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Do you live in Melbourne and suffer from work anxiety?

You may be thinking, “We all suffer from anxiety in the workplace, right?” However, if your anxiety is persistent or overwhelming, you may be suffering from workplace anxiety and could benefit from work anxiety treatment. That’s where we can help!

We are Peaceful Mind Psychology, a professional private practice in the Armadale area of Melbourne, trained in treating psychological difficulties including anxiety. Our experienced team of skilled psychologists will work closely with you to develop a personal treatment plan to help improve your daily mental health and get you back to enjoying your work.

So, what is work anxiety?

Most people will experience some stress and anxiety in the workplace. Who doesn’t feel stressed at work? But sometimes anxiety and stress can become intense and chronic in nature. If you experience anxiety frequently or intensely, where you experience periods of being overwhelmed or avoid certain work situations, it may be time to seek help. There are a range of contributing factors to workplace anxiety; and anxiety may present itself differently in different people.

While the emotional experience of anxiety itself may cause significant distress. Other symptoms of workplace anxiety to watch out for, include;

  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Changed eating habits
  • Social withdrawal at work
  • Frequent “sick days” or arriving late to work
  • Reduced performance
  • Tiredness and irritability
  • Difficulty concentrating or loss of interest in your work
  • Perfectionism and fear of making mistakes
  • Persistently feeling upset or worried about letting down a manager
  • Poor memory
  • Muscle tension
  • Bursting into tears

If anxiety starts to interfere with your ability to do your job, balance your work and personal life, or begins to impact your health, you may benefit from work anxiety treatment. Read More