ADDICTION  &  PSYCHOLOGICAL THERAPY INC.
811 W Chester Pk   West Chester, Pa 19382
Office 610-696-0325   Cell 610-308-2290

 

 

OFFICE HOURS

Monday           8:00am - 9:00pm

Tuesday          8:00am - 9:00pm

Wednesday     8:00am - 9:00pm

Thursday         8:00am - 9:00pm

Friday              8:00am - 4:00pm

 

 

INSURANCE

Aetna
Amerihealth
Benefit Concepts
BC/BS of (PA, DE and NJ)
Carebridge
Cigna
Comp Psych
Devon Health Care
Great West
Kestone
Magellan
Some Medicare Plans
MHN
Penn Care
Personal Choice
Preferential Care Network
Total Care Network
United Health Care
Value Options

 

 

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ANXIETY - How to get help for Anxiety Attacks

Are you new to school in West Chester? Have you changed Jobs recenetly or lost a job? Anxiety attacks can be overwhelming and feel horrible. Anxiety in general is extremely common. Anxiety is often by inaccurate thoughts,feelings,actions,image plucked accidently or prematurely from the unconscious into the conscious or accurate compartment by mistake. Your job is to place them back into the old compartment.

People often have pervasive worry and obsessing without realizing it. Long term anxiety can lead to panic attacks and depression. Although anxiety can be a waxing and waning disorder it is very treatable through a combination of treatment modalities. Cognitive therapy with or without medication is extremely helpful.

What are the symptoms of Anxiety Disorders?

shortness of breath
dizziness
out of body feeling
fear of dying and numbness or tingling in hands and feet.

Obsessing, worry, automatic thoughts and “sticky brain thoughts” are often present with or without an individual’s knowledge. In children and adolescents, this may take the form of anxiety and worry about academic,athletic, and social performeance.

Some common anxiety disorders are; Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and in children Separation Anxiety Disorder, Over Anxious Disorder and School Phobia. Don't Worry. There is help out there and nearby if you live in West Chester, Downingtown, Newtown Square and Exton PA. .