Anxiety can damage relationships and interfere with overall functioning. Decreased performance at school/work, difficulty managing day-to-day tasks, trouble with relationships, appetite disruptions and moodiness are just some of the ways anxiety can interrupt functioning. Using CBT and mindfulness, Elizabeth works with clients to identify triggers of anxiety and develop optimal ways to decrease it.
Depression and depressive symptoms are different for everyone. Untreated clinical depression is a serious problem that can disrupt school/job performance, damage relationships, impair basic functioning and decrease motivation. Left untreated depression can cause serious health problems and risky behavior.
• Grief and Loss
No two people grieve the same way or at the same time. Expression of grief can provide clients with emotional relief. The benefits of emotional relief are reflected in a person’s overall functioning and attitude.
The view we have of ourselves is crucial to how we view the world and those around us. Negative or low self-esteem can ruin relationships, delay professional/academic opportunities and prevent personal growth. Find out what is causing your negative self-view and gain techniques to help improve it.
All of us experience stress, but when does it become too much? Learn the signs of stress overload and how to find a balance. It is critical to address stress as it is the number one source of illness and overall unhappiness.
Parenting is rewarding yet also demanding. Elizabeth works with parents to improve parent-child connections. While accounting for the unique personality of a child, Elizabeth helps parents explore issues of communication, behavioral/school concerns, and social skills.