Counselling for Anxiety
Anxiety can show up on many occasions: for some people it is at their workplace or during a job interview. Other people feel anxious in social situations, while finding a partner or making new friends. Some people experience constant worries about the future. While a certain level of anxiety is natural, it becomes problematic if it is holding us back to live our lives to the fullest.
Does anxiety cause you distress?
While a certain level of anxiety is natural, anxiety can sometimes control our lives and cause significant distress. Some people feel so anxious that they avoid certain situations. However, this avoidance can have the opposite effect and increase anxiety. In worse cases, anxiety can provoke a panic attack. How does anxiety affect your life?
When can it be useful to seek counselling for anxiety?
You may consider finding new ways to deal with anxiety if you experience anxiety that reduces your quality of life or prevents you from achieving your goals. Furthermore, you may notice that you avoid certain situations because of your anxiety or that it is getting worse. While it might be hard for you to imagine right now, you can learn to manage your anxiety in a better way and improve your quality of life.
How can counselling for anxiety support you?
We are unique individuals and some strategies may work for you, others won’t. Through counselling for anxiety, you will find your individual strategies to deal with anxiety and improve your quality of living.
In our collaboration, you will:
- Learn new strategies to manage your anxiety and experiment with them to find those that work well for you.
- Learn breathing and awareness techniques that support you in being present.
- Increase your understanding of anxiety as part of the process of overcoming it.
- Expand your social skills.
Cost of Counselling Sessions
Counselling sessions are provided either in-person or online via video. The price for an in-person session is CAD 110 (+GST). The cost for a video session is CAD 85 (+GST). A sliding scale price is available on request.
Free discovery session (via phone)
I am offering a free discovery session so that we can get to know each other better and answer any questions. If you are interested in working with me, please request a free discovery session by filling out the following form. I am looking forward to hearing from you:
Natalie Jovanic – as a Counsellor, Systemic Coach, and Facilitator – specializes in working with diverse clients who have experienced trauma or adverse childhood experiences. Natalie is passionate about supporting their clients to transform their lives and experience more joy and fulfillment. Many of Natalie’s clients belong to marginalized communities such as sexually or gender-diverse people or BIPOC people. Their services are trauma-informed and integrate EMDR, recognized as the leading trauma-resolution method, as well as anti-oppressive/anti-racist practices.
Additionally, Natalie provides workshops, mentoring and consultancy services around power and privilege for organizations and mental health professionals. The training covers topics like navigating white privilege healthily, creating a respectful culture for gender and sexually diverse people, and anti-oppressive practices.
Natalie is also the author of A Brave, True Story and hosts the podcast Smart Relationship Moves. They are registered with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada and the Association of Counselling Therapy of Alberta.