Have you been stuck in the talk therapy cycle with short-term relief? Are you finding that your efforts to feel better, just don't stick?
Marriage & Family Therapist in Napa, CA
Depression affects people in various ways: Ruminating (worry, dwell on, or rehash of negative feelings). It can look like negative self-talk, sudden crying spells, feelings of guilt, or blaming oneself. It can also show up as anger or apathy. Know that depression may also include anxiety or even substance use. If you think you are suffering from depression, know that relief IS possible.
Many times addiction at its core, is a result of a behavior that is used to get relief, replacing a bad feeling with a good feeling, or numbing the bad feeling so that there is nothing to feel at all. Having specialized in this field for years, I understand what works and what doesn't. I will help get to the root cause and provide discovery to independence from the binds of addiction. If talk therapy or AA is not giving you sustained results, my work is for you.
Anxiety doesn’t just happen, it arises from beliefs you have about yourself. While you can’t control the outside world such as getting stuck in a traffic jam on the way to an important meeting, you can control how you react to the stresses. Thoughts you attach to the world around you have such a huge impact on your stress levels and anxiety. When you change your thinking, your entire life can change. As simple as that sounds, I know it's not easy. But I will show you how.
MidLife phase often consists of reflective thinking, worrying, reminiscing and re-living choices you wish you “had” made while being resentful of certain choices you “did” make. Unfortunately, this kind of thinking blocks you from being able to look and move forward toward some better years ahead. If you're tired of holding onto old issues and conditionings of the past and continuously struggle with negative thoughts, let's talk.