Anxiety Therapy London

Anxiety Therapy London

Portland Practice offers general and specialist counselling for anxiety therapy at our London clinic in Harley Street. Occasional anxiety is part of the process of life, and is one of our most effective mechanisms for dealing with perceived threats. It is a way of animating and energising us in important situations, and can be noticed in situations such as before an exam or prior to speaking in front of a large crowd. However, anxiety disorders, though they are an extension of this instinctual human response, involve far more than a temporary feeling of fear or worry. Having extreme anxiety can lead to constantly returning to the same anxious thoughts, or experiencing seemingly irrational bouts of acute anxiety at unexpected moments. These feelings or episodes can have a strong negative influence on a person’s daily activities or relationships. Within the range of anxiety-related issues there are specific diagnoses, such as:

  • Generalised anxiety disorder
  • Phobias
  • Panic disorder
  • Separation anxiety disorder
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder

Anxiety is related to fear, an emotion which emerges out of a sense of vulnerability or exposure, when we perceive our safety to be threatened. Anxiety therapy can enable you to better understand, and therefore change, the processes that underwrite and motivate that fear.  Our psychotherapist’s process involves learning about what a person is feeling, understanding what triggers their anxiety and discovering why those triggers are so disturbing. The specialist therapist and patient can therefore work together to develop ways to manage and change their anxiety. The therapeutic setting also provides a secure, reliable and confidential environment, which in itself can be beneficial for alleviating anxiety problems.

If anxiety, or any other aspect of your mental health, is causing you problems in your work or social life and relationships, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Portland Practice clinic in Harley Street, London to arrange a consultation with one of our therapists who specialise in anxiety.

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Practice Hours

Monday - Sunday
06:00 - 21:30


10 Harley Street


Monday - Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
0207 299 0373

Ethical Guidelines

Portland practice in London, Harley Street, is a member and follows the guidelines of the United Kingdom of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. Our psychotherapists understand the needs of both ethical and race issues and are sensitive to the needs and complexity of gender.

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