Anxiety is the physical response to a threat or perceived threat, sometimes called an anxiety attack. It may consist of a rapid heart rate and breathing, trembling hands, or a sudden burst of energy.
It is natural for everyone to experience anxiety occasionally. However, sometimes people experience anxiety or fear consistently, affecting their ability to cope with everyday life. They may also experience anxiety or worry for no particular reason.
An anxiety disorder may be causing this discomfort, a condition that can be helped with Inner Psych's telehealth services for anxiety.
Although experiencing anxiety is always uncomfortable and distressing, not all types of anxiety are
the same or share the same triggers or treatment solutions.
Also linked to anxiety disorders are obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress
disorder (PTSD). However, these disorders originate and present markedly differently and are
Common symptoms of anxiety disorders include:
You may experience some or all these symptoms, depending on your type of anxiety and its
Although the causes of anxiety aren't well understood, professionals generally accept that a wide range of factors may influence whether a person is likely to develop the condition.
Risk factors for developing an anxiety disorder include:
Whatever the cause or risk factors, our anxiety therapist online can help diagnose and treat your
Anxiety disorders can be diagnosed by a trained GP or mental health professional such as Inner
Psych';s professional team.
We’ll use a detailed questionnaire to understand the frequency and severity of symptoms, triggers, a
personal and family history of mental health disorders and how your symptoms impact your
Then, our telehealth or online therapist for anxiety will provide a diagnosis based on a recognised
manual such as the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders).
Finally, depending on the diagnosis, our online psychologist for anxiety will develop a treatment
schedule customised to your needs.
We use several treatments for anxiety disorders. Selected therapies depend on the type and severity
of the anxiety disorder and may vary from person to person.
Treatment may include:
So, if you feel you may be suffering from anxiety or need a mental health professional to assist in
your treatment, please give us a call today. Our professional therapist can provide a comprehensive
online assessment of your condition and personalise an ongoing treatment plan to help you regain
control of your life.