Worrying /Obessive Thinking
It is natural to worry about certain things in your life that may pose an immediate or future threat. In this case, worrying is an adaptive behavior that leads to taking action to avoid disaster. However, if you find yourself worrying excessively, you may have a problem.
How can you tell if you worry too much? If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, you may be worrying excessively:
- Your worrying takes up a significant amount of your time/thoughts
- You find yourself worrying about unimportant things or things that never come to pass
- You are unable to relax and enjoy your life
- Your family or friends tell you that you worry too much
- Your worries are irrational or persistent
If you find yourself relating to any of the above scenarios, you may benefit from therapy.
Therapy for Worrying/Obsessive Thinking
Therapy for worry can help you stop worrying /thinking obsessively. In many cases, worrying is a way to avoid solving problems or taking action in your life. It can also be a way to avoid a person or situation, or painful emotions such as anger, hurt, depression, or fear.
When you come in for therapy with me, we will first look at the reasons why you worry and how your worry is affecting your life. We will then look at your history and uncover the root of your worry – what is actually causing you to worry so much. Often, the answer to this lies buried in your unconscious and has its roots in childhood.
Through our work to together, you will understand and integrate the cause of your worry and learn new, adaptive behaviors to deal with the stressors in your life.
To schedule your free consultation simply fill out the form to the right or call me directly at 1-425-488-5496.
I look forward to working with you.
All the Best,
Dr. Wayne Carr