Starting anxiety therapy treatment with the intention of treating an anxiety disorder can be anxiety-inducing in and of itself. Many people find making the initial phone call to set an appointment quite difficult. If this sounds familiar, know that this is a struggle that many people face when first considering the different treatment options that are available.
Anxiety is normal and can range from mild to debilitating.
Consider how, in the video, the different roles that are entailed with the experience of anxiety. The roles of victim, terrorizer, and rescuer are all mentioned, as well as how most who experience anxiety find themselves playing the role of the victim. In therapy, one can learn how to leave the role of victim.
Know that the therapeutic process can be a time-consuming, but worthwhile, one. Recall that the video also mentions different ways that one can disrupt the process of anxiety. This is something that is learned during therapy sessions and has successfully helped many to become less anxious over time and improve their overall quality of life and well-being.