Life can be extremely overwhelming and unpredictable within this fast-paced and demanding world we live in. We constantly need to adapt to new challenges and are often inundated with information, deadlines, texts, emails, news, and social media. Many of us feel intense pressure to be perfect at everything. If you’re a teen, young adult, or student-athlete in particular, you’re likely facing all of these challenges on top of huge life decisions and milestones that you might not feel prepared to take on. Meanwhile, you’re somehow trying to find a sense of balance and autonomy. Life is hard!
If you’re a parent, teacher, or coach, you’re likely not given the amount of credit and support you deserve. You’re putting out fires left and right, juggling a million things at once, and probably finding very little time for your own needs. This isn’t sustainable!
No matter what stage of life you’re in, it can feel impossible to find inner peace and confidence among the constant pressures and distractions of today. As a result, struggling with your mental health is completely NORMAL and HUMAN. However, if left unaddressed, this can manifest in a variety of harmful ways. Individual therapy can be highly beneficial if you’re dealing with any of the following symptoms: