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Anxiety and Depression
Anxiety and depression are highly treatable, yet less than 37 percent receive treatment.
Anxiety and depression are real. We may feel anxious and depressed without any idea where to turn or how to cope. I can help. With counseling, you do not have to deal with these feelings alone. Just the fact that you’re searching on this page means you are ready for real lasting change. Yes, it is possible. My individual therapy will provide a safe place for you to examine these feelings. My program will highlight your personal resources and find new ways to live your life. We will create clarity so that you can review your choices and make beneficial decisions for yourself.
Too often we suffer silently with anxiety and depression much longer than we should. I can help. I believe that everybody has the power to make their own decisions and solutions. With therapy, you will have the opportunity to find your voice, find your strength, and make decisions for yourself that will have a lasting and beneficial outcome.
Facts about Anxiety and Depression
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
GAD affects 6.8 million adults or 3.1% of the American population. Less than half will seek treatment. Women are twice as likely to be affected than men.
Panic Disorder (PD)
PD affects 6 million adults or 2.7% of the American population.
Women are twice as likely to report symptoms compared to men.
Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)
SAD affects 15 million adults or 6.8% of the American population.
It affects both men and women equally. According to a 2007 ADAA survey, those with symptoms will remain silent for ten or more years before seeking treatment.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
PTSD affects 7.7 million adults or 3.5% of the American population. Women report the symptoms more than men. Rape is the most likely trigger of PTSD: 65% of men and 45.9% of women who are raped will develop the disorder. Childhood sexual abuse is also a major cause of developing PTSD.
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
MDD is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. It affects more than 16.1 million American adults or about 6.7% of the population. This condition is more prevalent in women than in men.
(Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Often times anxiety and depression are experienced together. The effect of this combination may be expressed as physical and emotional illnesses. Left untreated, symptoms often are worse and recovery may be more difficult. My program will address both of these conditions to create healing and find relief.
Call me today to make an appointment. Together, we can create the life that you deserve.