Anxiety is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences at times. Many people feel anxious, or nervous, when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. Anxiety disorders, however, are different. They can cause such distress that it interferes with a person's ability to lead a normal life.
An anxiety disorder is a serious mental illness. Symptoms vary depending on the type of anxiety disorder, but generally include:
• Feelings of panic, fear, and uneasiness
• Problems sleeping
• Cold or sweaty hands and/or feet
• Shortness of breath
• Heart palpitations
• An inability to be still and calm
• Dry mouth
• Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet
• Muscle tension
If you think you might be suffering from any form of anxiety and would like support to improve your life, contact SPS at 401-785-0040 or stop by our office to arrange to meet with one of our trained psychologists for a confidential initial assessment.
No referral is needed to schedule an appointment and SPS accepts most insurance plans and credit cards are accepted.
About Strategic Psychological Services
Located in Warwick, Rhode Island Strategic Psychological Services offers adult, child, marriage, and family counseling as well as diagnostic mental health assessments and consultations. Specialty services include parenting classes, weight management programs and treatment for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, addiction and more. Our experienced team of psychologists, clinicians and social workers are here to help.
Take the first step to better health, book your appointment today.