We all experience mood swings – they are a normal part of our life. However for some of us, mood swings can be much more extreme. If you find your mood swings have an adverse impact on your life, it is worthwhile seeking support to help you manage them.
Symptoms associated with mood swings-
Mood swings can have a negative impact on your life and and the associated symptoms can also affect those around you.
- Interfering with your work
- Damaging your relationships
- Causing you to lose sleep, or forget to eat
- Leading to you misusing drugs or alcohol
- Leading to you behaving in ways that risk your safety
- Leaving you considering suicide.
Expert psychotherapy support can identify the cause of your mood swings, and help you to manage them successfully.
How the Priory can help treat mood swings-
Expert psychotherapy can make a big difference to your mood swings. During an initial assessment, a Priory therapist will identify what is causing your mood swings, and what could help you reduce them.
The first thing your therapist will do is to work with you to bring your mood swings under better control. You will be taught a range of different practical techniques which may include:
- Breathing exercises
Whatever underlying cause is identified, your therapist will work with you to identify triggers for your mood swings, and incorporate healthy coping strategies into your life. You may also be offered proven medication. With expert help you can get back on track to a better quality of life.