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

William Christiana, Psy.D.


New Jersey

I am a licensed clinical psychologist in New York and New Jersey. I have specialized training in the assessment and treatment of mood, anxiety, and alcohol use disorders. I provide individual therapy to adolescents and adults.

Jennifer Ortiz, MS, LPC


New Jersey

I'm Jenn, an experienced Licensed Professional Counselor with a decade in the field. I assist with anxiety, depression, relationships, and life stress. Proficient in English and Spanish, I provide a culturally sensitive therapy space. Start your journey in a secure, non-judgmental environment with a skilled therapist.