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Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Surprise, AZ
ADHD doesn't mean just struggling with attention and being fidgety. Executive function helps individuals control their emotions, impulses, and relationships. Those who struggle with ADHD/ADD/EFDD often struggle with anxiety and depression als well as many other nero divergent concerns. Getting qualified help can make a big difference.
Yes part of your identity is your sexual identity. Sex, affection, and romantic connections are skills; not necessarily endowed from creation like sexual organs. I generally work well with men feeling lost in their relationships and struggling to find confidence.
Everyone experiences anxiety. It is considered normal. However those who struggle with excessive anxiety know, that what they are going through is very much not normal. Left untreated it can develop or might have developed into OCD type tendencies. Some find themselves they have become reclusive from normal daily activities. Ensure success by finding a therapist that had clinical anxiety and trauma certifications for best results.
This is a great program to learn distress tolerance and help you take committed action to living your values. It works well with anxiety, depression, addiction, conflict, and more.
DBT is great for those who struggle with relationships. It helps individuals become aware of how they affect others, and hold boundarie for themselves and others.
I have been certified through the Arizona Trauma institute for years. I find that even if someone is not traumatized, they still unknowingly struggle with trauma like effects from a stressful lifestyle. Having a trauma informed therapist is helpful in the treatment process.