Anger management is a way to lessen the effects of anger. Anger is a normal reaction and feeling which can be managed through therapy.
Anxiety, which is often associated with stress, is a feeling of fear, dread, or uneasiness. It may cause one to have physical symptoms such as sweat, feeling restless, tense, or developing a rapid heartbeat.
Everyone experiences sadness at times, but depression is something more. Depression is extreme sadness or despair that lasts more than a few days.
A mood disorder is a mental health condition that primarily affects the emotional state. It’s a disorder in which people experience long periods of extreme happiness, extreme sadness or both. Certain mood disorders involve other persistent emotions, such as anger and irritability.
Self-esteem reflects the thoughts people have about themselves. Self-esteem has a significant prospective impact on life experiences. High and low self-esteem aren’t dependent on success or failure.
Discussing suicidal ideation in therapy empowers the client to explore feelings of hopelessness and despair, process trauma, and feel less alone. A therapist can help the client navigate the suicidal crisis and, with appropriate care, help them feel more hopeful and less despondent.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) features a pattern of unwanted thoughts and fears (obsessions) that may lead to repetitive behaviors (compulsions). These obsessions and compulsions interfere with daily activities and cause significant distress.