Therapy for Anxiety and Depression
We all get a little anxious sometimes – before an interview, when making a hard decision, or before stepping onto a stage – and it eventually fades away.
Anxiety is a natural response to stress. Some anxiety is normal and healthy – it is our body’s way of protecting us from harmful or overwhelming situations.
However, Anxiety becomes a problem when symptoms are severe, persistent, and impact daily life.
You may even have experience physical symptoms, like lightheadedness, trembling, sweating or nausea.
Experiencing disruptions in sleep, appetite, motivation, or energy? Feelings of sadness, hopelessness or thoughts of suicide? You may be experiencing symptoms of depression and psychotherapy can help.
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To the outside world, you’ve got everything under control. You are a working professional who likes to work with numbers or systems (because they don’t let you down). You are social, and fun in a crowd, you tell it like it is and want to hear it like it is. But on the inside, you never feel good enough, you worry about failure, and hold the weight of the world on your shoulders. There are days when you struggle to get through regular activities of life and even just to get out of bed.
You’re tired of feeling weighed down, hiding behind a mask and worrying about disappointing people around you. You’re exhausted of taking one step forward and two steps back, never getting ahead.
You want confidence, to finally let people in and get to know the real you. You dream of being able to enjoy the life you’ve worked so hard to create. You’re ready to feel carefree, good enough, and take control to advance in your life. You’re ready to discover the strongest person you can be with new ways to cope.
Therapy can help get you there!
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Therapy for Anxiety and Depression in Timmins
There is hope for anxiety and depression.
At Creating Connection, our expert therapists use a blend of approaches to treat anxiety and depression. Our therapists are also trauma-informed and utilize an integrative approach that includes somatic psychotherapy (movement) and art therapy from an attachment perspective.
These bottom-up approaches are evidence-based and promote change and healing when just talking doesn’t seem to be enough.
Our approach includes:
- Mindfulness Therapy
- Solution-Focused Therapy
- Somatic Therapy
- Art Therapy
Areas of Specialty
Major depressive disorder can negatively affect your feelings and thoughts. Depression causes a loss of interest in activities that were once enjoyable, and feelings of sadness. It can also include changes in appetite (weight loss or weight gain), loss of energy, trouble sleeping or sleeping too much, feelings of worthlessness, thoughts of death or suicide, and other unpleasant symptoms. Know that you are not alone, and a therapist can help you treat symptoms of depression.
With panic disorder, individuals experience recurrent and unexpected panic attacks. These often involve physical symptoms like heart palpitations, sweating, trembling, and a sense of impending doom. Recovery from panic disorder is possible with the support of a licensed therapist.
Social anxiety can make social gatherings and maintaining friendships difficult. Those who experience social anxiety will feel intense fear in social situations. With the help of a professional therapist or counsellor, you can work through the root cause of your social anxiety and learn new ways to manage your anxiety.
Individuals with generalized anxiety disorder often find it difficult to control their worrying. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is characterized by persistent and excessive worry, and therapy can help manage symptoms of GAD.
Please call to book an appointment or ask about services, fees, and scheduling. Offering evening and weekend appointments.
192 Third ave, Timmins, ON