability
  • muscle tension
  • sleep disturbance (difficulty falling or staying asleep, or restless unsatisfying sleep)
D.  The focus of the anxiety and worry is not confined to features of an Axis I disorder, e.g., the anxiety or worry is not about having a Panic Attack (as in a Panic Disorder), being embarrassed in public (as in Social Phobia), being contaminated (as in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder), being away from home or close relatives (as in Separation Anxiety Disorder), gaining weight (as in Anorexia Nervosa), having multiple physical complaints (as in Somatization Disorder), or having a serious illness (as in Hypochondriasis), and the anxiety and worry do not occur exclusively during Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
E.  The anxiety, worry, or physical symptoms cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.
F.  The disturbance is not due to the direct physiological effects of a substance (e.g., a drug of abuse, a medication) or a general medical condition (e.g., hyperthyroidism) and does not occur exclusively during a Mood Disorder, a Psychotic Disorder, or a Pervasive Developmental Disorder.

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