Anxiety disorders occur when worry and feelings of anxiousness become excessive and impede on daily life. Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental disorders and impact about 30% of adults at some point in their lives. there is not one treatment that can magically cure this disorder, there are ways to help individuals cope, and eventually heal from their anxiety.
Many people experience symptoms of stress in their life. Think back to a major exam or maybe a work presentation that you were nervous for, a healthy level of stress may have helped you prepare and perform better.
Anxiety, on the other hand, occurs when levels of stress become excessive, and often out of proportion with the cause. For example, some people experience extreme anxiety of flying in an airplane, even though the chances of something going wrong are much lower than getting behind the wheel of a vehicle. Their anxiety may keep them from traveling or performing other tasks that are seemingly mundane.
There are a variety anxiety disorders. The six main types are:
There is not one cure-all treatment that helps eliminate anxiety forever. Luckily at The Ohana we offer a variety of treatments that in combination, can help our clients finally experience relief from anxiety.
At The Ohana, we utilize a combination of methods such as evidence-based treatments, medication, holistic practices, and adventure therapy to help clients combat anxiety.
One treatment method that has been shown to be particularly effective for the treatment of anxiety is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). This evidence-based-treatment modality helps clients break-up thinking patterns and create new lines of thinking in anxiety-inducing situations.
Additionally, our meditation and mindfulness practices help clients stay present. Often times anxiety occurs when individuals are caught up thinking about the future instead of living in the moment.
By combining a variety of treatment methods, we give our clients a set of tools they can always tap into even after they complete treatment.