Counseling For Depression

What is Depression?

Depression is a serious illness that affects 1 in 15 adults in any given year, and 1 in 6 people suffer from depression at some time in their life. Depression negatively affects how you feel, think, and act. You will feel a lack of motivation and little to no interest in activities you enjoy. If untreated, it will affect your social and occupational functioning with a severe decline in your daily activities. Studies have shown that one-third of women experience a major depressive disorder in their life.

Symptoms of depression can include:

How Our Depression Treatment Program Can Help

There are a wide variety of treatment programs for depression. Without treatment, depression may lead to significant psychosocial dysfunctions for people.

Some research studies have shown that combining psychotherapy with medication has better results than just having medication alone.

The severity of depressive symptoms differs for different people, and psychotherapy may make a bigger difference in life.

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, psychotherapy has proven to have greater relief for people with short-term or long-term cases of depression. It is also noted that 80 to 90% of people respond well to treatment, and the good news is that depression is highly treatable.

Our clients report changes in lifestyle, daily routine, and feelings of wellness after successful treatment in this program.

Counseling For Anxiety

What is anxiety?

Anxiety disorders affect more than 30% of adults at some point. Anxiety disorders differ from just nervousness or anxiousness. 

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders involving excessive fear or anxiety. In addition, anxiety disorders involve avoidance behaviors and excessive muscle tension. 

Avoiding situations and the triggers leads to worsening of the symptoms. Different types of anxiety disorders include; generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and phobias (agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder).

Common symptoms of anxiety disorders include:

How Our Anxiety Treatment Program Can Help

Anxiety is one of the most common mood disorders that affect more than 40 million Americans. Anxiety symptoms may lead people to avoid situations and affect many areas of healthy functioning in daily life. 

Many research studies have shown that anxiety is treatable with psychotherapy or a combination of psychotherapy and medications. With the treatment, people feel relieved and have a better quality of life, as that was missing in most cases. 

In cases of anxiety, worry and fear may overtake your life. With anxiety, the threats and risks are exaggerated by minimizing the resources available to individuals.

With therapy, patients learn to cope with:

Usually, in 12 to 15 therapeutic sessions, patients learn how to cope with the triggers that manifest anxiety and reduce the physical stress causing serious discomfort. 

After successful psychotherapy treatments, clients report great relief in their physical and psychological symptoms.

Additional in-office and telehealth therapy services at Central West Counseling in Spring Hill, FL include: