In Australia, Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder with one in three females and one in five males experiencing an Anxiety Disorder at some stage of their life. 
What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is is an emotion associated with feelings of nervousness igniting our 'fight' or 'flight' physiological response to a perceived or real danger. Physical symptoms may include:

  • Rapid heart beat

  • Increased blood pressure

  • Trembling

  • Nausea

  • Sweating  

 

People experiencing an Anxiety Disorder tend to experience intense, recurring, worrying thoughts which can adversely impacting their emotional wellbeing.  Often, in an attempt to manage their Anxiety, individuals experiencing an Anxiety Disorder will begin to avoid certain situations and events which can adversely impact life quality and, at times, result in social isolation.

Support for Anxiety

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a highly effective treatment option for Anxiety.  Psychologist, Denise Jones will work closely with you utilising principles of CBT to assist you to:

  • Identify your triggers

  • Effectively manage your response to Anxiety

  • Address unhelpful thinking fuelling your Anxiety

  • Recognise and modify lifestyle factors exacerbating your Anxiety

  • Improve your mood and wellbeing moving forward

Additional Resources

Beyond Blue - Anxiety Facts

APS - Understanding and Managing Anxiety