LGBTQ+ individuals may face discrimination, which often leads to a sacrifice of well-being. Research suggests the rate to seek mental health treatment is higher than their non-LGBTQ+ counterparts. This discrimination contributes to the higher rates of depression, anxiety, and other mental health struggles seen amongst LGBTQ+ individuals. Affirmative therapy can empower individuals and help them navigate the challenges of life more effectively.
Anxiety is something we’ve all felt and experienced, It can feel both emotionally and physically uncomfortable. You may experience a hard time focusing, shortness of breath, restlessness, aches, pains, or even difficulty sleeping. It can also be related to reoccurring thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that make us feel uncertain or feel a lack of control. Let us help you learn to identify internal and external factors that make you anxious. To learn skills to regulate your nervous system, and face those fears that keep you stuck and paralyzed.
Depression might seem like its the same for everyone but in reality, it’s a very unique experience that could arise from a myriad of reasons like experiences of loss, past traumas, stress, and even biological factors.
It’s one of the more challenging psychiatric illnesses also known as manic-depressive illness. It is a form of a depression that can also include periods when the individual is “manic” which includes symptoms such as insomnia, hostility, or highly risky behavior.
Although bipolar disorder can be difficult, there are useful treatments that can help the individual maintain a more normal life. With compassionate therapy that helps them understand their illness.
Someone with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder may have uncontrollable thoughts and fears commonly known as obsessions. Symptoms often begin during childhood but can start at any point. Getting proper treatment can be difficult because patients may be misunderstood or misdiagnosed. Often, years can go by before a patient seeks help or gets an accurate diagnosis. we take into account all your symptoms as we develop a treatment plan.