Depression and Anxiety Counseling – Therapists and Counselors in Atlanta, GA
The world is overwhelming. War, disease, financial worry, politics; there is a never ending list of things to worry about. For most of us, we may get bogged down at times with the news of the day, but we are able to pull ourselves out of the darkness and enjoy time with our family, relaxing, and unwinding. But if you are struggling with anxiety or depression, the weight of the world is crushing. Thriveworks Atlanta depression and anxiety counselors are ready to partner with you in finding freedom. We understand how serious depression and anxiety can be, and have the tools to help you develop strategies for success. When you call us, you are taking the first step in changing your life and creating the reality that you want and need.
When you are suffering with a serious mental health issues like depression or anxiety, it not only affects your emotions and inner thought life, it takes a toll on your relationships, your family, your work, and your physical health. Relationships may become strained because your loved ones feel helpless. Thriveworks Atlanta counselors and therapists can help every member of the family, and improve communication between its members. For the person with serious depression or anxiety, it may be impossible to describe their feelings when they are in the midst of them. We can help you improve communication and begin to mend the relationships that have been affected by depression and anxiety.
Coping Strategies for Depression
There is a world of resources available online about depression. You are likely not lacking for information on this disorder. But having information on the disorder does not make it easy to conquer. You need a guiding hand, a shoulder to cry on, an expert in the field; Thriveworks Atlanta, GA is that partner you need. There are many different options in the treatment for depression. Medications can sometimes be helpful, as well as talk therapy, and establishing a healthy routine for your daily life. Different courses of treatment work for different ages, personalities, and genders. We understand the different needs of individuals. Thriveworks Atlanta, GA depression counselors will work you or your child to explore many different treatment options, and then usually use a combination of therapies to create success. The journey may not be easy, but you do not have to make it alone.
Depression makes even the simplest daily tasks difficult. Going to work, getting out of bed in the morning, making meals and eating, everything can be overwhelmingly painful and challenging. When your children, your spouse, your parents, or your coworkers are relying on you, you feel like you are letting everyone down. When you are struggling with depression, you may feel like everyone is out to get you, no one understands you, and your cries for help go answered. Thriveworks Atlanta depression counselors offer a way out depression. We cannot guarantee a cure, but we can guarantee that we will be with you every step of the way. We know that the process seems impossible when you are the deepest depths of depression, but we want you to know that when you are ready to find the light, we are ready to help you. Change is possible.
Understanding Anxiety Disorders
Everyone worries from time to time. But not everyone has an anxiety disorder. For those suffering with a serious anxiety issue, worry can become so severe that it becomes difficult to complete even simple daily life tasks. These disorders can appear at any time in life, and come on suddenly or over a long period of time. They also can affect people of any age. From young children, to the elderly, to every age in between, anxiety can strike anyone at any time.
There are many different types of anxiety issue and disorders. These include:
- School phobia (particularly in children)
- Generalized anxiety disorder
- Social anxiety
- Panic disorder
- Agoraphobia (fear of specific places or situations)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Separation Anxiety
Anxiety can manifest in different ways, depending on the person and the type of anxiety they are coping with at the time. When you are a loved one trying to help someone with anxiety, it can be very troubling and confusing. You want to help, but cannot even understand the person’s feelings and choices. Thriveworks Atlanta, GA anxiety counselors can be a lifeline in your relationship. The best thing you can do for your loved one is to encourage them to call us. We have the skills and experience to make recovery possible. Your family does not need to deal with this alone.
When anxiety causes you to have to avoid many different places and situations, you feel like a prisoner in your own life. For a child, having issues with anxiety may be difficult to understand. These problems can appear differently in children, perhaps with the child or teen seeming angry or uninterested in school or sports. Thriveworks Atlanta, GA counselors can help your child express their feelings in a clear way. Although the world is overwhelming for adults with anxiety, it is even more so for children. Thriveworks Atlanta, GA counselors can be a guiding light for the entire family when they are struggling with anxiety.
Thriveworks is Ready to Help
We know that you have many options when you are looking for counseling. But not all counseling offices are created equally. Thriveworks is different. At many offices, you may wait quite some time to even receive a call back to set up an appointment. We believe this is unacceptable. When you need help, it is our responsibility to be ready. For that reason, at Thriveworks, we have appointments available for new clients within 24 hours. You have put your mental health on hold long enough, do not let someone else’s schedule make progress any further in the distance.
Thriveworks Atlanta anxiety and depression counselors are leaders in their field, ready to work with you. There is no need to continue your search. We are ready to partner with you to improve your life. You exercise, try to eat right, attend annual physicals, take your vitamins. Why not give some attention to your mental and emotional health? Why wait any longer? It would be our honor to walk with you on this journey of healing and growth.