Debra M. Hoosier, LICSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, PIP, BC-TMH, CCTP Verified
Birmingham, AL 35242
Offers online therapy
I utilize two primary treatment modalities- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Brief Solution Focused Therapy-to assist clients whose "hard" may include depression, anxiety, trauma, anger, life stressors, and relationship issues.
Life is HARD. Many times we get "stuck in the hard." I don't want you to be stuck anywhere! I believe we can journey through the struggle together, empowering you to a stronger, healthier life. I am passionate about empowering clients and assisting them in creating the life that they desire.
(844) 509-5518
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Birmingham, AL 35242
Offers online therapy
I utilize two primary treatment modalities- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Brief Solution Focused Therapy-to assist clients whose "hard" may include depression, anxiety, trauma, anger, life stressors, and relationship issues.
Life is HARD. Many times we get "stuck in the hard." I don't want you to be stuck anywhere! I believe we can journey through the struggle together, empowering you to a stronger, healthier life. I am passionate about empowering clients and assisting them in creating the life that they desire.
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Kirsten Hill
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC Verified
Birmingham, AL 35244
Offers online therapy
I have experience working with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and more through talk, play, and art therapy.
Life is ever changing. Who we are and how we view ourselves is fluid and evolves as we grow and learn. We must adapt with our environment, life circumstance, and relationships. Change can be hard and it is normal to need support and affirmation as you experience the stressors of life. It is my goal to support and validate you through these hard times. Additionally, concerns about your sexuality and sexual health can be overwhelming. I hope to help you navigate through any insecurities in a sex positive, non shaming way and to normalize and destigmatize issues regarding sexuality and sexual health.
(205) 378-6827
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Birmingham, AL 35244
Offers online therapy
I have experience working with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and more through talk, play, and art therapy.
Life is ever changing. Who we are and how we view ourselves is fluid and evolves as we grow and learn. We must adapt with our environment, life circumstance, and relationships. Change can be hard and it is normal to need support and affirmation as you experience the stressors of life. It is my goal to support and validate you through these hard times. Additionally, concerns about your sexuality and sexual health can be overwhelming. I hope to help you navigate through any insecurities in a sex positive, non shaming way and to normalize and destigmatize issues regarding sexuality and sexual health.
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Jutta Von Buchholtz
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, MA, LPC Verified
Birmingham, AL 35222
Offers online therapy
If you have relational issues, I think we could work well together - whether the relationship is with someone outside in your environment, or to an inner character such as the merciless judge who can really undo you! If you are grieving and or depressed, I can be of support to you and assist you in honoring your grief as well as finding and connecting you to those inner resources which you might have overlooked. If you find yourself confused, frightened and/or overcome during challenging times, I will try point out to you the hidden opportunities underneath the chaos.
(205) 703-2819
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Birmingham, AL 35222
Offers online therapy
If you have relational issues, I think we could work well together - whether the relationship is with someone outside in your environment, or to an inner character such as the merciless judge who can really undo you! If you are grieving and or depressed, I can be of support to you and assist you in honoring your grief as well as finding and connecting you to those inner resources which you might have overlooked. If you find yourself confused, frightened and/or overcome during challenging times, I will try point out to you the hidden opportunities underneath the chaos.
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Fred Ahlers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PIP Verified
Birmingham, AL 35223
I have been a therapist for forty years. I first worked in New Orleans at River Oaks Hospital with in-patient adolescents and adults, having success with treating depression, anxiety, borderline personality and abuse victims. After graduating from Tulane University in Social Work, I began private practice while also working with in-patient children and adolescents at De Paul Hospital. The private practice was with adults, couples, families, adolescents and children,having success with depression, abuse victims and anxiety. After moving to Birmingham in 2006, I have had an out-patient practice treating adults, adolescents, children, and couples.
