Are You Struggling With Adjustment Disorder?

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An Adjustment Disorder is when a person experiences distressing symptoms that affect their day-to-day life due to a stressful event that occurred within the past three months. The stress resulting from the event is more substantial than the stress that people occasionally experience in that it disrupts daily functioning. Anyone can experience an Adjustment Disorder after a particularly stressful or traumatic event. The disorder has the potential to develop into other mental health conditions, such as anxiety, depression, or other trauma-related disorders.

Available Treatment Options

Therapists counseling interventions and techniques that are generally effective for people experiencing Adjustment Disorders include addressing negative self-talk, such as in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), practicing mindfulness, and group interventions, such as family therapy for children and adolescents and group counseling for adults. Counseling for an Adjustment Disorder aims to reduce symptoms related to and resulting from stress.

Therapists Who Specialize in Helping Those Who Struggle With Adjustment Disorder

Jason Darden, MSN, PMHNP-BC


North Carolina

As a PMHNP-BC my treatment methodology typically involves a comprehensive approach that addresses the biological, psychological, social, and cultural aspects of mental health. Here’s an overview tailored to our practice: Collaborative Goal Setting, Medication Management, Assessment and Diagnosis, Patient Education and Empowerment, Evidence-based Practice, Self-Care and Professional Developmen...
As an integrative psychiatric provider, I take a holistic and comprehensive approach to mental health care and blend both conventional psychiatry with complementary approaches. My focus is beyond treating symptoms and takes into consideration the gut-brain connection, genetics, interpersonal, lifestyle, and environmental contributions to create a personalized treatment plan, enhance self care, ...
I work with clients who may be struggling with family conflict, partnership phase of life issues and individuals seeking to meet their goals through strength-based methods to build confidence, empower families and partners to move relationships to the next level. During our initial sessions, we will explore the presenting issues then collaborate to create a strength-base goals plan.