Anxiety can mean nervousness, worry, or self-doubt. Anxiety disorder is a mental health disorder that entails excessive, repeated bouts of worry, anxiety, and/or fear.
Source of communication challenges in circumstances and relationships that can have a negative impact on mental health. Misunderstandings and misinterpretations often lead to arguments in personal, platonic, or professional relationships.
Mood disorder is a broad term used to include the different types of depressive and bipolar disorders, all of which affect mood. With a mood disorder, your moods may range from extremely low to extremely high or irritable.
Behavioral disorders involve a pattern of disruptive behaviors that cause problems in school, at home, and in social situations. Can include hyperactivity, impulsivity, defiant behavior, chronic patterns of aggression, defiance, disruption, and/or hostility.
Coping skills are tools and techniques one can learn, practice, and use to handle difficult emotions, decrease stress, and establish or maintain a sense of internal order.
Depression often causes people to feel sad, empty, or hopeless, and can cause a lack of interest in life. It can also affect a person's thinking patterns and physical health.
Refers relationship issues with a partner or spouse. Can include issues related to relationship distress, relationship satisfaction, communication, intimacy, etc.
Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by persistent instability in relationships, extreme emotional reactions, and chronic fear of abandonment. People with this may also tend to be moody, experiencing a lot of high highs and low lows.
Race & Cultural Identity
Challenges around race and cultural identity vary enormously, including issues related to discrimination, racism, and intergenerational trauma.
Regular involvement with a substance or activity in a compulsive, hard to control way that often has harmful consequences. Often refers to substance use, but can include compulsive behaviors such as sex, gambling, or shopping.
Young Adults (18-24)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Cognitive Processing Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy
TX, LCSW, 65678
MSW, Texas State University
I previously worked as a group therapist at Austin Lakes Hospital in Austin, Texas, where I facilitated a partial hospitalization program and a DBT-informed intensive outpatient program. Before working as a group therapist, I worked as a therapist and social worker at inpatient psychiatric facilities for individuals experiencing acute mental health crises.
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