Select from the list below to find out about common questions, what the experts say and what you should know:
Anxiety & Panic
An anxiety disorder is a condition that can seriously disrupt one’s life and work, lead one to avoid certain situations, and keep individuals from enjoying life.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder of self-control. ADHD describes a group of problems with attention span, activity level and impulse control.
The emotional impact of having a chronic illness can often feel as devastating as the physical illness itself. Very often people who have a chronic illness experience some depression and anxiety and sometimes depression can be a direct physiological consequence of the medical condition itself. Therapy can also help people develop techniques for communicating effectively with their doctors, family, friends and co-workers.
Depression, Grief and Loss
Everyone feels sad at some point – it’s only natural. But what doctors call “clinical depression” is very different from just being “down in the dumps”. During periods of depression a person may experience a change in appetite, sleep, energy level, concentration, and low self-esteem.
Eating Disorders are characterized by severe disturbances in eating behavior. These disorders are called: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.
Family & Relationship Problems
Relationship problems come in many different forms. Conflicts can occur between spouses, coworkers, siblings, friends, families, neighbors, grandparents, bosses, and many others.
Post-Partum Depression & Menopause
Hormonal fluctuations can cause mood and body disturbances from adolescence through menopause. Some women are more sensitive to these fluctuations. Research shows this may caused by an imbalance of chemicals in the body.
PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the development of characteristic symptoms that occur following exposure to an extreme traumatic event.
Sexual Addiction & Compulsion
Sexual behaviors, much like alcohol and other substance abuse, fall along a spectrum of degrees. These range from complete abstinence to mild use to increasing degrees of sexual excess and finally to full-blown addiction.
Substance abuse is an excessive, destructive pattern of drug or alcohol use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress.