Anxiety & Depression Disorders in Lisle and Naperville, IL

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Anxiety

Everyone experiences anxiety in their lifetime. Some examples include the anxiety felt prior to speaking in front of a big group, driving in traffic during rush hour,  or before taking a big test.

However, when intense feelings of dread and distress cause one to struggle with everyday functioning, it may be a good time to see a health care provider to screen for an anxiety disorder.

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health concern in the United States. Over 40 millions adults in the U.S. (19/1%) have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders consist of a persistent, excessive fear or worry in non-threatening situations. 

Mental Health Patient with Anxiety Disorder in Lisle and Naperville, IL

A person may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

Tools to aid in recovery from anxiety include:

Psychotherapy, including cognitive and dialectal behavioral and exposure therapy Medications: including anti anxiety medications and antidepressants Deep Breathing, meditation, mindfulness, exercise, yoga, and journaling Though anxiety and depression disorders can be incredibly isolating, there is hope. Please reach out for help for your anxiety & depression disorder treatment in Lisle and Naperville, IL – I will support you on your journey to wellness.
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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders can affect people of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, races, and ethnicities. (Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder (BED), Avoidant Restrictive Food Disorder (ARFD)
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Mood Disorders

Mood Disorders

Most people feel sad or irritable from time to time. A mood disorder is different. It affects a person's everyday emotional state. At this point, it may be time to seek help.
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ADHD

ADHD

ADHD often begins in childhood and can persist into adulthood. Many people are not diagnosed until they are adults, after struggling with symptoms for years without realizing it.
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Anxiety

Anxiety

Occasional anxiety is normal, but anxiety disorders are different. Anxiety disorders differ from normal feelings of worry and involve excessive and persistent fear or anxiety.
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Substance Use

Substance Use

I have experience and a passion for helping individuals who may struggle with substance use, and/or process addictions. I will work with you to develop an individualized treatment plan that works best for you.
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Group Therapy

Group Therapy

Group therapy helps you realize you're not alone, facilitates giving and receiving support, and helps you find your “voice.”
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FAQ's

FAQs About Anxiety & Depression Disorders in Lisle and Naperville, IL

Anxiety can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, and life events. It is often a stress response and can be triggered by things like exams, work stress, death, or changes in your life. If you’re struggling with anxiety, it’s important to seek professional help for mental health treatment, so you can learn how to manage anxiety and live a healthy life.

Anyone can experience anxiety, but some groups of people are more at risk than others. This includes people with a family history of anxiety, those who have experienced trauma, or with certain medical conditions. If you think you might be at risk for anxiety, don’t hesitate to get in touch with me. We can talk about it and find a way to help you.

If you’re struggling with anxiety, seeking professional psychiatric services will help you develop healthy coping mechanisms. In addition, there are some things you can do on your own to prevent anxiety, such as exercise, relaxation techniques, journaling, and avoiding triggers. By taking care of yourself and getting help when you need it, you can prevent anxiety from taking over your life.

Anxiety can be a short-term or long-term condition. It is often manageable with treatment, but some people may struggle with anxiety for their entire lives. In general, the sooner you seek help for anxiety disorder, the better. By getting treatment and learning how to manage your anxiety, you can minimize its impact on your life.