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Help! My family is driving me crazy!

Help! My family is driving me crazy!

You’re not alone if every once in a while you would like to escape from the chaos of family life. However, we all need to come home eventually. The family counselors at Birmingham Anxiety and Trauma Therapy can help you reduce conflict, understand each other better,...

Help, I’m a woman – I need a spa day!

Help, I’m a woman – I need a spa day!

Everyone knows that women and men are physically different. But few understand the unique social, cultural, and political pressures that women have faced over the centuries. Today, many women are plagued by impossible standards for them to be a caretaker, a provider,...

Real Men Don’t Go to Therapy

Real Men Don’t Go to Therapy

Many men have been able to achieve their goals faster and with more satisfaction with the help of a therapist. Common reasons that men come to therapy include: navigating emotions, work issues, anger, commitment, relationships, “Nice Guy Syndrome,” mother issues,...

How Do We Know if Couples’ Counseling Will Benefit Us?

How Do We Know if Couples’ Counseling Will Benefit Us?

There is no such thing as a perfect relationship. When two people make a commitment to one another, they also bring their own history, values, and opinions into the union. Couples therapy helps couples (married or not) improve their relationship by giving them...

Can People Other Than Veterans Have PTSD?

Can People Other Than Veterans Have PTSD?

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is seen in men, women, and children of all ages and backgrounds. People respond to unexpected or prolonged trauma in different ways. While some are able to overcome the trauma, others relive the same memories over the course...

What Do I Do if I Think I’m Depressed?

What Do I Do if I Think I’m Depressed?

Clinical depression involves more than just “the blues”. While everyone gets sad from time to time, clinical depression is a serious disorder that affects more than 15 million Americans. Depression interferes with an individual’s ability to function from day to day....

I Think I Might Have An Anxiety Problem

I Think I Might Have An Anxiety Problem

Everybody worries or gets anxious from time to time – and the right amount of anxiety can even improve performance and focus. But when the worry and anxiety become excessive, it may be a sign of an anxiety disorder.Anxiety can be the result of negative events or...

A Personalized Fit

A Personalized Fit

You and your therapist will prioritize your needs and all of your options for addressing those needs. On size does NOT fit all.