With the stress and pace of modern life, cultivating and maintaining a healthy relationship takes intentional work on both sides. Dennis Smith, CPC-I, at Adonai Counseling & Consulting, PLLC, in Las Vegas, Nevada, specializes in relationship counseling. Known for his ability to stay neutral, Dennis provides marriage counseling, couples counseling, and friendship counseling.
Grief is a strong emotion that may affect your mental and physical well-being. At Adonai Counseling & Consulting, Dennis specializes in grief counseling. He takes a patient-centered approach to care and uses a combination of wellness and traditional medical counseling to help you understand the emotional turmoil that comes with grief. He then works with you to develop a plan that helps you move forward.
If you’re overwhelmed by fears or intrusive negative thoughts, you’re not alone. Around 40 million Americans live with anxiety challenges. At Adonai Counseling & Consulting in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dennis Smith can help you learn to cope with your anxiety and lead a healthy and fulfilling life. Call Adonai Counseling & Consulting, PLLC, or request a consultation online today. Telehealth appointments are also available.
Anxiety causes a range of mental and physical symptoms. Some of the common signs of anxiety include:
Persistent and intrusive negative thoughts and worries
Sense of impending danger or doom
Increased heart rate
Avoidings things that trigger anxiety
When you have a panic attack, you experience several symptoms suddenly and at the same time. Your heart races, and you feel short of breath. You might even have chest pain. At the same time, you’re overwhelmed with fear and a sense of doom. Many clients feel like they’re having a heart attack.
Depression affects nearly 20 million people every year in the United States. The mood disorder alters how you feel, think, and behave. At Adonai Counseling & Consulting in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dennis offers patient-centered counseling for depression. He takes an integrative approach and combines wellness with medical to improve your mood and well-being. To schedule a consultation for your depression, call the office or book an appointment online today. In-person and telehealth appointments are available.
Symptoms of depression vary but usually occur daily for two or more weeks. Common symptoms include:
Sadness, emptiness, or hopelessness
Disinterest in activities or hobbies
Withdrawal from friends and family
Angry or irritable
Change in sleep habits
Change in appetite
Poor decision making
Thoughts of death or suicide
Aches, pains, or digestive problems with no clear medical cause
Some people only develop depression once during their life. However, it’s not uncommon for people to experience multiple mood disorder episodes at various times throughout their life.
When should I seek help for depression?
If you or someone you love has symptoms of depression, contact Adonai Counseling & Consulting, PLLC, to schedule a consultation.
Dennis is an experienced and compassionate counselor and provides evidence-based treatment and therapy to help you feel more like your usual self.
Trauma is an emotional response to a situation that shakes your sense of security and leaves you struggling with difficult emotions and memories. It includes childhood trauma, as well as traumas like a car accident or even childbirth. Whatever the underlying cause, trauma counseling at Adonai Counseling & Consulting, PLLC, with Dennis Smith, CPC-I, may help you manage your emotions and improve your sense of security and well-being. To schedule your trauma counseling session, call the office in Las Vegas, Nevada, or book an appointment online today. In-person or telehealth appointments are available.
Trauma counseling is a form of psychotherapy for people struggling with the emotional turmoil brought on by a traumatic event.
Many people think of traumatic events as those that threaten their life or safety. However, any situation that leaves you feeling alone and overwhelmed may result in trauma.
Some causes of trauma include:
A one-time event includes any accident or violent attack. You’re more likely to experience trauma if it was unexpected or happened during childhood.
Trauma may also develop in situations of ongoing stress, such as childhood neglect, domestic abuse, or bullying. This may also include exposure to repeated traumatic experiences, such as living in a war zone.
Overlooked causes of emotional and psychological trauma include surgery, death of a loved one, or a relationship breakup.
Am I a candidate for trauma counseling?
You may be a candidate for trauma counseling at Adonai Counseling & Consulting, PLLC, if you’re struggling with the emotions, pain, and memories of your traumatic experience.
Dennis provides trauma counseling for a wide range of needs and issues and is passionate about providing counseling for trauma including PTSD, and adult survivors of childhood trauma.
Additionally, he has training and experience helping law enforcement, firefighters, first responders, military, including active duty and veterans, medical professionals, and more.
In addition to talk therapy, Dennis also provides cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.