When a client presents with adjustment disorder, the hope is to help them relieve their symptoms and work through whatever event impacted their functioning. Goals will include increasing support, increasing ability to cope and problem solve, working on ability to calm and ground self, and overall empower client in handling whatever comes their way in the future.
Let’s just be honest. Life is messy and full of unexpected surprises. We are expected to juggle a plethora of things, all the while maintaining balance and overall well-being. A lot of times, that is not the way it works out. At Mindful Counseling, we strive to meet each person where they are at, identifying concerns for them and creating a unique plan to help them reach their goals.
When faced with depression, clients will learn how to recognize and manage their unique depressive symptoms. Clients will learn to identify and challenge thoughts triggering their depression and learn how to be proactive in battling the depression. The approach is always gentle and supportive, allowing clients to feel safe and secure while going through this process.