Anxiety and Depression

Psychiatry located in Mansfield, TX
Providing telehealth across Texas

Anxiety and Depression

Are you struggling with the overwhelming burden of anxiety or the persistent weight of depression? At Holistic Health and Psychiatry, Peter Formusoh, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, and the team are experienced, compassionate, and available to provide expert care and support tailored to your unique needs. Schedule a consultation today by calling the Mansfield, Texas, office or reaching out online. Telehealth appointments are available.

Is there a difference between anxiety and depression?

It's not uncommon for individuals to wonder if anxiety and depression are two sides of the same coin. While they share some similarities, they are distinct mental health conditions. 

Anxiety often involves excessive worry and fear about future events, while depression is characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and a lack of interest or pleasure in daily activities. However, it's essential to recognize that these conditions can coexist, leading to what is known as comorbid anxiety and depression.

What are the signs of anxiety and depression?

Anxiety and depression can manifest in various ways, impacting both your mental and physical well-being. Some common signs of anxiety include restlessness, racing thoughts, irritability, and difficulty concentrating. 

On the other hand, depression may be marked by feelings of hopelessness, changes in appetite or sleep patterns, and a loss of energy. If you or a loved one is experiencing persistent symptoms that interfere with daily life, seeking professional help is crucial.

How are anxiety and depression treated?

Effective treatment for anxiety and depression often involves a combination of therapeutic interventions, lifestyle modifications, and, in some cases, medication. At Holistic Health and Psychiatry, your provider collaborates with you to develop a personalized treatment plan.


Holistic Health and Psychiatry provides evidence-based psychotherapy, helping you explore thoughts, feelings, and behaviors contributing to anxiety or depression. By gaining insights and developing coping strategies, you can navigate challenges more effectively.

Medication management

When necessary, your provider may recommend medication to alleviate symptoms. Medications can help restore chemical imbalances in the brain, providing relief and facilitating the progress made in psychotherapy.

Lifestyle modifications

In addition to clinical interventions, Holistic Health and Psychiatry emphasizes the importance of lifestyle modifications. Simple changes such as regular exercise, a balanced diet, and sufficient sleep can significantly impact your mental well-being.

Ongoing support and monitoring

Treatment at Holistic Health and Psychiatry doesn't end after the initial sessions. The practice provides ongoing support and monitors your progress, making adjustments to your treatment plan as needed to ensure continued improvement.

If you're ready to take the first step towards a brighter, more balanced future, contact Holistic Health and Psychiatry today by phone or online. Telehealth appointments are also available. The dedicated team is committed to guiding you on your journey to mental health and well-being.