Anger is a powerful emotion that can be expressed constructively or destructively. If you would like to learn how to uncover what’s making you angry or how to express your frustration and anger constructively, therapy can help.
Anxiety comes in many forms. Anxiety can be situation, come on when giving a speech, or it can be generalized where you experience anxiety over time and most of the day. Anxiety can range from brief, episodic periods to full-blown panic attacks.
Everyone has a life story. Some stories are happy and some are very sad and challenging.
Some children have healthy support systems with one or two relatively healthy adults who raise them, and many do not. Some people lacked good parenting and some experienced poor to neglectful or abusive parenting. Many people had close family ties and many were not allowed to form close bonds and attachments, even with their siblings, due to addictive family dynamics.
Are you feeling low, depressed, unmotivated, sad, down in the dumps? You may be suffering from one of the many forms of depression that can be helped with therapy and or medication. The chart above shows some of the symptoms for depression.
Have you ever had a time in your life when things became so difficult that it felt like you couldn’t take one more step forward; times when you were overwhelmed and “stuck.”Many situations, both positive and negative, can create confusion, hesitation, anxiety, and depression.
Stress comes in many forms, from interpersonal relations to tragedy. Change – any change – can bring on stress. From the birth of a baby to losing a loved one, or going through transitions such as a divorce or a move; all can produce stress. Stress can cause you to feel overwhelmed and overloaded. When you feel threatened or have too many demands put on your body, there is a flood of hormones that are released to help your body compensate, such as adrenaline and cortisol.
Have you ever wanted to be more “present,” to focus in on a moment of joy, peace, or perhaps sadness that needs to be worked through and processed. Becoming mindful and being mindful can help bring your attention into the present moment and allow you to capture the beauty of the breeze on your cheek while walking, enjoy the underlying rhythms of the songs you enjoy that make you happy, or get in touch with the patterns of thoughts that you experience.