(205) 282-9041
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Birmingham, AL 35223
I have been a therapist for forty years. I first worked in New Orleans at River Oaks Hospital with in-patient adolescents and adults, having success with treating depression, anxiety, borderline personality and abuse victims. After graduating from Tulane University in Social Work, I began private practice while also working with in-patient children and adolescents at De Paul Hospital. The private practice was with adults, couples, families, adolescents and children,having success with depression, abuse victims and anxiety. After moving to Birmingham in 2006, I have had an out-patient practice treating adults, adolescents, children, and couples.
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Amy Lyons Burke
Counselor, MEd, ALC Verified
Birmingham, AL 35203
Offers online therapy
I work with adults, adolescents and children who are experiencing anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, and behavioral issues.
We all experience hardships in our personal lives, professional lives and relationships that can leave us feeling stressed, confused, isolated, anxious or depressed. Many people experience shame about seeing a therapist or feel they should handle emotional or mental issues on their own. I want to reassure you that we can all use a little help sometimes and we aren't meant to go through it alone. My goal in therapy is to create a safe space where my clients can work through the difficulties in life without judgment.
(205) 598-7843
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Birmingham, AL 35203
Offers online therapy
I work with adults, adolescents and children who are experiencing anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, and behavioral issues.
We all experience hardships in our personal lives, professional lives and relationships that can leave us feeling stressed, confused, isolated, anxious or depressed. Many people experience shame about seeing a therapist or feel they should handle emotional or mental issues on their own. I want to reassure you that we can all use a little help sometimes and we aren't meant to go through it alone. My goal in therapy is to create a safe space where my clients can work through the difficulties in life without judgment.
Affordable Counseling Therapy
MA Verified
Birmingham, AL 35226
Whether it's stress, anxiety, depression, whatever the issue, we can provide professional, confidential help for you or your family member.
We are committed to treating the whole person — and their families — with caring, qualified professionals in the fields of mental health, addiction, education, and recovery support. Our team of experts address underlying causes of mental distress, substance abuse and behavioral patterns to guide clients toward lasting recovery.
(205) 619-6953
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Birmingham, AL 35226
Whether it's stress, anxiety, depression, whatever the issue, we can provide professional, confidential help for you or your family member.
We are committed to treating the whole person — and their families — with caring, qualified professionals in the fields of mental health, addiction, education, and recovery support. Our team of experts address underlying causes of mental distress, substance abuse and behavioral patterns to guide clients toward lasting recovery.
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Sonya R. McCurdy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, PIP, MPH, MDiv Verified
Birmingham, AL 35243
Offers online therapy
I have specialty experience with anxiety disorder, depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and personality disorder.
My desire is to serve any person that needs mental health counseling across multiple areas. I want to provide affordable counseling to those in need by accepting insurance from multiple insurance providers as well as providing a sliding fee scale.
(205) 582-7885
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Birmingham, AL 35243
Offers online therapy
I have specialty experience with anxiety disorder, depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and personality disorder.
My desire is to serve any person that needs mental health counseling across multiple areas. I want to provide affordable counseling to those in need by accepting insurance from multiple insurance providers as well as providing a sliding fee scale.
Yellow Bird Counseling LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC Verified
Birmingham, AL 35209
Offers online therapy
The focus of my practice, is to assist adults, children, and families identify the root of their concerns. I assess situations in your life which attribute to current emotions, behaviors, and thought patterns. With child and adolescent clients my focus is similar, with the addition of close communication with the family. Moreover, with child and adolescents, I will focus on depression, impulsive behavior, limited attention span, oppositional/defiant behaviors, stealing, lying, and social issues in school, and home. Family and/or friends are welcome in your sessions for support. We do offer 430p-630p, and weekend appointments.
(205) 236-9136
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Birmingham, AL 35209
Offers online therapy
The focus of my practice, is to assist adults, children, and families identify the root of their concerns. I assess situations in your life which attribute to current emotions, behaviors, and thought patterns. With child and adolescent clients my focus is similar, with the addition of close communication with the family. Moreover, with child and adolescents, I will focus on depression, impulsive behavior, limited attention span, oppositional/defiant behaviors, stealing, lying, and social issues in school, and home. Family and/or friends are welcome in your sessions for support. We do offer 430p-630p, and weekend appointments.
