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    Therapy for Anxiety & Depression

    Experiencing feelings of sadness or hopelessness?

    Struggling with anxiety or stress? Are you feeling “stuck” in your current situation?

    Living with depression and/or anxiety can feel overwhelming at times. Here is the good news… It can get better! Working with a counseling professional provides you with a safe environment to identify the thoughts, feelings, and patterns of behavior that are contributing to your symptoms. Counseling can also help you learn new coping skills to live the life that you want.

    Some common anxiety symptoms:

    hot and cold flashes
    racing heart
    tight feeling in the chest or chest pains
    struggling to breathe
    snowballing worries that get bigger and bigger
    a racing mind full of thoughts
    a constant need to check things are right or clean
    persistent worrying

    Some common depression symptoms:

    Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, emptiness or hopelessness
    Angry outbursts, irritability or frustration, even over small matters

    Loss of interest or pleasure in most or all normal activities, such as sex, hobbies or sports

    Sleep disturbances, including insomnia or sleeping too much

    Tiredness and lack of energy, so even small tasks take extra effort

    Reduced appetite and weight loss or increased cravings for food and weight gain

    Slowed thinking, speaking or body movements

    Feelings of worthlessness or guilt, fixating on past failures or self-blame

    Trouble thinking, concentrating, making decisions and remembering things

    Frequent or recurrent thoughts of death, suicidal thoughts, or suicide attempts

    Unexplained physical problems, such as back pain or headaches

    Stride Forward Counseling offers professional counseling services for individuals dealing with anxiety and depression in Catonsville, MD. Find therapy for anxiety and depression today.