Anxiety Therapy London

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We all have anxious feelings from time to time caused by difficulties experienced in daily life. However, feeling anxious, fearful, tense and worried all the time when there is no obvious cause could mean that you are suffering from an anxiety disorder. We offer anxiety therapy at our London and Hertfordshire practices. We also offer Online Anxiety therapy.

Anxiety Disorder Causes

Anxiety can be caused by a number of different experiences which might include: an overwhelming or traumatic event, bullying, a history of addiction, long term health difficulty or difficulties experienced in childhood. There are also a number of conditions which contribute to anxiety symptoms. These include General Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

Anxiety disorder symptoms can be physical and psychological. Physical symptoms can include feeling easily startled, fatigue, irritability, headaches, difficulty sleeping or a sense of dread. Psychological symptoms might include negative thinking, intrusive thoughts, worrying or obsessive thinking.

Our Anxiety Therapy Approaches

We use a number of approaches to help you with anxiety.

We use psychotherapy to help you understand how the past is affecting the present. It helps you make long lasting changes by developing the qualities needed to overcome anxiety. Behavioural therapy enables you challenge unhelpful thinking which keeps the anxiety feelings running longer. We also use practical relaxation techniques to help you manage and cope with difficult situations. EMDR therapy helps with panic disorder and specific situations which cause panic attacks.

Download our Online Therapy for Anxiety Guide PDF

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Anxiety Therapy London

Little Venice, Paddington, London

Anxiety Therapy London Benefits

Understand & Process Anxiety Causes

Resolving anxiety requires a process of understanding and processing the root cause of the anxiety. This process might involve psychotherapy and EMDR therapy.

PTSD symptom reduction

Our stabilisation and grounding therapy when used in conjunction with EMDR therapy helps to reduce PTSD symptoms. These include less flashbacks, less avoidant behaviour, feeling relaxed rather than hyper-vigilant and less intrusive memories and thoughts.

Ability Symptoms Reduction

Anxiety therapy can help to reduce anxiety symptoms. Anxiety symptoms might include, fear, dread, sleep difficulties, negative thinking and irritability.


PTSD symptoms might include feeling a disconnect from ourselves and the people around us. PTSD treatment can help to reconnect us with ourselves and those around us.

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Anxiety Therapist London

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Matthew Alderton

BSc, MA, Dip, Dip Psych

Hello my name is Matthew Alderton. I trained for 7 years at The Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education in Paddington London to become a Counsellor and psychotherapist. I am a Psychotherapist accredited by The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

I am also trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). This is the leading evidence based treatment for PTSD.I specialise in the treatment of PTSD, trauma, trauma associated tinnitus and associated conditions.

I work in a holistic way using an integrated psychotherapeutic approach. This includes Psychotherapy, Body Psychotherapy, and Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR).

I like to see people make progress in therapy and in their lives. I am down to earth and friendly enabling you to feel safe to process your difficulties. I’m pleased to offer a range of PTSD treatments in London & Hertfordshire.

Anxiety Therapy London Approaches


Psychotherapy helps you to gain insight and understanding into your anxiety difficulty and process it in a safe space. Psychotherapy will empower you to take the relevant steps to help yourself and feel like the real you.

Behavioural Therapy

Behavioural therapy can help you to address the difficulties and relationship between your thoughts and the way these might contribute to feelings of anxiety.

EMDR Therapy

EMDR therapy will help you to get to the root cause and enable you to process your experience so that it affects you less in the present. EMDR can slo help you regarding having future positive experience as opposed to worrying about it.

Cranio-Sacral Therapy

Cranio-Sacral Therapy helps to address somatic difficulties you might be having in relation to anxiety. Releasing trauma and tension held in the body can help you relax and regain a feeling of contentment and calmness.

Client Comments Following Anxiety Therapy

" I feel less anxious and more relaxed in relation to my health and working life"

"I no longer feel like i have an underlying sense of dread when going about my daily life"

"I now understand where my anxiety comes from and am no longer triggered by similar circumstances"

"When I started anxiety therapy i felt anxious and depressed. I now feel whole and grounded and ready tackle the challenges I have in life"


Anxiety Therapy London FAQ

What does an anxiety therapy session involve?

An anxiety therapy session involves processing and talking through difficulties which contribute to anxiety symptoms. We help you in a supportive way enabling you to process the source of anxiety enabling you to feel less anxious in the present. This might involve psychotherapy, EMDR therapy of somatic therapy.

How long does anxiety therapy last?

The length of time a client might be in therapy is dependent on the difficulties have and the progress they make in therapy. Some people start to make progress very quickly whilst others make progress more slowly. Everybody's circumstances are different meaning client's stay in therapy for varying periods of time.

Location of Anxiety Therapy in Paddington London

Find Anxiety Therapy in London

The Trauma Practice, London
Beauchamp Lodge
2 Warwick Crescent
W2 6NE

Our London practice is conveniently located in Little Venice, West London and is easily accessible via Warwick Avenue tube station (on the Bakerloo line) or via Paddington Central main line station.

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