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Jessica Davis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, PIP Verified
Birmingham, AL 35209
Offers online therapy
Have you been overwhelmed with anxiety, depression, fear, life stressors, or life transitions? Are you looking for someone to support you and help you navigate these issues to find answers and solutions? Therapy is a team sport and I want you to win! I have experience working with adults and adolescents from various backgrounds and experiencing different issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, work/life balance, and stress management. I enjoy seeing people make positive and meaningful changes.
(205) 549-3892
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Birmingham, AL 35209
Offers online therapy
Have you been overwhelmed with anxiety, depression, fear, life stressors, or life transitions? Are you looking for someone to support you and help you navigate these issues to find answers and solutions? Therapy is a team sport and I want you to win! I have experience working with adults and adolescents from various backgrounds and experiencing different issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, work/life balance, and stress management. I enjoy seeing people make positive and meaningful changes.
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Mary Roberts
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Birmingham, AL 35226
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Everyone needs help sometimes; it's one of the many things that connects us as humans. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Certified Telemental Health Provider providing therapy to adults and adolescents who are seeking support for a wide array of issues, including: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, grief, trauma, and life transitions. My practice is currently 100% online, so clients can attend our sessions from any space that is convenient for them!
(205) 270-5740
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Birmingham, AL 35226
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Everyone needs help sometimes; it's one of the many things that connects us as humans. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Certified Telemental Health Provider providing therapy to adults and adolescents who are seeking support for a wide array of issues, including: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, grief, trauma, and life transitions. My practice is currently 100% online, so clients can attend our sessions from any space that is convenient for them!
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David E. Myers
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Birmingham, AL 35205
Traumatic events or issues with family, relationship and work can lead to depression, chronic anxiety, grief and PTSD. Resultantly, the quality of life deteriorates. Psychotherapy (counseling) enables you to explore your cognitive and emotional sides. It involves connecting your past wounds and present emotions. Psychodynamic therapy enables you to go beyond managing your present emotions and go to the source. I have explored and had many diversified experiences in Spirituality which is important in terms of your present and past experiences. My holistic orientation includes heed to nutrition in all matters related to the MIND-BODY-SPIRIT connection.
(205) 216-5042
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Birmingham, AL 35205
Traumatic events or issues with family, relationship and work can lead to depression, chronic anxiety, grief and PTSD. Resultantly, the quality of life deteriorates. Psychotherapy (counseling) enables you to explore your cognitive and emotional sides. It involves connecting your past wounds and present emotions. Psychodynamic therapy enables you to go beyond managing your present emotions and go to the source. I have explored and had many diversified experiences in Spirituality which is important in terms of your present and past experiences. My holistic orientation includes heed to nutrition in all matters related to the MIND-BODY-SPIRIT connection.
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Emily Franklin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC Verified
Birmingham, AL 35205
Not accepting new clients
I have a background working with various populations, including but not limited to those individuals struggling with trauma, self esteem, depression, anxiety and grief.
I believe that counseling enables people to be the best version of themselves. My goal is to empower you to make positive choices in your life. I also believe that one of the most important aspects of counseling is the therapeutic relationship between client and counselor. I feel this relationship should provide you with the confidence to navigate life's many challenges.
(205) 973-4351
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Birmingham, AL 35205
Not accepting new clients
I have a background working with various populations, including but not limited to those individuals struggling with trauma, self esteem, depression, anxiety and grief.
I believe that counseling enables people to be the best version of themselves. My goal is to empower you to make positive choices in your life. I also believe that one of the most important aspects of counseling is the therapeutic relationship between client and counselor. I feel this relationship should provide you with the confidence to navigate life's many challenges.
