*(The examples provided below are composite cases, synthesizing disguised information and not any patient in particular)*
Now more than ever, the ability to adapt to change is vital in moving forward, both professionally and personally. With a global pandemic still in full swing – everyone’s lives are changing swiftly, and these kinds of significant changes can cause stress, anxiety, feelings of depression, and a need for control. Working through these conflicts and emotions can feel overwhelming and sometimes isolating.
Today’s diverse climates’ fast-paced nature makes it essential to have resources and people that can help you feel empowered. For example, here at Start My Wellness, we strive to make quality mental health services accessible to everyone with a straightforward scheduling portal and flexible schedules. This kind of access and availability provides services when individuals find themselves overwhelmed.
In the last year, many clients have decided to seek therapy and start their journeys to strengthen and improve their mental health. In many cases, clients endured intense emotions from death, losing a job, or adapting to social isolation. Emotional turmoil and unsuccessful coping strategies can cause individuals to have difficulty focusing, anxiety, irritability, crying outbursts, panic attacks, and decreased productivity.
Regardless of the reason for seeking help, modern technology and the right practice allow individuals to seek assistance when they feel ready. Online portals make same-day scheduling a popular choice for many new patients and enables practitioners to help you build and create skills to work through problems in real-time, providing the extra support you may need to overcome life’s challenges.
Accessibility to therapy and mental health resources can reduce the difficulty of your individual experience and deescalate the emotions, behaviors, and interactions you experience. Flexibility and same-day scheduling can enable you to remain productive and continue creating your unique life no matter the obstacles.
Author: Anton Babushkin, PhD, LMSW
Therapist & Start My Wellness CEO