If you were ever diagnosed with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, or multiple sclerosis, you know that chronic illness is a condition that lasts for a long time and usually involves taking medications, dealing with side effects, and undergoing various treatment regiments.
Chronic illness changes your lifestyle completely, and you must adjust to it!
Your partner, your kids and your family must also adjust to your lifestyle.
You have many restrictions, involving “don’t do” and “I can’t do it anymore”. It is very natural that you might feel overwhelmed, depressed, anxious, lost, or angry.
Psychotherapy can help you and your family cope with your chronic illness. In my office, you can learn what you can do in order to help yourself feel better within the new situation.