Depression, anxiety, and mood swings can wreak havoc in our lives. Sometimes these unwanted visitors disrupt our sleep, eating habits, work life, relationships, self-esteem and physical well being. They can sometimes masquerade as anger, irritability, and physical symptoms. Therapy can help you understand what is causing your symptoms and how you can gain more control.
Trauma can occur to anyone at any age. After experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event, many people benefit from therapy to help identify blockages to healing, Trauma symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares, unwanted memories, avoiding thoughts/feelings/people/places associated with the traumatic event, being easily startled, mood changes, irritability, concentration problems, sleep changes, isolation, feelings of being at fault, and more. EMDR therapy provides a deep and lasting resolution to trauma for many clients.
Healthy relationships are built, they don't just happen. Perhaps you want to strengthen your relationship or work on repairing it, If you and your loved one struggle with communication, trust, unhappiness, difficulty understanding each other, lack of closeness/intimacy, or conflict - counseling can help.
Maybe you have thought very little of yourself for a long time. Maybe the end of a relationship or loss of a job has you questioning your worth. Maybe something is blocking you from seeing yourself as worthy of love, good enough, valuable, important, and special. Maybe someone important told you you were worthless. In therapy, you can experience the understanding, acceptance, compassion, and support you need in order to heal the parts of yourself that are hurting so that you can see yourself for the lovable, unique, and worthy person you truly are.
Acting out, sibling rivalry, rule breaking, tantrums, meltdowns, angry outbursts, and regression are just some of the issues that parents struggle with as they raise children. If you and your children are experiencing a difficult transition or behavior change that seemingly comes out of no where or is disrupting family life, therapy can help uncover why problem behaviors are occurring and identify better ways to address these behaviors.
Addiction is a devastating illness that effects both individuals and families. Recovery is possible - no one is a lost cause. Therapy can help you reclaim your life. By understanding why the addiction took root in your life and addressing these underlying issues with compassion, you can experience lasting change.
Therapy can also help you cope if someone you love has an addiction. As you see your loved one struggle with this disease, you may feel helpless, afraid, responsible or guilty. Therapy can help you navigate these troubled waters.