"I never really knew what to expect in counseling." Many fear being judged, facing difficult emotions or even that they’ll run out of words in therapy! Here are some of the concerns we can address in our work together:
These disorders result from exposure to a traumatic or stressful event & include both Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. They are similar but differ in how long they last. Struggles may include the inability to experience pleasure, feelings of aggression, feelings of restless & discontent, numbness, or disconnection from self.
Do you find it difficult to assert your thoughts, needs or feelings to those you love or even at work? Do you sometimes overdo it when trying to share your feelings, yelling or becoming agitated? There are some behavioral strategies we can work on in counseling to help you get your needs met.
Do you feel overwhelmed in social situations? Or do you worry about routine life events? Do you have difficulty sleeping or eating well due to worry? Does your brain busily create "what if" scenarios when you are faced with life events? Then, you may be dealing with anxiety.
There are 3 presentations of ADHD including predominantly inattention, predominantly hyperactive, and then a combination of both. ADHD is categorized as a neurodevelopmental issue that can benefit from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It’s often characterized by a pervasive, persistent pattern of symptoms that impact several domains of functioning.