Know the Signs

 

It's important to be aware of anxiety and depression, as it pertains to our ability to manage our day-to-day life, including our relationships. In order for us to safely process and manage high levels of distress, we have to learn to regulate and overcome high levels of depression or anxiety that could lead to longer periods of disconnect, isolation or loneliness.

Given that depression and anxiety can co-exist in attachments, EFT provides an effective method for building security and regulation in safe attachment bonds. EFT helps establish new ways for couples or individuals to interact and improve communication, which can ultimately improve healthier relationship functioning. These signs can shift our focus from communication, therefore leaving us unable to connect and manage safely.

(You may not be experiencing all of the signs for depression or anxiety. Let's talk and find a way to determine if counseling is the right step to go in)

1.

Isolation

2.

Suicidal Thoughts

3.

Persistent Sadness

4.

Loss of interest

in activities

5.

Excessive Alcohol

or Drug Use

1.

Avoiding Social Situations

2.

Panic Attacks

3.

Muscle Tension

4.

Unfounded Fear

5.

Excessive Worrying

Anxiety

Depression

* Symptoms that overlap: Agitation, Lack of concentration, Irritability, Irregular Sleep Patterns, Unexplained physical issues.

* Symptoms have been present for 2 or more weeks.

* Experiencing 3 or more of these symptoms on most days, in the last 6 months. 

If you're thinking about harming yourself or someone else, please seek help immediately. 

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Richland, WA 99352

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