Anxiety Treatment

 

© Helen Lesser 2006

Question: With regards to treating just one symptom at a time, does this apply to someone who wants treatment for anxiety?

For example, if someone suffers from general anxiety (constantly worrying about something or other), then would you suggest treating just one of the things they are anxious about or treat the anxiety as a problem overall?

For example, should I treat just one thing they felt anxious about (the one that was important to them or had the most major effect) or should I go for why they are prone to anxiety?


Firstly, bear in mind that ‘anxiety’ is a label – the first thing which would need to be done would be to find out what it actually means to that particular individual, what are they suffering, how does it affect them?

If it turns out that a person’s anxiety means that they

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