If you feel like you can’t stop worrying about everything, like you can’t seem to relax even when you have the chance, or like you’re always keyed up and on edge – please take the free generalized anxiety disorder screening below.

This questionnaire has been adapted from the GAD-7, a brief self-report assessment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder. It consists of a series of 8 questions regarding common symptoms of generalized anxiety and asks you to rate each symptom by severity over the past two weeks. This questionnaire is not intended to provide a diagnosis or treatment of anxiety. Please take a few moments to complete this quick questionnaire and review the section below for more information on your score! You may take and retake this questionnaire as many times as you like for FREE.


Generalized Anxiety Disorder Screening

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been
bothered by any of the following problems?

Select your score from the options below.

(0-4) None or Minimal Anxiety

Your answers on this self-report questionnaire suggest that you likely are not currently suffering from an anxiety disorder. Your responses suggest that you experience an ordinary level of worry about things such as work, health, family, and other areas of life.

(5-9) Mild Anxiety

Your responses to this self-report questionnaire indicate that you are likely experiencing some mild symptoms of anxiety. You may not be experiencing a significant impact on your day-to-day living, however, it is important to monitor your anxiety symptoms. You may want to consider consulting with a mental health professional to process any major life changes or other concerns that you believe may be contributing to your symptoms (i.e. loss of a job, death of a loved one, moving, or any other stressors) and collaborate on a plan to improve your coping skills.

(10-14) Moderate Anxiety

Your results on this self-report questionnaire suggest that you may likely be experiencing symptoms of moderate anxiety. As is typical with a moderate level of anxiety symptoms, you may be noticing an impact on your relationships, experiencing difficulty at work or school, or having some difficulty with your day-to-day living tasks. Your score does not mean you are diagnosed with anxiety, but that it’s likely a good time to reach out to a mental health professional and discuss treatment options to begin feeling more like yourself again.

(15-21) Severe Anxiety

Your responses to this self-report questionnaire suggest that you are likely experiencing symptoms of severe anxiety. It is common for anxiety symptoms to significantly interfere with your relationships, your work or school perfomance, and the tasks of everyday living. While these results do not mean you are diagnosed with anxiety, it is important if you are experiencing symptoms of this severity to consult with a mental health professional regarding diagnosis and treatment options.

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder CBT Therapy in Orlando

Approximately 3.1%, or roughly 65,000 people in Orlando will struggle with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, just this year alone. For generalized anxiety disorder, we provide cognitive behavioral therapy based on a treatment program created by leading researchers. The program is part of the Treatments That Work series by Richard Zinbarg, Michelle Craske, and David Barlow. The CBT for GAD program is specifically designed to target the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder. Research has shown that 70% of individuals who complete this program experience a significant improvement in their anxiety. This includes worrying less, experiencing less physical symptoms, and increased ability to relax and enjoy their lives outside of worry.

70% of individuals with generalized anxiety disorder, report significant improvements – less worry, less physical symptoms, and increased ability to relax.

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If you or someone you know is struggling due to anxiety, depression, or trauma – and would like to know more about CBT or how to get started, please reach out. We offer cognitive behavioral therapy for depression, in Orlando and online, with trained CBT therapists.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

This self-report questionnaire is not intended to provide a diagnosis. While you may be experiencing symptoms of anxiety, the proper diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions can only be determined by a mental health professional or physician. Because symptoms of anxiety can sometimes be the result of other mental health conditions, such as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or physical health problems, such as a Thyroid conditions, it is important to consult with a mental health professional or your physician if you are concerned that you may be suffering from an anxiety disorder.

Disclaimer
These questionnaires are only for adults and are not designed to be administered to adolescents or children. By clicking on the questionnaire above, you acknowledge that the screen is not a diagnostic instrument and is only to be used by you if you are 18 years or older. Let’s Talk! Counseling and Services LLC disclaims any liability, loss, or risk incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, from the use and application of these questionnaires.


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