Mental Health Counselor for Mood Disorders
At Creative Counseling Center, our mental health counselors understand how struggling with a mood disorder can dramatically impact your life and the lives of others. We all have our ups and downs at times but it’s when it starts impacting the various parts of our lives that we may seek some support. This may mean having extreme shifts in feelings, excessive crying, feeling depressed, suicidal thoughts, insomnia, etc.
Mood disorders can have a devastating impact on all areas of your life including work, family, and you social life.
What Is Bipolar Depression or Manic Depression?
Bipolar disorder is sometimes referred to as manic depression. According to NIMH bipolar is a complex mood disorder that alternates between periods of clinical depression and times of extreme elation or mania. There are two subtypes of bipolar disorder: bipolar I and bipolar II. With bipolar I disorder, patients have a history of at least one manic episode with or without major depressive episodes. With bipolar II disorder, patients have a history of at least one episode of major depression and at least one hypomanic (mildly elated) episode.
Find a mental health counselor who can work with you in a collaborative manner to explore your needs and create a plan to help to you get to your end results. If you or someone you know is going through a difficult time or notice a change in your mood please click the button below or contact us at 303.843.6000 for a free initial phone consultation to determine if we can help you.