Counseling for Anxiety in Alpharetta, GA

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We are committed to the health and safety of all our clients. We continue to offer our services both in-person and via video. In-person availability is limited and varies per provider. We practice social distancing, the use of face coverings and all areas are cleaned in between sessions. We also ask that all clients stay in their vehicles until their appointment time to further reduce the risk of transmission.

What is Anxiety?

We all experience anxiety. Anxiety is our body’s natural response to stress. Biologically, it’s meant to put us in a heightened sense of awareness so we’re prepared for potential threats. When anxiety begins to arise regularly in the absence of an actual threat, it can have a negative effect on our physical health, our mood, emotional wellbeing, and even our relationships with others.

The mind-body connection is never more obvious than when we’re caught up in a state of anxiety—fearful thoughts prompt a biochemical response in the body (racing heart, shallow breath, dry mouth), and the mind interprets these physical symptoms as further evidence of something being “wrong.” Essentially, anxiety is a warning sign that you’re about to do something you may not want to.

Our goal shouldn’t be to dismiss it entirely—just to make it a healthy, manageable part of our lives.

Symptoms of Anxiety

There are a number of different kinds of anxiety, including generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress (PTSD), obsessive compulsive (OCD), and social anxiety. The most common symptoms of anxiety include:

  • Excessive worrying

  • Restlessness

  • Fatigue

  • Difficulty sleeping

  • Nightmares

  • Panic or fear

  • Feeling nervous

  • Heart palpitations or racing heart

  • Impaired concentration

  • Irritability or anger

What to expect from Anxiety Counseling

Anxiety counseling is a collaborative process, where the therapist and client work together to identify specific concerns and develop concrete skills and techniques for coping with anxiety. Clients can expect to practice their new skills outside of sessions to manage anxiety in situations that might make them uncomfortable. Therapy may be short- or long-term depending on the severity of symptoms.

Who is it for?

HWP provides anxiety counseling services to adolescents (13 years old+), young adults, and adults

What Our Clients Say

“I found Holistic Wellness Practice when searching for a therapy group that could help me navigate the anxiety that accompanied a major life transition and could accommodate my later evening weekday availability. Gleyce offers thoughtful, honest, non-judgmental feedback and counsel, and I’m sure her team is equally supportive and constructive in meeting their clients wherever they may be in life. Please check this practice out if you’re looking to deepen your understanding of yourself, your relationships, and the world around you!”

- Madison P. (Google)

“I have been coming for a little over a month and have noticed so much progression! Courtney Daniels is amazing -and has helped me so much and continues too! This is my first time having therapy and i recommend it to everyone. And definitely recommend seeing Courtney!”

- Kassie M. (Google)

“Kristi is SO wonderful! I would highly recommend Holistic Wellness Practice, and specifically, Kristi! I have been battling years with fear and anxiety. She is helping me overcome these struggles and experience freedom in these areas, while strengthening my relationship with myself and relationships I care about the most. This is my first time taking a leap of Faith and going to Therapy, and I’m so thankful I did!!”

- Kristen S. (Google)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule an appointment?

There are a few different ways to schedule an appointment at our Alpharetta office.
Please choose the most convenient option for you.

Do you accept my insurance?

HWP does not accept insurance. Managed care companies were created to “manage” and contain escalating health care costs. Their bottom line is to reduce costs and raise profits; it is not to increase the quality of care professionals provide or your quality of life. HWP is solution-focused on quality of life and personal goals.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel or change your appointment, we ask you to inform your provider at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled session start time. Your full session fee will…

What forms of payment do you accept?

Cash, credit cards, and health savings (HSA) or flex spending account (FSA) cards that have a major credit card logo on it are all accepted forms of payment.