One way to combat stress and anxiety on a daily basis is to practice relaxation techniques over the course of the day. If you are suffering from anxiety, we can help! CFTSAP helps clients overcome anxiety, PTSD and trauma, and fears using an variety of relaxation techniques and exercises in combination with counseling.
In counseling, you may learn to employ various relaxation techniques for anxiety such as visualization, progressive muscle relaxation, or breathing exercises. These varied techniques can be incorporated to help you gain relief from anxiety symptoms and attacks.
Relaxation techniques for anxiety can help you
Physical relaxation through the use of relaxation techniques can allow you to recover from the effects of stress on your mind and body. Techniques such as mindfulness and meditation can encourage both physiological and emotional wellness. Controlling your breathing can help you to consciously create a feeling of calm and quiet in you body and mind. When combined with therapy, these relaxation techniques can help you cope with anxiety, trauma or PTSD, and fears.
You can relax your body using relaxation techniques
When you combat the physical symptoms of anxiety using relaxation techniques, you may experience:
- Slower heart rate
- Lower blood pressure
- Slower breathing rate
- Increased blood flow to major muscles
- Reduced muscle tension and chronic pain
Your emotions benefit from relaxation techniques
A combination of counseling and employed relaxation techniques for anxiety can help you to experience:
- Reduced chances of being caught by a full-fledged anxiety attack
- A boost in confidence to handle daily challenges
- Improved concentration
Reduced frustration and anger
Relaxation techniques for anxiety can be an an integral part of a plan to combat the symptoms of anxiety, which will also include counseling, a healthy lifestyle (nutritious diet, exercise and enough sleep), and support from family and friends.
You can learn more about relaxation techniques for anxiety on the Mayo Clinic web site, or contact CFTSAP today to get started.
Help is available
Are you or a loved one suffering from anxiety? You may achieve significant relief by using relaxation techniques. CFTSAP will create an individualized plan of treatment that targets your symptoms and teaches you the relaxation techniques that are best for you. To get help, call CFTSAP today or just fill out the contact form and press Send.