Anxiety & Depression Treatment

Anxiety and Depression Treatment

Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching offers a dedicated mental health professional with experience and training in various therapeutic traditions. It is not uncommon for those suffering from stress disorders or mental illness to have a complex set of mental, biochemical, physical and perspective-based issues which compound one another. Affirming Life Counseling and Shannon Wood Williams LMFT offers interactive intervention and can assist her clients in creating a treatment program that is tailored specifically for their individual needs. She works in conjunction with the client’s PCM or Psychiatrist if medication is needed for therapeutic interventions.

The following is a brief overview of many mental therapies offered by Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching.

Depression and Mood Disorders

Shannon Wood Williams, LMFT can provide therapeutic support and counseling for anxiety, depression and mood disorders including generalized anxiety, seasonal affective, obsessive compulsive, post-traumatic, and bi-polar disorders, as well as mild, and major, and depression.

Fear of Flying and other Fears

Shannon Wood Williams, LMFT can assist clients in reducing aerophobia and other common fears using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and behavioral techniques.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching has treated many patients in Panama City with OCD using cognitive psychotherapy or behaviour therapy depending on whether the obsession is an obtrusive behaviour or thought.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching employs trauma-focused CBT to reduce the symptoms of PTSD and help patients move on with their lives.

Stress and Anxiety Management

If the stress and anxiety in your life are affecting your over-all well-being and lifestyle then Shannon Wood Williams LMFT can help! Using a personalized stress and anxiety management plan, she can assist clients in finding positive rewards in both day to day endeavors and in focused fun “down time” while alone, with family or with friends.


  • Depression and Mood Disorders
  • Fear of Flying and other Fears
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress and Anxiety Management

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