Individuals who experience chronic illness and chronic pain often experience extreme emotional distress. The ability to engage in occupational, social, and recreational activities can be limited. When experiencing a chronic illness and pain, some changes may be physical, such as changes in one’s body, side effects from medication, sexual challenges, and fatigue. You may experience psychological changes such as depression and anxiety.
Psychotherapy for Chronic Illness & Chronic Pain
Experiencing chronic illness and chronic pain can be earth-shattering, but there is hope.
A Safe Space For Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy can be a non-judgmental, safe space where you can receive the needed support. I will help you with processing and managing your emotions, control energy levels and fatigue, relationships, and sexual concerns, process the grief that has occurred due to illness, assist you in navigating appointments, and help you communicate your needs with medical providers. I will integrate mindfulness, somatic psychotherapy, cognitive therapy, and acceptance & commitment therapy strategies that will help you cope with your illness and pain. Most importantly, I will help you live the best possible life.