Characterised by constant, persistent and excessive worry, Generalised Anxiety Disorder is a type of anxiety where the person experiencing it will be in a state of nervousness and concern more often than they are not.

When you experience Generalised Anxiety Disorder, the worry you feel is ever-present and while you may be concerned with many differing things, such as work, family well-being, financial matters and health, there may not necessarily be any reason for this concern.

GAD can affect people of all ages, even children. While it may be a long-term challenge, the ability to live a full and meaningful life is possible with help.

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Features of Generalised Anxiety Disorder

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If you experience these you may have Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Do you feel concerned about one of more areas of your life with no obvious reason for this concern? Are your worried thoughts persistent, often being stuck in your head for days at a time? Do you automatically expect the worst to happen in most situations? Are you often physically restless, or unable to sleep at night because of your worries?

While it can feel like hope is lost when you suffer from GAD, it is a long-term challenge that you don’t just snap out of. However, with help, you can go on to live a full and meaningful life.

Generalised Anxiety Treatment –
How We Can Help

If you are suffering from excessive worry and feeling overwhelmed by your anxiety, we can help you. At
Brain Wellness Spa we help our clients to live inspired. 98% of our Anxiety clients achieve a positive
and noticeable difference in the way their brain thinks and behaves at the end of their first session.

We use a propriety technique developed by our founder, Terri Bowman, to help our clients resolve their
emotional pain and suffering. We’ve helped many clients overcome mental challenges such as anxiety,
and we may be able to help you too.

What Your 1st Session
Will Be Like:

At our spa we aim to help alleviate your mental and emotional suffering.

  • On your first visit you’ll notice our spa is calm and welcoming so you’ll be able to relax from the moment you step inside the tranquil, safe and private space we have created.
  • Your one-on-one session is held in a private room with a facilitator. It is not required to discuss anything about your past that you don’t want to as this is not necessary for us.
  • The facilitator will explain exactly what our approach is, and how it could work to help remove painful negative emotions, thinking patterns and behaviours, and replace them with new, positive and empowering ones.
  • You will then be ready for your first session where you simply sit back, relax, put on your headphones and listen to relaxing music specially
    designed to calm you.
  • The facilitator will then go through our safe, natural and 100% drug free approach, which may help promote the removal of your anxiety triggers and negative emotional and behavioural patterns.
  • After your 1st session you may notice immediate improvements in your thinking, your emotions and your physical body. And if you decide to continue with the program, your clarity, calmness, optimism and energy for life could continue to increase over the coming sessions.
  • We aim to help customers break free from their sabotaging patterns of behaviour and we could help you too. Book in a session today and start the journey towards happiness and emotional freedom

What Your 1st Session
Will Be Like:

At our spa we aim to help alleviate your mental and emotional suffering.

  • On your first visit you’ll notice our spa is calm and welcoming so you’ll be able to relax from the moment you step inside the tranquil, safe and private space we have created.
  • Your one-on-one session is held in a private room with a facilitator. It is not required to discuss anything about your past that you don’t want to as this is not necessary for us.
  • The facilitator will explain exactly what our approach is, and how it could work to help remove painful negative emotions, thinking patterns and behaviours, and replace them with new, positive and empowering ones.
  • You will then be ready for your first session where you simply sit back, relax, put on your headphones and listen to relaxing music specially
    designed to calm you.
  • The facilitator will then go through our safe, natural and 100% drug free approach, which may help promote the removal of your anxiety triggers and negative emotional and behavioural patterns.
  • After your 1st session you may notice immediate improvements in your thinking, your emotions and your physical body. And if you decide to continue with the program, your clarity, calmness, optimism and energy for life could continue to increase over the coming sessions.
  • We aim to help customers break free from their sabotaging patterns of behaviour and we could help you too. Book in a session today and start the journey towards happiness and emotional freedom

