Our mental health therapist can support you in the following areas:
ADHD and ADD
People with ADHD have belief systems that are based on a lack of accomplishment and, at times, a cynical worldview, where everyone else is doing well and they are not, despite their potential. By providing encouragement, you help them to develop greater self-control. It is here that primary care practitioners have the greatest influence because the long-term therapeutic alliance is the anchor of stability that the patient seeks.
ADHD is often accompanied by mood disorders, one-on-one cognitive-behavioural therapy can help patients to reframe negative situations as positive ones. Often children believe they are bad due to impulsive behaviour a therapist can work on helping to reframe this so it becomes an opportunity for initiative.
Body Image and Eating Disorders
Eating disorder treatment depends on your particular disorder and your symptoms. It typically includes a combination of psychological therapy (psychotherapy), nutrition education, and medical monitoring.
Mental health therapists play an important role in helping individuals overcome the different types of eating disorders. Your mental health therapist will work with you or your family at various stages of recovery, teaching them skills to manage obsessive thoughts and behaviours and then replace them with healthy ones.
Long Covid and Chronic Illness
Long covid can take a toll on your physical, emotional, mental, and financial health. Many working through a long covid diagnosis struggle with anger, frustration, anxiety, PTSD, and depression.
While working with a therapist they will work by helping you recognize your triggers and identifying how you normally respond to such triggers. Your therapist will work on healthy ways to work through these emotions.
Emotion/Behaviour Regulation and Anger
Mindfulness is a core component of CBT for emotion regulation. It teaches people to identify their emotions before they get too intense to control. Your therapist will work with your to have emotion/behaviour regulation.
While working with a therapist for anger management. They will work by helping you recognize what triggers your anger and identifying how you normally respond to such triggers. Your therapist will work on healthy ways to respond to anger.
OCD and Perfectionism
Working with a therapist will help allow people with perfectionistic tendencies or OCD to reframe their thoughts or rules.
Perfectionism often has a high correlation with:
- Eating Disorders
Your therapist will work on treating issues that led a person to develop these qualities.
Relationship & Couples Therapy
Your therapist will wok with you to help you create a healthier and more fulfilling relationship. In sessions you will work through challenges in your relationship, develop realistic plans to overcome relationship issues, as well as provide support and guidance through your journey to a healthier stronger relationship.
Everyone goes through times of grief in their life. Each person grieves differently, there is no one right way to grieve. Working with a therapist can provide a safe space for you to talk about their grief and helping them maintain a connection to what they’ve lost.
Self-Esteem and Assertiveness
Learning how to be assertive in a respectful manner is a life skill. This will increase your self-esteem and empower you. Often we face symptoms of imposter syndrome.