MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
Within Behavioral Health there are a great deal of disorders the mental health community works to manage everyday. At Outreach, we focus on select disorders we feel we can provide expertise and good outcomes.
Let our staff at Outreach assist you with treating depression. Here at Outreach our staff will work with you to develop an individualized plan of treatment so that you may regain control of your life and reduce feelings of depression. Are you struggling with pessimism, hopelessness, self-criticism, or unrealistic expectations of yourself? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is focused upon an individuals thought processes. Let us at Outreach guide you on how to teach you how CBT can reduce depressive symptoms in your life.
Do you struggle with anxiety about your future? Do you struggle with negative thoughts about yourself that has led to a low self-esteem or feelings of uselessness? Let our staff at Outreach work with you by implementing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) so that you may improve the way that you feel about your future and most importantly learn how to feel better about yourself. CBT is a life-long tool that you can implement throughout the course of your life. Let Outreach work with you so that you may reduce your feelings of anxiety. Let Outreach be a part of showing you how to regain control in your life.
Co-Occuring Disorders refers to the condition when an individual possesses a mental illness and substance abuse disorder. Symptoms can include those associated with the particular drug abuse and/or mental health conditions affecting the individual.
ADHD is defined as a chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. ADHD may contribute to low self-esteem, troubled relationships, and difficulty at school or work.
Have you been diagnosed with ADHD? Let the staff at outreach show you how Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) can improve your daily life.
OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder occurs when an individual gets caught in a cycle of obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are unwanted, intrusive thoughts, images, or urges that trigger intensely distressing feelings. These obsessive behaviors can lead to compulsive tendencies.
Bipolar Disorder is a mental illness that is marked by extreme shifts in moods. Bipolar Disorder may include manic episodes such as high energy, reduced need for sleep, and loss of touch with reality. Depressive episodes may include low energy and loss of interest in daily activities
METHODS OF THERAPY
Outreach specializes in a wide range of medical services to get patients feeling healthier than ever before. And while we work hard to offer top-of-the-line treatments that help you feel better and get better, we also focus on preventative strategies to ensure you stay better for longer.
COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY (CBT)
Our counseling program utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat mental health disorders such as Depression, Anxiety, Co-Occuring Disorders, and more. CBT can improve emotional regulation and assist in the development of personal coping strategies.
Motivational Interviewing is a client centered counseling style for eliciting behavior change. This process helps clients through the emotional stages of change necessary to find their motivation. Motivational Interviewing supports self-efficacy and optimism. The goals of Motivational Interviewing are to assist individuals in recognizing the effects of their behaviors and motivating them towards positive change.
STAGES OF CHANGE
Positive change comes from 5 stages: Pre-contemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, and Maintenance. The stages of change is a key component to the Transtheoretical Model and is an approach used to evaluate an individual's readiness for change. It identifies several stages in the change process and can be applied to making any change in life. Our counselors can help guide you through these stages.
DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY (DBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy is an evidence based psychotherapy, otherwise known as DBT. DBT can be useful in treating mood disorders, substance abuse or co-occurring disorders, and other personality disorders.
Bibliotherapy is a therapeutic approach that utilizes literature to support good mental health. This includes storytelling, creative writing, and reading as a technique for intervention. Bibliotherapy can aide in the treatment of mental health disorders and physical concerns.