|Do you feel like you just need to talk to someone, even if you might not have a major psychological disorder? Everyone can benefit from psychotherapy because no one is perfect and no one has a perfect life. If you feel like you’re not just getting the most out of life, or speaking to a therapist could help you achieve your goals.
Some issues that are often addressed in therapy include:
- Excessive anger (also see the “Abuse” and “Anger Management” section)
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive love
- Excessive worry (also see the “Anxiety” section)
- Career issues
- Relationship problems (also see the “Marital and Couples Counseling” section)
- Life crisis
- School issues
What treatment is available?
In addition to the issues listed above, many people choose to tackle behavioral issues, including smoking, diet, or weight. In these situations, hypnotherapy can be an excellent option. Hypnotherapy helps you to eliminate unwanted behaviors and habits in an efficient, effective way. Hypnotherapy is also often helpful with issues such as anxiety, stress, phobias, worry, pain, and fears.
In a confidential, supportive, non-judgmental atmosphere, psychotherapy or counseling with a licensed psychologist, counselor, psychotherapist, psychiatric nurse practitioner, social worker, or psychiatrist can help the individual with the disorder to gain awareness, achieve positive behavioral change, and improve functioning in school, work, and relationships.
It is important for someone with an anxiety disorder to seek psychotherapy and/or medication as soon as possible from a licensed psychologist, clinical social worker, psychotherapist, counselor, psychiatric nurse practitioner or psychiatrist. In a confidential, supportive, non-judgmental atmosphere, psychotherapy or counseling with a licensed psychologist or psychotherapist can help the individual gain awareness, achieve positive behavioral change, and improve overall functioning. Medication can be prescribed by a psychiatric nurse practitioner or psychiatrist. The sooner treatment is begun, the sooner the anxiety can go into remission.
If you or someone you know is suffering from an anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder, phobias, fears, constant worry, or generalized anxiety disorder, and you would like more information about treatment for anxiety, want to discuss your specific needs, or make an appointment, call our office today to speak to someone.
We have licensed psychologists, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, counselors, clinical social workers, and psychiatric nurse practitioners, qualified and experienced in effectively treating anxiety disorders, and we can help suggest the therapist that best meets your needs. Our telephone number is 212-996-3939.