The constant stream of information about Covid-19, even when good news, can induce a plethora of anxious feelings. Additionally, the uncertain nature of life as we knew it to be can be days, months or even years away. Which is it? This uncertainty and lack of stable routines stirs up uncomfortably nervous and apprehensive feelings as well as ones of vulnerability.
Where does anxiety come from?
Relationship problems, parenting struggles, extensive working hours and the inability to socialize we once did—in other words, just getting your life back–are often troublesome issues that can be a part of your feelings of anxiety.
Anxiety can also be masked by such feelings as anger, jealously, irritation, boredom or lethargy and It might accompany overeating, or over drinking. Trauma, whether from an accident, the sudden death of an important person to you, or chronic childhood neglect or abuse typically elaborate extensive anxiety. Unhappy and stressful times in your life fuel anxiety so that it no longer is a useful anticipatory tool, but an obstacle that prevents you from truly enjoying and participating in your own life.
Find freedom from anxiety
Psychotherapy is the best medium in which to understand the underlying emotions that bring about your anxious feelings. I have over 30 years of experience with adults, adolescents and couples using psychodynamic psychotherapy. This is a process in which we work together to identify the stressors, whether from your past or present, that impinge on your life. I will help you learn to relax, be open to your thoughts and feelings and ultimately regain control of your life.
Contact me for a free 15 minute consultation.