When a medical condition or health issue is sudden and comes as a shock, the effects can feel overwhelming. A life-altering, severely debilitating, or near-fatal illness or health condition may be extremely challenging to face. You may feel hopeless, irritable, angry, depressed, and stressed. Relationships with family and friends may become strained. Being unable to engage in one's daily routine or attend school or work may be challenging, and you may experience stress related to academic performance, job security, or financial concerns, especially when the prognosis is unclear.
My services help you develop a better understanding of an illness, disability, or condition and explore ways to cope with the challenges that may be overwhelming you. In addition, I can empower you to change habits or lifestyles that can lead to improved physical well-being.
Have you experienced overwhelming trauma in your life? Are negative emotions preventing you from living the life you want? Do the grips of stress eclipse the joy in your life? Be the person you always wished you could be. Change self-limiting patterns of thoughts & feelings. Break through to higher levels of fulfillment. Create a life worth living each day & every day.
Did you realize that there are many different kinds of depression? Some people are totally overwhelmed by depression where they simply cannot function. Others may be surprised to learn that they have a depression that is atypical in its presentation but nevertheless wrecking havoc on their lives. I will help you uncover the underlying reasons for your depression and offer interventions geared to ward off negative emotions.
Anxiety comes in all shapes and sizes. You may be feeling very stressed or keyed-up. You may have feelings of gloom and doom. Perhaps you have panic attacks where you lose your breath or you feel like you're having a heart attack. If you suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), I don't need to remind you how overwhelming the thoughts, feelings and compulsions are. I will help you using a cognitive-behavioral approach that doesn't take a lot of time and gives you tools you can use to combat your OCD.