Adjustment Disorder: is a group of symptoms, such as stress, feeling sad or hopeless, and physical symptoms that can occur after you go through a stressful life event. The symptoms occur because you are having a hard time coping. Your reaction is stronger than expected for the type of event that occurred. (return to specialities page)
Adult ADD/ADHD: is a mental health disorder that includes a combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty paying attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. Adult ADHD can lead to unstable relationships, poor work or school performance, low self-esteem, and other problems. (return to specialities page)
Anxiety: is a mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with and daily activities. Symptoms include stress that's out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry, and restlessness. (return to specialities page)
High Sensitivity: a person who experiences sensory processing sensitivity. This personality trait includes hypersensitivity to external stimuli, a greater depth of cognitive processing, very empathic, and high emotional reactivity. Many are introverts. (return to specialities page)
Life Transitions: can be a variety of events such as: changing jobs, retiring, divorce, marriage, custody change, recent loss, moving, graduation/returning to school, having a family member move in, or a drastic change in finances, appearance (weight loss/gain, cosmetic/plastic surgery, disfigurement), status, identity, etc. Sometimes difficult life transitions can cause adjustment disorder.