At CoCreative we collaborate with the client in removing the blocks to freedom and contentment.
Marriage & Family Therapist in Diamond Bar, CA
This sensitivity implies knowledge borne of dialog with other cultures in and outside the workspace. Cultural sensitivity includes ethnic, religious and national differences with the cultures created by the dispossessed populations of poor, aged, and LGBTQ+ individuals. This practice is based on not harming others because in doing so, we are harmed. We can draw boundaries in functional ways.
The direct approach to the irrational within is CBT and REBT. The mental torment content is filled with beliefs which are not based on sound thinking and the unsound thinking creates more fear and anxiety. These approaches educate the client on how to attend to their own challenges giving many the ability to think clearly they have been wanting for so long.
The route to anxiety begins differently for people. Some comes from anxious parents and grandparents environment of anxiety is pervasive. Some have an experience that opens the portal of feelings and thoughts to anxiety. For some it often brings panic attacks. There are a variety of triggers through sight, sound, touch and smell. Once the trigger is flipped, the thoughts rush in and sometimes the thoughts just rush in. Either way, in session we explore what anxiety is in your experience.
With again what must happen is we get older. Nothing else is required. Yet, in different cultures, communities and homes there can be many expectations about aging that bring grieving, dread, giving into poor habits, or even giving up. In session we explore your thoughts and identify which allow you to be the happiest and most purposeful.
The LGBTQ person has a plethora of shame based internalized messages of devaluation. If you choose to move into a path of knowing who you are with the backdrop inherent worth and connection, we can help. If you feel torn and need to reconcile yourself to leaving or staying in a relationship, you must make your own decision but we will provide support for the challenge.
It's really called Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder and not postpartum depression. That's because depression is not the only issue. There is anxiety, and a few other mood disorders that can be a part of a troubled perinatal period. You can be assisted with assessment tools, guidance and support. You and your baby can be just fine if you go for the help you need during this time. Include your core support group if you like because support is excellent.
Paying attention consciously to how you are living using observation without judgement. Judgement or even harsh evaluation encourages denial and pushing away what can be observed. In order to change anything just observe-really see it without fear. That's the beginning of healthy change.