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Every day we see the Covid-19 virus spreading to other areas, countries and with more people being diagnosed with the disease. This fact has led to many anxiety issues which is justifiable seeing as to the effects that the disease has and how quickly it s spreading. For some people, this anxiety is manageable while for others, they need professional help with it. As the days goes by, more people find that they need help with their anxiety thus creating the need for coronavirus anxiety counseling.
Having certain symptoms is reason enough to tell you of the need to get counseling. The symptoms that necessitate counseling are; a heart rate that is elevated or irregular, having feelings of restlessness, uneasiness or fear, difficulty with sleeping such as going to sleep or staying asleep, sweating that is abnormal of the forehead and hands, a feeling of being breathless, being restless and fidgeting, tingling sensation or butterflies in the stomach, muscle tightness or muscle spasms.
It would be beneficial to seek a counselor for the anxiety. You get benefits in some ways which are; suffering from anxiety can leave you feeling alone but with a counselor you don’t feel so alone with your problem, you get a neutral party who is unbiased and does not judge you for how you are or feel, it gives you time to relax and address the issue away from the busy schedule one has, things are put in a different perspective or you see things in a different way, you get a greater degree of self awareness with this such as your emotions or feelings, your physical wellbeing is taken care of and improved, you get to share what you are feeling with a person who understands you thus feeling relieved of that burden, coping is easier with this and also gives you coping mechanisms to get you through the days.
Considerations you can make in choosing a good counselor for this purpose are; ask for recommendations from people who have already sought the services of one, ask professionals you know who might know of them to refer you, do some extensive research online that will show you the ones that are most recommended and within your area or can conduct coronavirus anxiety counseling online, visit websites put up by the government or country which help with the same, consider the cost that you would incur in getting the services, evaluate yourself to see the needs that you have for this, follow your instinct and gut when looking for such a professional so that you can e comfortable in the sessions, reach out to the ones you have found and ask more questions on issues you need clarification with before starting the session.