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Understanding life change
What is life change?
Over the course of our lifetime, change remains a constant. Whether it is positive life transitions like marriage, births, or a new career, or difficult change brought on by loss or trauma, both are accompanied by unique stressors that cause difficulty in adjusting to such change.
We work closely with you
Personal growth, confidence, and willpower can be influenced by change and the inability to cope with life transitions may lead to experiencing anxiety, depression, and fatigue. Our experienced and registered therapists assist in treating these issues by exploring coping strategies.
Causes of life change
Life transition therapy helps you address your emotions in a safe space in order to find the root causes of your reactions. Our expert licensed therapists help you gain clarity and understanding during periods of transitions that allow you to win back some control over your day-to-day life.
- Divorce or remarriage
- Empty nest syndrome
- Adjusting to a new job or culture
- Illness or death of a loved one
- Moving homes
Symptoms of life change
Life transitions usually come with mixed emotions, challenges, and stress and are accompanied by feelings of anxiety, confusion, negativity, and hopelessness leading to physical and mental fatigue.
- Prolonged anxiety and feelings of hopelessness
- Physical and mental exhaustion, fatigue
- Excessive sadness or grief
- Preoccupied with thoughts that make it difficult to focus on day-to-day tasks
- Heightened stress
When to seek help
It’s time to see a doctor if you’re experiencing anxiety that disrupts your day-to-day routine. We work closely with you to provide interpersonal therapy sessions that help you adjust to life transitions.