What is Psychotherapy?
Psychotherapy, or talk therapy, is a way to help people with a broad variety of mental health conditions and emotional difficulties. The goal is to help you control or even eliminate troubling symptoms so you can improve your well-being and better handle your day-to-day challenges. Talk therapy gives you a safe space to discuss your feelings, concerns, and goals, without encountering judgment.
Psychotherapy can be offered in many different formats, including individual, couples, family, or group talk therapy sessions. We offer talk therapy for children ages 5+. For children 5 and under, we utilize play and expressive arts activities with parent training/support.
How does Psychotherapy work?
We provide tools and resources to help you live a healthier and more balanced life. We will provide support for you to resolve relationship conflict, relieve anxiety or stress, cope with major life changes, work through grief, accept life-threatening or chronic illness diagnoses, and recover from abuse.
Psychotherapy can be short-term (a few sessions) to deal with immediate challenges, or long-term (months or years) to deal with complex problems.
Can Psychotherapy help me?
We have found that when people feel supported, receive the proper treatment, and have access to the best resources, the outcomes are tremendous. To get the most help from your Psychotherapy, it is important that you commit to your agreed-upon plan of treatment, and follow through on any assignments you are given, such as journaling or practicing what you have talked about.
Our evidence-based approaches are effective for a wide range of problems. Some of the therapy models we offer to individualize your care are:
What can I expect from Psychotherapy at Elite DNA Behavioral Health?
You can expect to be understood and supported in whatever you share. There is no right or wrong answer when it comes to dialogue and discussion during talk therapy. The facilitator of a session may ask some questions to help you get started. In other cases, you may talk about whatever is on your mind, and the discussion will stem from there.
You should never feel forced or pushed by a therapist to discuss events or experiences you are not yet ready to address. If a therapist asks a question that you feel uncomfortable answering, you can simply state that you do not wish to discuss it. A therapist may try to guide discussions, allowing you to make connections between experiences, thoughts, and behaviors, but a therapist will not force you to discuss things you do not wish to discuss.
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We’re fully staffed with therapists that can support you on your mental health journey. Let us help you create a tailored plan to care for you. Why not give us a call today to schedule your appointment?