The greatest gift you can give yourself is to know your self.
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in New York, NY
I also identify as a highly sensitive person and can help you navigate how this trait may show up for you and ways in which is a major strength to appreciate in yourself.
I grew up and have a long family history of alcohol abuse and dependence in my family. I know how deep these roots can go and the influence it can have on someone. I gave up alcohol use in my mid-30s and know firsthand how powerful a decision that can be and the ripple-effect sobriety can have on both you and the people around you.
An adjustment disorder is a clinical way of saying that a life event happened that you are "adjusting" to and now need extra support to navigate through. This could be anything from a death to a divorce to a cross-country move. Big life events can be like shaking up your internal snow globe! Let's see what gets stirred up and use that momentum to grow.