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Merrill Friday
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NBCC, EdS Verified
Birmingham, AL 35226
Offers online therapy
My ideal client is one who is an adolescent to young adult range. After working with this population for 15 years, I have seen a need for extended support outside of the school counseling realm. This is where many young people start seeking support and identify their needs. Sometimes school counseling cannot provide the time and attention needed to address the issue. The issues vary from depression, anxiety, lack of coping skills, self harm and other manifestations of an unresolved issue. If individuals work on addressing these concerns earlier rather than later, this leads to more success when dealing with life's struggles.
(205) 255-1054
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Birmingham, AL 35226
Offers online therapy
My ideal client is one who is an adolescent to young adult range. After working with this population for 15 years, I have seen a need for extended support outside of the school counseling realm. This is where many young people start seeking support and identify their needs. Sometimes school counseling cannot provide the time and attention needed to address the issue. The issues vary from depression, anxiety, lack of coping skills, self harm and other manifestations of an unresolved issue. If individuals work on addressing these concerns earlier rather than later, this leads to more success when dealing with life's struggles.
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Catherine Sherrill Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Birmingham, AL 35205
Not accepting new clients
I have worked with adult individuals and with couples for 20+ years. I love what I do. I became certified in Imago Relationship Therapy in 2007 to best serve couples who may be in crisis or couples who want to improve the connection & communication they already have. As a part of my experience, I have done a lot of work with anger management, depression, anxiety/panic, communication skills, and trauma/abuse histories. My office is centrally located in Southside behind Bottega restaurant one block off Highland Avenue.
(205) 312-9995
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Birmingham, AL 35205
Not accepting new clients
I have worked with adult individuals and with couples for 20+ years. I love what I do. I became certified in Imago Relationship Therapy in 2007 to best serve couples who may be in crisis or couples who want to improve the connection & communication they already have. As a part of my experience, I have done a lot of work with anger management, depression, anxiety/panic, communication skills, and trauma/abuse histories. My office is centrally located in Southside behind Bottega restaurant one block off Highland Avenue.
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Katie Bearden
Counselor, ALC, NCC Verified
Birmingham, AL 35244
Offers online therapy
Do you find yourself concerned about your child or teen's mental well-being due to depression, anxiety, bullying, self-harm, or poor school performance? Have you noticed your child or teen becoming defiant, irritable, or unable to manage their emotions? My goal is to help guide my clients as a supportive team-member in their therapeutic journey and help assist families with making their relationships stronger. I like to cater my therapeutic approach for my clients based on their narrative and develop coping skills to help manage their challenges based on their specific needs.
(205) 859-1780
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Birmingham, AL 35244
Offers online therapy
Do you find yourself concerned about your child or teen's mental well-being due to depression, anxiety, bullying, self-harm, or poor school performance? Have you noticed your child or teen becoming defiant, irritable, or unable to manage their emotions? My goal is to help guide my clients as a supportive team-member in their therapeutic journey and help assist families with making their relationships stronger. I like to cater my therapeutic approach for my clients based on their narrative and develop coping skills to help manage their challenges based on their specific needs.
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Benjamin Stillwell
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC Verified
Birmingham, AL 35243
Offers online therapy
I also help people with anxiety, depression, and those trying to find stability during times of stress and change.
Feeling stuck and overwhelmed? We are in uncertain times. It is my goal to help individuals and couples find stability and consistency. I specialize in Men's Issues, Anxiety, LGBT+, and Couples looking for a nonjudgemental perspective.
(205) 203-9111
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Birmingham, AL 35243
Offers online therapy
I also help people with anxiety, depression, and those trying to find stability during times of stress and change.
Feeling stuck and overwhelmed? We are in uncertain times. It is my goal to help individuals and couples find stability and consistency. I specialize in Men's Issues, Anxiety, LGBT+, and Couples looking for a nonjudgemental perspective.
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Tracy Lambrecht Counseling and Wellness LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC-S, EMDR Verified
Birmingham, AL 35242
Not accepting new clients
My special interest involves working with Women ages 19 and older who have been diagnosed with health- related issues and/or chronic pain related to anxiety/depression/trauma.
