Depression and Anxiety Therapy in New Jersey
Depression affects more than 15 million adults in the United States per year and Anxiety affects as many as 6.7 million adults per year (https://www.adaa.org/about-adaa/press-room/facts-statistics). Some of the signs and symptoms of Depression, according to the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5, include the following:
- Prolonged sadness or unexplained crying spells
- Significant changes in appetite and sleep patterns
- Irritability, anger, worry, agitation, anxiety
- Pessimism, indifference
- Loss of energy, persistent lethargy
- Feelings of guilt, worthlessness
- Inability to concentrate, indecisiveness
- Inability to take pleasure in former interests, social withdrawal
- Unexplained aches and pains
- Recurring thoughts of death or suicide
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, don't wait, call us at 201-362-5793 to learn more about managing your depression. Finding the right therapist for support, understanding, and guidance can make a huge difference. Colleen is experienced with helping individuals and families dealing with depression and anxiety, get to know more about her.
What to expect :
- Effective tools for overcoming depression are acceptance, non-judgment, and understanding.
- Your therapist will help you begin to open up about your emotions and your thoughts.
- You will discover and examine the origin of your depressed feelings, and receive guidance to learn how to cope better in your day to day life.
- You will be guided through a step-by-step process of reconnecting to your interests, passions, and relationships.
- You will enter an interpersonal and empathetic relationship with your therapist.
- Your treatment will gradually help you embrace your own authenticity.
- Clients work to release themselves from shame or self-esteem issues.
- You will collaborate together with your therapist to overcome depressive thoughts, anxiety, self-destructive behaviors, and/or fears of intimacy in a relationship.