If you are struggling to cope with a personality disorder or are seeking help for a loved one in need, our therapists at Charlotte Therapy Center can help. Joseph E. Nissen is a licensed clinical social worker and therapist who specializes in personality disorders and provides goal-oriented cognitive behavioral therapy to help individuals live healthier, brighter futures.
Statistics for the prevalence of borderline personality disorder (BPD) continue to evolve. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, borderline personality disorders affect an estimated 1.4% of the U.S. population age 18 or older.
If you or a loved one has expressed symptoms of a personality disorder, don’t wait. Talk to a behavioral therapist in Matthews or nearby Charlotte today. With the right tools, guidance, and therapy, healing from a personality disorder is possible.
Contact Charlotte Therapy Center today to learn more about receiving help for a personality disorder.
A personality disorder refers to a mental health condition represented by unhealthy patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that are expressed through emotional instability, mood swings, feelings of worthlessness, insecurity, and impulsivity, as well as an inability to maintain responsibilities to work, to school, or to social relationships.
Borderline personality disorder is a mental health disorder that is characterized by unfitting or extreme emotional reactions, highly impulsive behaviors, and intense mood swings. BPD impacts the way you think and feel about yourself and others, and it can interfere with functioning in everyday life.
A person with borderline personality disorder may struggle to maintain consistent employment, complete school, or have long-lasting, healthy relationships due to extreme emotions, distorted self-image, impulsivity, or fear of abandonment or of being alone.
Borderline personality disorder typically begins by early adulthood. Therapy can help treat BPD so that it may gradually get better with age.
Contact Charlotte Therapy Center to schedule an appointment to talk to a therapist who specializes in borderline personality disorder in Matthews, NC.
Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), sometimes referred to as sociopathy, is a mental health condition expressed in irresponsible, exploitative, and guiltless behaviors where the individual consistently shows no regard for right or wrong and no empathy for others. Those with this condition may lie, become violent, or act impulsively, which may correlate with the development of issues of substance abuse.
Antisocial personality disorder is known to begin in childhood or adolescence and is fully manifested in the individual’s 20s or early 30s. Individuals with antisocial personality disorder may manipulate or antagonize others without remorse and often fail to fulfill responsibilities to family or work.
Typical behaviors of antisocial personality disorder include criminality, impulsivity, lack of empathy, manipulation of others for personal gain, failure to sustain consistent employment, and failure to develop or sustain stable interpersonal relationships.
To find a therapist in Matthews for antisocial personality disorder treatment, contact Charlotte Therapy Center to schedule a consultation.
Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental health disorder in which the individual has an inflated sense of self-importance or superiority, and a strong desire to be recognized or admired borne out of a lack of self-esteem or insecurity.
Those with narcissistic personality disorder may have little regard for others’ feelings or may feel superior to others, yet struggle with poor self-image and vulnerability to criticism. This personality disorder can be treated with psychotherapy.
Over time, therapy may help an individual with narcissistic personality disorder to reduce or resolve tendencies to behave in socially distressing ways or to recover the ability to function in relationships and in other aspects of life that may be limited by this mental health issue.
If you or a loved one is struggling with symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder, contact Charlotte Therapy Center today.
If you or a loved one is seeking help for a personality disorder, Charlotte Therapy Center is your resource for therapy in Matthews and throughout the areas of Charlotte, Mint Hill, Concord, and Ballantyne, North Carolina. Please give us a call to be introduced to our welcoming team of therapists.
Joseph E. Nissen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) and therapist specializing in personality disorders, as well as mood and anxiety disorders. He focuses on providing treatment goals that are specific to each client, with evidence based individual therapy such as cognitive behavioral therapy.
Amy Horne is a Marriage & Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (L.P.C.A.). She integrates different approaches through psychotherapy with an emphasis on family therapy, couple therapy, trauma, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
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