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Anxiety & Anxiety Therapy


Feeling overwhelmed by anxiety? You're not alone. We're here to help you understand anxiety, and its symptoms, and explore effective treatments to help you get a calmer, more balanced life.


What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a universal human experience. It's a natural and adaptive response to stress – a signal our body uses to anticipate potential challenges. Think of it as our internal warning system, like looking both ways before crossing the street or feeling those butterflies before a first date or an important exam. It's there to help us prepare and stay vigilant.

However, there are times when this built-in response becomes intensified, persistent, and overwhelming. When that happens, it can affect all aspects of our lives. In these moments, it's crucial to take action to bring anxiety back to a functional and manageable level, where it supports rather than hinders us.

At Pando, our dedicated team of therapists is equipped to guide you through this process, helping you restore anxiety to a healthy and balanced state that allows you to thrive.

Anxiety as a spectrum

Anxiety as a signal: When it's healthy, anxiety is:

  • Situational: Normal anxiety is linked to specific, identifiable stressors or situations. For example, feeling anxious before a job interview, a test, or a social event is considered normal.

  • Proportional: In response to a stressor, normal anxiety is usually proportional to the situation.  It often motivates you to perform better or take necessary precautions.

  • Short-term: Normal anxiety tends to be time-limited. 

  • Manageable: People experiencing normal anxiety can usually manage their symptoms effectively. Simple coping strategies, like deep breathing or positive self-talk, can help. 


"How do I know if I should be treated for anxiety?"

We need to take action and get help when our anxiety is:

  • Excessive: Intensified anxiety involves an excessive or disproportionate level of anxiety in response to situations or stressors that typically wouldn't provoke such a reaction.

  • Constant: It may not be limited to specific situations and becomes part of daily life.

  • Disproportional: The anxiety experienced is often disproportionate to the actual threat or situation. For instance, I feel overwhelming anxiety about everyday tasks.

  • Impairing: Intense anxiety significantly impairs an individual's ability to function in various areas of life. It may interfere with work, relationships, and overall quality of life.

  • Physical Symptoms: Anxiety disorders can be accompanied by a wide range of physical symptoms, such as panic attacks, muscle tension, rapid heartbeat, and digestive issues.

  • Not Easily Managed: When we experience excessive anxiety is difficult to control or alleviate the symptoms using self-help strategies. 

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What are the Symptoms of Anxiety?

Anxiety doesn't always wear the same face. It can manifest in different ways: 

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Anxiety Treatment at Pando

Your Path to Regaining Control of Your Life

At Pando, we're dedicated to supporting you on your journey to overcoming anxiety and regaining control of your life. Our compassionate and effective approach to anxiety treatment is tailored to your specific needs and challenges.

Personalized Healing: Our team of experienced therapists understands that no two individuals are alike. We work closely with you to create a personalized treatment plan.

Evidence-Based Techniques: At Pando, we rely on evidence-based therapeutic techniques to empower you in managing your anxiety effectively. These methods include:

  • Cognitive-behavioural Therapy (CBT) 

  • Exposure Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

  • Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques

With our holistic approach, we aim to help you regain control over your anxiety and achieve a state of well-being and balance. Your path to healing starts here at Pando.

Why We're the Right Choice for You


Safety and Understanding: We offer a nonjudgmental and secure space to express your concerns.

Experienced Team: Our therapists bring years of experience to guide you.

Convenience: Access our services online, ensuring comfort and accessibility.

A Friendly Environment: We aim for a friendly and down-to-earth atmosphere to help you feel safe.

Start Your Therapy for Anxiety Today


We know what is like to feel nervous about starting therapy.

That is why we make accessing anxiety therapy easy for you!

Just visit our online booking page and schedule a free 15-minute therapy consultation with your therapist(s) of choice and decide if you are a good team to work together toward your goals.

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