Are You Struggling With Emotional Disturbance?

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Emotional disturbance describes children and adolescents with mental health issues that cause troubling or abnormal emotional experiences. It could include anxiety, developmental disorders, cognitive impairment, depression, defiance, and other problematic behavior.

Available Treatment Options

Therapist interventions aim to reduce problematic behaviors, increase the ability to cope with stressful and triggering situations that lead to emotional disturbances, and develop tools and skills that boost self-confidence and stability.

Therapists Who Specialize in Helping Those Who Struggle With Emotional Disturbance

Sometimes life sucks. It’s not fair. It’s messy. There are times when it seems like more than you can handle. It can feel like, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t catch a break. You might believe everyone around you is succeeding, while you are stuck. It can feel hopeless, scary, and beyond repair. However, nothing lasts forever, including the bad times you may be experiencing. If you…

Dr. Carole Goguen



ATTENTION ALL OF YOU WHO ARE STRUGGLING. Every day brings you more uncertainty, change, stress, and anxiety. With the world being so out of control, why wouldn’t you feel overwhelmed?There’s so much to worry about. Maybe you’ve been reflecting on your life and feel lost, questioning the choices you’ve made and where your life is going. If you’re having to go out to work then go home to loved on...
Are you searching for the skills to help yourself, your marriage or family through life’s challenges? Do you desire the tools needed for a relationship with effective communication and a loving connection? Are there areas of your life you would like to improve? The first steps in overcoming life’s challenges are (1) realizing you need help and (2) reaching out to effective resources. Expressing…

Idris Gaines MSW



I provide therapy for children and families. I am passionate about helping individuals reach their goals and creating positive change. My focus is to work in collaboration with you to understand your needs and develop the most appropriate plan to aid you in your goals.