While many people go through sad, anxious, or elated moods from time to time, people with depression or anxiety disorders suffer from emotions and moods that disrupt their daily functioning.
Depression is one of the most common mood disorders faced by many. Although occasional ups and downs are part of normal life, if feelings of sadness, emptiness, or hopelesness intensify over time or persist without relief, you may be experiencing a depressive episode.
Recognizing depression is the first step toward healing. The following are signs that you need help for depression:
- Changes in appetite and sleeping patterns
- Feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness, or guilt
- Lack of interest in your usual hobbies, work, or activities
- Fatigue or inability to concentrate
- Difficulty making a decision
- Overwhelming sadness or suicidal thoughts or behaviors
Anxiety Disorders Treatment
Anxiety is a reaction to stress that can take many forms, including panic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and phobias. In its most debilitating state, anxiety sufferers experience the following symptoms:
- Dread confronting everyday situations
- Feeling afraid, panicked or unable to calm down
- Fixating on thoughts that cause distress
- Inability to concentrate
- Rapid heartbeat
Get Help for Your Depression or Anxiety Today
Whether you’ve been struggling with depression or an anxiety disorder for a few months or your entire life, therapy can be a most effective tool to improve your emotional health.
In over a decade, I have specialized in treating individuals who experience acute Depression, Bipolar Disorders and Anxiety. As such I provide comprehensive and continuous individual-centered therapy to help you manage your mental health condition successfully and attain meaningful life goals.
My therapy sessions foster an active process through which individuals gain increased insight about their condition, acquire and practice healthy coping skills for managing it, and work toward achieving their set goals.
I also work closely with families whose loved ones experience persistent psychiatric conditions in order to achieve the best possible recovery outcomes for their son, daughter, husband, wife, etc. In this partnership, family members learn valuable coping skills for handling the issues posed by mental illness in their family and to support the recovery process of their loved one.
My treatment approach is one of collaboration with your natural supports and significant treatment providers. These also include treating psychiatrists, so that therapy compliments and supports your recovery process.
Through the tools they gain in therapy, my clients are empowered to overcome any barriers imposed by their mental health condition, preserve their strengths and to actualize the life goals they set for themselves.