Life Transitions

Anxiety is the most commonly experienced mental illness in our country, and women are twice as likely to suffer from an anxiety disorder as men.  The term anxiety disorder refers to prolonged or extreme fear or worry, and includes, but is not limited to: generalized anxiety disorder, panic attacks, social anxiety, and specific phobias.  Anxiety is often experienced as overwhelming fear accompanied by physical symptoms such as a pounding heart, sweating, and rapid breathing.

How can counseling help?

Joie de Vivre utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Therapy both common methods of psychotherapy with great results to treat a variety of concerns.  Interpersonal therapy is geared toward helping you recognize and understand how you relate to others in the world around you.  CBT focuses on helping you recognize and understand thought patterns. Integrative services such as, Biofeedback and Mindfulness are used to compliment your treatment and promote emotional regulation and a healthier lifestyle.