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
What work anxiety treatment is available?
The good news is there is a range of well-researched psychological and medical treatment options that can help with workplace anxiety. Therapeutic treatment approaches include;
- Cognitive-behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Although the journey to treating anxiety can be a confronting and challenging one, most people who seek help find significant improvements. It is also important to find treatment for your work anxiety to prevent it worsening or developing into another mental health condition, such as depression.
So, how can we help you?
Unfortunately, most people who suffer from anxiety, avoid seeking help due to stigma and misunderstanding of the process and effectiveness of treatment. However, there is ample scientific evidence that supports the success of anxiety treatments.
Here at Peaceful Mind Psychology, our psychologists use the best therapies and most up-to-date treatment approaches to help our clients overcome anxiety. When you call to make an appointment, we will match you with one of our skilled psychologists, specifically trained in workplace anxiety.
In your first session, you will be able to discuss your symptoms and experience with your psychologist to specially design a treatment plan tailored to you. Your psychologist will also help you understand the root cause of your anxiety and collaborate with you to create lasting change.
If you’ve been experiencing anxiety at work and you’d like to know more about what we can do, or book an appointment, you can reach us online or by phone. We are conveniently located opposite Malvern Central and offer flexible appointment times to suit your schedule (including evenings and weekends).
We look forward to helping you improve your daily wellbeing and getting you back to enjoying work.
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