Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT Therapy) & Life Coaching For Anxiety

Welcome to ‘Anxiety Curse’. Whilst your Anxiety may feel like a curse right now, you CAN learn how to manage and control it, giving you quality of life back.

You’ll achieve that through understanding, learning new skills, patience and mindfulness.

You’ll learn how to work WITH your Anxiety, not AGAINST.

If you’re here because:

  • You can’t sleep at night, because you worry so much;

  • You start most days already feeling anxious;

  • You’re not able to stop worrying, no matter how hard you try;

  • You’re fearing situations you have tolerated before;

  • You started turning to food, alcohol or drugs to help you cope with Anxiety;

  • You are escaping or avoiding situations that make you nervous, which means your quality of life had been severely impacted;

  • You’re not able to tolerate feeling like this- you feel like you’re going crazy;

  • Your Anxiety is negatively impacting your personal and/or professional life;

  • You’re experiencing horrid physical symptoms when feeling anxious, including headaches, tremors, feeling sick and more,

I can help.

Meet Your Therapist & Coach

Hi, I’m Ivana, an Anxiety Therapist and Coach.

Over the past 12 years, I have been working extensively in the fields of Psychotherapy, CBT Therapy, Life Coaching and Corporate/ Executive Coaching, centred on and around Anxiety and its impact on our lives.

My experience in different areas of therapy, coaching and mindfulness offer you a wealth of options to find what truly works for you.

Read more about Psychotherapist, CBT Therapist & Life Coach Ivana Franekova

I specialize in:

Social Anxiety

GAD (General Anxiety Disorder)

Assertiveness Problems

Performance | Presentation Anxiety

Worry & Sleep Problems

Tolerating & Managing Distress

Benefits Of CBT Therapy For Anxiety:

The key idea behind CBT Therapy is that what we think (cognitive) and what we do (behavioural) impacts the way we feel.

When your Anxiety is out of control, it may feel like you are stuck in a vicious circle you can’t get out of. Worrying, stress, feeling sick- but it doesn’t need to be this way.

CBT tools and techniques break that vicious cycle and introduce you to new ways of managing anxious situations.

We work with your mind and body responses to reduce and remove severe psychological and physical symptoms.

Anxiety is a wonderful thing once we discover true benefits of it. But we need to learn how to work WITH it, not AGAINST it.

As a result of working with me, you will be able to manage and control your Anxiety whilst being fully aware, and grateful, for its benefits.

Welcome to the world of ‘Healthy Anxiety’.

Ready to find out more? Book a Complimentary Consultation-

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*All Therapy & Coaching is currently delivered Online due to ongoing Pandemic. The sessions and programs are delivered via Zoom, Skype or Microsoft Teams.*

What are my options as a client?

Over the past 12 years, I’ve developed a few approaches to best help and support my clients.

From weekly sessions to programs, you will have an option to choose the best approach for you.

Many factors are considered when making your choice: from how bad your Anxiety is and how it affects you, to time and financial restraints.

Please mouse over what you feel describes you best, bearing in mind that these are just my suggestions and you may prefer something completely different:

I believe I'll be able to learn and implement new skills and techniques into my life on my own

My recommendation:

Weekly regular sessions (please use my booking system to book your session) or Anxiety Programs (6 Weeks Anxiety Recovery Programs).

I prefer slightly more tailored, structured approach, with email support between sessions

My recommendation:

Anxiety Programs (6 Weeks Anxiety Recovery Programs) or *Ultimate Anxiety Transformation Program* for top-of-the-range program.

I need an intensive, hands-on approach to make sure I'm applying all the skills correctly

My recommendation:

Ultimate Anxiety Transformation Program, delivered over 2 months.

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You may want to know:

What types of Anxiety do you help with?2021-06-05T14:01:35+01:00

I specialize in ‘Social Anxiety’ mainly. This type of Anxiety covers ‘Performance/ Presentation Anxiety’, ‘Driving Anxiety’ and much more. Social Anxiety makes you feel odd, awkward or ‘unable to fit in’ in social situations, even if you know the people you’re with.

I also help with ‘General Anxiety Disorder’, which may feel like you’re unable to stop worrying.

Anxiety issues affect many other personal and professional areas of our lives: be it low self-confidence, inability to act in an assertive manner, fear of things/ situations that stop us from living life to full.

During therapy & coaching, we look at ALL affected areas to give you, in effect, ‘your life back’.

Can you really help me?2021-07-18T07:24:15+01:00

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a number 1 Mental Health therapy recommended by GP’s in the UK (please check with your doctor/ general practitioner if you’re contacting me from abroad), so you’re in good hands.

In addition, my extensive Life Coaching, Corporate/ Executive Coaching background and Mindfulness expertise gives you a range of options to suit your individual style and find what truly works for you.

The success of your Anxiety Recovery depends on our mutual collaboration: I provide tools, techniques and a healing space for you to achieve your goals. CBT Therapy is a skill-based therapy, so your progress will depend on how much you practice and implement these new skills into your life.

What will be my investment?2021-09-12T07:45:46+01:00

Your ‘Anxiety Recovery Journey’ starts with Complimentary Consultation. This is to ensure I can help with the presented issues, and also to ensure your issues would be suited to CBT Therapy/ Life Coaching.

All therapy sessions and programs are self-funded (non-NHS). 

Individual Therapy Fee is £110 for a 60-minute session. Full booking options can be found at https://anxietycurse.com/online-booking-system/.

I also offer ‘Anxiety Recovery Programs’– full details at https://anxietycurse.com/anxiety-programs/.

For top-of-the-range, rapid learning and training program, please visit *Ultimate Anxiety Transformation Program*.

Where are you based?2021-06-26T07:42:54+01:00

Since Covid pandemic, I have been providing Online therapy & support only. I find there are many benefits to Online Therapy; from you being able to attend your session from wherever you are, to having your sessions recorded for future reference. The only requirement for Online delivery is a working internet, ideally Wi-Fi.

Do I need to be in the UK to work with you?2021-06-26T07:47:25+01:00

No. Because of Online Therapy & Coaching, you can be based anywhere in the world.

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‘I want to thank Ivana for the support she gave me over the sessions I had with her. I’ve come away with a box of tools that I feel confident to use and they are already becoming a good habit. It is really amazing how much you can figure out with guidance, support and the right people to show you how. I love the tips and tricks I’ve learnt from Ivana, in addition to some of the deeper work we did in managing anxiety. A really good spend of my time, and I’d recommend Ivana to anyone who is committed to rolling up your sleeves and doing the work to understand more about yourself.’

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