Ready for change but afraid to look at reality? Sometimes moving into uncertainty can be more painful than your current circumstance. Seeking therapy is a call to action to what is possible for healing, change, and growth. My desire is to be present with you while you are seeking relief from the emotional distress you are bearing while assisting you through your journey of self-insight and understanding.
(205) 314-5795
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Birmingham, AL 35242
Not accepting new clients
My special interest involves working with Women ages 19 and older who have been diagnosed with health- related issues and/or chronic pain related to anxiety/depression/trauma.
Ready for change but afraid to look at reality? Sometimes moving into uncertainty can be more painful than your current circumstance. Seeking therapy is a call to action to what is possible for healing, change, and growth. My desire is to be present with you while you are seeking relief from the emotional distress you are bearing while assisting you through your journey of self-insight and understanding.
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Ginny Nix
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, PIP Verified
Birmingham, AL 35205
Not accepting new clients
I believe that the first step in effecting positive change in your life begins with building self-awareness. So often, avoiding issues is the easier and more attractive option, but I firmly believe that ignorance is not bliss. As a therapist, my job is to provide a safe and judgement-free space for you to learn more about yourself in order to attain sustainable change. If you are experiencing things like issues in your relationships, loneliness, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, low self-esteem -- I can help you.
(205) 880-0881
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Birmingham, AL 35205
Not accepting new clients
I believe that the first step in effecting positive change in your life begins with building self-awareness. So often, avoiding issues is the easier and more attractive option, but I firmly believe that ignorance is not bliss. As a therapist, my job is to provide a safe and judgement-free space for you to learn more about yourself in order to attain sustainable change. If you are experiencing things like issues in your relationships, loneliness, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, low self-esteem -- I can help you.
Chesie l Roberts
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, ADC, LPC Verified
Birmingham, AL 35223
Offers online therapy
It's not uncommon for individuals who are suffering from Anxiety and depression to turn to unhealthy ways to cope with stress.
Are you struggling to find peace and happiness in your life? Are your negative thoughts causing you anxiety? If so, you are not alone. I help individuals everyday that are struggling with stress and anxiety. We work to regain that balance in your life and help you find that road map towards your goals. This increases your confidence and self esteem. This allows you to focus on the solutions to your problems, reduces your anxiety and as a result you will be more optimistic about life and feel better in less than 4 sessions.
(205) 742-9014
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Birmingham, AL 35223
Offers online therapy
It's not uncommon for individuals who are suffering from Anxiety and depression to turn to unhealthy ways to cope with stress.
Are you struggling to find peace and happiness in your life? Are your negative thoughts causing you anxiety? If so, you are not alone. I help individuals everyday that are struggling with stress and anxiety. We work to regain that balance in your life and help you find that road map towards your goals. This increases your confidence and self esteem. This allows you to focus on the solutions to your problems, reduces your anxiety and as a result you will be more optimistic about life and feel better in less than 4 sessions.
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Celia Hodnett
Counselor, EdS, LPC, NCC Verified
Birmingham, AL 35222
Not accepting new clients
This includes, but is not limited to, anxiety, depression, substance use, relationship issues, and life transitions.
I believe that every person has the strengths and skills within themselves to create a positive change within their life. My goal is to create a purposeful, safe space where you feel comfortable to explore your inner self, experience growth, and feel supported. I also hope to create a non-judgmental, confidential space where you feel comfortable being vulnerable. Vulnerability can oftentimes feel uncomfortable, but with this uncomfortableness comes growth.
(205) 272-8488
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Birmingham, AL 35222
Not accepting new clients
This includes, but is not limited to, anxiety, depression, substance use, relationship issues, and life transitions.
I believe that every person has the strengths and skills within themselves to create a positive change within their life. My goal is to create a purposeful, safe space where you feel comfortable to explore your inner self, experience growth, and feel supported. I also hope to create a non-judgmental, confidential space where you feel comfortable being vulnerable. Vulnerability can oftentimes feel uncomfortable, but with this uncomfortableness comes growth.

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Depression Therapists
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression therapists in Birmingham. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.