patients in a group psychotherapy session

Individual/Family Psychotherapy to help people with a broad variety of mental illnesses and emotional difficulties. Psychotherapy can help eliminate or control troubling symptoms so a person can function better and can increase well-being and healing. Psychotherapy is usually recommended to people who are experiencing difficulties in coping with daily life or tough situations; history of trauma, loss of a loved one, worry, irritability, low energy level, sadness, mood changes, difficulty sleeping, attention deficit disorder, among others. It aims to enable patients, or clients, to understand their feelings and equip them to cope with difficult circumstances in a more adaptive way.

What are the types of therapy?

Depending on the patient’s current mental health state, needs, and goals, several types of therapy are available. The most commonly prescribed are the following:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) – train new thought and behavioral patterns for healthier living
  • Interpersonal Therapy – express personal emotions in order to foster relationships
  • Family Therapy – communicate among the family unit to promote a safe a healing experience for family members experience mental health conditions and those aiding (or simply existing) in the recovery process
  • Psychodynamic Therapy – understand the root causes of actions, emotions, and thoughts
  • Art Therapy – express and release emotion
  • Psycho-Education – understand mental health conditions and how to get through them healthily.

Additional benefits of therapy:

  • Develop problem-solving skills
  • Deal with grief, anger, and fear
  • Learn to cope with symptoms of mental health conditions, such as anxiety or depression
  • Feel understood, supported, and heard
  • Practice speaking about problems
  • Grasp personal issues
  • Strengthen self-confidence
  • Pin-point subjects or memories that cause disruptive thinking patterns
  • Find new, healthy behavioral patterns
  • Heal emotional pain from the past
  • Build or strengthen relationship skills

Sometimes, more than one of the listed therapies will be recommended for adequate healing in a patient. Be sure to work with your physician or counselor to determine the best approach(es) for your mental health goals.

Many types of patients are good candidates for mental health therapy. Reach out to CBH to find out which approach is best for you.

Among the services we offer include: