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- Individual Therapy (Adult or Child)
- Marriage or Couples Counseling
- Family Therapy
- Grief Counseling
- Trauma Counseling
- Dev. Disability Counseling (Autism, Asperger’s Syn., etc.)
- Parent Skills Training
- Group Therapy
- LGBTQ Counseling
- Alternative Lifestyle Counseling
- Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
- Play Therapy
- Career Counseling
- Behavioral Therapy
- Mental Health Assessments
- Internet Counseling/Telecounseling
During individual therapy, you or your child will meet one on one with a licensed therapist. Goals for treatment will be established with you and the focus of the sessions will be working to meet the established goals. Your therapist will utilize a variety of therapeutic interventions during the session, such as: talking, art activities, music activities, therapeutic games, or other therapeutic interventions. These interventions will be used to assist you or your child in a variety of ways, such as: increasing self-awareness, improving self-esteem, skill building, learning coping skills, changing behaviors, gaining resources, improving sense of well-being, etc. The therapist will use interventions based on a counseling theory, such as: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, or various other counseling theories. You may talk with the therapist about the various theories, what theories the therapist uses in session, as well as request a particular theory.
During couples counseling, both individuals will meet with a licensed therapist at the same time. Goals for treatment will be established with both individuals with an emphasis on improving the relationship. While in session, your therapist will use a variety of therapeutic interventions that are designed to work on your relationship. Therapy can help in several ways, such as: increasing awareness within yourself and the relationship, learning about communication and how to communicate better, learning to express your feelings and needs to your partner appropriately, learning to compromise within your relationship, etc. Couples counseling can also work well with individual therapy, where one or both individuals engages individually with a therapist.
With family therapy, several or all members of a family meet with a therapist. Goals for treatment are established with the family members and the focus of treatment is to improve family dynamics for all family members. The therapist will use a variety of therapeutic interventions to help the family in ways much like couple counseling, including: increasing awareness within yourself and the family, learning about communication and how to communicate better, learning to express your feelings and needs to your family appropriately, learning to compromise within your family, learn to deal with various behaviors the occur by family members, etc.
Grief counseling is a specialized form of individual therapy for those who have experienced a significant loss such as: a significant death of a person or pet, divorce, separation, break-up, or other significant loss. A licensed therapist will use a variety of therapeutic interventions to assist the individual in learning coping skills and learning to move forward with his/her own life.
Trauma Counseling is a specialized form of individual therapy for those who have experienced a traumatic event such as: rape, assault, abuse, a debilitating injury, witnessing a horrific event, or any event that causes an intense emotional response when thought about. The therapist will assist the individual in learning coping skills to reduce or eliminate the emotional response and learning to move forward with his/her life.
Developmental Disability Counseling is designed to work with an individual diagnosed with a developmental disability such as Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome and/or the family of the individual. The focus of this therapy is to assist the individual or family in coping with the challenges of the disability, learning skills to overcome challenges, and improve the overall quality of life for the individual and the individual’s family.
Parental Skills Training is designed to help any parent be more effective by helping to provide a clear parenting philosophy and developing a set of positive parenting strategies that can be used to address a variety of child-raising challenges and problems. Parent Skills Training helps parents learn how to use strategies that will reduce negative behaviors, reduce yelling, and help develop a better relationship.
Group therapy is a form of therapy where a small group of people meet regularly to talk, interact, and discuss problems with each other and the therapist. It provides individuals a safe and comfortable place where they can work out problems and emotional issues. It allows the person to gain some insight into their own thoughts and behaviors as well as an opportunity to offer suggestions and support to others in the group. It can also allow someone who struggles with interpersonal relationships gain important social skills through the social interactions that are part of the group therapy experience. Check out our group therapy page to see a list of some of the group therapy experiences we provide.
We provide sensitive and non-judgmental counseling that can directly address LGBTQ issues. Contact us for more information.
We provide sensitive and non-judgmental counseling to individuals of alternative lifestyles. Contact us for a confidential consultation on how we may be able to assist you.
SFBT is a form of individual therapy in which the therapist uses interventions that focus on solutions and not on problems. This form of therapy tends to be shorter and tends to focus on one particular issue. Talk to your therapist to see if this type of therapy might be helpful for you.
Play therapy is a form of individual therapy especially used with children. The therapist will use a variety of things such as: toys, games, art supplies, stuffed animals, puppets, and other items for therapeutic interventions. The language of play will be used help the child communicate, learn skills, and express feelings. Several of our therapists are members of the National Play Therapy Association and have extensive training on Play Therapy.
Whether you are trying to find a job or find a new career, career counseling can be helpful. This type of individual counseling will focus on determining the job or career that is right for you as well as assisting you in learning the skills you will need for that career. A therapist can be helpful in learning skills for finding and obtaining a job as well as linking you with community resources
This type of therapy is focus on an individual but can include parents or other individuals. The goal of this therapy is to decrease negative behaviors and increase positive or socially acceptable behaviors. Positive changes in behavior can also lead to positive changes in feelings. The therapist will use a variety of therapeutic interventions designed to help modify behaviors to more positive ones.
Assessments are conducted to determine a clinical diagnosis and recommendation of services and supports. Mental Health Assessments may be useful in a variety of ways, such as: determining if services are needed, disability determination, or court/legal proceedings.