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Therapy for Anxiety and Stress

Helping you learn how to relax, stay calm, and enjoy life

Stress, fear, and anxiety can go hand and hand. While all of them are unique, each deserves attention. There are different levels of stress and anxiety. Your life may be drastically affected or the affects may be mild and your wanting to work on self growth. Everyone has different symptoms and ways that their life may be impacted. No matter how stress or anxiety is impacting you, your desire for help is valid and deserve attention. During any stage of life, the pressure of day to day living can lead to overwhelm. If stress or anxiety are ignored, the impact can be crippling. Otten Counseling provides treatment, coping skills and education to prevent or treat disfunction in life caused by stress, anxiety, and fear.


So what is the difference between stress, fear, and anxiety?

  • Stress: The feeling of being overwhelmed or unable to cope with mental or emotional pressure

  • Anxiety: The anticipation of a future threat

  • Fear: The emotional response to real or perceived imminent threat

Did you know?​

  • In a given year, anxiety affects about 40 million American adults age 18 and older (about 18%)

  • US Workplace loses $46.6 billion annually due to anxiety related issues

  • Anxiety disorders include disorders that share features of excessive fear and anxi­ety and related behavioral disturbances.

  • Physical Effects of anxiety disorders look different to everyone and some include:

    • Sweating​

    • Chest Pain

    • Dizziness

    • Decreased Sex Drive

    • Irritability

    • Increased Muscle Tension

    • Rapid Breathing or Breathlessness 

    • Heart Palpitations

    • Increased Blood Pressure

    • Nausea or Diarrhea

Get help now with Otten Counseling to find solutions to your stress or anxiety. Change is possible and so is living a fulfilling life. 

Virtual & In Person Options. Virtual Counseling Available in North Carolina & South Carolina Statewide.
In person Counseling reserved for holistic options, located in Charlotte, NC

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