What Are My Options for
Mental Health Therapy?
There are many reasons why someone may turn to a Psychologist or Psychiatrist for therapy, whether due to grief over losing a loved one or because of relationship problems. People can benefit from mental health therapy, better known as psychotherapy, whether they choose to do it to address a short-term issue or they decide to undergo therapy to help them with a long-term problem such as depression or anxiety.
One misconception is that someone has to be dealing with a serious mental disorder in order to benefit from therapy; however, this is simply not true. While therapy can certainly help patients who are suffering from severe mental health issues, it can also be a great option for those who are dealing with trauma, physical ailments due to mental and emotional issues such as burnout, dependency on a substance, interpersonal or professional issues or simply feeling “stuck”.
Some of the benefits of mental health therapy include,
- Changing negative behaviors and replacing them with beneficial and healthier behaviors
- Facing and overcoming challenges and setbacks
- Finding effective and healthy coping strategies
- Determining and setting certain personal and professional goals
- Finding ways to handle anger, fear or grief
- Improving your problem-solving abilities
- Strengthening and enhancing your relationships
- Boosting confidence and self-esteem
- Enhancing your quality of life
There are different types of therapy and here at The Child & Family Counseling Group, we are focused on treating individuals of all ages, from children to adults, as well as couples and families. We have a team of licensed psychologists, neuropsychologist and psychiatrists that can provide you with a variety of different psychotherapy options.
We will first speak with you over the phone to get some brief information about the issue you or a loved one is dealing with. The phone interview will only take about 10 minutes. From there, we will schedule an in-person evaluation.
For your evaluation, we will have you fill out a questionnaire that has to do with your current mindset, behaviors, lifestyle, etc. Once we have an idea of what is going on and what your goals are for therapy we will be able to create a specific and customized treatment plan for you, your family or your child. We handle everything from emotional and behavioral issues, as well as social, professional and academic issues that you or your child or teen may be experiencing. Some of the issues that psychotherapy can help with include,
- Anger and aggression
- Attention problems
- Depression and mood disorders
- Adjustment problems (e.g. moving; divorce)
- Grief and loss
- Impulse control issues
- Behavioral problems
- Sleep problems
- Familial conflicts and relationship problems
If you or a family member is interested in scheduling a psychotherapy intake session, then call The Child & Family Counseling Group at (703) 352-3822 today.