Book Now - $49 First Session Special
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How common is generalised anxiety disorder?
    Generalised Anxiety Disorder affects people of all ages, however, it most commonly starts occurring around the age of 30, with more women being affected than men. It is estimated that in Australia, just under 3% of percent of the population experience Generalised Anxiety Disorder. With around 6% of the population believed to experience GAD in their lifetime.
  • What are the signs and symptoms of GAD?
    Generalised anxiety disorder can be experienced by people of all ages, with people experiencing symptoms that affect their thoughts as well as physical conditions. Some of these symptoms include:
    • Experiencing persistent feelings of worry and concern over a number of different areas of your life
    • Feeling on the edge
    • Irritability
    • Restless
    • Unable to control worrying thoughts
    • Worried excessively over your capability to deal with situations
    • Felt apprehensive
    • Finding it hard to stop worrying, especially without an obvious cause
    • Overthinking plans, or even daily tasks
    • Felt indecisive or strongly fear about making the wrong decision
    • Finding it difficult to relax
    • Unable to concentrate on everyday tasks
    • Expect the worst-case scenario for every situation
    In addition to the above, someone with GAD may experience the below physical symptoms:
    • Felt tense for long periods of time.
    • Shallow and uneven breathing
    • Feelings of nausea, or sick in the stomach
    • Fatigued easily, usually because of difficulty sleeping
    • Increased heart rate
    • Excessive sweating
  • What are the causes and risk factors of Generalised Anxiety Disorder?
    The cause of GAD is not usually because of one thing, rather it is often the result of a combination of factors both environmental and biological.  Some of these factors and potential causes of GAD are:
    • Differences in brain chemistry and function
    • Genetics and family history of mental health problems including anxiety.
    • A family history of anxiety.
    • Excessive or recent exposure to stressful situations.
    • Learned behaviours and differences in way we perceive threats.
    • Our development and personality traits.
    Women have been found to be diagnosed with generalised anxiety disorder more often than men.
  • What can I do to cope with GAD?
    There are many different things that you can do to help reduce the effect and hold GAD may have over you.  While they won’t cure you, some lifestyle changes may help lessen the impact GAD has on you and give you a way to manage the condition long term.
    • Build a support network –having people to talk to and support you when you suffer from GAD is important. Interacting with people, especially those close to you makes it easier to work through concerns and problems when they arise.  Try to open up to someone you are comfortable with, where you will be free from judgement.  The more open you can be about how you’re feeling, the more it may help them to recognise when you are going through a tough time.
    • Connect with people in other ways – often when people experience any form of anxiety, they will avoid social interaction. And while it may not always be the easiest thing to put yourself out there, the experience can be positive and rewarding.  Consider connecting with people in other ways, like volunteering or signing up for a running club.
    • Exercise – Aim to get the recommended 30 minutes of exercise in every day.  Whether it’s walking, running, swimming, yoga, boxing, dancing, or anything else, by getting the blood pumping you will reduce the stress and tension in your body and make way for the endorphins to be released.  It also gives you a chance to take your mind off things.
    • Practice mindfulness and relaxation techniques – While it’s easy to say to relax, how you do that can be difficult and is different for every person.  Consider taking a bath at the end of the day, practicing deep breathing techniques, stretching, meditation and journaling are all simple ways to take a step back and take some time out for yourself.
    • Break down your thoughts and worries – Sometimes a problem can seem like there is absolutely no solution, and depending on the size of it, it can certainly cause some excessive worrying.  Try to break your concern down into smaller pieces to identify firstly what the problem is, then think about all the possible scenarios and solutions, with no idea being too ridiculous. Then work through these solutions to decide which ones are actually viable and helpful and plan for how you would work through this solution.  And don’t be afraid to talk about it with someone.  Not every problem can be solved immediately but they can often be solved in some way or another.
    • Eat a balanced healthy diet – When we’re stressed, we can often undereat or overeat.  Try to stick to a routine as much as possible by eating a balanced diet, without skipping any meals. It will keep your body nourished and keep you in a better position both physically and mentally to handle your day.
    • Get help early – it’s never too early to ask for help, whether it is from a trusted friend, or a healthcare professional.  Conditions such as anxiety are treatable and often your quality of life can be improved with the aid of help, and the sooner you seek help, the easier it is to manage.
    • Avoid unhealthy substances – while some peoples coping strategies can see them reaching for the bottle, avoiding alcohol and other substances is ideal.  Anxiety can be aggravated by the ingestion of these substances.
    • Understand your triggers – there may be things that make you feel anxious or agitate your anxiety.  Try to determine what these causes are.  Some common triggers are work, school, money, friends, and family.  Once you know the cause you can work on ways to either avoid these or manage them.
    • Prioritise your sleep – Getting enough sleep when stressed can be a difficult thing to achieve, and yet when we’re stressed the body often needs more rest and sleep-in order to stay healthy and well.  Try to stick to a bedtime, and if you struggle to fall asleep there are apps and playlists that have been designed to aid you in falling asleep.