My focus is providing a safe, non-judgmental space where clients can feel heard.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Greenbelt, MD
Knowing that there are positive things happening that you cannot feel is frustrating and compounds the sadness and self blame.
Thoughts, feelings and behaviors are interconnected. Therapy is a good way to explore how they impact each other.
My practice focuses more on processing emotions, in a multitude of ways, so people feel better.
In having a holistic approach I acknowledge that people have a whole environment of different factors, some helpful and some harmful.
It's not like in the movies. Exposure therapy is done in very small steps, which are dictated by your comfort level, and designed to help you increase your tolerance of discomfort.
Fear is a challenging thing to manage. The nearly constant worry that accompanies it only makes it that much more challenging.